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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.

Thousands of Glasgow schoolgirls will get their voices heard during COP26 at GCU

Thousands of 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.