Power Hours Workshop: HW VPN: Getting Connected

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Using the University's Virtual Private Network (VPN)…

Power Hours Workshop: Study Support Software

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

An overview of network and free software to help you with your studies…

Book Sale

Date
Location
Bridge Link, Edinburgh Campus

Join Transition Heriot-Watt and the British Heart Foundation on Thurs 19 October for a charity book sale on the bridge link…

PIPs Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention Training

Date
Location
Court Room, Edinburgh Campus

PIPS Programmes CIC was established in 2009 as a not for profit social enterprise that develops and delivers training that improves emotional health and safety…

Writing Your Thesis

Date
Location
Edinburgh Campus

How do you initiate the writing process when faced with only a blank page? The PhD thesis may be the longest writing project you ever undertake and a successful thesis includes planning, setting deadlines and receiving feedback…

Power Hours Workshop: Excel: Go Further

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Get to know some more advanced features of MS Excel…

Power Hours Workshop: Literature Searching

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Best practice in finding information for University course work…

Power Hours Workshop: Excel Lookups: Power Bite

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Short session on this useful Excel feature…

PIPs Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention Training

Date
Location
Court Room, Edinburgh Campus

PIPS Programmes CIC was established in 2009 as a not for profit social enterprise that develops and delivers training that improves emotional health and safety…

Power Hours Workshop: Endnote Desktop

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Find out how this software package can help you manage your references…

Power Hours Workshop: Literature Searching

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Best practice in finding information for University course work…

Power Hours Workshop: Citing and Referencing Harvard

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Come along to this session to cite them right using Harvard

Enterprise Bootcamp

Date
Location
Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh Business School, North Pod

Do you have a business idea? Maybe you just like the thought of being your own boss? Or maybe it's neither of those and you just fancy learning about entrepreneurship…

Power Hours Workshop: PowerPoint for Presentations

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Essential PowerPoint skills to add some zap to your presentation!…

Power Hours Workshop: Google Guru

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

British Sign Language students will be signing at this event and recording themselves only

Power Hours Workshop: Poster Design

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Learn the key steps in planning and designing a great poster…

Communicating Research 3: Advanced Presentation Masterclass

Date
Location
Edinburgh Campus

Development Workshop for 2nd and 3rd Year Research Students…

PIPs Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention Training

Date
Location
Small Lecture Theatre, Scottish Borders Campus

PIPS Programmes CIC was established in 2009 as a not for profit social enterprise that develops and delivers training that improves emotional health and safety…

Power Hours Workshop: Word: Links, Footnotes and Captions

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

This session explores the different kinds of links you can have in your document, and considers some of the ways that you can use them…

Power Hours Workshop: Research Data Management

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Many funders now require that research data is managed throughout its lifecycle…

Film: Hidden Figures

Date
Location
James Watt Centre, Edinburgh Campus

Hidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P…

Power Hours Workshop: Endnote Online

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Find out how this online tool can help you manage your references…

Local Market

Date
Location
Bridge Link, Edinburgh Campus

At the end of each month we invite a range of local producers and craftspeople to the Bridge Link for our Local Market…

Power Hours Workshop: Presentation Skills

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

British Sign Language students will be signing at this event and recording themselves only

Power Hours Workshop: Finding Patents

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

British Sign Language students will be signing at this event and recording themselves only

Power Hours Workshop: Endnote Online

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Find out how this online tool can help you manage your references…

Power Hours Workshop: Time Management

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Work smarter; not harder…

Power Hours Workshop: Citing and Referencing in Academic Writing plus Endnote

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

This workshop is intended for those who have already attended the Citing and Referencing workshop, or are familiar with the reasons for citing and referencing and styles used…

Power Hours Workshop: PowerPoint for Posters

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Find out how to create effective posters using PowerPoint…

Power Hours Workshop: Critical Reading of a Journal Paper

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Fun with analysing some research…

Power Hours Workshop: Technical Report Writing

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Do you know which material should go in the appendices and which in the main body of a report? Can you write a full yet succinct executive summary? This session is most suited to undergraduate students in years 3-5 …

