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Magnusson Awards enable students to embark on life-changing projects

From delivering online language classes in care homes, to helping rebuild a school library destroyed by fire in Kenya – these are just two of the life-changing projects to be carried out by students at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Flagship accelerator programme to support nature-based solutions in Glasgow

Glasgow Caledonian University is going back to nature as part of a first-of-its kind partnership with the City Council.

GCU researchers to help shape River Clyde project

GCU researchers are to help transform the River Clyde into a global tourism destination.

Playing the insurance game

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are to create a video game that will educate the construction industry on new weather-based insurance policies.

GCU on top of the world in impact rankings

GCU named number one in the UK for promoting gender equality – and in the top five in the world – in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings.

Regular physical activity could cut COVID-19 death risk by one third

Regular physical activity cuts the risk of dying from infectious diseases such as COVID-19 by 37 per cent and reduces the chance of catching the virus by 31 per cent, according to new global research.

Is social media use a potentially addictive behaviour?

Frequent use of social media may not amount to the same as addiction, according to researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and the University of Strathclyde.

Scottish Government endorses GCU social innovation bid

Glasgow Caledonian University is to join a million-euro partnership to promote social innovation in Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Habitual clothes shopping fuelled by stress and anxiety, study claims

Habitual shoppers amass new clothes to cope with stress and anxiety, an international study has found.

Novel approach to curbing emissions in India

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University are looking to help solve India's pollution problems – with a 3D-printed eco scooter.

Join us for our annual Research Celebration

The professor who has advised the Scottish Government through the coronavirus pandemic is to share his insights at Glasgow Caledonian University’s annual Research Celebration in May.

Men, Women and Alcohol: from Gin Lane to Pink Gin

Glasgow Caledonian University's Professor of Health and Society and Substance Use Research Group Lead, Professor Carol Emslie, will deliver her inaugural Professorial Lecture on Tuesday, May 11.