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GCU climbs 16 places in prestigious Guardian University Guide

Glasgow Caledonian University has moved up 16 places in this year's Guardian University Guide 2020.

Finance Secretary gives ringing endorsement of University research strategy

"I readily welcome the fact that Glasgow Caledonian has adopted the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals," said Derek Mackay MSP as he outlined their importance at the University's annual research celebration.

University hosts first World Forum on Climate Justice

Final preparations are under way for the first World Forum on Climate Justice which takes place on campus in Glasgow from the June 19-21.

University's pioneering HIV research features in national campaign

Research which could help Scotland become the first country to beat HIV is being highlighted in a new campaign to promote the public impact of health research at universities across the UK.

Dr McAuley makes case at Westminster for drug consumption facility

MPs were told by a Glasgow Caledonian University researcher that Glasgow has one of the strongest cases in Europe for introducing a drug consumption facility in its city centre.

Engineering research partnership is best in UK

​A collaboration led by the University's School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment (SCEBE) with Edinburgh company, Geckotech Solutions Ltd, has been recognised as the Best Knowledge Transfer Partnership in the UK.

Reasons for delay in pelvic organ prolapse treatment revealed

Many women do not seek early treatment for pelvic organ prolapse due to confusion and a lack of awareness around the condition’s symptoms – and feelings of shame and embarrassment – according to new research.

Treating pets like humans could be life-threatening

Scientists have discovered that treating pets like humans could be life-threatening because some forms of affectionate behaviour pose an antibiotic-resistance risk to families and their domestic animals.

University among ‘Best of the Best’ at Innovate UK engineering awards

An outstanding University research partnership based on the novel use of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Vision has been nominated for two prestigious national engineering awards. Professor Gordon Morison’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership

Study aims to stamp out fire risk to historic buildings

A fire-safety expert is leading the first comprehensive study into the risk our historic buildings face from fire with the hope of saving more of our heritage from being lost.

Professorial lecture explores sustainable manufacturing

Innovative sustainable manufacturing processes could ensure industry can meet the demands of today’s consumers without compromising the needs of future generations.

Cocaine injecting and homelessness create ‘perfect storm’ for rapid rise in HIV

A seven-year study by a team of blood-borne virus researchers has revealed for the very first time the scale and drivers of the UK’s largest HIV outbreak in over 30 years in Glasgow.