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Student's Guide to Climate Action

This event features youth activists, speakers and panellists who are leading the global push to tackle the climate emergency, and provide insights on how young people can take action regardless of…

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Dave Gorman: a 2022 update from Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Get involved Take action: Staff Take actions: Students Definitions Carbon: The term "carbon" is often used as a shorthand expression to refer to either CO2 (carbon dioxide) or to…

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Global University Climate Forum: a publication launch and panel discussion

What is the Global University Climate Forum? The Global University Climate Forum launched in November 2020, bringing together over 500 student activists to share ideas, learn, connect, and act on the…

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Student Residence Awards (Overview)

This video provides a brief overview of the Student Residence Awards, a joint initiative between the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability and the ResLife team. You can access the…

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Welcome Event 2021: Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Keen to get involved in sustainability and social responsibility  during your time at the University of Edinburgh but don't know where to start?The Department for Social Responsibility and…

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Fun in the sun: low carbon vacations Webinar - 29 April 2021

Recording of the low carbon vacations webinar that took place on 29 April 2021, with Anna Hughes (FlightFree UK), Rebecca Petford (EAUC-Scotland) and Alex Luetchford (University of Edinburgh).

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Sustainable Laboratories at the University of Edinburgh

Learn about how the University of Edinburgh is making its laboratories more sustainable, and encouraging lab users to do the same. For more information on sustainable laboratories, visit…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Build Back better Webinar - August 2020

Recording of the Build Back Better Webinar with presentations and questions to Dave Gorman (Department of Social Responsibility and Sustainability) and Dr Sarah Ivory (University of Edinburgh…

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July 2020 lab sust recording

Lab Sustainability Webinar recording from 23rd July 2020 - done on Blackboard Collaborate

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Careers in Sustainability 2019

Want a career in sustainability and the environment? Join us for Careers in Sustainability!This event (recorded 13.02.2019) offers an insight into all that a career in sustainability has to offer;…

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Social wellbeing: the global happiness epidemic with Dr Neil Thin

Dr Neil Thin proposes the theory that we are living in a uniquely happy time, but so much more needs to be done if societies around the world are to experience meaningful standards of living. Part…

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