2019 Tartan Week Events at GCNYC


We are delighted to share with you our Tartan Week events which will be taking place at our Glasgow Caledonian New York Campus during April 2019. Join us to hear from two of GCU's flagship research centres; our Yunus Centre for Social Business & Health will discuss how banking can be a force for good and our Centre for Climate Justice will discuss how climate change is increasingly one of the biggest factors affecting health and wellbeing in urban areas. We are also delighted to be hosting a brand new exhibition by Scottish artist Ethel Walker.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 : 3pm-5pm
Money, debt and public health: A US-UK collaborative research initiative


How can money and banking be used as a force for good - not only lifting people out of poverty, but as a tool for improving the health and well-being of our most-vulnerable communities?

This is the vision of Professor Muhammad Yunus, 2006 Nobel Peace Laureate. At this event, you will hear about how research at the Yunus Centre for Social Business & Health, has been addressing the above questions.

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Thursday, April 4, 2019 : 6pm-8pm
Climate Change, Health and Climate Justice in the World’s Cities


During the World Economic Forum held in January 2019 in Davos, Sir David Attenborough warned that human activity has taken the world into a new era stating that if we damage nature, we damage ourselves as he urged political and business leaders from around the world to make a renewed push to tackle climate change before the damage is irreparable.

With this in mind, the Centre for Climate Justice’s Townhall will foster an exchange of ideas and to advance collaboration to combat the negative health impacts of climate change in the world’s cities.

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Friday, April 5, 2019 : 6pm - 8pm
Ethel Walker Exhibition Opening Reception


Join us for a drinks reception and private viewing of award winning Scottish artist Ethel Walker’s brand new exhibition of paintings inspired by West Coast of Scotland landscapes. Guests will have the chance to hear exclusively from Ethel as she talks about her background and the inspiration behind her work. There will also be an opportunity to purchase paintings and speak to Ethel about private commissions.

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