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Eight projects have been approved for funding on the first Utilities Working Group meeting and following sign-off by Directors of Social Responsibility & Sustainability and Estates. They are expected to deliver over £100,000 cash savings annually and prevent emissions of almost 600 tonnes of CO2e every year.
The Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability is recruiting a researcher for a part-time, fixed-term consultancy project, which might suit a current postgraduate student (e.g. PhD) or graduate.
We are delighted to offer one Masters or PhD student a fully-funded student placement to the Green Alliance of Universities for a Sustainable Future (GAUSF). The successful student will have the opportunity to present their academic research at this international conference.
Ashworth 2 is a 1970s building which sits behind the iconic Ashworth Building at Kings Buildings. Recent refurbishment has given the building - including its labs - a much needed update with sustainability in mind.
The 2016 Social Responsibility and Sustainability workshop took place on Wednesday 13th April and was a valuable opportunity for staff and students from across the University to share their thoughts on a broad range of topics.
The University of Edinburgh, in partnership with Key Travel, have agreed a 20% discount on Virgin East Coast train travel between Edinburgh and London. [Deal no longer available, archive news item for reference only]