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More green needed in Dear Green Place' research finds

More trees and green spaces are needed in Glasgow’s most deprived areas if those who live there are to be protected from the ravages of climate change.

Research confirms effectiveness of small loans model to climate-hit Rwandan farmers

Providing small loans to farmers in developing countries who are already struggling with the impact of climate change can significantly improve their livelihoods.

Alexa' can I talk to God?

Robotic spiritual advisors are just around the corner.

Full speed ahead for ‘talking’ cars powered by 5G

Imagine a world where cars warn each other about dangers on the road ahead – to prevent crashes and save the lives of drivers and passengers.

Award-winning Scottish university to help veterans’ families in new UK-wide study

Glasgow Caledonian University hailed for its “outstanding support” of Armed Forces veterans is playing a key role in a new UK-wide study on the psychological health and wellbeing of families of ex-Service men and women.

GCU launches world’s largest study into impact of physical activity on COVID-19 immunity

Leading physical activity researchers, respiratory experts, and sport and exercise psychologists at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have launched the world’s largest study to find out for certain if physical activity can boost COVID-19

Elite golfers share secrets of success to help budding sports stars

Elite golfers have shared their top tips on how to control concentration in a new psychology study by GCU researchers which will help budding sports stars around the world boost their performance.

GCU hosts launch of Fearless Glasgow

Universities and colleges across the west of Scotland are uniting to tackle the scourge of gender-based violence under the banner of Fearless Glasgow.

Dr Marie Macklin inspires urban regeneration students

​Entrepreneur Dr Marie Macklin CBE returned to GCU this week to deliver a masterclass on urban regeneration and the race to create a carbon-neutral world.

Excelling in teaching and research

GCU has been named as one of the world's leading universities for teaching and research in our key subject areas, according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020 by subject.

Dr Angela O'Hagan wins Jo Cox Award for Public Service and Active Citizenship

One of the UK's leading voices on gender-budgeting has been awarded the prestigious Jo Cox Award for Public Service and Active Citizenship.

Hospital mattress research helps find effective way to reduce bedsores

Glasgow Caledonian University's School of Health and Life Sciences Dean, Professor Andrea Nelson, has been involved in a major study which found that mattresses costing the NHS £1,000 were "only marginally better" at preventing