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Professor Lesley McMillan elected as RSE Fellow

Professor Lesley McMillan has been elected as a Fellow of The Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Employers urged to show kindness to staff 'scarred' by lockdown

Employers have a moral duty to protect the mental health and wellbeing of their staff and create more compassionate workplaces in the wake of COVID-19, according to leading HR experts.

Scotland and the US link up to tackle child food poverty

Delegates from Scotland and America will today discuss the impact of COVID-19 on tackling child food poverty at a UK/US webinar to mark International School Meals Day.

Search for writer to create climate-change TV drama

Glasgow Caledonian University has launched a search for a scriptwriter to create a climate-change drama inspired by The West Wing.

GCU joins Clinton Global Initiative to drive positive social change around the world

Students from Glasgow Caledonian University will be encouraged to tackle some of the world's most pressing challenges through a leadership programme backed by the Clinton Foundation.

GCU ahead of Scottish sector average for degree completion

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

Research into sex abuse networks generates international response

Sex abuse networks could be broken by adopting similar methods used to track terror groups, according to new research.

Success as schools serve up breakfast on the go

An innovative project offering pupils in Scotland the chance to pick up a free breakfast from a mobile cart is to be extended to other UK schools following a successful pilot.

Art unites young people across Europe

A digital art exhibition showcasing how volunteering can empower young people and enhance social inclusion across Europe launches today.

Study launches into COVID-19's impact on the financially vulnerable

Researchers are to assess the impact social distancing and a move to a cashless society has had on the lives of those without access to credit and other banking services.

GCU leads drive to tackle violent extremism across Europe

Glasgow Caledonian University is to lead a £2.7million study into radicalisation and violent extremism across Europe.

retailTRUST and Hammerson back GCU talent

A fashion designer who produces face masks from waste fabric is one of 50 GCU students to benefit from funding from trade charity retailTRUST and property company Hammerson.