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Global health researcher wins highly cited award for second year running

GCU Professor of Health Behaviour Dynamics Sebastien Chastin has been hailed one of the world's most influential researchers by Clarivate for the second year running.

What inspired Annie Lennox to become a social activist?

Legendary singer-songwriter and social activist Dr Annie Lennox OBE revealed that her grandparents and Eurythmics partner Dave Stewart’s stepfather inspired her to become a social activist fighting for climate action.

GCU health scientist at forefront of COP26 ‘Canals Do Net Zero’ event

A global health expert from Glasgow Caledonian University will play a key role in a major COP26 'Canals Do Net Zero' event.

Tabitha flies the flag for GCU at UN Climate Change Conference of Youth

Students’ Association Vice President for the School of Health and Life Sciences Tabitha Nyariki proudly represented Glasgow Caledonian University at the UN Climate Change Conference of Youth (COY16).

Glasgow schoolgirls begin their fight for climate action as Girls@COP26 kicks off at GCU

Schoolgirls begin their fight for gender equality to tackle global climate change with a two-week Girls@COP26 – The Solutions are Feminist conference at Glasgow Caledonian University.

University joins 1050 education institutions pledging to reach net-zero by 2050

Glasgow Caledonian University has joined 1050 universities and colleges from 68 countries pledging to half their emissions by 2030 and reach net-zero by 2050 at the latest.

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.

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.

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.