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#EarthDay2020: Sustainability and Social Responsibility at the Vet School

We're very pleased to be able to share a blog post on sustainability in learning and teaching by Glen Cousquer, programme co-ordinator and lecturer for both the MSc One Health and MVetSci Conservation Medicine.

In a new post for the University's Teaching Matters blog, Glen contemplates the relationship between practising mindfulness and teaching about complex and transdisciplinary issues, like sustainability. How might “slowing down” enable a more generous understanding of these issues and expand our commitment to them?

You can find a link to the blog below:

Embedding systems - thinking and sustainability in transdisciplinary teaching and learning

wind turbine in countryside

About Glen Cousquer

Glen is a recipient of this year’s Social Responsibility and Sustainability Changemaker Awards in recognition of his work on sustainability across the University, including the embedding of deep listening and sustainability into postgraduate training courses for healthcare professionals.

Glen’s research into the health and welfare of pack animals on expedition and across the global mountain tourism industry draws on Action Research methodologies to help deliver emergent futures.  This work has informed the development of dialogical approaches to establishing communities of practice and inquiry, change theory and practice for sustainability as well as work on ecological pilgrimage. For the last two years he has been lecturing on and coordinating the MSc and MVetSci programmes in One Health and Conservation Medicine at the University of Edinburgh.

 

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MVetSci Conservation Medicine

MSc One Health

Postgraduate Study at the Vet School