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GCNYC's Fair Fashion Center drives conversation on sustainability

‚ÄčAs the fashion industry's world renowned New York trade shows begin to include sustainability as a recurring staple in their programming, the GCNYC Fair Fashion Center is leading the conversation.

'Life saving' construction app developed by Glasgow Caledonian University

A multimedia app that will reduce injuries and save lives on construction projects across the globe has been developed by researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Climate Justice researcher presents Greta Thunberg with Scottish award

A University climate justice researcher has presented campaigner Greta Thunberg with a prestigious environmental award in recognition of her work to combat climate change.

New social-innovation initiative to be based on campus

A successful social-innovation initiative led by the University is helping deliver Glasgow's vision of becoming Scotland's 'social enterprise capital'.

Inspiring the next generation of engineers

Glasgow Caledonian University is to host a free event aimed at promoting the next industrial revolution to young people and their guardians.

Glasgow Caledonian named Scotland's most sustainable university

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been rated first in Scotland in the People & Planet University League 2019 for its environmental and ethical performance.

Sir Tom Hunter joins GCU graduation celebrations

Entrepreneur Sir Tom Hunter has received an honorary degree from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) for his "extraordinary commitment" to charitable causes across the world.

GCU tees off major study into women's golf

Researchers are set to tee-off the first in-depth study of the history of women's golf in Scotland.

Gender equality put in international spotlight

Scotland's record on gender equality will be put in the international spotlight at a major economic conference at Glasgow Caledonian University.

HPV vaccine for boys could slash head and neck cancer

Vaccinating schoolboys against the potentially deadly human papillomavirus (HPV) could reduce HPV related head and neck cancers in men in the long term, according to a team of Scottish researchers and clinicians.

First Minister praises University's world-leading Centre for Climate Justice

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, has described the Centre for Climate Justice at Glasgow Caledonian University as world-leading, following her address at the first global Forum on Climate Justice. The First Minister told

Dr Kerry Kennedy urges greater protection for environmental activists tackling climate change

The first World Forum on Climate Justice, being held at Glasgow Caledonian University, has heard two leading international figures call for a stronger connection between human rights and environmental activism.