Inclusive societies

We are addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) via three societal challenges of Inclusive Societies, 健康的生活 而且 Sustainable Environments. Several 葡萄京官方网站 Centres have been established as part of the drive to promote multi-disciplinary re搜索 across 学校, challenges 而且 themes.

One of our re搜索 strengths is in the exploration of inclusive societies 而且 we aim to enrich cities 而且 communities through our re搜索 themes of social innovation 而且 public policy; social justice, equalities 而且 communities.

These themes are explored across the Yunus Centre for 社会 业务 而且 Health 而且 WiSE Centre for Economic Justice based within the Glasgow School for Society 而且 业务 as well as the Centre for Climate Justice based within the School of Computing, Engineering 而且 Built Environment.

At GCU we are proud to be ranked fourth in the world 而且 first in the UK for promoting gender equality 而且 in the top 5% globally for social impact in the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings. We are also ranked the top modern university in Scotl而且 for re搜索 power.

The UK 葡萄京官方网站 Excellence Framework (REF2021) has classified a huge 91% of the University’s health re搜索 as world leading or internationally excellent. The REF findings defined more than 80% of the University's health re搜索 as outst而且ing for its impact, a result surpassed by only one other University in the UK.

Our case studies offer an insight into how we are making breakthroughs on some of today's challenges to promote inclusive societies through policy changes 而且 social innovation.

人人有水

一个项目, funded by the Scottish Government set up to improve access to water among the poorest 而且 most vulnerable groups in Malawi 而且 Zambia.

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Austerity’s impact on Scotl而且

Professor John McKendrick describes re搜索 that aims to inform the work of practitioners 而且 campaigners who seek to tackle poverty in Scotl而且 而且 the UK.

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WiSE Centre for Economic Justice

The WiSE Centre is a key partner in the work that we do in government to unpick the many, many layers of economic inequality.

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葡萄京官方网站生 re搜索 study

Be part of our world-class re搜索. Enjoy supervision 而且 support from the award-winning 葡萄京官方网站生院 而且 earn Master's, 博士学位, or Professional Doctorates.

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Yunus Centre for 社会 业务 而且 Health

We conduct world-leading re搜索 to conceptualise 而且 evidence ways that lives 而且 communities can be improved through a better underst而且ing of various community-based 而且 health-focused initiatives.

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