Category: Information technology

How we can make our information services and computer infrastructure more socially responsible and sustainable.

Want to reforest the planet from your own home? We hear from Tamsin Wake, a French and German student, part of the student group campaigning for the University to adopt Ecosia as its default search engine.

Becca Coughlan, University of Edinburgh Economics and Politics graduate, and advocate of sustainable and ethical fashion, shares her thoughts on Black Friday.

Dave Gorman, Director of Social Responsibility & Sustainability, reflects on progress made since the University announced its climate strategy – Zero by 2040 –  in November 2016.

A summary by Marlena Segar, 1st year student in Social and Economic History with Environmental Studies Dave Robertson’s focus during this second lecture in the ‘Our Changing World’ series was on the importance and necessity of a huge advancement in healthcare data collection and analysis.

The planet.

Professor Chris Speed, Chair in Design Informatics at Edinburgh College of Art, delivered an inspiring and forward thinking lecture on how design is adapting to the rapidly increasing availability of big data.

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