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Major research project into UK productivity launches

A major new research project aimed at increasing productivity and raising the living standards of millions of people across the UK is set to be officially launched.

Funding to research treatment for West’s most common cause of sight loss

Dr Xinhua Shu and Professor Ann Graham have been awarded £70,000 by the National Eye Research Centre to develop a new treatment for age-related macular degeneration, the most common cause of blindness in the West’s aging population.

No grey areas at Glasgow Caledonian University

There are no grey areas when it comes to gender-based violence. That is the message behind a new campaign launched by Glasgow Caledonian University today and backed by Alison Thewliss MP.

Common Good Awards celebrate inspirational students

The University has celebrated the achievements of its inaugural Common Good Awards winners.

GCU one of the first UK universities to sign up for STEM scholarships

Glasgow Caledonian University has been announced as one of the first UK universities to benefit from a STEM scholarship programme designed to help school and college leavers.

GCU leads £540,000 research project to protect historic fishing village

The Aberdeenshire fishing village that inspired the artist Joan Eardley's paintings will be protected from coastal erosion, flooding and landslides as part of a research project led by Glasgow Caledonian University.

The embodiment of the Common Good

More GCU students were given the opportunity to realise their dreams and ambitions at the 2018 Magnus Magnusson Awards Celebration Event last night.

Inspirational Abdullah Alotaiq is Student of the Year

The School of Engineering and Built Environment’s Abdullah Alotaiq has been named GCU’s Student of the Year in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the University community.

A tribute to Baroness Tessa Jowell

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE remembers Baroness Tessa Jowell

GCU hosts Caledonian Creates showcase

A smartphone app designed to offer help and advice to sleep-deprived new fathers is one of the many highlights of a showcase of creative work by students from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Researchers walking on sunshine at Qatar World Cup

Solar power is moving from the rooftops to the streets at the 2022 FIFA World Cup – thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University research.

Get well soon, Sir Alex

Students and staff at Glasgow Caledonian University are wishing Sir Alex Ferguson CBE a speedy recovery after his sudden illness at the weekend.