Sustainability at the School of Medicine

Discover how the School of Medicine is integrating sustainability across all its activities.

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Our sustainability mission

At the School of Medicine, we aim to incorporate sustainability into all aspects of our activities, including research, teaching and administration, and by our actions aid the University of Dundee move towards a Net Zero stance.

We will:

  • Pass on to, and learn from others’ best practice.
  • Send our students out into the world best equipped to attenuate climate change, and build resilience to it.
  • Achieve the highest possible level of sustainable behaviour in our labs, offices and teaching areas.

Sustainability activities

Events and changes we have been making to improve sustainability in the School of Medicine
Sustainability activities

Sustainable Development Goals

Our sustainability efforts will work to meet the University's Sustainable Development Goals defined by the United Nations. 

View a detailed report on how our research publications map to SDGs

Number of publications between 2021 and 2022

Development topic  Number of publications
Poverty  3
Zero Hunger 1
Health & Wellbeing 1104
Quality Education 78 
Gender Equality  20
Clean Water & Sanitation 1
Work & Economic Growth 6
Innovation & Infrastructure 116
Reduced Inequalities 51 
Sustainable Cities & Communities  6
Responsible Consumption & Production 3
Climate Action 4
Life Below Water  1
Life on Land  1
Peach, Justice & Strong Institutions  14
Partnerships  52
Get involved

If you are interested in joining the committee, helping at sustainability events, or have ideas about what we can do - please contact us at We would be delighted to hear from you!