Principal visits new Malaysia Campus
Heriot-Watt Principal Professor Steve Chapman has visited the University's new, purpose-built Malaysia Campus.
47th Geological Congress, Salvador, Brazil
This biannual meeting is the largest geological congress in Brazil attended by many government agencies, companies, academics and students and an ideal platform for Heriot-Watt's growing cooperation in the region
Heriot-Watt welcomes UK-China Study Programme
Senior managers from China involved in education development research have visited Heriot-Watt in a trip organised through the British Council UK-China Study Programme.
Heriot-Watt scientists unlocking oil reserves in the North Sea
Heriot-Watt researchers are a step closer to maximising oil reserves from the North Sea by developing methods that can more cleanly and cheaply extract valuable remaining oil from existing fields.
Transition Heriot-Watt wins funding for student cycling
Heriot-Watt University has been awarded funding to trial new and innovative ideas to help overcome barriers and encourage more students to get on their bikes
School of Textiles and Design holds Induction Programme
The School of Textiles and Design at the Dubai Campus has organised a three-day induction programme for first year students of BA Fashion and BA Fashion Marketing & Retailing.
Heriot-Watt helps school student meet engineers for the first time
Tanya Khumalo from Gracemount High School joined Dr Helen Bridle as part of the Equate Scotland CareerWISE programme, which aims to encourage more girls to consider science, engineering and technology careers through work experience.
League table successes
Heriot-Watt has been ranked 47th in world, 3rd in UK, and 1st in Scotland, in the QS world ranking of universities under 50 years of age. We also moved up slightly from 369th to 352nd in the overall QS World University ranking and are 40th in the UK.
Robots are doing it for themselves, or they will be soon
The new Edinburgh Centre for Robotics, a joint venture by Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh, aims to develop robots which can act independently.
Royal Society awards for Heriot-Watt researchers
Heriot-Watt researchers from the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences won three of the five prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh / Scottish Government Research Fellowships.
Heriot-Watt Academic is Royal Society University Research Fellow
A Heriot-Watt academic has been named in the list of University Research Fellows (URFs) for 2014.
Heriot-Watt lecturer awarded Fellowship of the CIOB
Dr Alan Forster, from Heriot-Watt's School of the Built Environment, has become a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).
UK-Colombian interdisciplinary research collaboration and career opportunities announced
Professor Hamish Mair, from the School of Life Sciences, is leading a British Council funded Early Career Researcher Workshop to be held in Colombia on 18-21 November.
Scientific Dive team shortlisted for Nature of Scotland Award
The Heriot-Watt Scientific Dive Team has been shortlisted for a Nature of Scotland Award in the category of marine conservation.
Heriot-Watt Lecturer receives CILT Best PhD award
Dr Abhijeet Ghadge has won the 2014 James Cooper Memorial Cup for the best PhD thesis in the field of logistics and supply chain management, awarded by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
The secret to safer drinking water could lie with 'non stick' organic compounds
Heriot-Watt research into the stickiness of hundreds of organic compounds could be the key to improving the detection of microscopic water bugs that cause millions of cases of vomiting and diarrhoea each year.
Heriot-Watt team shortlisted in Converge Challenge
A Heriot-Watt team, DiverSense Ltd, has made it through to the final of the Converge Challenge, Scotland's biggest academic entrepreneurial showcase competition, taking place later this month.
Young adults hit hardest by benefit sanctions
Benefit sanctions are having a disproportionate effect on young adults, according to a report written by Heriot-Watt researchers for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Heriot-Watt hosts Super-Resolution Summer School
Researchers from across the globe attended the Edinburgh Super-Resolution Imaging Consortium (ESRIC) Summer School held at Heriot-Watt on 4 - 8 August 2014.
Rising temperatures could release more carbon from soil than previously thought
The rates of CO2 loss from soils as global temperatures rise may be greater than has been predicted, according to research involving scientists from Heriot-Watt University.
Heriot-Watt students and staff to benefit from signing of agreement with Santander
Scholarships, travel bursaries and internships are among the activities that Heriot-Watt University will benefit from as part of the partnership agreement with the Santander Universities Global Division.
Scottish Crucible celebrated at RSE Research Awards reception
Scottish Crucible is once again funding several collaborative projects through the Scottish Crucible Interdisciplinary Project Fund.