Photobooth moved to Student Shop

The Student Union felt this was a more accessible venue for the students and staff who may wish to use the machine.

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Elections to the Senate May 2019 – don’t forget to vote!

You have until Tuesday 28 May to cast your vote.

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Get to know our leadership team

Find out what makes members of our global leadership team tick.

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Athena SWAN Summer Bursary Awards 2019

This year saw a large number of very competitive applications.

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Become a Clearing 2019 volunteer

This August, we will again be looking for volunteers to join our Clearing Operation Centre.

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Supporting our staff to volunteer

Heriot-Watt continues to support staff across the university in their volunteering activities.

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Sports Union Blues & Volunteer Awards

The annual dinner celebrated student volunteers and athletes.

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Hospitality Services Opening Hours

The hours of some of the catering outlets will vary as we progress through summer.

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Bringing our values to life

The Engage team hosted a celebration event yesterday to thank everyone who contributed to the success of the recent Family Fun Day.

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Access to iHR - any time, any place, any device

Following your feedback we have improved access to iHR so you can request annual leave or update personal details from anywhere at any time, from any device.

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Call for Open Day engagement

Are you free on the 7th June?

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Environmental sensing experiments

Measurements will be taking place in June.

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Moving out collection campaign

The Residence Life team are looking for volunteers to help collect and sort food and unwanted items on Sunday 9 June.

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Global Challenges opportunities at Heriot-Watt

Heriot-Watt’s Malaysia Campus is hosting two international workshops for the Global Challenges Research Fund this summer.

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GRID Staff Tours

Have you had the tour? Staff tours for GRID at Heriot-Watt are now available

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Student Wellbeing Services Open Afternoon

The Open Afternoon will be held on the 23rd May.

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Improving access to iHR

From Monday 20 May, you will be able to login to iHR from anywhere at any time and from any device through myHWU.

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LinkedIn Learning – take 10 minutes and learn something new this week

Learning at Work Week is an annual event in May which aims to put a spotlight on the importance and benefits of learning and development at work.

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Confucius Institute running intensive beginners Chinese language course

The course is for complete beginners or those with a little knowledge of Mandarin Chinese.

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Alyx the Social Robot at Edinburgh Science Festival

The University's Socially Competent Robot project was shown at the festival.

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Elections to the Senate May 2019 – voting starts

Colleagues in some schools will be able to vote from Monday 13th May.

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University hosts important conference on the sustainable management of estuaries and coasts

The Institute of Life and Earth Sciences (ILES) hosted the conference, attended by delegates from all over Europe.

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Heriot-Watt Researchers – we want to hear from you

Share your views in the CROS survey 2019.

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Senior Research Staff – we want to hear from you

Share your views in the PIRLS survey 2019.

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Clean up your commute

Join the Liftshare scheme and be in a chance to win a £100 John Lewis voucher.

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Emeritus Professor John Small obituary

The University was saddened to share that Emeritus Professor John Small passed away last week.

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Join Celebration Week 2019

This year’s week includes a selection of events at the Hermiston House grounds, Edinburgh Campus to which you are invited to come along and be part of this celebratory event.

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Learning at Work Week

The week puts the spotlight on learning, and encourages us to do something different.

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New Strategy blog post

Professor John Sawkins, Deputy Principal (Learning and Teaching) shares impressions of his visit to Olin College.

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Elections to the Senate May 2019 – outcome of nominations process

Voting will open on Monday 13th May.

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New GCRF team to support International Research for Developing Countries

A new team has been appointed to support and enhance Heriot-Watt’s international research profile.

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Open Meetings - Helping you connect through Commonality

Engaging with students and staff across the globe is vital to the Building our Commonality programme.

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Staff Printroom launches

The service is open to all staff.

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Watt Club Prize 2019 nominations

Nominations are now open.

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Postgraduate Experience Surveys now open at Heriot-Watt

The PTES and PRES surveys will be open until June and May respectively.

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NSS 2019 now closed

The NSS final responses are in.

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Annual survey 2019 now closed

The total responses have been counted.

