Sustainability

Aberdeen Degree Students’ Egg-celent Visit

  Degree students from SRUC Aberdeen campus enjoy an insightful visit to Farmlay Eggs       First week back from the Christmas holidays and the students of SRUC Aberdeen...

Squirrel Appreciation Day

The 21st January is Squirrel Appreciation day (oh yes it is #squirrelappreciationday) so we thought we would gather a few fun facts: Their scientific name is Sciurus vulgaris. There are...

Lee Harkness, BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management

Lee Harkness graduated with BSc (Hons) in Environmental Resource Management. It was a keen interest in Geography and Managing Environmental Resources at school and a recommendation by his Geography teacher...

Lorna McCartney, HNC Countryside and Environmental Management

Lorna McCartney joined the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) Glasgow Conservation Volunteers in 2004, and did her first Thistle Camp (conservation working holiday) the following year. “I became a conservation...

Solar panels

SRUC Advent Calendar: 13th December

Climate change is driven largely by our reliance on fossil fuels. Setting fire to millions of years of stored carbon in a very short space of time is creating a...

Sheep on hill. SRUC Hill and Mountain Research

International Mountain Day

In 2003 the United Nations General Assembly designated December 11th “International Mountain Day”. The aim: to create awareness about the importance of mountains in everyday life and to highlight opportunities...

River Carron: Catchment Management

Fourth year Environment (and Erasmus) student, studying Environmental Resource Management at SRUC Edinburgh, can choose Integrated Catchment Management as an elective choice. They visited the River Carron and met with...

Soil in hands

Happy World Soil Day!

Today is World Soil Day. To celebrate we have decided to highlight SRUC’s research of Crop and Soils Systems. What we do Our research is intended to underpin the development of resilient and...

Organic Farming Study Tour

Students on the distance learning PGDip/MSc Organic Farming course visited some of the UK’s leading organic producers – including Prince Charles’ Duchy Farm – on their recent study tour.  ...

SRUC Edinburgh Environment Students – Integrated Catchment Management

Final year Environmental Management students along with some Erasmus visitors, all studying at SRUC’s Edinburgh Campus, visited Eddleston Water as part of their Integrated Catchment Management module. The group were...