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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Brexit could spell the end of cut-price holidays

Professor John Lennon, Director of the Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism at Glasgow Caledonian University, has warned the days of cheap travel insurance could also be over as travellers will need cover for flight delays and medical repatriation

Football used as scapegoat for domestic violence

An in-depth study from researchers at GCU finds that using football as an excuse for domestic abuse can trivialise the issue.

GCU academic joins global political experts on IPSA executive

An academic from GCU has been elected onto the executive committee of the International Political Studies Association.