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Update on cyber security incident at GCU

An update from Glasgow Caledonian University on steps taken to assess and deal with a cyber security incident.

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.

Stereotypes about women's drinking branded unfair and unhelpful

The stigmatisation of women's drinking, and the sexualisation of women in alcohol advertising, will be highlighted at the Scottish Parliament today by policymakers, academics, researchers and politicians.

University supports global call to #PressforProgress

In an unprecedented year in which women’s rights have gathered momentum, captured headlines and public opinion, and called for change, we are joining the International Women's Day (IWD) Press for Progress campaign.

Local communities, families and peers play a fundamental role in shaping men's attitudes

Local communities, families and peers play a fundamental role in shaping men’s attitudes and behaviours towards women and sex, according to a new study.

I'm not a pity case, Glasgow Caledonian University student tells event at Holyrood

“I'm not a pity case,” Glasgow Caledonian University student tells Holyrood

Study uses donated skin to simulate diabetic wound healing

Research carried out by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is using donated skin to create human stem cells to help investigate diabetes and reduce the need for animal testing.

GCU powers ahead with South African Rail company

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has signed a new five-year strategic partnership to provide qualifications to Africa’s largest freight rail company and the fifth largest in the world, Transnet Freight Rail.

Webcams help parents bond with premature babies

A study into whether webcams can assist the early bonding process for parents of premature babies found that the majority benefit from the ability to see their baby 24/7 in neonatal units.

Should have gone to GCU!

The founders of Specsavers, Dame Mary Perkins and her husband Doug Perkins, are to be awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

Owning a pet helps older adults stay active

Owning a dog may help older adults to meet physical activity levels recommended by the World Health Organization, according to a new study by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), the University of Lincoln, and WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition.