Heriot-Watt awarded two prestigious EPSRC Fellowships in Quantum Technology
Over the past year, Heriot-Watt quantum technologists have gained a total of more than £8.5m in new research contracts, as the University establishes an international centre of excellence in the field.
Heriot-Watt appoints new Director of Research and Enterprise Services
Heriot-Watt University has appointed Dr Alicia Greated as its new Director of Research and Enterprise Services (RES).
Exciting opportunities for future planning students
The Scottish Government has pledged to co-fund two bursaries at Heriot-Watt University to encourage more students to study planning at Masters level.
Technology focus: reservoir simulation
The Journal of Petroleum Technology July 2015 issue includes a technology focus feature on reservoir simulation. Two of the four papers discussed are from research output from Heriot-Watt University.
Oleogel research could revolutionise food manufacturing
Heriot-Watt University has been awarded one of six research grants from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Medical Research Council (MRC).
Rare giant skate sighted in Marine Protected Area in Orkney
Scientific Divers from Heriot-Watt University have recently sighted a rare giant skate in the Wyre and Rousay Sound Marine Protected Area in Orkney.
Gold Award for Heriot-Watt Postgraduate Prospectus
Heriot-Watt has won a Gold Award for its collection of Postgraduate Prospectuses at the annual Heist Awards for Education Marketing.
Somali Voices at Summer School
School of Management and Languages doctoral student Emma Hill represented the University at the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities’ first national Summer School.
NERC CDT at 77th EAGE Conference & Exhibition, Madrid
The NERC Centre for Doctoral Training (NERC CDT) took its message of collaborative research and training between academia, industry and regulators to its first international exhibition at the 77th EAGE Conference & Exhibition
ELIR review demonstrates Quality of University provision
The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has confirmed the quality of the student experience and the academic standard of awards at Heriot-Watt.
Paul Brownlie to coach Scotland's brightest female footballers
Paul Brownlie has been appointed High Performance Football Manager at the Scottish FA National Performance Centre for Women’s Football at Heriot-Watt.
Twenty years and one million followers for the installer of the UK's first solar roof
Heriot-Watt Low Carbon Building specialist who installed the UK’s first ever Solar Roof celebrates twenty years for the roof and one million citizens living with solar roofs in the UK.
A bitter launch
The 2015 Heriot-Watt Natural Selection brewing team has launched its collaborative beer.
Institute of Physics Award for Professor Julian Jones
Professor Julian Jones has been announced as one of two recipients of the 2015 Phillips Award for distinguished service to the Institute of Physics.
Small plumbing, big results
A project led by Heriot-Watt academics has allowed school pupils to advance a £11.5 million research project to help fight lung disease.
Woven into history
The School of Textiles and Design features in a new publication ‘The Story of Parliament: celebrating 750 years of Parliament in Britain’.
Heriot-Watt graduates in high demand
Heriot-Watt has risen against UK and Scottish universities and HEIs in the latest performance indicators for graduate employment
Heriot-Watt partners in Scottish Rugby Academy
Heriot-Watt has been announced as a partner in the newly launched BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy.
Consultancy and research MoU signed at Heriot-Watt's Dubai Campus
Heriot-Watt’s School of Management and Languages in Dubai recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Abu Dhabi National Tanker Co and National Gas Shipping Company.
Novel research collaborations forged at Exchange Event
Research leaders from Heriot-Watt University, the Moredun Research Institute and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) have participated in a special ‘Exchange Event’.
Chief Exploration Geologist at Shell visits Edinburgh Campus
Shell's Chief Exploration Geologist, Steve Phelps, spent 2 days at the Edinburgh Campus as a guest of the Shell Centre for Exploration Geoscience
Construction showcase event highlights latest training initiatives
A construction research showcase co-hosted by Heriot-Watt University, has highlighted the latest developments in construction skills training and research.
Heriot-Watt students among Scottish design award winners
Two graduates of the School of Textiles and Design were successful at the recent New Design Awards.
Brightly guided sparks
A method of guiding electric sparks through air with lasers is attracting international interest after publication in Scientific Advances.
Malaysia Campus shortlisted for prestigious architecture award
Heriot-Watt’s new Malaysian Campus in Putrajaya has been shortlisted for a prestigious international architecture award.
Conclusion of successful summer graduations
The summer season of Heriot-Watt graduations 2015 have come to a close.
Heriot-Watt welcomes Kazakh delegation
This week Heriot-Watt University hosted a group of 30 delegates from Kazakhstan and shared best practice in research.
American Universities visit Heriot-Watt
Thirty undergraduate students from American Universities visited Heriot-Watt’s imaging labs this week.
University is founding member of new UK Robotics and Autonomous Systems Network
Heriot-Watt is a founding member of the newly-launched EPSRC UK Robotics and Autonomous Systems Network (UK-RAS Network).
Taking research to the red carpet
Two Heriot-Watt academics were selected to participate in the Wellcome Trust Ideas Lab as part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Heriot-Watt researchers bring Native Scientist to Edinburgh
The team have been enthusing children from the Portuguese School of Edinburgh, Lusofonias, about their scientific discoveries.
Third generation of engineering family graduates from Heriot-Watt
When Tom Seatter was awarded his MEng he became the third generation of his family to gain a degree from Heriot-Watt.