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​Environmental Sustainability Conference

 

On Wednesday 11th November 2015 we held our inaugural Environmental Sustainability Conference.  The first event of its kind at Edinburgh Napier, with a focus towards highlighting and sharing both academic and professional best practice covering all environmental aspects covered within the University.  The event was attended by 39 staff and students representing a range of schools and departments.

 

We plan to run a conference again in November 2017.  As per 2015, the conference will be open to everyone.  The Environmental Sustainability Team will contact potential attendees and speakers from June 2017.  Please do not hesitate to contact Jamie Pearson for more information or to note your interest in attending.

 

2015 Conference Documents

 

The conference agenda highlights the broad range of areas highlighted from within Edinburgh Napier.  Michelle Brown, Head of SRS Programmes at The University of Edinburgh, also shared their experiences.  All presentations from the event available below:

 

Environmental Sustainability At Edinburgh Napier

David Fairhurst, Jamie Pearson and Paul Jefferson, Property & Facilities

 

Mikoko Pamoja: a positive solution to our carbon challenge

Mark Huxham, School of Life, Sport and Social Sciences

 

Modelling and Simulation of Traffic/Driver Behaviour

Joseph Appiah, School of Engineering and the Built Environment

 

Scottish Biofuel Programme

Colin Robertson, School of Life, Sport and Social Sciences

 

Social Responsibility and Sustainability at The University of Edinburgh

Michelle Brown, Social Responsibility and Sustainability, The University of Edinburgh

 

The conference also included a call for poster submissions from students, with two submitted and attributed to Tosin Oye Mass Retrofitting of an Energy Efficient - Low Carbon Zone and Toyosi Oye Climate Neutral Urban District: The Road Map to the Future.