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Build Back Better: Circular Economy

Covid-19 changed our lives. It has also reinforced weaknesses in our economy and society that mean marginalised communities suffer the most. As lockdown eases, society has an opportunity to build…

From  Aisling O'Reilly on February 25th, 2021 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Visions for Change: Should public health be integrated into climate change policy?

This event addresses public health's role in climate change action and policy development at COP26.

From  Lauren Mcleron on February 17th, 2021 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Crash course in communicating sustainability

Effective communication is an essential part of making sustainable change, yet it's often something individuals and organisations get wrong.In this session, you'll learn:the basics of…

From  Sarah Ford-Hutchinson on February 10th, 2021 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Prof Arjen Wals: T Learning in Times of Transition towards a Sustainable World

T Learning in Times of Transition Towards a Sustainable World Prof. Arjen Wals Keynote at LfS Scotland AGM 12 January 2021

From  Betsy King on January 27th, 2021 0 likes 61 plays 0  

The student experience: Maldives 2019, MSc Marine Systems and Policies

Our students captured their experience of travelling to the Maldives in 2019 to assess the complex interactions between the biology of coral ecosystems, the sustainable use of them, and how resilient…

From  Nikki Kay on December 11th, 2020 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Student's guide to greenwashing in the fashion industry

Event Description: Now more than ever, sustainability, the climate crisis and social justice are at the forefront of the international dialogue. As we enter into a period where meaningful engagement…

From  Lauren Mcleron on December 7th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Lab Sustainability Webinar November 2020

Lab Sustainability webinar recording from November 2020. 75 minutes long.

From  Andrew Arnott on December 1st, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Build Back Better Energy Nov 20

Build Back Better: EnergyThere has been a massive shift in the way we use our energy. Covid-19 temporarily emptied our city centres, halted manufacturing, and suspended travel, sending shockwaves…

From  Aisling O'Reilly on November 30th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Roundtable of Sustainable Academic Travel: Mapping Travel Policies in FHE - November 2020

Recording of webinar held by the Roundtable of Sustainable Academic Travel (https://businesstravelroundtable.ac/) with colleagues from ETH Zurich Air Travel project (Switzerland), the University of…

From  Sion Pickering on November 25th, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Visions for Change: Inclusivity and representation in the environmental movement; are we doing enough?

This event will address inclusion and representation in the environmental movement.The climate crisis is arguably the most important issue of our time; how we respond to it will define a generation.…

From  Lauren Mcleron on November 19th, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Welcome event 2020: Sustainability at Edinburgh

Join the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability for a digital welcome event that will highlight opportunities for social collaboration in a physically distanced climate. We will be…

From  Lauren Mcleron on November 12th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Visions for Change: is climate change a social justice issue?

Join us in exploring the intersection between social justice and climate change.The effects of climate change disproportionately impact the most vulnerable communities, deepening existing social…

From  Lauren Mcleron on November 12th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Student's guide to ethical eats

Event Description: Did you know that the types of food on your plate have a significant impact on your carbon footprint? But, what does that really mean? Do we need to all become vegans to save the…

From  Lauren Mcleron on November 12th, 2020 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Creating a sustainable future

More organisations and governments are working towards sustainability and social responsibility, including the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Be a part of this change with one of our…

From  Nikki Kay on September 16th, 2020 0 likes 456 plays 0  

Hear from our students: MSc Marine Systems and Policies

Carmela shares her experiences studying the MSc Marine Systems & Policies

From  Nikki Kay on September 15th, 2020 0 likes 112 plays 0  

Food security - a critical issue worldwide

A growing population and an earth with finite resources is resulting in unique challenges for humanity. Our students come from different backgrounds from around the world who seek to understand how…

From  Nikki Kay on September 15th, 2020 0 likes 262 plays 0