GCU Research Week and Glasgow Science Festival

GCU Research Week

In two weeks time (14-19th June), Glasgow Caledonian University will be celebrating its research with a week full of events and initiatives held both in the university and off campus.

Three events could be interesting concerning migration, refugees and asylum seekers integration:

Friday 15th June, Community organisations serving The Gorbals and Govanhill and beyond are invited to ‘Meet the Researchers’ from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU). The event is a chance to explore the opportunity for future community-university partnerships. Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon will launch the event. This Community and Public Engagement event is being run in partnership with The Graduate School and Crossroads Youth and Community Organisation as part of The Glasgow Science Festival’s 2018 programme and GCU’s 2018 Research Week Celebrations. For more information and registration, please visit here.

Sunday 17th June, a secret flash mob to to engage people with the issue of solidarity towards migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers has been organised by the SIRIUS researchers at the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health. The event is part of the Glasgow Science Festival. The flash mob will take place at 4pm. More information about the location closer to date, it is a secret event. 

Monday 18th June (from 2pm to 3.15pm) a panel discussion titled "Can microfinance achieve climate justice"? has been co-organised by the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health and the Centre for Climate Justice (GCU). The event is free and you can find more information and sign up here.

There are many more events organised, to see all of them please visit here.

If you are interested to the Glasgow Science Festival programme, the full range of events is described here