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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.

Research reveals impact of first lockdown on mental health

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have published one of the first studies revealing the full impact of COVID-19 on mental health on different groups of people living in the UK.

THE World University Rankings 2022

GCU has once again been named one of the world's top universities.

Researcher helps to inform country’s first Women’s Health Plan

Community engaged researcher Dr Ima Jackson has helped to inform Scotland’s first Women’s Health Plan.

Major international accolade for sexual health and blood borne viruses PhD student

A Glasgow Caledonian University sexual health and blood borne viruses doctoral student has won a prestigious American STD Association (ASTDA) Award for his research presentation at a worldwide conference.

Scientists reveal blueprint for getting hepatitis C treatment to people who inject drugs

Scientists have revealed a new method of delivering hepatitis C testing and treatment to people who inject drugs which will help bring the world a step closer to eliminating the virus.

GCU Honorary Professor Nicola Steedman clinches top government health job

Huge congratulations to Glasgow Caledonian University Honorary Professor Nicola Steedman who has just been appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer (DCMO) by the Scottish Government.