The Research futures Academy supports the Heriot-Watt University's Research Culture by inspiring research ideas’ generation, building interdisciplinary research collaborations and sharing best practice amongst peers.

Current initiatives include:

  • Research Culture grant scheme - to enhance research culture for research student and staff community across our global campuses via innovative projects led by PGRs and researchers. Deadline: 8 July 2019. 
  • 3 Minute Thesis Competition – HWU’s first participation in this national competition.  17 PGR students selected to take part on 10 June 2019, including 2 students from Dubai.
  • Thesis Writing Retreat- residential workshop at Galashiels (24-26 June 2019) facilitated by the Royal Literary Fund and forming part of a summer school in Scotland for Dubai PGRs.