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Pregnancy needs 'poverty-proofed' to improve antenatal care

Pregnant women on low incomes are less likely to attend antenatal classes than more affluent mums-to-be for fear of being judged, according to a new study on maternity experiences.

University appoints first Chief Operating Officer

Glasgow Caledonian University has announced the appointment of the institution's first Chief Operating Officer. Experienced senior executive Susan Mitchell will take up the post at the start of October.

Urban and economic growth bring mixed health dividends

Economic growth is benefitting the wealthy and increasing the gap in health equality, according to new cross-European research.

GCU stands out as the University for the Common Good

Watch our video produced in partnership with ITN, which celebrates the successes of GCU and our ethos as the University for the Common Good, as we seek to transform communities both at home and around the world.

Scotland's Route 66 mapped out at 2018 Moffat Lecture

The journey to market the north of Scotland as one of the world's most iconic coastal touring routes will be mapped out at the 2018 Moffat Lecture and Awards at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Opening the door to Glasgow at war

PhD student Kevin Morrison will open a door to Glasgow’s wartime history as the city celebrates its architecture in September.

Book a place for Risk and the Strategic Role of Leadership

Companies need to recruit board members from a wide range of backgrounds who can question the status quo in organisations, according to a major new report into risk management.

GCU academic delivers public lecture in Australia

Sociology Reader Dr Emmanuelle Tulle is in Australia this week to deliver a public lecture and seminar on ageing, sport and physical activity.

GCU hosts global experts ahead of Social Enterprise World Forum

Glasgow Caledonian University will host an academic symposium for the world’s leading social business experts ahead of the Social Enterprise World Forum 2018.

PhD social work student gives advice to Labour leader at round-table on asylum seekers

Natalia Farmer was invited to attend a round-table discussion with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard on the current asylum seeker/Serco eviction situation.

Tribute to a global statesman

Glasgow Caledonian University Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE, has paid tribute to honorary graduate Dr Kofi Annan.

GCU graduate wins prestigious BBC New Comedy Award

Former Glasgow School for Business and Society student Stephen Buchanan has joined an illustrious list of stand-up comics by winning the prestigious BBC New Comedy Award.