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Global health researcher wins highly cited award for second year running

GCU Professor of Health Behaviour Dynamics Sebastien Chastin has been hailed one of the world's most influential researchers by Clarivate for the second year running.

School pupils to help ramp up luge project

Students at Glasgow Caledonian University who are designing and manufacturing the first artificial luge ramp in the UK are to enlist the help of school pupils.

Retail charity and urban developer help support aspiring graduate entrepreneurs

Aspiring entrepreneurs committed to sustainability and social impact are getting a helping hand via scholarships and grants from Glasgow Caledonian University and two major players in the UK retail sector.

Providing access to higher education

Glasgow Caledonian University is celebrating its own achievements on World Access to Higher Education Day (WAHED).

Former Irish President receives standing ovation at COP26 schoolgirls event

Former President of Ireland Dr Mary Robinson received a standing ovation from Glasgow schoolgirls on the final day of the Girls@COP26 – the Solutions are Feminist event at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Research into mental health and climate change needed now to avert crisis

‚ÄčThe impacts of climate change on gender-based violence and mental health are two of the most prolific and least understood areas of study, according to the Centre for Climate Justice.

Global climate activist calls for a new education system to help save the planet

Globally-renowned environmentalist Dr Satish Kumar is calling for a new education system to be introduced in universities around the world to help save the planet.

Climate finance needs to stop being "gender blind"

Climate finance needs to stop being “gender blind” and be made readily available to women at a grassroots level in climate-hit regions.

Tribute to inspirational honorary graduate

One of Scotland's leading 20th-Century industrialists, Lord Macfarlane of Bearsden, has died at the age of 95.

Professor Yunus: "The world is on fire. Young people are the planet's only hope"

The world is burning and young people are the planet's only hope, Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus told Glasgow Caledonian University's second COP26 Green Zone event.

The need for resilience underlined by hard-hitting documentaries

The importance of climate resilience was underlined as two powerful documentaries received an exclusive screening at Glasgow Caledonian University last night.

Health and climate experts warn of climate-related health crisis

Health professionals and climate experts from around the world called for urgent action to tackle the growing climate-related health crisis, at Glasgow Caledonian University.