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The Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability are pleased to announce that the University has won an award at the EAUC Green Gown Awards ceremony in the category ‘Facilities and Services’ for their project ‘Sustainable Laboratories – sharing best practice through peer learning’.
In collaboration with different academic Schools, we are launching the Social Responsibility & Sustainability Dissertation Prizes for the academic year 2015/16, to highlight and recognise student research on social responsibility and sustainability themes.
The University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh University Students’ Association have been awarded the NUS Responsible Futures accreditation and also NUS Green Impact awards at a national ceremony in Manchester.
Researchers and practitioners at the University of Edinburgh have been working together to identify how principles of the Circular Economy can be embedded in Research, Learning & Teaching and Operations at the University and have published a report on their findings.
The University of Edinburgh was ranked one of top universities for ethics and environmental responsibility in Scotland in the People & Planet University League table and commended for its commitments to Workers' Rights.