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Staff's 'important contribution' commended by National Institute for Health Research

The National Institute for Health Research has commended the “important contribution” of GCU academics to the work of its Evaluation, Trials and Studies Programmes (NETS) in the past year.

Local communities, families and peers play a fundamental role in shaping men's attitudes

Local communities, families and peers play a fundamental role in shaping men’s attitudes and behaviours towards women and sex, according to a new study.

GCU scientist brings cutting-edge leukaemia research to the UK

Scientists from Glasgow are to import a cutting-edge research technique from the US in a bid to increase survival rates in patients diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer.

Scottish tourist attractions welcome two million visitors for first time

Two Scottish tourist attractions each welcomed more than two million visitors for the first time in 2017.

Yunus Centre to explore integration through the labour market

The Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health is hosting Here to Stay? an exploration of migrant refugees and asylum seekers in the labour market next month in Brussels.

Senior lecturer wins prestigious international award

A senior lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University has received a prestigious international award for social enterprise research.

GCU researchers to study European migrant crisis

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is taking part in a £3million study into the impact of the migrant crisis on Europe.

Game Jam offers opportunity for female developers, says academic

As the Global Game Jam comes to Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) for its tenth anniversary, academic Dr Romana Ramzan says it is a timely reminder that women have an important role to play in the industry.

Gathering the Voices exhibition shares voices of Holocaust survivors

An exhibition about Gathering the Voices, a GCU partnership charity, will be shown at Glasgow City Chambers next week to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.

Bed bugs to become bedfellows?

We may all need to learn to live by side-by-side with bed bugs. That is the view of a Glasgow Caledonian University academic after she carried out a study in the south side of Glasgow.

Drive to attract superyachts to the west coast of Scotland

Superyachts could appear regularly along the west coast of Scotland thanks to a new drive to market the shoreline as one of the most attractive cruising destinations in the world.

HIV is far from the death sentence that it was, says sexual health expert

"Scotland is leading the way with the introduction of PrEP (HIV drugs taken to prevent HIV acquisition) with other countries now looking to us as an example of best practice,” says sexual health expert Professor Claudia Estcourt.