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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.

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.

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.

Using Virtual Reality to revolutionise kidney dialysis training

Glasgow Caledonian University researchers develop tool to revolutionise the way nurses, children on kidney dialysis and their families are trained.

Creating new spiritual worlds for young disabled people

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University are looking to use the popular video game Minecraft to help young people with disabilities better engage with spiritual communities.

GCU joint top Scottish university for graduate full-time employment

GCU is the joint top university in Scotland for graduates who are in full-time work 15 months after completing their studies.

Climate change more devastating than COVID, researchers told

Climate change should be treated as an emergency in the same way as the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study.

Launch event announced for African climate study

Glasgow Caledonian University has won funding to share the testimonies of those hit hardest by COVID-19 and climate change at an international event.

Major names in climate change sign up for World Forum

Some of the biggest players on the world stage of climate change will be speaking at the second World Forum on Climate Justice, to be held at Glasgow Caledonian University in September.

Fears that lack of mental-health support for construction workers could lead to suicide

Initiatives aimed at protecting the mental health of construction workers may not be getting to those who need them, researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have warned.