Edinburgh University has a commitment to social responsibility and sustainability that is strongly reflected in our teaching, research, knowledge exchange and across our operations.
The University aims to create the conditions where people develop their knowledge, skills and experience to engage with and contribute effectively to tackling global challenges in Scotland and worldwide.
Research, informed by dialogue across disciplines, that addresses global challenges and responds to the opportunities offered by major research funders and other external bodies.
We collaborate with local and global partners in industry, civil society and academia, applying our research to the development of holistic solutions to issues such as human well-being; food, energy and water security; and climate change.
Our success in rising to the challenges that the future holds will rest squarely on the high quality of our people, services and physical infrastructure.
This article was published on Nov 10, 2010