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Remember to activate your ID card

From Monday 6 May, students and staff accessing the Cameron Smail Library will require an activated ID card.

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Have you submitted your nomination for the Global Values Awards?

There’s just over two weeks to submit your nomination for the new Global Values Awards.

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Enhancing the Student Experience: Academic and Learner Services

This week we caught up with the teams in Information Services behind the Library, Information and Learning Technology Services.

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Refurbishment works update – Hugh Nisbet Building

The enabling works have been completed, allowing the main contractor to begin the core refurbishment work by the end of April and the new Research Hub is on schedule to be completed by August 2019.

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Share your views on Shared Parental and Maternity Pay options

UK colleagues are invited to share their views on their shared parental and maternity pay preferences.

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ELIR4 Contextualised Themes

As well as participating in School or campus discussions, we are keen to hear your views on the three themes as part of our preparations for the Enhancement-Led Institutional Review.

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Raising the profile of coaching at Heriot-Watt

To mark International Coaching Week 2019, which takes place 29 April – 5 May 2019, Organisational Development will be running a campaign to raise awareness of coaching and its benefits.

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Building our Commonality: Travelling on University Business

Watch the latest video.

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NSS 2019: Last week!

We're now into the final week of the NSS. Our response rate has now reached 76%, up from 75% last week, which is equal to this same point last year.

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Want to know what happens at our University Leadership Forum (ULF)?

Find out what happens when our senior leadership teams get together

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Chemical Engineering Day UK 2019

The University hosted this year’s Chemical Engineering Day UK event.

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Heriot-Watt Oscars 2019 shortlist announced

This year the Student Union received over 1700 nominations from students, praising the excellent work staff do in learning, teaching and support. 

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Key appointment for Professor Ian Baxter

Professor Ian Baxter, Director of the Scottish Confucius Institute for Business and Communication, has been appointed as Vice-Chair of the Built Environment Forum Scotland.

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Inspiring and engaging our local communities in science

During the Easter break, we welcomed 4,500 families and people from the local community into Oriam at our Edinburgh Campus.

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Disability Inclusion Lunchtime Session

We are building a community of researchers at Heriot-Watt who are interested in disability inclusion, particularly around employment and would like to invite you to join us to have an interactive and a productive discussion.

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Extension of free tuition for EU students

Applicants for the 2020/21 academic year will still be covered.

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What is it like to be a researcher or research leader at Heriot-Watt?

Research colleagues are being called to share their views on their experiences of conducting and leading research.

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Have your say on Shared Parental and Maternity Pay options

We are in the process of revisiting our shared parental and maternity pay options in our UK campuses and colleagues are invited to provide feedback on their preferences.

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Building Social Capital with the Watt Club in Oslo

Norway Alumni Meeting

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Hundreds attend student and alumni events in Nigeria

Nigeria Alumni Event

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School of Social Sciences academic awarded the British Accounting and Finance Association Prize

Dr Edward Jones, Associate Professor of Finance and co-authors, Professor Ian Hirst and Professor Jo Danbolt have been awarded the British Accounting and Finance Association Prize .

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Flourishing Communities focus groups

To further build flourishing communities, we want to hear your views about what it’s like to work here and the ways we communicate decisions - both key areas of focus in the staff engagement survey.

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Easter foodbank collection - a big thank you!

The Heriot-Watt Easter foodbank 2019 collection has reached a final total of over 800 Easter Eggs donated.

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Enhancing the Student Experience: The Chaplaincy

This week we caught up with the Chaplaincy team.

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Edinburgh Campus Library refurbishment update

The third floor of the Cameron Smail Library has reopened from Tuesday 16 April.

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Disability Confident reaccreditation

The accreditation demonstrates commitment to employing people with disabilities.

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NSS 2019 response rates as deadline approaches

With only two weeks to go until the National Student Survey 2019 closing date on 30 April, there are still eligible students who have not yet responded. Please continue to encourage final year students to take part.

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Driving on University business

A reminder of the requirements.

