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Common Good Awards celebrate inspirational students

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

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.

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

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.

Award for gender equality

The School of Engineering and Built Environment has been presented with a prestigious Athena SWAN Award in recognition of its commitment to promoting gender equality among students and staff.

Professor Gartland to address 500 global delegates in conference keynote speech

Professor Kevan Gartland is to give the keynote speech at the prestigious European Biotechnology Congress in Athens this month.

RICS’ Rising Stars to join cutting-edge forum on built environment

Four School of Engineering and Built Environment students have been invited to join The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ Rising Stars programme.

Water-tracking app wins Rhys a place in business design awards final

An app that tracks how much water you’re drinking has earned Digital Design student Rhys Ritchie a place in the final of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce Student Design Awards.

Principal joins expert UN panel to explore sustainability in the jewellery industry

The Principal Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE has joined the United Nations’s Lene Wendland on a panel investigating how the jewellery industry can engage with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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.