Professor's multitasking visit to the Dubai Campus
Professor Patrick Corbett, Institute of Petroleum Engineering (IPE) visited Dubai 18-20 November to deliver his lecture on carbonate reservoirs to the MSc Petroleum Engineering students, and managed to fit in a whole lot more.
Student wins Women in Science and Engineering award
Heriot-Watt Civil Engineering student Charlotte Kerr has won the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Girl award.
Lecturer wins Best Young Railway Researcher Award
Heriot-Watt lecturer, Dr David Connolly, has won the annual Best Young Railway Researcher 2014 Award.
Science not Gender, showing kids it's all up for grabs
HW Engage hosted an event to discuss with academics and research students how to encourage children and young people to study science and consider a career in STEM subjects.
Heriot-Watt robot engineers visit Leith schoolchildren
Children at St Mary's Primary School met one of the world's leading robotics experts and built and programmed their own robots under his supervision.
Commemorative stone hosted at Heriot-Watt
A monument to the Scottish Government's continued commitment to having no higher education tuition fees has been unveiled by the First Minister Alex Salmond at Heriot-Watt University.
Secretary of State visits the NERC Centre for Doctoral Training in Oil and Gas
The Secretary of State for Scotland, Alistair Carmichael, has visited Heriot-Watt's Edinburgh Campus to hear about the newly launched NERC Centre for Doctoral Training in Oil and Gas and meet the first cohort of students.
Heriot-Watt academic invited to 40th Anniversary of the Institute of Acoustics
Dr Laurent Galbrun from the Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design was invited to give a speech at the special event organised by the Institute of Acoustics to celebrate its 40th anniversary.
Confucius Institute welcomes new colleagues
Professor Steve Chapman, Principal of Heriot-Watt University, welcomed Professor Wen Xiuying and Ms Zhai Li from China to the Edinburgh Campus on 12 November.
Lack of maths skills of primary concern
Professor Martin McCoustra of Heriot-Watt University believes that the quality of maths teaching a child receives in primary school will directly affect their chances of success in STEM subjects.
Centre for Finance and Investment Annual Debate at Heriot-Watt University
The debate examined the subject of fan ownership of football clubs.
Site visits for first year Civil and Structural Engineering students
First year Civil and Structural Engineering students from the School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society attended a range of site visits to learn more about the civil engineering industry and experience real life on construction sites.
Culverwell Prize for Urban Planning and Property Development student
Third Year BSc Urban Planning and Property Development student Jan Dunsire was announced as the winner of the Culverwell class prize.
Professor Laghrouche elected as Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers
Professor Omar Laghrouche, from Heriot-Watt University's Institute for Infrastructure and Environment, has become a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
Travel companion App wins competition
SpeechCity, a voice-driven Intelligent Conversational City Companion developed by a team of researchers from the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, is one of the winners of the Edinburgh Apps 2014 Challenge.
IB3 Imaging's got talent
PhD student Rebecca Saleeb from the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences won the overall prize for best presentation.
First Minister visits sportscotland Institute of Sport (East)
Principal Steve Chapman welcomed First Minister, Alex Salmond, to the sportscotland Institute of Sport (East), Centre for Sport and Exercise on 6 November.
Professor Umit Bititci awarded 'ilovektp' Badge
On Thursday 6 November Professor Umit Bititci was presented with a Gold KTP Badge by Judy Brown of East of Scotland KTP Centre.
BiteSizeBio - Brain Food for Biologists
Dr Alison Dun, facility manager of the Edinburgh Super-Resolution Imaging Consortium based at Heriot-Watt, recently presented two webinars for the online magazine BiteSizeBio.
iPads to tell eco-villagers and businesses when to switch on
A consortium of researchers led by Heriot-Watt University has spent the last two years monitoring locally-produced green energy and matching that with energy use in households in Findhorn.
Inaugural 'Shaping the World' lecture to be given by Professor Paul Jowitt
Professor Paul Jowitt will be the key speaker at the first of the Shaping the World lecture series on Resilience, in conjunction with the Institution of Civil Engineers.
NERC Centre for Doctoral Training launched at Heriot-Watt
A Centre for Doctoral Training has been officially launched at the Edinburgh Campus of Heriot-Watt University.
CDT in Embedded Intelligence wins award
CDT in Embedded Intelligence research topic was awarded best paper award at the International Conference IMPACT-EMAP in Taiwan.
Unhappiness with hometown causes one in five youths to take up smoking and drinking says Heriot-Watt research
Unhappiness with the place they live in is causing young people to turn to smoking and drinking, according to a new study just published, according to research carried out at Heriot-Watt University.
QUEST Scholarship success for Civil Engineering students
Five first year Civil Engineering students have been awarded a QUEST scholarship by the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE).
Heriot-Watt students secure a place in 2014 Study India Programme
The UKIERI Study India Programme enables undergraduate students from UK universities and colleges to visit India for three weeks to gain experience of Indian culture, politics, economy and language.
Fusion in cold-water corals: building the framework for success
Cold-water corals growing in the seas around Scotland and northern Europe have developed an ingenious way of overcoming their environmental challenges to grow into large-scale reefs, according to Heriot-Watt scientists.
Heriot-Watt professor appointed to IChemE Research Committee
Professor Raffaella Ocone, from the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, has been invited to join the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) UK Research Committee.
Best Paper Awards for PhD Students
Harijanto Setiawan and Ehsan Kian, research students at Heriot-Watt, have won two of three Best Paper Awards at the International Scientific Conference People, Buildings and Environment.
New squirrelpox research by Heriot-Watt scientist
New research involving a Heriot-Watt scientist predicts how the squirrelpox virus could spread in grey squirrel populations in Scotland, and will be useful in planning how best to protect red squirrels.