Media Services

How we can Help

All media enquiries or requests to interview staff, film or shoot on SRUC grounds should be directed to the SRUC Communications Unit in the first instance.

We provide:

  • A regular output of press releases, covering SRUC’s research, learning & consultancy activities link to the ‘subscribe to press releases’ function?
  • A prompt response to requests from the media
  • Interviews with SRUC experts on wide range of topics from agriculture to zoonotic diseases Broadcast quality radio interviews via our in-house ISDN lines - to book the line, please contact us in advance
  • Visits to our projects and services
  • Information for politicians and their researchers

Promoting SRUC’s Activities

The Communications Unit is responsible for promoting and enhancing SRUC’s reputation for leading land-based research, learning and consultancy.

If you are a member of staff and have news to share, please contact us.

Jane Smernicki

Head of Communications

Address: Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), Peter Wilson Building, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG.

Telephone: 0131 535 4331

E-mail: jane.smernicki@sruc.ac.uk

Tom Maxwell

Senior Communications Officer

Address: Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), Peter Wilson Building, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JG.

Telephone: 0131 535 4196

E-mail: tom.maxwell@sruc.ac.uk