Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Support for staff

There is lots of support and opportunity for researchers to engage with the public.

Beltane Network

The Beltane Public Engagement Network (Beltane) is a network for people interested in making academic research accessible to a wide variety of audiences.

Knowledge Exchange Support

The College of Humanities and Social Science Knowledge Exchange Office provides administrative support and funding to colleagues for innovative public engagement in the humanities and social sciences.

The Exchange Fellowship promotes collaboration between voluntary, public and private sector organisations and the College of Humanities and Social Science.


Fusion (Focusing on University Science Interpretation and Outreach Needs) is a science outreach group forming collaborative links with research groups across the College of Science and Engineering, supporting the University's public engagement objectives.

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation

The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation offers an award winning, green business venue for events & conferences in the heart of the city centre, only 10 minutes walk from Waverley Station.

Events advice

The University’s Marketing Team provides advice and support for staff organising events including seminars and public lectures.