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Edinburgh Earth Fellows champion university climate action at U7+ and Next Forum in Milan 

In March, Earth Fellows Joanna Keel and Rania Djojosugito were a part of a delegation...

Clean plate club: Strength2Food research group takes on primary school plate (food) waste

In a multi-country collaboration, the Strength2Food research group conducted a nutritional and plate waste study...

EPSRC’s £6M funding opens doors for 50 offshore renewable energy research engineers at IDCORE 

The importance of offshore renewable energy (ORE) research and mutual cooperation between academia and industry...

FloWave Celebrates 10 Years of Offshore Renewable Energy Research

2024 marks 10 years of operations and industry partnership for the University of Edinburgh’s FloWave...

Integrating Climate and Health: Bridging Disciplinary Divides for a Sustainable Future

COP28’s inaugural Health Day was reflective of a growing recognition for the intersections of health...

Student ideas for a more sustainable future: Meet the entrepreneurship competition winners

The applications to the first round of our Sustainable Business Idea Competition 23/24, run in...

Meet the Fellows

In October 2023, 14 new Earth Fellows joined the growing Edinburgh Earth Initiative team to...

Insights into the BLOOM study: investigating benefits of natural farming on human health 

Recognizing that climate change poses an imminent and severe threat to human health, this year’s...

COP28 Joint Statement by University of Edinburgh Delegates

COP28 – a global conference that tackles the climate crisis – launches today in Dubai,...

Climate and Health profile: Blue and Green Spaces and Sustainable Outdoor Environments

Based at the Edinburgh College of Art, OPENspace is a research centre committed to making...

Climate conscious student start-ups battle for Accelerator prize

Agricultural tech, seafood waste management and children’s healthcare companies took home the top prizes in...

Refugee Week 2023: Understanding the impacts of climate change on refugees and displaced people

For Refugee Week 2023, we are spotlighting the work of two University of Edinburgh Earth...

Exploring the Polemics of Fire: ‘Dilli ki Sardi’ Film Screening and Panel

On May 26, the Edinburgh Earth Initiative hosted a film screening and panel discussion to...

The Plastic Pandemic: Rethinking Medical Device Innovation, Use and Disposal for a Circular Economy

A guest blog from Advanced Earth Fellow Marie-Louise Wöhrle, organiser of the ‘The Plastic Pandemic:...

On Adaptation, Interdisciplinarity & More: Announcing the Adapt.Ed Project Report

Join us in congratulating Alys Daniels-Creasey and Sarah Manning, our Postgraduate Earth Fellows, for their...

The Earth Fellows Showcase and Launch of the Earth Fellows Edit 2023

May 31, 2023 was a special day for us at the Edinburgh Earth Initiative! To...

Announcing the Winners of the Sustainable Business Idea Competition

Abigael Pertet, Emilio Soberon Bravo, Eloise Bevan and Maarten Van Den Ancker were recently announced...

Earth Day 2023: How The University of Edinburgh is Investing in Our Planet

This Earth Day’s focus is ‘Invest in Our Planet’ in recognition of the new dawn...

Sanitree: Tackling Period Poverty, One Milestone at a Time

In keeping with the theme of climate and health, the Edinburgh Earth Initiative – in...

Gender & the Climate Crisis: A workshop with GENDER.ED

Launched in 2017, Gender.Ed showcases and promotes the range, significance and excellence of teaching, research,...

Announcing the Winners of the Sustainable Business Ideas Competition

On 17 February 2023, the winners of the Sustainable Business Idea Competition – jointly organised...

Meet the Earth Fellows: Spring Cohort

In February 2023, 13 new Postgraduate Earth Fellows joined the growing Edinburgh Earth Initiative family...