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 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.
Marine scientists present report at UN Convention
Heriot-Watt's Centre for Marine Biodiversity & Biotechnology is leading the production of a new international report examining the impacts of ocean acidification on marine ecosystems.
PhD student wins Best Poster Prize at EAGE 2014
Alessandro Mangione, a PhD student studying at the Institute of Petroleum Engineering, has won one of the three Best Student Paper prizes at the 76th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2014.
Heriot-Watt students undertake world-class internships
11 Heriot-Watt undergraduate students have secured a placement offered by the prestigious Saltire Foundation Global Internship Programme.
Heriot-Watt researchers invited to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion International Conference
Four Heriot-Watt researchers have been invited to present papers at the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion International Conference (EDI) which took place in Munich, Germany from 8 to 10 June 2014.
Heriot-Watt at DEVEX 2014
Heriot-Watt University was represented at the 2014 DEVEX two-day conference and exhibition by members of the Gas Condensate Recovery research team.
Heriot-Watt wins SPE PhD European Regional Paper contest
Two PhD students from Heriot-Watt University's Institute of Petroleum Engineering achieved great success in the Society of Petroleum Engineers PhD European regional paper contest.
BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2014
Researchers from the Energy Academy and the Institute of Petroleum Engineering at Heriot-Watt University have collaborated with BP in the preparation of the data for their Statistical Review of World Energy.
Dubai Campus hosts CIBSE President
The new president of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), Peter Kinsella visited the Dubai Campus to discuss how to improve engineering career paths and overall development of the industry in the UAE.