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Meet the 2015 Interns – Eloise Cotton

Continuing our “Meet the Interns” series, this week we’d like to introduce you to our second and final intern this summer, Eloise Cotton: Name: Eloise Cotton Where are you from?: Chicago Internship title: EcoCampus Intern Degree and year of study: BSc in Sustainable Development (entering 4th year)  Give a brief snapshot of your role: I…

30 June 2015Uncategorized

Meet the 2015 Interns – Richard Adams

Following the success of last year’s internships, the Environment Team have taken on two more interns to work on various projects with us this summer. It’s great having some new faces in the office, so we wanted to take the opportunity to introduce them to readers of our blog so you can find out a…

23 June 2015Environment Team

Geothermal energy could heat homes and businesses around Scotland

A green energy centre in Fife is to investigate the feasibility of heating buildings using warm water recovered from sedimentary rocks deep below the ground. The University of St Andrews, which operates the Guardbridge Energy centre, is lead partner in a Scottish Government funded project to see if geothermal energy can be used to heat…

22 June 2015Guardbridge Energy Centre

7 easy ways to get active this summer

With summer well on it’s way, and better weather (hopefully!) just round the corner, it’s the perfect chance to step away from the car keys in favour of walking or cycling. This not only reduces your carbon emissions, but getting active also has great mental and physical health benefits. It can be a challenge to…

9 June 2015Bicycles