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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.

Researcher to warn MSPs that the Green Man is “too short”

“People with arthritis can’t make the Green Man, they just don’t want to go into town anymore,” says Glasgow Caledonian University Professor Martijn Steultjens.

Hidden Gems to be discovered through Tourism App

A new tourism app is set to open up the rural heartlands of Scotland, as part of the A9 Dualling programme.

STV celebrates 60 years of broadcasting with GCU

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is teaming up with STV to celebrate the broadcaster’s sixtieth anniversary.

Top 10 for African super fruit drink in national competition

Top 10 for African super fruit drink in national competition

Celebrate Black History Month at events across campus

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is celebrating Black History Month with a series of events on campus throughout October.

A chance to view Emeritus Professor Malcolm Lochhead's stitches in time

GCU Emeritus Professor of Visual Design and Millennium Fellow of Design Malcolm Lochhead and University Cultural Fellow Liz Lochhead are to feature in this month's Glasgow Cathedral Festival.

GCU signs Accord to work with global institutions in addressing UN goals

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has signed the SDG Accord, the university and college sector’s collective response to inspire, celebrate and advance the role of education in delivering the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals

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.

The Common Weal resonates with employability, says Minister for Employability

The Minister for Employability and Training Jamie Hepburn MSP was speaking to apprentices and employers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) at an event to discuss the new graduate apprenticeship schemes.

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.

Tourism maintains a robust performance despite pending woes of Brexit

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit could see more Brits holiday at home, says tourism expert Professor John Lennon.