Category: Staff

Professor David Reay interview: Towards a Sustainable Scotland

As part of their MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement and in light of Glasgow hosting COP 26, MSc Science Communication students, Beth Bryan, Megan Glatzel, Katie Smith, and Li Zhang, sought to produce a case study highlighting ongoing projects at the University relating to green recovery from Covid-19.

Dr Sarah Birrell Ivory interview: Towards a Sustainable Scotland

As part of our MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement and in light of Glasgow hosting COP 26, MSc Science Communication students, Beth Bryan, Megan Glatzel, Katie Smith, and Li Zhang, sought to produce a case study highlighting ongoing projects at the University relating to green recovery from Covid-19.

COP 26: Looking for success in all the wrong places?

Professor Elizabeth Bomberg, Politics and International Relations, and member of the University of Edinburgh observer delegation, reports back from Glasgow.

Aisling O'Reilly: The carbon impact of homeworking

Aisling O’Reilly, Projects Coordinator (Energy) asks: what is the impact of homeworking on our carbon emissions and will the future of work be better or worse for our planet?

"Sustainability Champion Spotlight: Leading by example through events", Eilidh Patterson, Events, PR & Communications Administrator at the Business School

Sustainability Champion, Eilidh Patterson, Events, PR & Communications Administrator at the Business School, reflects on how events have changed since 2020, and how these changes offer opportunities for sustainability. She also shares her sustainability tips for hosting and attending events.

Hedgehog rescue at the Edinburgh BioQuarter

Dr Elaine Emmerson, Group Leader, Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Edinburgh BioQuarter, tells us how a hedgehog survey turned into a hedgehog rescue. Survey for the Hedgehog Friendly Campus Project On a sunny Monday afternoon in early August, around 12 volunteers from The Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM) and Building Nine on the Edinburgh BioQuarter met […]

Lab technician profile:Gordon Paterson, Chemical Engineering Teaching Lab, Lab Awards, Bronze — at St Cecilia's Hall: Concert Room & Music Museum, left: Rupert, right: Enzo

Research Laboratory Technician at the School of Engineering, Gordon Paterson, tells us about his role, why he cares about sustainability, and how he is making a positive difference in his place of work.

Andy Arnott, Projects Coordinator (Labs), summarises how biohazard waste was reduced by 40% in a pioneering study by a lab in the University of Edinburgh Roslin Institute.

Andrew Arnott speaking at technician event

Technicians are key players and key contacts for addressing social responsibility and sustainability issues in labs. This article was first published on 13 June 2019.

How to cope with eco-anxiety: Tiny flowers and leaves on table by Diana Akhmetianova - CC-0

Communications Manager Sarah Ford-Hutchinson explores the concept of eco-anxiety, and what you can do to soothe – and be soothed by – nature.

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