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Annual Survey 2019 latest update

The latest response figures are in.

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Join the next Vice-Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture with Sir Anthony Seldon

The lecture will be on the topic of artificial intelligence in higher education.

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Elections to Senate 2019

Academic colleagues are invited to stand for election to join the Senate next Session.

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Converge 2019 - deadline approaching

The challenge will close applications in two weeks.

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Blood donation response

The blood drive results are in.

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Our new Learning and Teaching Strategy

Read the latest blog from Professor John Sawkins, and watch the video from Dr Maggie King.

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Statement on drone use

University regulations on flying drones on-campus.

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Summer Graduation Ceremonies: online registration and gown ordering

Registration will soon be open for academic colleagues.

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NSS 2019 - Week 10

The overall response rate is up to 72%.

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Archaeology near and far

An update on Prof. Ian Baxter's trip to China.

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Long Service lunch

The lunch was held for staff of 20 years' service.

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News about Heriot-Watt's Chief Scientist

A message from the Principal.

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Fashion technology students still leading NSS 2019 response rate

We are into the last month of the NSS 2019 so you still have a chance to complete the survey and share your thoughts about your time at Heriot-Watt. 

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NSS 2019 - Week 9

We have an overall response rate of 70% as we enter the last month of the National Student Survey 2019.

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Project Training for team members

The one-day course will be running in April.

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Cycle to Work Scheme reaches milestone

The scheme has now sold 100 bicycles.

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Annual Survey update

The new overall response rate is in.

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Partners gather at Edinburgh Business School

Biennial EBS partner conference takes place in Edinburgh.

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Santander W50: preparing our women board members of tomorrow

Banco Santander and UCLA have created the W50 Program to equip the next generation of global women leaders for service as board directors.

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SafeZone prize draw

The winners of the draw have been announced.

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Building our Commonality: Open Meetings

The 'Building our Commonality' Open Meetings are coming up.

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Resource Booker maintenance

Due to maintenance work, Resource Booker will not be available from Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd April.

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West Edinburgh Link active travel project launch

The project aims to transform the way people walk and cycle around the west of Edinburgh.

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Further information for applicants to the EU Settlement Scheme

An update on how refunds are processed if you paid an application fee.

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Carriageway Patching programme - Edinburgh Campus

Estates Services have ongoing roads surfacing works on campus.

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Marketing and Communications update

Message from Lucy Everest, Executive Director of Global Marketing.

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Enhancing the Student Experience: Student Experience team

This week we talked to the team behind the training and guidance for the Personal Tutoring Scheme.

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Global staff portal update – March 2019

Get the latest update regarding MyHWU.

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Building our Commonality: HR Services

Watch our latest video.

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EU Settlement Scheme update - March 2019

Here is the latest information on the EU Settlement Scheme for EU citizens living in the UK.

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Fashion Technology students continue leading NSS 2019 response rates

The biggest increases in response rates this week have come from Management, Design and Computer Science. Please do take part and make your voice counts!

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NSS 2019 response rates – Week 8

We currently have an overall response rate of 62% in comparison to 66% at the same point last year.

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Development and Alumni update

Development and Alumni update.

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Brexit travel briefing March 2019

The latest in Brexit-related travel information.

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The island with the electric sea

Dr Sandy Kerr tells the story of marine energy in the islands.

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Emeritus Professor Brian Gowenlock, Obituary

Served as Professor of Chemistry at Heriot-Watt University, 1966-1990.

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Get involved in our Year of Health 2019

Find out how you can help out in the Year of Health.

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Blood donation session

A blood donation session will be running 2nd April.

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Converge 2019 - applications open

Applications are now open for Converge 2019

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Improving access to myHWU

From Monday 25 March, myHWU staff portal will automatically open in Google Chrome when you log into your PC.

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Enhancing the Student Experience: Enhancement Led Institutional Review

This week we caught up with the teams behind the Enhancement Led Institutional Review.

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Heriot-Watt shortlisted twice in Guardian University Awards 2019

The nominees have been announced.

