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Curriculum Development Reflections from across the University

Curriculum Development Reflections from across the University from event on 1 September 2021

From  Ranald Swanson on September 16th, 2021 0 likes 0 plays 0  

(UG/PG) How-to get involved in your local community

Edinburgh is full of amazing community projects, volunteering opportunities, and hidden gems! Join your Students' Association Vice President Community Amanda for a run-down of all the…

From  Ravinder Panesar on August 30th, 2021 0 likes 108 plays 0  

Wikimedia and Sustainability-Selecting topics for impact

SpeakersJan Ainali Daniel Mietchen AbstractThis workshop will address how the United Nations's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can serve as a framework that helps maximize the social impact…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 24th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays 0  

How-to live sustainably

From top tips on buying your food locally and sourcing second-hand furniture for your flat, to eco-friendly transport and green activist groups, join your Students' Association Vice President…

From  Ravinder Panesar on August 23rd, 2021 0 likes 49 plays 0  

Trailer for Learning for a Sustainable Future (length: 1 min 30)

What on Earth could be more important than understanding and taking action on the big issues that shape our world? Climate change, gender equality, health, social equity and inclusion are issues that…

From  Calum Macphail on August 5th, 2021 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Trailer for Learning for a Sustainable Future (education version)

What on Earth could be more important than understanding and taking action on the big issues that shape our world? Climate change, gender equality, health, social equity and inclusion are issues that…

From  Calum Macphail on July 20th, 2021 0 likes 35 plays 0  

Trailer for Learning for a Sustainable Future (length: 1 min)

What on Earth could be more important than understanding and taking action on the big issues that shape our world? Climate change, gender equality, health, social equity and inclusion are issues that…

From  Calum Macphail on July 20th, 2021 0 likes 46 plays 0  

Global Challenges and Curriculum Transformation

Peter and Colm discuss how important it is to listen to our students when it comes to Global Challenges and that it is critical we respond to their concerns. We know that climate issues are very…

From  Calum Macphail on July 19th, 2021 0 likes 27 plays 0  

University of Edinburgh Hedgehog Friendly Campus - making a hedgehog tunnel at Pollock Halls

The University of Edinburgh participates in the Hedgehog Friendly Campus Campaign, an initiative for universities and colleges across the UK to improve their campuses for hedgehogs and other…

From  Elizabeth Vander Meer on July 1st, 2021 0 likes 40 plays 0  

SACHA '21 - Pivot Earth - Final Presentation Event

On 8 April 2021, three #EdChangeAgent‚Äč teams presented their final proposals to their host organisation, Pivot Earth. Each team screened a short video capturing their proposal for the challenge:…

From  Kristina Kim on April 30th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

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).

From  Sion Pickering on April 29th, 2021 0 likes 10 plays 0  

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…

From  Alexandra Kuklinski on April 29th, 2021 0 likes 49 plays 0  

Visions for Change: Can nature fix the climate crisis?

This event will explore the role of nature-based solutions in mitigating the climate crisis. The climate crisis is no longer a distant threat but rather a global concern that is more imminent than…

From  Lauren Mcleron on April 27th, 2021 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Cleaning, sterilisation and water (Lab Sustainability Webinar, March 2021)

Recording of the Social Responsibility and Sustainability Lab Sustainability webinar held on Friday 5 March 2021. Presented by Andrew Arnott, Projects Coordinator (Labs).

From  Alexandra Kuklinski on April 26th, 2021 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Benchtop equipment (Lab Sustainability Webinar, March 2021)

Recording of the Social Responsibility and Sustainability Lab Sustainability webinar held on Friday 5 March 2021. Presented by Andrew Arnott, Projects Coordinator (Labs).

From  Alexandra Kuklinski on April 26th, 2021 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Fume cupboards (Lab Sustainability Webinar, March 2021)

Recording of the Social Responsibility and Sustainability Lab Sustainability webinar held on Friday 5 March 2021. Presented by Andrew Arnott, Projects Coordinator (Labs).

From  Alexandra Kuklinski on April 26th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0