Liz Vander Meer and Kim Vender holding sustainable development goal cards

Elizabeth Vander Meer, Research & Policy Manager (Climate Resilience and Biodiversity), and Kim Vender, Biodiversity and Climate Resilience Projects Officer, from the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability tell us about the outcomes of Biodiversity COP15 and how they affect the University.

Iona Barrie "Improving internet access at Dumbiedykes"

Iona Barrie, Dumbiedykes Digital Inclusion Intern, gives an update six months into her project to improve access to the internet and compatible technology in the Dumbiedykes community.

Students experience ecosystem restoration on the Scottish coast

Kim Vender Biodiversity and Climate Resilience Projects Officer, reports back from a successful MSc student field trip to learn about local nature seagrass restoration on Scotland’s coast.

Alexiane Charron, third year Environmental Geoscience student, shares top tips drawn from experience as Sustainability Officer at the Edinburgh University Hillwalking Club.

Habitats in the sky: can green roofs help our urban pollinators? - Lydia Miller

Edinburgh Napier University graduate and climate change intern with East Lothian Council, Lydia Miller, undertook her research project around Edinburgh; including the University of Edinburgh. The study looked at green roofs and their potential to support our dwindling pollinator populations and how green roofs could be successful components in urban conservation.

Students Nathan Oenardi, Anna Lykkeberg and Eszter Fazekas

Students Nathan Oenardi, Anna Lykkeberg and Eszter Fazekas reflect on their rewarding experiences of recording wildlife with the iNaturalist app.

Fourth year Zoology student Nathan Oenardi stands on beach. Title reads 'Climate crisis from the lens of a zoologist'

Fourth year Zoology student Nathan Oenardi explains why budding zoologists should take a keen interest in the effects of the climate crisis.

Hand holding globe, Covid-19 was horrible - yet we learned that flying less is ok

Jake Broadhurst, Edinburgh Global’s Senior Partnerships Advisor explains how and why we should fly less.

Kim Vender: How to tackle anxiety with the help of nature

For Mental Health Awareness Week (9 to 15 May 2022), Kim Vender, Biodiversity and Climate Resilience Projects Officer, explains how engaging with nature can help.

Group photo Supply Chain Justice

Luise Schroter, a postgraduate student from the School of Law, tells us about how the Supply Chain Justice student group grew from a vague idea into a strong force for positive change in a short space of time.

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