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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.

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.

GCU’s cyber security department is on a winning streak

Glasgow Caledonian University's cyber security department staff, students and alumni are on a winning streak after scooping top awards for their inspirational work.

Glasgow schoolgirls will get their voices heard during COP26 at GCU

Schoolgirls will have their voices heard in the fight against global climate change at a special two-week conference at Glasgow Caledonian University during COP26.

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.

Blood cancer expert puts GCU on the world map for cancer research

Bioscientist Dr Mark Williams has put Glasgow Caledonian University on the world map for cancer research and is fast becoming a recognised name in the field of blood cancer and therapy resistance.

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.

Jamie Hepburn MSP visits GCU

Jamie Hepburn MSP, the Scottish Government’s Minister for Higher Education and Further Education, Youth Employment and Training, paid a visit to our Glasgow campus today, October 6.

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.