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Two GCU psychology doctoral students are working with Cricket Scotland's stars of the future

Glasgow Caledonian University and Cricket Scotland have extended their partnership to provide an innovative psychology support programme for up-and-coming cricket talent.

GCU team star in COP26 Climate Data Challenge Hackathon

A team of scientists from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will be taking part in a 48-hour COP26 Met Office Climate Data Challenge Hackathon next week (March 16-17).

World-renowned HIV expert is behind new European PrEP guidance

Esteemed Glasgow Caledonian University sexual health clinical academic Professor Claudia Estcourt is behind new guidance launched today for the use of HIV prevention, PrEP, across EU and European Economic Area (EEA) countries.

NMAHP stroke researchers clinch top awards

Congratulations to Glasgow Caledonian University researchers Dr Kris McGill and Kathryn VandenBerg for winning top awards in recognition of their invaluable work improving the lives of stroke survivors.

New project will supercharge co-creation and train scientists of the future

Glasgow Caledonian University Professor Sebastien Chastin is leading a new Europe-wide project aimed at developing co-creation into a scientific method and training the next generation of public health researchers.

Call for more research to help new dads reduce alcohol consumption

A new international study led by Glasgow Caledonian University researchers found a huge gap in research exploring men’s experiences of drinking in the transition to fatherhood.

DPsych student battles gender stereotyping in youth sport through research

GCU DPsych student Elanor Cormack’s own negative experience as a young footballer has inspired her to take up the mantle to help eradicate gender stereotyping in sport through her research work.

Research into sex abuse networks generates international response

Sex abuse networks could be broken by adopting similar methods used to track terror groups, according to new research.

Honorary Professor title awarded to highly-respected government advisor

Huge congratulations and a very warm welcome to Scottish Government Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Nicola Steedman who has been confirmed as Honorary Professor at Glasgow Caledonian University.

New GCU-led Occupational Therapy Writing Group goes global

A new writing group launched by GCU’s Head of Occupational Therapy Dr Katrina Bannigan has been a global success attracting academics, practising occupational therapists and students from all over the world.

Spotlight on life-changing health research with launch of new centre of excellence

A new Research Centre for Health (ReaCH) has been launched to reflect the increased impact of life-changing research, both nationally and internationally, at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Success as schools serve up breakfast on the go

An innovative project offering pupils in Scotland the chance to pick up a free breakfast from a mobile cart is to be extended to other UK schools following a successful pilot.