Written by: SIRIUS Researchers, GCU As we celebrate the World Refugee Day and the Refugee Festival in the UK, we wanted to take the...

Global goals and global challenges: connecting social innovation research in Argentina and the UK

Tom Montgomery and Francesca Caló, researchers from the Yunus Centre of Social Business and Health at Glasgow Caledonian University, travelled to Argentina for an...

Inaugural Professorial Lecture: Prof Simone Baglioni

‘Voices from the bright side of Europe: Transnational mobilisation against xenophobia, populism and racism’ Date: Wed 17th May Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm Location: Deeprose Lecture...

Q methodology…(probably) the best approach you haven’t heard of! 

Written by: Dr Neil McHugh, Researcher in the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health (and Q Methodology aficionado). Ever wanted to know what...

Student Changemaker at the 2017 Ashoka U Conference

Written by: Jodie Waite, Vice President , Glasgow School for Business and Society When I was invited to present at the 2017 Ashoka U Conference in...

2017 European Social Innovation Competition

The 2017 Social Innovation Competition is now open for applications.  The competition aims to make digital innovations and technological change more accessible and the...

From Sicily to Scotland: Social enterprise and the Mafia

Our participation in the FAB-MOVE exchange project has opened up a whole host of opportunities for staff to travel, experience other academic environments and...

Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards

Event: GCU Workshop for the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards Date: Thu 16 February 2017 Time: 14:00 – 16:00 GMT Venue: CEE2, Level 1 Centre for...

Last chance to apply for the EU TransSOL Summer School “Solidarity Beyond Borders”

Outline Summer school “Solidarity beyond borders” is a 7-day course encompassing various theoretical and methodological aspects of transnational solidarity. It will address such topics...

Key Findings from the EU-Funded EFESEIIS Project

The EFESEIIS (Enabling the Flourishing and Evolution of Social Entrepreneurship for Innovative and Inclusive Societies) project is one of the last projects funded by...


Ashoka U

Ashoka U Changemaker Campus

Launched in 2008, Ashoka U offers the Changemaker Campus designation to leading institutions in social innovation education. These institutions share the vision for higher education to become the next global driver of social change by transforming the educational experience into a world-changing experience.​



The Grameen Creative Lab

The Grameen Creative Lab’s vision is to serve society’s most pressing needs by helping create a type of business that is not just about private interest but about collective benefit: the health, happiness and security of all and especially the less privileged.



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Social Innovation Exchange

The Social Innovation Exchange (SIX) aims to inspire, connect and support people across sectors and organisations to build the field of social innovation globally.By connecting innovators, and developing, curating and disseminating ideas and practical examples of social innovation, SIX enables its global community to learn from each other, building the capacities of our members to become better innovators.


MaryMary_robinson_logo_cropped Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice

The Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice is a centre for thought leadership, education and advocacy on the struggle to secure global justice for those people vulnerable to the impacts of climate change who are usually forgotten – the poor, the disempowered and the marginalised across the world.




EMES is a research network of established university research centres and individual researchers whose goal has been so far to gradually build up a European corpus of theoretical and empirical knowledge, pluralistic in disciplines and methodologies, around our “SE” concepts: social enterprise, social entrepreneurship, social economy and solidarity economy.



The YY Foundation

The YY Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 2012 in Wiesbaden, Germany with the main purpose of creating a fairer and more social world through promoting a constructive dialogue between academia, business, politics and civil society and thus leading to the social and economic integration of the least advantage.




GSEN is a membership network of Greater Glasgow social enterprise leaders who believe that social enterprise can transform the economic, environmental, social, and cultural life of Glasgow.



Social Enterprise Academy

Social Enterprise Academy are providers of learning and development programmes for people and organisations enabling social change, with a focus on leadership, enterprise and personal development.



Social Firms Scotland

Social Firms Scotland is the national support body for the development and promotion of Social Firms in Scotland.




Social Enterprise Scotland

Social Enterprise Scotland is an independent, Scottish, membership-led organisation, built and controlled by social enterprises.





The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the membership organisation for Scotland’s charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises.




Senscot’s vision is of a socially just Scotland where social entrepreneurs and their initiatives are a valued part of everyday life. To achieve this, Senscot builds and services a network to help social entrepreneurs become more effective.




An innovation charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life.




The Melting Pot

The Melting pot stimulates and supports social innovation. We provide dynamic resources for social change makers.  Our spaces and services enable people to work, meet, connect, learn, and hold events – all to make the world a better place.



The Grow Trust

A collaboration of urban and rural community development Trusts, brought together by the support of Oxfam.

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