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NSS 2019 latest results

The biggest increases in response rates this week have come from Management, Economics, Psychology and Computer Science. 

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NSS 2019 response rates - Week Seven

The NSS has now been open for seven weeks and our overall response rate is 60% up from 55% last week. The biggest increases in response rates this week have come from Management, Economics, Psychology and Computer Science.

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Converge KickStart 2019 winner announced

A company focussed on cleaning waste water has won Converge Kickstart 2019.

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Planned iHR and iRecruit system maintenance

Please note that iHR and iRecruit will be unavailable on Thursday 4th April for planned maintenance.

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Staff golf club starts the new season

Staff golf club due to start the 2019 season.

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Scottish pancreatic cancer cake sale

The Lyell Centre bakers have chosen to support Scottish Pancreatic Cancer as this year's charity.

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Strategy 2025 Launch events a success

Over the past two weeks, we have held celebratory launch events for Strategy 2025 at each of our global campuses.

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Enhancing our Student Experience: Student Success Advisors

Enhancing the student experience is backed by the contribution from colleagues and teams from across all our campuses. In the first of a series, we caught up with the Student Success Advisors.  

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Fashion Technology students lead the NSS response rates

55% of final year students have so far completed the NSS. The biggest increase since last week is for Fashion Technology (up 38% to 88%).

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Fashion Technology students leading NSS 2019 response rate

55% of eligible students have so far completed the NSS. The biggest increase since last week is for Fashion Technology (up 38% to 88%).

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Contribution Pay Board 2019

Heads of School and Directors of Professional Services have been invited to make supported recommendations for Accelerated Increments, Contribution Points and Bonus Payments.

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Retirement – Billy Easton, Mail Services Officer

Billy Easton is retiring after almost 27 years of service at the University.

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Heriot-Watt University retains HR Excellence in Research Award

Heriot-Watt University has successfully retained its HR Excellence in Research Award.  

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Staff Development Fair

A big thank you to all the staff who helped make last month’s Staff Development Fair a success.  

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Foodbank Easter egg collection

Edinburgh Campus staff are organising an Easter egg collection for people in need.

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Student Elections results

The Student Elections took place last week for the Student Union and the Sports Union. 

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Awards for SafeGuarding Services

Heriot-Watt’s SafeGuarding Services have won two prestigious awards. 

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GRID reaches major milestone

Watch this latest update from Dr Gillian Murray on the GRID Building, a new ground-breaking facility which has been delivered on time and on budget.

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Pinocchio's Nursery special offer

Pinocchio’s Nursery in Heriot-Watt University now has a special offer

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Fergus Priest obituary

It is with great sadness that the University has learned of the death of former colleague Professor Fergus (Gus) Priest.

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Leading experts to speak at HIT Research Festival

Leading international researchers are confirmed to speak at Heriot-Watt’s Health Innovation Technologies (HIT) Research Festival.

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Let's Talk event - Edinburgh Campus

Registration is open for the next "Let's Talk" event at the Edinburgh Campus, which will take place on Wednesday 13 March.

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International Women's Day events - Thursday 7 March

As part of our celebrations to mark International Women's Day, the British Geological Survey is organising a photo of as many women as possible on Thursday 7 March at 1.20pm. If you are free please come along.

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Mechanical Engineers leading the way in NSS 2019 response rates

Get your voice heard and take part in NSS 2019!

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Helen McCosh obituary

The University was saddened to learn of the death of Helen McCosh on 24 February, 2019.

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Mechanical Engineering leading the way in NSS 2019 response rates

The NSS 2019 has now been open for a month and our overall response rate is now 47%, slightly down on the 57% achieved at this point last year.

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Project Management Network

The inaugural meeting of the Project Management Network was held on the 27th February 2019.

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New catering facility now open in the Cedar Suite

New catering facilities are now up and running in The Cedar Suite, Hugh Nisbet building.

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Student Union Building

The Court and Campus Committee recently considered details options suggested by the Students Union and the University Estates team to develop new facilities for a ‘Student Life’ Building, to be located at the heart of the campus. 

