Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Academic staff

Get involved in research and teaching collaborations, and join our SRS Academic Network.

We support academics researching and teaching social responsibility and sustainability-related issues by facilitating networking and collaborating on projects.

Step 1: Sign up to our newsletter and follow us on social media

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Step 2: Complete our 30 minute online training

This is our general introduction to sustainability at the University for all staff, including academic staff.

Learn how to be sustainable

Step 3: Find out more ways you can get involved below:


Practical advice

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Practical advice for carrying out research and teaching in a more sustainable way.

Join the academic network

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The SRS Academic Network was established in 2014 to be an interdisciplinary community of research and teaching staff at the University of Edinburgh interested in social responsibility and sustainability themes. PhD students are welcome to join as well as academic staff.

Use your research to improve the University with the Living Lab approach

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For us, treating the University as a Living Lab means using our own academic and student research capabilities to solve social responsibility and sustainability issues relating to our infrastructure and practices.

Share your research with the public

Public engagement involves higher education institutions and their staff and students connecting and sharing their work with the public. It generates mutual benefit through the sharing of knowledge, expertise and skills.

Find out about what we do Find out what all staff can do Find out about opportunities for students Governance and reporting

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