Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health
The Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health is named in honour of Professor Muhammad Yunus, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to advance social and economic opportunities of the poor through work on microcredit. The Centre was founded in 2010 by Professor Cam Donaldson, one of the worlds foremost health economists. Prof. Donaldson is now acting Pro Vice Chancellor (Research) and maintains a strategic role at the Yunus Centre, holding the current Yunus Chair in Social Business and Health. Professor Rachel Baker took over as Director of the Yunus Centre in August 2016.
The work of the Centre cuts across the three main societal challenges listed in Glasgow Caledonian University's Research Strategy: inclusive societies, healthy lives and sustainable environments. Focusing on health and wellbeing, we aim to transform the lives of vulnerable communities through pioneering research in the following areas: