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While the coronavirus restrictions will mean students and staff are unable to pack into the Sir Alex Ferguson Library to take part in the world's biggest games-creation event this year – Glasgow Caledonian University will still be playing its

Cutting-edge tool launched to reduce fertiliser damage to the environment

Leading Scottish scientists have invented a new cutting-edge tool to help farmers find the safest way to use organic waste fertiliser in a bid to reduce its damaging impact on the environment.

GCU partnerships aim to unlock Scotland’s tech talent

Glasgow Caledonian University is to provide 30 scholarships starting in January 2021 to help mobilise Scotland’s tech talent and enhance career development opportunities in the sector.

Prize-winning Tranzfuser game explores Holocaust trauma

A team of Glasgow Caledonian University graduates has won a £20,000 UK Games Fund competition for its innovative look at an historic atrocity.

New platform aims to address climate finance inequality

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) today launched an initiative that calls on world governments and civil society to make a long-term commitment to support equitable finance for those living in climate-hit regions.

Giving climate-hit Rwandans a voice

A new research project from the University’s Centre for Climate Justice seeks to give a voice to rural Rwandans whose lives have been affected by floods and other natural disasters.

Taken identity

A University academic who helped create an information sharing system as part of his PhD, has now seen the resultant spinout company acquired by a major US cyber-security organisation.

Professor Jafry to advise Scottish Assembly

Glasgow Caledonian University's leading climate-change academic is to provide evidence to a Scottish Government-formed assembly on how the country can best meet its zero carbon targets.

Building on climate and COVID research

Glasgow Caledonian University’s Centre for Climate Justice will build on its current research into the experiences of people in Sub-Saharan Africa during the coronavirus pandemic, with the ultimate aim of changing future government and NGO

The future is now for climate finance

Globally influential figures will put their heads together at a Glasgow Caledonian University event in a bid to identify how the lives of the poorest and vulnerable, who are disproportionately affected by climate change, can be made better.

Researchers hope super algae will combat superbugs

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have discovered a unique type of algae that could help reduce the risk of antimicrobial resistance being spread through rural waterways and the wider environment.

Students recreate magic of Jason and the Argonauts for national exhibition

Students at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have sent iconic characters from Jason and the Argonauts on a sightseeing tour of Scotland in a short animation film that pays tribute to their legendary creator.