Jul 27 2011

GCU debates future of Social Innovation

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Increasingly the European Commission is focusing its resources on exploring new avenues through which research and knowledge transfer can respond directly to the needs of society. The term that it has coined for this new conceptual framework is SOCIAL INNOVATION. GCU’s head of European Programmes, Mark Anderson, brought together colleagues in an open forum session […]

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Jul 12 2011

Sustainable Food & Drink webinar on how supermarkets are tackling climate change

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Sustainable Food & Drink, a free and innovative programme that helps Scottish food and drink companies increase their competitiveness through better environmental performance, ran a webinar analysing how supermarkets were tackling climate change. The Sustainable Food & Drink team, based at Glasgow Caledonian University’s Caledonian Environment Centre, focused on the supermarkets’ key green areas: operational […]

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Jul 05 2011

Exchange (Summer 2011)- Applied Knowledge Exchange Business Magazine Now Out

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The Summer 2011 edition of GCU’s Exchange magazine, representing all the latest business news from the Applied Knowledge Exchange, is now out. This edition features GCU’s partnership with FMC Technologies, GCU’s food and drink activities – including an event with Marks & Spencer and the new Scottish Food Innovation Network – as well as our work with […]

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Jun 28 2011

Google reveals success tips for leadership development in The Cloud

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Glasgow Caledonian University’s Caledonian Academy today hosted a Technology Enhanced Professional Learning event featuring Dr Julie Clow from Google. Dr Clow, Learning and Organisational Development Manager of Google San Fransisco, revealed her model for developing early-career Google staff through the myriad of online tools available. While traditional models of e-learning can be uninspiring, asking professional […]

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Jun 13 2011

Sustainable Food and Drink talks to James Macsween

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Macsween, guardian of Scotland’s national dish, is renowned for their traditional haggis and black puddings and, within the industry the business is also known for its environmental credentials.  Over the years Macsween has managed to reduce their relative energy and water use, divert significant proportions of waste from landfill and implement an ethical sourcing policy. […]

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Jun 08 2011

Fuel Poverty issue puts low cost energy efficient housing on the agenda

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Rising unemployment and dramatically increasing fuel prices could lead to significant fuel poverty in the UK unless more is done to invest in energy efficiency. Gas and electricity bills for millions of homes are expected to rocket in the coming years, as suppliers attempt to offset rising wholesale prices, energy analysts have warned. Households are […]

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Jun 08 2011

SETN annual conference – 29th June

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GCU will be at the SETN annual conference at the University of Strathclyde on 29th June. The event includes an exhibition and workshops, giving businesses in the Environmental and Clean Technologies sector advice on a range of issues including funding, business development, carbon reduction, intellectual property and regulation. Speakers include Nigel Holmes, CEO at Scottish Hydrogen […]

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Jun 08 2011

A successful Scottish Technology Showcase for GCU

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Glasgow Caledonian University profiled its High Voltage Engineering Research Group at this year’s Scottish Technology Showcase. New technology is currently being developed by the group as part of a pioneering partnership with FMC Technologies.  The University’s High Voltage Research Group brings together engineers from a range of disciplines to tackle fundamental and applied research in high-voltage […]

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May 31 2011

GCU takes part in Glasgow Science Festival

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Running from 1st-18th June 2011, the Glasgow Science Festival will tackle a wide range of exciting scientific topics for school children. Events at Glasgow Caledonian University include: A Look at Optometrists  Mon 6th, Fri 10th, Mon 13th and Tue 14th June, 10-12pm 0141 330 5370 Forensic Investigation Tue 7th and Wed 8th June, 10-12pm 0141 330 […]

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May 31 2011

GCU partners in £2.6m food and drink innovation network

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Glasgow Caledonian University’s Applied Knowledge Exchange is involved in a Scotland-wide innovation network for universities to support the Scottish food and drink industry. The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) is to invest £2.64 million in The Scottish Universities Industry Innovation Network for Food and Drink, which will work to meet the research and innovation needs of […]

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