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Get hands on with science at Explorathon

School of Engineering and Built Environment researchers will be sharing their work with the community at a series of Explorathon events – a celebration of science held across Scotland this month.

Dr Annie Lennox OBE installed as University Chancellor

Royal Academician, singer songwriter, social activist and philanthropist Dr Annie Lennox OBE has been installed as Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University.

Creating social impact in corporate America

Glasgow Caledonian University New York College joined a panel of industry leaders to explore how to create social impact in corporate America.

No grey areas at Glasgow Caledonian University

There are no grey areas when it comes to gender-based violence. That is the message behind a new campaign launched by Glasgow Caledonian University today and backed by Alison Thewliss MP.

Researchers walking on sunshine at Qatar World Cup

Solar power is moving from the rooftops to the streets at the 2022 FIFA World Cup – thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University research.

One weekend to save the planet

Applied Games students from Glasgow Caledonian University helped negotiators at a global conference understand climate events that could dramatically change the planet.

The eyes have it

Glasgow Caledonian University is ranked number one in the UK for Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics and features in the top 10 for six other subjects, according to the 2019 Complete University Guide (CUG).

Locals to train as ‘citizen scientists’ to transform Glasgow's canals

Scottish Canals and Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are working with ‘citizen scientists’ to investigate how Glasgow’s North canals are helping to build a healthier city.

Stereotypes about women's drinking branded unfair and unhelpful

The stigmatisation of women's drinking, and the sexualisation of women in alcohol advertising, will be highlighted at the Scottish Parliament today by policymakers, academics, researchers and politicians.

University supports global call to #PressforProgress

In an unprecedented year in which women’s rights have gathered momentum, captured headlines and public opinion, and called for change, we are joining the International Women's Day (IWD) Press for Progress campaign.

Local communities, families and peers play a fundamental role in shaping men's attitudes

Local communities, families and peers play a fundamental role in shaping men’s attitudes and behaviours towards women and sex, according to a new study.

Scottish tourist attractions welcome two million visitors for first time

Two Scottish tourist attractions each welcomed more than two million visitors for the first time in 2017.