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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