Contractor appointed for national sport centre
Bowmer and Kirkland has been appointed as preferred contractor to build the new National Performance Centre for Sport at Heriot-Watt.
Heriot-Watt PhD student nominated for the 2014 3D Printshow Global Awards
PhD student Alan Faulkner-Jones, from the Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering, has been nominated in the Inspirational Individual category of the 2014 3D Printshow Global Awards.
New Chief Executive for Heriot-Watt linked oil and gas industry support organisation
The Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) of which Heriot-Watt is the Administrative University, has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive, Ian Phillips.
Double AHRC funding success for Languages and Intercultural Studies
Dr Raquel de Pedro Ricoy and Professor Jemina Napier, from the School of Management and Languages, have been successful in obtaining funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council under the Translating Cultures theme.
Caring, sharing, rescuing, communicating: the future of robotics
A major international symposium at Heriot-Watt University this week will be considering the future development of robots.
Overly polite drivers, not roadworks, cause traffic jams
British motorists who are too polite or timid in their driving style are the cause of lengthy traffic jams across the UK, according to a leading Heriot-Watt research scientist.
Heriot-Watt University at the 8th International Conference on Gas Hydrates
Heriot-Watt University Centre for Gas Hydrate Research fielded a strong presence at the 8th International Conference on Gas Hydrates (ICGH), held 28 July-1 August 2014 in Beijing, China.
Heriot-Watt PhD student receives SPE STAR Fellowship
Junko Hutahaean, a first year PhD student with Institute of Petroleum Engineering (IPE), received the SPE STAR Fellowship winner award at the Society of Petroleum Engineers Aberdeen Section exclusive 40th anniversary celebration.
Gender selection techniques not always mad about the boy
A Heriot-Watt professor is discussing the issue of gender ratios across the world as part of the Cabinet of Dangerous Ideas and is questioning whether the feminist viewpoint obscures more than it clarifies.
Scottish poverty study includes Heriot-Watt researchers
Researchers from universities across Britain, including Heriot-Watt, found that the percentage of households falling below society's minimum standard of living has increased from 14% to 33% over the last 30 years.
Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre to receive £2.7m funding boost
Heriot-Watt University will be the site of one of two unique new centres which will form the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC).
Heriot-Watt hosts International Congress on the Biology of Fish
Fish physiologists from 44 countries attended the event hosted by Dr Mark Hartl, Associate Professor in Marine Biology from the School of Life Sciences.
The power in numbers to reduce electricity bills
Consumers can save money on their electricity bills and negotiate better deals by joining forces with similar groups of customers to switch energy suppliers according to new research involving Heriot-Watt University.
Students vote Heriot-Watt top in Scotland across seven subjects
2014 National Student Survey (NSS) - Students vote Heriot-Watt top in Scotland across seven subjects
Major fashion labels have their sights on Heriot-Watt student
A young Scottish textile designer has attracted the attention of two major retail labels, with one about to put her through a rigorous selection process that could see her walk away with a dream job.
Congratulations to our Commonwealth Competitors
Our congratulations to the fourteen Heriot-Watt Sports Scholars, forthcoming Sports Scholars, graduates and past students who took part in the recent Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Model for national sporting centre on view at Parliament
A model of the new National Performance Centre for Sport, to be built at the Heriot-Watt Edinburgh Campus, is on view in the Garden Lobby at the Scottish Parliament this week
New corals discovered on UKs highest underwater mountain
Heriot-Watt scientists have discovered new populations of deep-sea corals growing on the slopes of the UKs highest underwater mountain, a site recently added to the list of Scotlands new Marine Protected Areas