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Call for UK Government to handover emergency planning following COVID-19 mistakes

The UK government made key failings in its strategic preparations for COVID-19 and should hand over future planning for health emergencies to an independent body, according to a new report.

Award-winning Scottish university to help veterans’ families in new UK-wide study

Glasgow Caledonian University hailed for its “outstanding support” of Armed Forces veterans is playing a key role in a new UK-wide study on the psychological health and wellbeing of families of ex-Service men and women.

Wellbeing team is UK's first to win National Autistic Society accreditation

Glasgow Caledonian University's Student Wellbeing Service has become the first in the UK to achieve Autism Accreditation from the National Autistic Society.

University saddened by passing of Dr Denis Goldberg

The University is deeply saddened to hear that Dr Denis Goldberg, a renowned anti-apartheid veteran and honorary graduate of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), has died.

GCU launches world’s largest study into impact of physical activity on COVID-19 immunity

Leading physical activity researchers, respiratory experts, and sport and exercise psychologists at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have launched the world’s largest study to find out for certain if physical activity can boost COVID-19

University receives major Scottish Government research grant to tackle coronavirus impact

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is delighted to announce that the Scottish Government has awarded the University £136,290 to fund three vital research projects to tackle the coronavirus and its impact.

University offers use of labs and sends COVID-19 testing equipment to help NHS response

Bioscientists from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are pulling out all the stops to help the NHS fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

University pays tribute to Dr Lynn Faulds Wood

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Dr Lynn Faulds Wood, who became an Honorary Doctor of the University in 2004, passed away on Friday, April 24, 2020.

GCU training equipment delivered to temporary COVID-19 hospital

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has delivered a host of medical equipment from its state-of-the-art training facility to the new NHS Louisa Jordan temporary hospital based in the Scottish Events Campus (SEC), Glasgow.

Fashion Professor answers face mask appeal

A Professor from the British School of Fashion is producing cotton face masks in her spare time to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Glasgow Caledonian University shines in world impact rankings

Glasgow Caledonian University’s dedication to the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has seen it named number one in Scotland for both promoting gender equality and economic growth – and second and third in

University team wows judges at Corona Hack

The development of a prototype software system, designed to help doctors quickly identify the severity of COVID-19 in patients, led a team from Glasgow Caledonian University to second prize and future funding in a UK competition.