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University signs "Technician Commitment"

The University of Edinburgh has signed the "Technician Commitment" which aims to ensure visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability for technicians working in higher education and research, across all disciplines.

University participates in Climate Week 2017

Take part in one of a number of events happening across campus.

2016/17 Quarter 4 report

Head of Social Responsibility and Sustainability Programmes, Michelle Brown, reflects on progress made in the fourth quarter of academic year 2016/17.

University of Edinburgh becomes member of All-Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group

Membership signals University’s commitment to helping develop effective policy for the climate change agenda.

Undergraduate dissertation prizes awarded

Dissertation prize: Highlighting and recognising student research on social responsibility and sustainability themes.
The Department for Social Responsibility & Sustainability is pleased to announce that two students have been awarded prizes for their outstanding undergraduate dissertations.

The Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability achieves Investors in People Silver accreditation

Investors in People silver banner
Silver accreditation recognises that the department takes action to lead, support and improve its staff.

Top tips for running a sustainable event

Sustainable event banner - venue, catering, travel, materials, community
Think about the venue, catering, travel, materials and community when planning your event.

Energy Coordinator Summer Meetup

On Tuesday 27th June 2017, staff from the University’s Energy Coordinator network met to hear and discuss recent developments on the University’s energy programme.