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This year the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability, in partnership with the Edinburgh University Students' Association, enjoyed a surge of applications for the Student Project Grant.
The University of Edinburgh has signed the "Technician Commitment" which aims to ensure visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability for technicians working in higher education and research, across all disciplines.
Head of Social Responsibility and Sustainability Programmes, Michelle Brown, reflects on the third quarter of academic year 2016/17, sharing a mixture of milestones reached and the exciting potential of projects that are currently in their early stages.
On Tuesday 9th May 2017, members of Scottish Government’s Environment, Climate Change & Land Reform Committee visited the University of Edinburgh to hear about the institution’s climate strategy, and visit the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility.
Do you have an idea for a sustainable project at the University? The Sustainable Campus Fund is a real opportunity for anyone in the University to propose projects that could reduce the University’s impact on the environment.
The annual SRS staff and student workshop took place on Wednesday 8th March and saw over 60 staff and students from across the University share their thoughts for what the institution should look like by 2040.
The University of Edinburgh has highlighted its commitment to protecting and respecting human rights through its new Modern Slavery Statement. A zero tolerance approach to slavery and human trafficking in all its forms has been established, in the goods we purchase and the companies we work with.