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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.

Practising online mindfulness together can help families tackle stress of lockdown

Glasgow Caledonian University’s Ben Parkinson says online mindfulness resources that are helping stroke survivors and their families cope with anxiety and depression could help us all manage our stress during lockdown.

Student paramedics join NHS COVID-19 emergency

Students on Scotland’s only full-time undergraduate degree course in paramedic science started work with the Scottish Ambulance Service in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic this week.

Dr Richard Brodsky' 1946-2020​

Dr Richard Brodsky, who became an Honorary Doctor of Laws of the University in 2018, passed away suddenly in New York on April 8 as a result of COVID-19.

COVID-19 mental health impact survey launched

A team of scientists at Glasgow Caledonian University have launched a nationwide study to investigate the impact coronavirus measures are having on Scotland’s mental health.

3D printers providing desperately needed protective equipment for health workers

Desperately needed protective equipment is making its way to the NHS thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University’s 3D-printing operation.

More than 500 nurses from GCU step up to support COVID-19 crisis

More than 500 student nurses from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have today joined the NHS Scotland’s national emergency response to the coronavirus pandemic.

GCU Foundation raises more than £10k to help students

Glasgow Caledonian University students facing hardship during the coronavirus pandemic will receive a boost thanks to the fundraising efforts of the GCU Foundation.

Online training for older people amid coronavirus crisis

Later life training guru and Professor of Ageing and Health Dawn Skelton is on a mission to help older people cope in the Coronavirus crisis and improve their lives with new live online movement sessions.

World expert advises 20 minutes exercise a day during lockdown

World-renowned exercise expert Professor Sebastien Chastin has shared his mood-boosting top tips to help us cope during the Coronavirus lockdown.

Elite golfers share secrets of success to help budding sports stars

Elite golfers have shared their top tips on how to control concentration in a new psychology study by GCU researchers which will help budding sports stars around the world boost their performance.

Students at GCU more likely to complete degree than at any other modern Scottish university

Glasgow Caledonian University students are more likely to complete their degree than their peers at any other modern Scottish university.