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Major names in climate change to speak at University’s World Forum

Glasgow Caledonian University to host second World Forum on Climate Justice from September 21-23.

GCU among UK’s best in Guardian University Guide

Glasgow Caledonian University has moved up eight places in the Guardian University Guide, to be ranked 69th out of 121 universities in the UK.

Seeking a link between climate change and gender-based violence

Researchers have launched a study in Africa to find out if an increase in gender-based violence and mental health problems is down to climate change.

THE World University Rankings 2022

GCU has once again been named one of the world's top universities.

Using Virtual Reality to revolutionise kidney dialysis training

Glasgow Caledonian University researchers develop tool to revolutionise the way nurses, children on kidney dialysis and their families are trained.

Principal praise for award-winning veteran Peter Yetton

Congratulations to Glasgow Caledonian University’s Head of Visa Immigration Support and Advice (VISA) team and army reservist Peter Yetton for winning the prestigious Military Values in Business Award at the Scottish Ex-Forces Business Awards.

Creating new spiritual worlds for young disabled people

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University are looking to use the popular video game Minecraft to help young people with disabilities better engage with spiritual communities.

Ageing expert behind new data predicting falls rise in older people as a result of COVID-19 lockdown

Professor in Ageing and Health Dawn Skelton was one of the experts behind new data predicting that the number of falls among older adults could increase due to a decline in balance and muscle strength caused by inactivity during the first lockdown.

GCU Honorary Professor Nicola Steedman clinches top government health job

Huge congratulations to Glasgow Caledonian University Honorary Professor Nicola Steedman who has just been appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer (DCMO) by the Scottish Government.

Top Scots medic hangs up her stethoscope but celebrates new honour

As one of Scotland’s top consultant geriatricians hangs up her stethoscope for the last time, Professor Jackie Taylor reflects on happy times at Glasgow Royal Infirmary and being awarded an honorary degree from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Another fantastic year for widening participation programme

Glasgow Caledonian University’s Advanced Higher Hub is celebrating another year of fantastic results.

GCU gives mental health support to COVID-19 frontline superheroes

Glasgow Caledonian University students are providing lifeline mental health support for COVID-19 frontline superheroes – 85% of whom are burnt out by the pandemic, according to new research.