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New study to test if Hepatitis C could be eliminated

A new research study will test whether treating people for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) could help to eliminate the virus. The initiative is being announced on the eve of World Hepatitis Day, Saturday July 28 2018.

Goal of 'no poverty' in UK a remote possibility without urgent action

Demand for foodbanks and crisis funds will continue to rise as the UK Government shows a disregard for the realities of poverty, according to a new report which tracks the country’s progress towards achieving the UN’s Sustainable

Call for further research into Hepatitis E infection

Leading scientists have outlined the challenges facing the food industry after pork, shellfish and soft fruits were implicated in a rise in Hepatitis E infection.

First Minister bowled over by community science event

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was bowled over by a community science event organised by Glasgow Caledonian University.

Insect burgers create buzz around GCU Community Science Day

Insect burgers could fly onto British menus as an alternative to beef, chicken and pork as the western world searches for new sources of protein, according to food security experts.

Creating social impact in corporate America

Glasgow Caledonian University New York College joined a panel of industry leaders to explore how to create social impact in corporate America.

Girls can explore their future careers in STEM

Hundreds of school girls will explore careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) at Glasgow Caledonian University as the University continues its drive to encourage more young women into the field.

Girls can explore their future careers in STEM

Hundreds of school girls will explore careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) at Glasgow Caledonian University as the University continues its drive to encourage more young women into the field.

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.

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.

GCU researchers impress UK's top scientist

Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation, visited GCU's early-career researchers and graduate students to learn about their work.

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.