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Webcams help parents bond with premature babies

A study into whether webcams can assist the early bonding process for parents of premature babies found that the majority benefit from the ability to see their baby 24/7 in neonatal units.

Research looks to rescue diminishing resource

Global phosphorus reserves could run out within a century, which could have serious consequences for the agricultural industry.

Graduate Level Apprenticeships are a ‘game changer’ for higher education

The opportunity to study for a degree while in employment will be the subject of discussion between academics from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and Skills Development Scotland (SDS).

Entrepreneurs put ‘social’ at the heart of their inventions

Two burgeoning entrepreneurs from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have made the shortlist of the 2017 Converge Challenge.

GCU to investigate highway-construction impact on water environment

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is looking to overcome the ecological damage caused by poor drainage during major highway construction work.

Podiatry students help athletes put feet first

Podiatry students from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) volunteered at the Special Olympics Great Britain National Summer Games in Sheffield earlier this month.

Tourism maintains a robust performance despite pending woes of Brexit

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit could see more Brits holiday at home, says tourism expert Professor John Lennon.

Europe Office receives €1m funding for social innovation project

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is leading a major European project aimed at growing social innovation within Europe’s local communities.

Physio students get rub of the Green

Building on partnerships with the Scottish Football Association (SFA) and Scottish Rugby Union (SRU), Glasgow Caledonian University physiotherapy students will be providing welcome relief for competitors at the Grand Masters Hockey at Glasgow Green.

Award-winning business to ease customs problems

A Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) PhD student is looking to help solve world-trade issues through an innovative business.

GCU top modern Scottish university for graduate employment

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been ranked top modern university in Scotland for graduates who are in work or further study three years after completing their studies.

BEAM Centre set for September launch event

Safe water, construction health and safety, and energy efficiency are just some of the themes being tackled by an innovative centre at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).