Sports, performance and winning mentality for 2014 Edinburgh Lecture
Commonwealth Games medal winning cyclist James McCallum is to give the 2014 Edinburgh Lecture presented by Heriot-Watt and Edinburgh Napier Universities on how do we keep inspiring a generation?
Edinburgh Business School Fellow delivers seminar at Stanford University
Professor Neil Kay, who holds a professorial position at the Edinburgh Business School, recently delivered a seminar at the prestigious Stanford University in California.
Microscope camera to shed light how living cells behave
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University are working together on the five-year project supported by the European Research Council.
Heriot-Watt University and Inverclyde Council aim to reduce road flooding
The Scottish Road Research Board has funded a research collaboration between Heriot-Watt University's School of the Built Environment and Inverclyde Council which aims to reduce the risk of road flooding.
A brighter future for Scottish textiles
Heriot-Watt will be coordinating in partnership with other universities and the textiles industry the new Textiles Futures Forum.
Doing things differently for sustainability
Focusing on sustainability, some 45 researchers and practitioners from across Scotland and Ireland gathered at Heriot-Watt to explore ways of doing things differently.
Heriot-Watt at UN conference on world urban development
Dr Harry Smith, Director of Studies for Urban Planning & Property Development attended the 7th World Urban Forum in Colombia.
Small steps and giant leaps provide insight into our brains
Heriot-Watt scientists looked at how primary school-aged children use their interactive Methodical Frog Hopping game at Summerhall for the Edinburgh Science Festival.
Heriot-Watt students on new Indian Ocean field course
A group of eight Masters students from the School of Life Sciences are spending two weeks living and working on a remote coral atoll in the Indian Ocean.
Smugglers hide in Scottish Borders inspires fashion collection
Scottish fashion students have created a set of historic and contemporary costumes inspired by women who lived in a smugglers home in the Scottish Borders, renowned for its dark secrets.
Heriot-Watt University signs MOUs with Brazilian education institutes
Research collaboration between Scotland and Brazil will be boosted this month when a team from Heriot-Watt University visits three of Brazil's leading universities.
Postgraduate places in fast growing sectors of economy on offer
Seventy fully funded postgraduate places are now open for applications at Heriot-Watt University for the academic year 2014-2015.
Dr Harry Smith invited to speak at Ecobuild
Dr Harry Smith, Director of Studies for Urban Planning & Property Development within the School of the Built Environment, was invited to speak at Ecobuild 2014.
Business Venturing 2014
Business Venturing is a Year 3 course in the School of Management and Languages that aims to help students understand the entrepreneurial process by simulating the process and providing hands on experience.
First Sign Language interpreter recruited to global association
A Heriot-Watt graduate has become the first ever sign language interpreter accepted as a member by the prestigious global International Conference Interpreters Association.
Professor Ocone of EPS awarded industrial secondment
Professor Raffaella Ocone, FREng, has been awarded an Industrial Secondment from the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Dubai Campus field trip to Ras Al Khaimah
Students from the Dubai Campus investigate carbonate strata as part of their Field Development Project.
Heriot-Watt welcomes HRH The Princess Royal
Princess Anne joins Common Purpose CSC leaders on visit to the University.
Glasgow 2014 inspires Heriot-Watt rowing event
Rowers from Heriot-Watt Rowing Club took on New Zealand opposition from the University of Waikato for a Glasgow 2014 inspired international challenge match.
Multilingual event celebrates Gaelic and interpreting studies
Heriot-Watt University's annual multilingual debate gives school pupils a taste of language interpretation in action at a European Union style debate, which is translated live into nine different languages.
Heriot-Watt University named Outstanding Overseas Partner University in China
A delegation from Heriot-Watt visited China to meet with partner universities and further develop collaborations in teaching and research.
COST Action event
The working group event brought together 37 academic institutions and seven industrial partners from 27 different countries.
Brazilian researchers pursue science without borders
Prof. Julio Freitas and Prof Antonio Martinelli from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte visited Heriot-Watt University to open research and student links as part of the Science Without Borders program.
Staff shortlisted for English language teaching award
Olwyn Alexander and Sue Argent, from the School of Management and Languages, have been shortlisted for an ELTon award.
Success for Built Environment students
Students from the School of the Built Environment were part of the winning team at the 2014 Designing Places competition held in Glasgow.
Heriot-Watt Crucible VI Strengthens Strategic Partnerships
Heriot-Watt Crucible VI has once again proven to be a powerful stimulus to encouraging new research ideas and collaborations.
Libraries in the developing world to benefit from School research collaboration
Access to JournalTOCs Premium, based at the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, will enable researchers to discover the newest scholarly papers coming directly from publishers as soon as they have been published online.
Heriot-Watt team crowned snooker champions
A team of Heriot-Watt students has won the British University & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Snooker competition.
Heriot-Watt students take part in Construction Challenge
Students from the School of the Built Environment took part in a two-day interdisciplinary construction challenge.
Heriot-Watt hosts school teams in Eco Awards challenge
School teams from Edinburgh, The Lothians and Stirling attended Heriot-Watt University on 12 March to compete in their regional Go4SET Celebration and Assessment Day
The Modern Alchemist comes to Heriot-Watt
The Royal Institution and the Royal Society of Chemistry are bringing the 2012 CHRISTMAS LECTURES to Heriot-Watt as part of a national tour of The Modern Alchemist.
Funding opportunities at the Malaysia Campus
A special range of funding opportunities is on offer to celebrate the launch of new foundation and undergraduate programmes at the Malaysia Campus.
Professor Ocone leads Finland visit
Professor Raffaella Ocone from the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences has recently led the first Engineering Education visit in Finland on behalf of the Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council.
Professor Gerard Markx awarded Fellowship of the IChemE
Professor Gerard Markx from the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences has become a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Heriot-Watt student develops Eco Kettle to save UK energy bills
First-year student, Tarige Kamblawi, is looking to help UK households reduce water usage and energy bills, with an idea he has submitted to the Shell Ideas360 competition.
SBE PhD student invited to present research on lighting and health
Amanda Nioi, a PhD student within the Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design, has successfully received financial awards to attend and present her research at two different conferences.
Heriot-Watt success at SPE student awards ceremony
Talented students from the Institute of Petroleum Engineering at Heriot-Watt University students pick up their prizes at the annual SPE bursary awards ceremony.
Heriot-Watt students visit Commonwealth Games site
A group of Construction Project Management, Quantity Surveying and Civil Engineering students visited Hampden Park in Glasgow.