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Sir Alex-backed university graduate scheme wins global award

A University scheme backed by Sir Alex Ferguson CBE to help graduates get a foot on the career ladder in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic has won a global award.

Looking to un-loch solar energy potential

Scotland's vast lochs may hold the key to future solar energy production, according to researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University.

GCU to host second World Forum on Climate Justice

Climate recovery in the wake of COVID-19 and the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) will be top of the agenda at the second World Forum on Climate Justice, to be held at Glasgow Caledonian University in September.

Taking the heat out of Sri Lankan climate crisis

Glasgow Caledonian University researchers are to create a ‘heat map’ of Sri Lanka in a bid to help city planners curb the health impact of climate change on its population in urban areas.

Flagship accelerator programme to support nature-based solutions in Glasgow

Glasgow Caledonian University is going back to nature as part of a first-of-its kind partnership with the City Council.

GCU on top of the world in impact rankings

GCU named number one in the UK for promoting gender equality – and in the top five in the world – in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings.

Playing the insurance game

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are to create a video game that will educate the construction industry on new weather-based insurance policies.

Novel approach to curbing emissions in India

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University are looking to help solve India's pollution problems – with a 3D-printed eco scooter.

Join us for our annual Research Celebration

The professor who has advised the Scottish Government through the coronavirus pandemic is to share his insights at Glasgow Caledonian University’s annual Research Celebration in May.

GCU team star in COP26 Climate Data Challenge Hackathon

A team of scientists from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will be taking part in a 48-hour COP26 Met Office Climate Data Challenge Hackathon next week (March 16-17).

Refurbishment? It all adds up

Refurbishing rather than replacing materials in social housing is the motivation behind Glasgow Caledonian University’s latest research project.

GCU ahead of Scottish sector average for degree completion

Glasgow Caledonian University students are more likely to complete their degree than their peers at any other Scottish university in the sector.