Biomedical Sciences

Social responsibility

BMS is proud of our commitment to Athena SWAN and we are striving to further develop our activities to allow us to promote our Silver award to Gold. We are committed to ensuring all members are working in a sustainable and healthy environment in partnership with the wider community.

logos of the sustainability awards that BMS has achieved


Athena Swan

Biomedical Sciences has been awarded a Silver Award by Athena SWAN in recognition of its good practice on recruiting, retaining and promoting women in SET (Science, Engineering and Technology) in higher education.

Link to the Biomedical Sciences Athena Swan website


We seek to understand, explain and deliver Edinburgh's ambition to be a leading socially responsible and sustainable university.

Information about our commitment to sustainability

Healthy Working Lives

We are committed to inspire people to take up sport and develop active, healthy and sustainable lifestyles.

Read more about how our staff live healthy Working Lives