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College Lounge update - 4 March 2019

The temporary College Lounge located in The Cedar Suite, Hugh Nesbit building, will now open on Tuesday 5 March due to technical issues.

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Safety alert: increase in mumps cases at Edinburgh and Scottish Borders campuses

We have seen an increase in mumps cases since the beginning of February, affecting young adults, particularly students, in our Edinburgh and Borders Campus.

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Physicists still leading the NSS 2019 response rate

Physics students are still leading the response rate at 79%, followed by Mechanical Engineering (75%) and Chemistry (67%).

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NSS 2019 response rate update

34% of eligible students have so far completed the NSS 2019. Please encourage final year students to take part!

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BioFREE webinar to update on marine energy biofouling

A webinar will be hosted by IEA Ocean Energy Systems (OES)Annex IV to discuss current environmental research efforts in relation to tackling biofouling on 1 March.

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June and July 2019 graduation dates now on the website

The June and July 2019 graduation dates and times are now available on our website. 

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Global Staff Portal Update – February 2019

Overall statistics show us that 1,164 of you have been using myHWU to help you do your job.

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Travel by foot, bike, public transport or car-share during March 2019 to win prizes!

We would like to encourage colleagues at Heriot-Watt University to register for the Sustrans Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge which is running throughout March 2019.

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Local market is back

Come and join us for the return of the Heriot-Watt Local Market.

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Student elections 2019 – how University staff can help

Students are getting ready to elect their new Student Union and Sports Union teams for 2019/20.

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Help save the environment and yourself money, one coffee at a time!

Did you know that each year, we throw away around 250,000 disposable cups that end up in landfill?

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Help keep our meeting rooms clean and tidy

Our meeting rooms are shared spaces for everyone to use, as a common courtesy to the next person who will be using the room, please make sure it is left tidy and presentable.

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Panmure House shortlisted for RICS Awards

Adam Smith’s home named as a contender in the Building Conservation category.

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Head of School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society

The University Court has endorsed the appointment of Professor Malcolm Chrisp as Head of School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society for a five year term.

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Heriot-Watt University maintains the Healthy Working Lives Gold award for another year

We are delighted to announce that Heriot Watt University has maintained the Healthy Working Lives Gold award for another year. 

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Stepping into Management

Congratulations to the latest 10 colleagues to complete the Stepping into Management programme.

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Building our Commonality: Student Recruitment and Admissions

Watch our latest video with Ann Marie Dalton-Pillay and Lucy Everest for an update on our focus areas, our challenges and how the BoC programme is going to help.

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Learning and Teaching event: Feedback on assessment

A Learning and Teaching event on feedback on assessment will be held at the Edinburgh Campus.

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Enhancement-Led Institutional Review

The Quality Assurance Agency Scotland will undertake its fourth Enhancement-Led Institutional Review of Heriot-Watt University.

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Detect cancer early event

Yesterday we hosted an event in partnership with the NHS Detect Cancer Early team called 'How Far Would You Go?'.   

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Step Count Challenge 2019

The Step Count Challenge is back for 2019!

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International Women's Day 2019

This year’s theme for International Women's Day is Balance for Better.

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Upcoming Offer Holder events

The 2019 University Offer Holder Visit Days will take place throughout the upcoming months.

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Reminder: Detect cancer early workshop next week

Come along to a free workshop to get all the up-to-date info to keep yourself in the best of health.

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Weekly University Executive recap videos

Stay tuned for weekly videos recapping the University Executive.

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Watt Club Connect – alumni networking platform

Become part of the alumni community by creating your staff profile on Watt Club Connect.

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Upcoming Strategy 2025 launch events at Heriot-Watt campuses

All Heriot-Watt University staff, students and alumni are invited to join the celebratory launch of the new University Strategy taking place at our five global campuses.

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Chinese menu for Chinese New Year

To celebrate Chinese New Year, our student canteen chef prepared a delicious Chinese menu.

