What inspires us?
Heriot-Watt University is one of the UK’s most successful universities: an engine of innovation, driving the science, engineering and technology based economy.
We are inspired by our graduates, who make a tangible contribution to society, industry and the economy, and by our researchers, who provide solutions to the challenges of the day and to the benefit of the wider economy.
Find out more about some of the projects that have inspired us.
Former Business Management student Norman Chipakupaku returns to Heriot-Watt as the Watt Club's first Ambassador for Africa.
Dr Rona Belford, a Heriot-Watt chemistry graduate, has invented a way to protect electronic equipment from radiation.
Professor Adrian North, Deputy Head of School of Life Sciences, is an expert in the social and applied psychology of music.
A Lebanese father, a Scottish mother, a degree in Languages and now a job working on Chinese TV, Halla Mohieddeen is a ‘woman of the world’.