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.
Are you up for the 2015 Converge Challenge?
Converge Challenge has expanded its award categories for 2015, giving research staff and students an even greater opportunity to challenge for the £100,000 prize fund.
Scottish launch of the UNESCO International Year of Light
The event marks the launch of a series of Royal Society of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University events celebrating the importance of light and optical technologies.
Heriot-Watt study shows almost one-third of Welsh adults struggling with long term pain
Thousands of Welsh adults have not learnt to live with the symptoms of persistent health conditions, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Cardiology.
Diving course launched
A group of early career scientist from around the UK has taken part in a new Heriot-Watt run course to bring them up to industry standard in scientific diving.
NERC Centre for Doctoral Training in Oil and Gas welcomes UK Energy Minister
PhD students from the NERC CDT in Oil and Gas and the Shell Centre for Exploration Geoscience welcomed the UK Secretary of State for Energy and Business and Enterprise, Matthew Hancock, to a seminar on Petroleum Systems Analysis.
Heriot-Watt academic gives evidence to Parliament on British Sign Language
Professor Graham Turner, Director of the Centre for Translation & Interpreting Studies in the School of Management and Languages, was among the experts invited to give evidence to the Scottish Parliament's Education and Culture Committee.
Mechanical engineering student shooting for success
Seonaid McIntosh, a 1st year Mechanical Engineering student and Sports Scholar, had success at Intershooting, the annual international shooting competition for Air Pistol and Air Rifle.
Heriot-Watt academic shortlisted for UK Energy Innovation Awards
Dr David Flynn, of the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, has been selected as a finalist in the UK Energy Innovation Awards 2015.
BP to fund £1.25m centre on energy economics and policy
Heriot-Watt University is setting up a new Centre for Energy Economics Research and Policy with funding of £1.25m over three years from BP.
Heriot-Watt student success at CIOB Scotland Student Challenge
Heriot-Watt students enjoyed success at the Student Challenge competition hosted by the Chartered Institute of Building Scotland.
Society of Petroleum Engineers bursaries - EGIS IPE student success
Five students from the Institute of Petroleum Engineering have been awarded bursaries by the Society of Petroleum Engineers
Epigem contribute to Heriot-Watt research into MS
A new PhD studentship to support existing Heriot-Watt research into Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has been funded by Epigem, a high-tech British micro engineering company.
New Malaysia Campus opened
Heriot-Watt has opened its new, £35m purpose-built campus in Malaysia, building on the success of the University’s first overseas campus in Dubai.
Synthetic DNA gel points the way to printing artificial organs
A two-part water-based gel made of synthetic DNA could bring the Heriot-Watt inventors of a 3D bio printer closer to being able to print organs for transplant, or to replace animal testing.
First research grant awarded
Heriot-Watt University Malaysia has been awarded its first research grant for research on the topic of Internet addiction.
Communities reap the rewards of locally-produced renewable energy thanks to smart technology
The ORIGIN system - designed by a consortium of researchers led by Heriot-Watt - has already had a positive impact in just six weeks.
PhD student wins National Student Awards
School of Life Sciences PhD student Flora Kent has won the P1 Marine Foundation National Student Awards.
Architectural Engineering students win Happold Trust Scholarships
Final Year Architectural Engineering students, Kiyomi Hunjigawa and Fraser Plumb have been awarded a Happold Scholarship from the Happold Foundation.
FASTrac is 10 Years Old
Since 2005 FASTrac has undertaken 227 studies for 47 industry companies - providing real research impact.
New supply chain system for blood, tissue and cell therapy products
An improved donor-to-patient supply chain for blood, tissue and cell therapy products across Scotland, is being developed by academics from Heriot-Watt.
Principal visits Orkney Campus
New developments, including a £225,000 investment in the infrastructure of the campus and studentships, were announced during the visit.
Work starts on new University residences
Work on the second phase of new residences at Heriot-Watt University’s Edinburgh Campus has started.
Heriot-Watt University retains HR Excellence in Research award
Heriot-Watt University has successfully retained its HR Excellence in Research award from the European Commission.
SEM Image wins prize
An image submitted by the Centre for Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopy (CESEM) to FEI's 2014 micrograph competition won one of the prizes for December 2014.