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Call for urgent action on ‘burgeoning’ global mental-health crisis linked to climate change

Climate experts called for urgent action on the “burgeoning” mental-health crisis sweeping the globe on the final day of the World Forum on Climate Justice at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Seeking justice for climate refugees

The Centre for Climate Justice has put its name to a campaign which calls on governments to recognise climate refugees.

GCU registers best performance in university guide

Glasgow Caledonian University has climbed 15 places in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022, moving from 75th to 60th out of 132 universities in the UK.

Research centre to advise on just transition

European policymakers are to be advised on a just transition from coal by Glasgow Caledonian University’s Centre for Climate Justice and other UK experts.

Star alumnus awarded prestigious scholarship

Former Glasgow Caledonian University student nurse Craig Davidson has been awarded a prestigious scholarship on the Healthcare Leadership Academy Scholars programme.

Zimbabwean international credits university for cricket career

Sikandar Raza is used to shouting “Howzat?” to umpires on the cricket field, but it was also a question he would regularly ask his tutors when handing in his coursework.

Researchers helping people with leg pain

Five researchers from Glasgow Caledonian University have launched an 18-month project investigating new ways to help people with leg pain known as intermittent claudication.

Major names in climate change to speak at University’s World Forum

Glasgow Caledonian University to host second World Forum on Climate Justice from September 21-23.

Drag shows 'boost happiness and wellbeing of audiences'

Drag shows increase the happiness and mental wellbeing of audiences and can help ease anxiety and depression, according to a new study.

Research reveals impact of first lockdown on mental health

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have published one of the first studies revealing the full impact of COVID-19 on mental health on different groups of people living in the UK.

GCU among UK’s best in Guardian University Guide

Glasgow Caledonian University has moved up eight places in the Guardian University Guide, to be ranked 69th out of 121 universities in the UK.

Seeking a link between climate change and gender-based violence

Researchers have launched a study in Africa to find out if an increase in gender-based violence and mental health problems is down to climate change.