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Scots show solidarity with vulnerable groups

Research conducted at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has revealed that people in Scotland and Northern Ireland feel much stronger solidarity with vulnerable groups in society than other parts of the UK do.

A vision for the future as GCU receives donation from leading Scottish company

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), the only University in Scotland to offer Optometry, has received a boost from the Robert Barr Charitable Trust to further enhance its clinical investigation facility.

From the Gorbals to the Caribbean and back again

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers are helping to bring the Gorbals Cross clock tower and fountain back to Glasgow, 85 years after its demolition.

Students join team at GCU’s Fair Fashion Center in New York

Two Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) students are taking a bite of the Big Apple this summer after being selected by Entrepreneurial Scotland’s Saltire Programme.

GCU scoops Herald award for Academic Support Team of the Year

GCU has won an award in the third annual Herald Higher Education Awards. The School of Health and Life Science's Learning Development Centre won the category for Academic Support Team of the Year.

Researchers win prestigious microfinance research award

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers from the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, Dr Olga Biosca and Enrico Bellazzecca, have won a prestigious research award.

Pokemon Go-inspired game aims to encourage healthy lifestyle in teenagers

Gaming and health don't usually go hand-in-hand, but that's all set to change thanks to researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), who are developing a digital game which encourages teenagers to eat smart and get active.

Inspired by leading health inequalities and design speakers

Researchers and students gathered at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) yesterday (Thursday, June 15) to hear inspiring speeches from Sir Michael Marmot and Andrew Cameron.

Professor Jafry wins prestigious Elsevier Atlas award

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researcher Professor Tahseen Jafry has been awarded with a prestigious Elsevier Atlas for her published research examining water access and provision in Malawi and Zambia.

Owning a pet helps older adults stay active

Owning a dog may help older adults to meet physical activity levels recommended by the World Health Organization, according to a new study by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), the University of Lincoln, and WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition.