Royal Society awards for Heriot-Watt researchers

Dr Mansell being awarded his Scottish Crucible Project funding certificate by Royal Society of Edinburgh President, Sir John Arbuthnott.

Heriot-Watt researchers from the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS) won three of the five prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE)/Scottish Government Research Fellowships at the recent Research Awards Reception, held to mark the allocation of funding by the Society towards important research work that is being carried out across academia and business in Scotland.

Sir John Arbuthnott, RSE President, and Professor Steve Beaumont, RSE Research Awards Convener, announced the Fellowships, which provide five years of salary, to Dr Gareth Lloyd, Institute of Chemical Sciences, Dr Mohammed Saleh, Institute of Photonics & Quantum Sciences, Dr Erik Gauger, all of EPS.

In addition

  • Dr Silvana Palacios, of the School of Textiles and Design, won a Scottish Enterprise, Enterprise Fellowship
  • Dr Bernadette O'Rourke, of the School of Management and Languages, won a Scottish Government Arts & Humanities Small Grant
  • Dr Stephen Mansell, of EPS, won Scottish Crucible Project funding to lead an inter-university group investigating '3-D printing for ground-breaking outreach and research'.