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Financial planning wellbeing sessions

Tilney are pleased to offer a presentation on financial wellbeing and individual 1:1 surgeries.

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Reminder: Strategy 2025 launch at Scottish Borders Campus

All Scottish Borders staff, students and alumni are invited to join the celebratory launch of the new University Strategy.

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Reminder: Strategy 2025 launch at Edinburgh Campus

Staff, students and alumni are invited to join the celebratory launch of the new University Strategy.

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Celebrating Mary Burton's 200th birthday

The School of Social Sciences recently held a Birthday Party, celebrating Mary Burton's 200th birthday.

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Launching the new Heriot-Watt Public Engagement Network

The Heriot-Watt Engage team is launching a new initiative for anyone interested in engaging the public in their research.

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Heriot-Watt Success in Robotics, Photonics and Mathematical Sciences Centres

Heriot-Watt now leads two of the seven Centres for Doctoral Training in Scotland.

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College Lounge Update - February 2019

The College Lounge, on our Edinburgh Campus, will close on Friday 1 March 2019 to allow building works to begin on a new collaborative home for our research community. 

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Opportunity to win prize for best debut trade non-fiction proposal

Profile and Aitken Alexander launch £25,000 prize for best debut trade non-fiction proposal.

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Free firewood available

Free firewood available for staff members.

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Chief Scientist attends first Scottish Science Advisory Council Meeting

Heriot-Watt’s Chief Scientist, Professor John Underhill, attended his first SSAC meeting. 

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Gardner's Cottage Refurbishment

On Edinburgh Campus, the Walk leading to Gardners Cottage will be closed from 11 February until 8 April 2019.

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Your feedback is important

It’s important everyone has the opportunity to feed into our internal communications review.

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Annual Survey: Your voice counts!

The Annual Survey is now open and we would like to hear your views on being a Heriot-Watt student.

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Student volunteering opportunity

Volunteer with the Heart of Midlothian digital skills hub.

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Senior academic promotions 2019

All Heads of School are now invited to make recommendations for senior academic promotion.

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Resources for personal tutors

Read on for a reminder of the resources available to colleagues fulfilling the role of personal tutor.

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Student Partnership Agreement update

The Clubs and Societies Development Workshops, delivered as part of the Student Partnership Agreement, reached the half-way point last Thursday.

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Join lunchtime staff badminton club

A new staff badminton club is seeking players.

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SafeGuarding training exercise

On Sunday 3 February, the University we will be running a large-scale SafeGuarding emergency response training exercise.

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Have your say - help us improve communications

Please take five minutes to complete our short online survey by 8 February 2019. 

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Every voice counts

Our students are at the heart of everything we do and their regular feedback is fundamental to enhancing their overall experience. Your help by encouraging students to take part in upcoming surveys like the NSS or Annual Survey is critical.

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Director for new Learning and Teaching Academy appointed

Professor Martha Caddell has been appointed as the Director of the newly created Learning and Teaching Academy.

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Scottish Oil Club commemorate James Watt

On 24 January, the Scottish Oil Club hosted their second annual lecture to commemorate James Watt's birthday.

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Racial harassment in higher education

Take part in the online survey launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

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MSc programme in Dubai receives International Coach Federation approval

The MSc Business Psychology with Coaching programme running at our Dubai Campus has received approval for training hours from the International Coach Federation (ICF).

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Honorary Degrees - Call for Nominations

The Honorary Degree Working Group is currently calling for submissions from staff for high achievers from all walks of life. 

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Scottish Pancreatic Cancer Cake Sale

Please join us on Tuesday 29 January for the annual Lyell Centre cake sale.

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The Watt Club launches newest branch in Zambia

The Watt Club has had a fantastic start to 2019 with the launch of a new branch in Zambia.

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Annual Chaplaincy Lecture 2019

Professor John Wyatt, Professor Emeritus of Ethics and Perinatology at University College London, will discuss being human in an age of Artificial Intelligence.

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Filming on campus - Thursday 24 January

Please note that some filming is taking place in some central areas on campus on Thursday 24 January between 2:30pm and 3:30pm.  

