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GCU announces packed COP26 programme to promote climate justice

Glasgow Caledonian University has unveiled a packed programme for COP26 which includes exclusive events with our Chancellor Dr Annie Lennox OBE, Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus and former Irish President Dr Mary Robinson.

Dr Annie Lennox OBE writes about her anxiety and dread for future generations who will inherit the full impact of climate change.

As Glasgow prepares for the COP26 conference, Glasgow Caledonian University Chancellor and Scottish singer-songwriter Dr Annie Lennox OBE shares her fears for the world's future generations who will inherit the full impact of the Climate Emergency.

Leading the Race to Resilience

Glasgow Caledonian University will provide expert analysis to the United Nations at COP 26 in a bid to help people better cope with the impact of climate change.

Professor Jafry to lead conversation on climate change and human rights

Professor Tahseen Jafry will join the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) to discuss the effects of climate change on human rights.

Coaches, parents and peers play key role in motivating athletes

Research led by Glasgow Caledonian University sport and exercise psychologist Dr Bryan McCann found that coaches, parents and peers all have a huge influence on talented football players’ motivation in a number of ways.

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.

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.

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.

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.

THE World University Rankings 2022

GCU has once again been named one of the world's top universities.