Medal success for Judo Sports Scholars
Three Heriot-Watt University Sports Scholars have won two silver medals and one bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games 2014 Judo competition.
Heriot-Watt student wins Most Outstanding Student Award
Luc Steel, PhD student at Heriot-Watt University, has been awarded the Most Outstanding Student Award at the 8th Interdisciplinary Carbon Capture Storage (CCS) Summer School.
Heriot-Watt BGS Exchange Event fosters Lyell Centre collaborations
Research leaders from Heriot-Watt University and the British Geological Survey attended the Heriot-Watt -BGS Exchange Event aimed at developing innovative ideas for research collaboration.
Sports Scholars competing at Glasgow 2014
A number of Heriot-Watt Sports Scholars are competing at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, starting this week.
SCCS partnership nets fresh expertise
The Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage pool expertise received a boost earlier this year with the arrival of three academics with links to institutes based in Norway, Spain, Wales and the USA.
Announcing new MSc in Applied Petroleum Geosciences in Moscow
Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas and Heriot-Watt University launch new Applied Petroleum Geosciences MSc programme in September 2014 and delivered in Moscow.
Announcing new Rapid Reservoir Modelling research collaboration
Leading experts from four academic institutions together with five global companies will collaborate on research into developing novel Rapid Reservoir Modelling software to facilitate prototyping of complex reservoir models.
Software keeps sports stars match fit
Heriot-Watt experts have created software that can forecast when star sportspeople are at a higher risk of injury.
Conservation of Panmure House gets underway
The next phase of work to repair and restore Panmure House, the final home of Adam Smith, in Edinburgh, is about to get underway with conservation work to restore and conserve the exterior of the building.
PhD student awarded SPE STAR Fellowship
Junko Hutahaean, a first year PhD student with the Institute of Petroleum Engineering (IPE), has received the 2014 SPE STAR Fellowship Award for the North Sea region awarded by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).
PhD student awarded at IFPRI 2014
PhD student Rosario Porrazzo, from the Institute of Mechanical, Process and Energy Engineering , won a poster competition at the Annual General Meeting of the International Fine Particle Research Institute.
Great tasting low-fat cheeses and cakes could soon be on the menu
Heriot-Watt scientists have been involved in research which could produce low-fat cheeses and cakes that are just as tempting as full-fat equivalents.
Design students scoop top UK awards
The careers of two young designers from Heriot-Watt's School of Textiles and Design are poised to take off after scooping prestigious awards at the New Designers exhibition in London.
Detecting toxic hazards in a split second
A portable laser device is being developed at Heriot-Watt that can instantly identify chemical hazards, increasing the safety of emergency services and military personnel.
UK sitting on robotics goldmine
Heriot-Watt's Professor David Lane joined Universities and Science Minister David Willets and other colleagues to launch a UK strategy for stimulating growth in robotics and autonomous systems (RAS).
Scottish Crucible at ESOF welcomed by Royal Danish Academy
A Scottish Crucible delegation visited Copenhagen to participate in the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF), the biennial pan-European meeting dedicated to scientific research and innovation.
Three Heriot-Watt Academics join RSE Young Academy of Scotland
Three Heriot-Watt University academics are among the new cohort selected to join the Royal Society of Edinburgh's Young Academy of Scotland.
Heriot-Watt researchers feature at Royal Society Exhibition
High speed is the focus as Heriot-Watt-University scientists and their industry colleagues feature at two stands at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition, an annual display of the most exciting cutting-edge science and technology in the UK.
Honorary Graduates Summer 2014
The summer season of graduations at Heriot-Watt included honorary degrees for a group of eminent recipients.