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New platform aims to address climate finance inequality

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) today launched an initiative that calls on world governments and civil society to make a long-term commitment to support equitable finance for those living in climate-hit regions.

Giving climate-hit Rwandans a voice

A new research project from the University’s Centre for Climate Justice seeks to give a voice to rural Rwandans whose lives have been affected by floods and other natural disasters.

Taken identity

A University academic who helped create an information sharing system as part of his PhD, has now seen the resultant spinout company acquired by a major US cyber-security organisation.

Professor Jafry to advise Scottish Assembly

Glasgow Caledonian University's leading climate-change academic is to provide evidence to a Scottish Government-formed assembly on how the country can best meet its zero carbon targets.

Building on climate and COVID research

Glasgow Caledonian University’s Centre for Climate Justice will build on its current research into the experiences of people in Sub-Saharan Africa during the coronavirus pandemic, with the ultimate aim of changing future government and NGO

The future is now for climate finance

Globally influential figures will put their heads together at a Glasgow Caledonian University event in a bid to identify how the lives of the poorest and vulnerable, who are disproportionately affected by climate change, can be made better.

Researchers hope super algae will combat superbugs

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have discovered a unique type of algae that could help reduce the risk of antimicrobial resistance being spread through rural waterways and the wider environment.

Students recreate magic of Jason and the Argonauts for national exhibition

Students at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have sent iconic characters from Jason and the Argonauts on a sightseeing tour of Scotland in a short animation film that pays tribute to their legendary creator.

GCU climbs 21 places in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide

Glasgow Caledonian University has climbed 21 places in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, moving from 96th to 75th out of 131 universities in the UK.

Professor Jafry informs carbon debate

Leading academic inputs into report looking at how UK can meet target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050.

GCU among UK’s best in Guardian University Guide

Two subject areas at GCU have been listed in the top 10 in the UK and first in Scotland in this year's Guardian University Guide 2021.

University bat man develops detector to help declining population

Dr David Moore has built a custom 'bat detector' to help the Bat Conservation Trust conduct field and waterway surveys of various species across Scotland.