The Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health at Glasgow Caledonian University is recognised as a world-class research centre in social innovation, health economics, the social economy, and public health.

Named after Nobel Peace Laurette Professor Muhammad Yunus, the Centre has attracted competitive research grants worth £30m over the last 12 years from funders including the Medical Research Council, Wellcome Trust, the Economic and Social Research Council, Scottish Government, and European Social Fund, across three research themes:

  • Community, citizenship and participation
  • Social economy
  • Economics of health and wellbeing

Research projects include:

  • Common Health Assets. Funded by NIHR, the centre is working with researchers across the UK to establish how community-led organisations can improve health and well-being
  • Development of the Social Enterprise Collection (Scotland). Funder: Scottish Government

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