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Chief executive of VisitScotland delivers 2017 Moffat Lecture

Malcolm Roughhead OBE discusses the need to attract new talent into the industry.

GCU hosts major seminar on 'Insider Threat' in the workplace

Security experts from major public and private sector organisations have examined the threat posed by rogue employees at a seminar hosted by Glasgow Caledonian University.

Corks pop on minimum pricing decision

It is heartening that Scotland is leading the way in implementing minimum unit pricing, just as it led the way with the smoking ban in public places.

New eye technology to help optometry students lead the fight against diabetes

A device that can aid the detection of diabetes through the eye has been donated to Glasgow Caledonian University.

Researchers collaborate with WHO to develop new infection prevention and control guidelines

A Glasgow Caledonian University research team has contributed to World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on infection control and prevention to help minimise the spread of infection.

GCU Professor calls on governments around the world to step up the fight to eliminate viral hepatitis

Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health, Sharon Hutchinson, will call on governments around the world to step up the fight to eliminate viral hepatitis at this year's World Hepatitis Summit from November 1 to 3.

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 hosts £1.1m trial into pelvic organ prolapse

A new £1.1million trial based at Glasgow Caledonian University will assess whether a self-management programme could help to improve the lives of women who suffer from pelvic organ prolapse.

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.

Researcher receives international award

A research study conducted by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), which showed the six-step hand-hygiene technique triumphed a rival three-step process, has led to a prestigious award for its lead researcher.

GCU medical professor given expert job

A Glasgow Caledonian University professor is to form part of an advisory group to the Chief Medical Officer in Scotland.