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Master of TV drama Jed Mercurio shares scriptwriting secrets

Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio and Scots actor Martin Compston took time out from filming the latest series of the BBC thriller to meet the next generation of scriptwriting talent at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Researchers celebrate landmark social enterprise research

Researchers have marked the completion of one of the largest ever research programmes on social enterprise with a celebration event at Glasgow Caledonian University.

GCU Law Clinic triumphs at the Law Awards of Scotland

GCU Law Clinic - the student-led initiative which offers free legal advice - has triumphed at the prestigious Law Awards of Scotland.

Youngest MP becomes GCU's oldest PhD graduate

A former Labour government minister who was once the youngest MP to be elected to Westminster has become Glasgow Caledonian University's oldest PhD graduate at the age of 76.

GCU Professor clinches top gender equality award for hard-hitting blog

Congratulations to GCU Professor of Criminology and Sociology Lesley McMillan for winning the prestigious Write to End Violence Against Women Awards Best Blog category.

Red Ribbons to Red Runs – show your support for World AIDS Day

Staff and students are being urged to support a series of events on campus this week to mark World AIDS Day on December 1.

Rugby hero Doddie Weir honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University

"Life's about enjoying yourself. Don’t wait for tomorrow, do what you can do today and have no regrets."

World War II shipyard worker Janet Harvey receives honorary degree

"Work as hard as you can to reach your goals." Those were the inspiring words of Second World War shipyard electrician Janet Harvey. The 96-year-old was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Engineering in recognition of her outstanding

From script to screen with MA TV graduate Lorna Martin

The first graduate of GCU's MA TV Fiction Writing course to create an original TV series returned to campus this week to run a workshop for the class of 2018.

Schoolkids get lessons on how SNOT to spread germs

Eight university researchers and lecturers went back to school to teach primary pupils how to stop the spread of infection with a fun lesson from Professor Snot to celebrate World Antibiotic Awareness Week.

GCU welcomes delegation from India

A delegation from Chandigarh University in India was welcomed onto campus today to formally sign a renewed memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two institutions.

Emeritus Professor Aidoo awarded Environmental Health Institute’s highest honour

Emeritus Professor Kofi Aidoo is to be awarded The Council of The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland’s most prestigious accolade.