Incredible Power of Light at Scottish Parliament
Scientists from the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences have been sharing their research with the public, and inspiring budding scientists at the Scottish Parliament as part of the Incredible Power of Light Exhibition.
Centre for Sport and Exercise awarded Excellent status
Heriot-Watt University's Centre for Sport and Exercise (CSE) has been rated ‘Excellent’ by Quest, a company which defines industry good practice and standards
SML Alumnus wins Doctoral Research Awards
SML Postgraduate Research alumnus Dr André Kreie has been named as a winner in this year’s Emerald / EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards.
Walking for the Dog
A group of fifteen Herriot-Watt staff, students and supporters is planning to walk up Ben Nevis in support of the University’s Black dog campaign
British Academy Rising Star Engagement winner
A Heriot-Watt academic is among the winners of the British Academy Rising Star Engagement awards.
Dubai Campus launches Computer Programming Challenge
Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus brought together more than 90 students from 14 high schools across the UAE to participate in the 2015 Computer Programme Challenge.
Computer Science student chosen to present at BCSWomen event
Heriot-Watt student Amanda Curry has been chosen to present her research at the British Computer Science Women Lovelace Colloquium.
A riveting display
An original Victorian hydraulic riveting machine which was used in the construction of the Forth Bridge has been unveiled at the Institution of Civil Engineers’ Scotland Museum at Heriot-Watt.
Work starts on Oriam, Scotland's Sports Performance Centre
The Minister for Sport, Jamie Hepburn MSP, has performed the ground breaking ceremony for Oriam, Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre, at the Heriot-Watt Edinburgh Campus.
Dr Suzanne Costello elected as Chair of IMAPS-UK
Heriot-Watt alumna Dr Suzanne Costello has been elected Chair of the UK chapter of the International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS).
Heriot-Watt team printing the future at the London Science Museum
Dr Will Shu and his team have demonstrated their 3D stem cell printer at the Science Museum in London.
Heriot-Watt Dubai student awarded runner-up prize at Phoenix Contact's Xplore New Automation Competition
Fourth year Electric and Electronics Engineering student, Rakesh Joe Francy has picked up second prize in an international competition which took place in Germany.
Celebrating Science and Inspiring the next generation
Researchers ranging from microbiologists to physicists were brought together with 180 students from seven different Edinburgh schools in an interactive and informal event held at Our Dynamic Earth.
Heriot-Watt Crucible VII promotes new research collaborations
The seventh Heriot-Watt Crucible programme has ended this month with a wealth of new interdisciplinary research collaborations set to flourish between researchers from the five Edinburgh-based research centres nominated to take part.
The School of Management and Languages welcomed a group of teachers as part of the Panama Bilingue programme, an initiative of the Panamanian government to improve bilingual education and teaching methodologies.
EnLightening workshop to celebrate British Science Week
The Wellcome Trust and EPSRC funded ‘EnLightenment’ project has got underway at the start of British Science Week 2015, with a workshop at the Scottish Schools Education Research Centre in Fife.
Launch of new mathematical Centre for Doctoral Training
The Maxwell Institute Graduate School in Mathematical Analysis and its Applications (MIGSAA) has been launched.
Heriot-Watt siblings win innovation prize
A brother and sister Heriot-Watt student team has been announced as one of three winners of ‘Sports Innovation Challenge’.
International Fashion Entrepreneurs gather at Heriot-Watt
Renowned entrepreneurs from the International Fashion Scene have met at the University’s Edinburgh Campus for a conference on Entrepreneurship in Fashion.
New Principal for Heriot-Watt
Heriot-Watt University is pleased to announce Professor Richard Williams OBE has been appointed as the University's new Principal and Vice-Chancellor.
First Minister and team visit Heriot-Watt's Edinburgh Campus
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Heriot-Watt’s Edinburgh Campus to see some of the University’s key research projects.
Textiles Future Forum
The event was organised in collaboration between the Textiles Future Forum, based at Heriot-Watt, and the Scottish Leather and Textile Association (STLA).
Funding announcement favourable for Heriot-Watt
The Scottish Funding Council’s research funding streams for 2015/16 are good news for Heriot-Watt.
Major donations awarded to Lyell Centre development
Two leading philanthropic charities have awarded £500,000 to support the development of the new Lyell Centre at Heriot-Watt’s Edinburgh Campus.
PhD student presents research at the House of Commons
Julia Faerber, a PhD student from Heriot-Watt's School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, has been selected to display a poster on her research work at the prestigious SET for Britain at the House of Commons.
Heriot-Watt joins educational route towards Hydro Nation
Heriot-Watt’s Institute of Infrastructure and Environment has joined forces with Scottish Water, Glasgow Clyde College and the Open University.
MP visits Robotics Centre
Ian Murray, MP for Edinburgh South, has visited the Heriot-Watt Robotics Centre in the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences (MACS), hosted by Professor Ruth Aylett.
Academics receive RSE recognition
Two Heriot-Watt professors are among distinguished individuals elected to become Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
Former Mercedes F1 Team Principal Ross Brawn in conversation with Bob Keiller
Heriot-Watt’s Development and Alumni Office recently hosted a head to head discussion by two of the most respected leaders in their fields.
Heriot-Watt contributes to major Engineering report
Heriot-Watt has contributed to a major independent report on the economic impact of engineering in the UK.
Running with success - Leadership Lecture with Freya Ross
Heriot-Watt’s Alumni Relations programme got off to a great start this month by welcoming back onto campus graduate, honorary graduate and Olympian, Freya Ross.
Quantum Technology Research Centre
Scotland’s leading quantum technology research centre, which brings together experts from Heriot-Watt and the Universities of Glasgow, Bristol and Edinburgh, has been officially opened.