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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 to host Global Health and Climate Conference during COP26

​Health professionals and leaders from around the world will be attending the global health and climate conference at GCU, on November 6, during the COP26 UN climate change conference.

Students are game for saving the planet

A series of videogames will be created this weekend during a 48-hour development marathon in a bid to educate players about climate issues and possible solutions.

Pandemic impact on senior charge nurses and midwives explored

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on senior charge nurses and midwives will be explored as part of a new study conducted by Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of Stirling.

GCU Principal pays tribute to Scottish football great Dr Walter Smith OBE

GCU's Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE has shared the following statement to mark the passing of Dr Walter Smith OBE.

GCU’s global health expert to brief COP26 delegates on co-benefits of climate action

The climate crisis is an opportunity to improve our health, welfare and economy, according to top global health scientist Professor Sebastien Chastin.

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.

GCU’s cyber security department is on a winning streak

Glasgow Caledonian University's cyber security department staff, students and alumni are on a winning streak after scooping top awards for their inspirational work.

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.

Leading the Race to Resilience

Glasgow Caledonian University will provide expert analysis to the United Nations at COP 26 in a bid to help people better cope with the impact of climate change.

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.