Social Responsibility and Sustainability


The latest news about Social Responsibility and Sustainability from across the University.

University wins prestigious EAUC Green Gown Award for sustainable laboratories

The Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability are pleased to announce that the University has won an award at the EAUC Green Gown Awards ceremony in the category ‘Facilities and Services’ for their project ‘Sustainable Laboratories – sharing best practice through peer learning’.

Quarterly Highlights - measuring what matters

It has been a busy few months over in the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability. Our first quarter highlights are now available and we wanted to share them with our newsletter readers.

Announcing the Labs Small Equipment Fund

Working with the Procurement Department, we’ve launched a fund of £5,000 to help labs across the University make sure they’re using the most sustainable equipment.

New cooperative launches share offer to harness the power of the sun for community benefit

The Edinburgh Community Solar Cooperative is an opportunity for Edinburgh residents to co-operatively own solar panels.

Dissertation Prizes launched!

In collaboration with different academic Schools, we are launching the Social Responsibility & Sustainability Dissertation Prizes for the academic year 2015/16, to highlight and recognise student research on social responsibility and sustainability themes.

Freshers Week 2015

Find out about Freshers' Week events from the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability.