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Glasgow schoolgirls begin their fight for climate action as Girls@COP26 kicks off at GCU

Schoolgirls begin their fight for gender equality to tackle global climate change with a two-week Girls@COP26 – The Solutions are Feminist conference at Glasgow Caledonian University.

GCU SafePod for researchers now open on campus

Glasgow Caledonian University is the first organisation in Scotland to host a SafePod giving researchers secure access to confidential data on campus for the very first time.

Join the Race to Resilience

A number of Resilience Hub events will be held on GCU's Glasgow campus.

Student engineers bring flat-pack wind turbine to COP26

A flat-pack wind turbine designed by a Scots school pupil and created by engineers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will be displayed at COP26.

GCU staff and students join doctors on COP26 bike ride

Staff and students from Glasgow Caledonian University School of Health and Life Sciences got on their bikes to support 70 doctors in a 500-mile Ride for their Lives COP26 event.

Caledonian Club delivers COP26 lessons to hundreds of school pupils

Hundreds of primary school pupils have had lessons in climate change delivered by Glasgow Caledonian University during the build-up to COP26.

University joins 1050 education institutions pledging to reach net-zero by 2050

Glasgow Caledonian University has joined 1050 universities and colleges from 68 countries pledging to half their emissions by 2030 and reach net-zero by 2050 at the latest.

GCU to host Global Health and Climate Conference during COP26

​Health professionals and leaders from around the world will be attending the global health and climate conference at GCU, on November 6, during the COP26 UN climate change conference.

Students are game for saving the planet

A series of videogames will be created this weekend during a 48-hour development marathon in a bid to educate players about climate issues and possible solutions.

GCU Principal pays tribute to Scottish football great Dr Walter Smith OBE

GCU's Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE has shared the following statement to mark the passing of Dr Walter Smith OBE.

Pandemic impact on senior charge nurses and midwives explored

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on senior charge nurses and midwives will be explored as part of a new study conducted by Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of Stirling.

GCU’s global health expert to brief COP26 delegates on co-benefits of climate action

The climate crisis is an opportunity to improve our health, welfare and economy, according to top global health scientist Professor Sebastien Chastin.