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Liz Smith Obituary

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of our former colleague Liz Smith.

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Help us improve communications

Please complete our short online survey to help us improve internal communications within Heriot-Watt.

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Join Binky on the Dog Daily Mile

Our dog-led miles are continuing on the Edinburgh Campus.

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Update on Learning and Teaching Event - 27 February 2019

A Learning and Teaching “Sharing Good Practice” Event on Feedback on Assessment is being held at the Edinburgh Campus.

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Global Staff Portal Update – January 2019

This month we have a number of improvements to share with you which will help make it easier for you to do your job. 

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Engineering a Healthy Future

Students from Heriot-Watt have kicked off the Year of Health with a showcase event in Oriam, looking at innovative solutions for a healthy future.

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Temporary closure of The Walk – 22 to 25 January 2019

There will be a temporary closure of The Walk, Edinburgh Campus to accommodate works on the new GRID Building.

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Building our Commonality - Research Engagement Update by Ann Marie Dalton-Pillay & Alicia Greated

This latest video update focuses on the new Research Engagement Directorate.

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Cameron Smail Library - Textiles Design competition

The winners of the Cameron Smail Library Textiles Design competition have been announced!

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Make 2019 your best year yet – New Year, new you

It’s quick and easy to access LinkedIn Learning courses from any device — anytime and anywhere.

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Sir Michael Atiyah Obituary

We were deeply saddened to hear of the death of Sir Michael Atiyah, a towering figure in mathematics and an honorary graduate of Heriot-Watt.

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Meet our newly promoted colleague - Professor Gabriela Medero

This week we caught up with Professor Gabriela Medero in the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

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Edinburgh Commuter Challenge: 21 January - 28 February

The Edinburgh Commuter Challenge is free to enter and is open to everyone working or living in Edinburgh.

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Christmas Jumper Update

Well done to everyone who took part in Christmas Jumper Day 2018 and helped to raise £473!

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Year of Health email signature

As we embark on our Year of Health 2019 campaign, we have updated the logo for your email signature.

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Dog Daily Mile - 15 January 2019

The next Dog Daily Mile will be on Tuesday 15 January at 12.30, at the Edinburgh Campus.

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Calling all Scientists and Engineers!

Take part in the I’m a Scientist and I’m an Engineer competitions that get people in science and engineering talking with school students.

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Principal's Outlook - New Year reflection on values

The Principal reflects on the role that our values play in our community, as we get ready to implement and share our new strategy.

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Heriot-Watt University Composer Competition

An invitation to write an ensemble piece open to all un-published composers in Scotland.

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Power Hour Workshops are now available for booking

The Power Hour Workshops are now available for booking.

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Learning and Teaching Event, 27 February 2019 - Feedback on Assessment

A Learning and Teaching “Sharing Good Practice” Event on Feedback on Assessment will be held at the Edinburgh Campus on 27 February 2019.

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Take part in Famelab 2019! Applications now open!

Applications are now open for scientists, mathematicians and engineers across the UK to take part in Famelab 2019.

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Vision/Blackboard online webinar training starts 28 January 2019

If you want to learn more about creating and managing tests within Vision/Blackboard, join the next set of online webinar tranining sessions.

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STEM talks with S3 pupils

Dr Elli Maria Charalampidou was invited by the Midlothian STEM co-ordinator to discuss STEM careers with sixty S3 pupils from Lasswade High-School.

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SafeZone information stalls - January 2019

SafeGuarding Services is hosting SafeZone information stalls in various locations around the Edinburgh and Scottish Borders Campuses.

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SafeZone 2-way messaging launches

As part of the continued development of the SafeZone app, we are pleased to announce the launch of 2-way messaging.

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Lyell Centre Director appointment

Dr Tracy Shimmield has been appointed to the position of Heriot-Watt University Co-Director of the Lyell Centre.

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Meet our newly promoted colleague - Dr Lee Miles

This week we caught up with Dr Lee Miles, Associate Professor in the School of Textiles and Design.

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