Power Hours Workshop: Open Access and the REF: What You Need to Know

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Hands-on help with open access…

Power Hours Workshop: Citing and Referencing Harvard

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Come along to this session to cite them right using Harvard…

Festival of Physics

Date
Location
George Watsons College

The Festival of Physics is a brand new festival celebrating the wonders of science, the power of curiosity, and the inventions and discoveries that shape our world and our future…

Power Hours Workshop: Keeping Control of your Data

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

When it's not so good to share…

Power Hours Workshop: Writing a Literature Review for PG Students

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

What is a literature review and how do I write one? This session is designed for postgraduate students

Power Hours Workshop: Keeping Up To Date

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

How to not lose touch with recent research in your subject area…

Getting Started: Critical Thinking

Date
Location
Edinburgh Campus

This is a development Workshop for all new Research Students…

Communicating Research 4: Conference Talks

Date
Location
Edinburgh Campus

The workshop is the fourth in the series designed to improve communication skills for research students…

Power Hours Workshop: Excel Pivot Tables: Power Bite

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Learn more about this useful Excel feature…

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Date
Location
Online chat room

Looking to find out more about postgraduate opportunities with us? Why not join our Virtual Open Day? We hold live chats throughout the autumn and winter months where you can personally talk to student advisers, admissions staff and academics…

Power Hours Workshop: Literature Searching

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Best practice in finding information for University course work…

Power Hours Workshop: Citing and Referencing Numeric

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

British Sign Language students will be signing at this event and recording themselves only

Remembrance Service

Date
Location
Playfair Library, Edinburgh

Excelsior per cantum, the Chamber Choir of Heriot-Watt University will perform the Remembrance Service at the Playfair Library…

Power Hours Workshop: Exam Survival Guide

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Don't let exams get you down; learn strategies for exam success…

Power Hours Workshop: Critical Reading of a Journal Paper

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Fun with analysing some research…

Communicating Research 5: An Introduction to Data Visualisation

Date
Location
Edinburgh Campus

Data Visualisation is a huge field and many researchers don’t know where to begin to find new ways to present their results…

Getting Started: Citing and Referencing

Date
Location
Edinburgh Campus

This session is designed to provide an introduction or a refresher to those who may be unsure of the ‘what, why, when and how’ of citing and referencing, focussing on good academic practice and avoiding plagiarism…

2017 November graduations: Edinburgh Campus

Date
Location
Oriam, Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre, Edinburgh Campus

Graduation is a special and significant day for graduands: it celebrates the achievement of years of hard work and marks the crucial progression from student to alumnus…

Power Hours Workshop: Measuring Impact: Citations, the h-Index and Journal Impact Factors

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Citations, the h-index and journal impact factors…

2017 November graduations: Edinburgh Campus

Date
Location
Oriam, Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre, Edinburgh Campus

Graduation is a special and significant day for graduands: it celebrates the achievement of years of hard work and marks the crucial progression from student to alumnus…

Power Hours Workshop: Excel Lookups: Power Bite

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Short session on this useful Excel feature…

Power Hours Workshop: How to Manage Exam Stress

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Stressed out because exams are looming? …

Power Hours Workshop: HW VPN: Getting Connected

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Using the University's Virtual Private Network (VPN)…

John Archer Memorial Concert: A Night at the Opera

Date
Location
Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

The University Choir and Orchestra will perform 'A night at the opera' for the John Archer Memorial Concert at Greyfriars Kirk…

Power Hours Workshop: Exam Survival Guide

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Don't let exams get you down; learn strategies for exam success…

Getting Started: Managing Your Research Data

Date
Location
Edinburgh Campus

Development Workshop for all new research students…

Power Hours Workshop: Pure: Managing Content

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

A guide to keeping your information up-to-date in Pure…

Supervising Doctoral Students

Date
Location
Edinburgh Campus

A doctorate is a journey towards academic independence…

Power Hours Workshop: Writing a Literature Review for PG Students

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

What is a literature review and how do I write one? This session is designed for postgraduate students

Getting Started: Strategic Reading of the Literature

Date
Location
Edinburgh Campus

This workshop provides a framework for locating, surveying, categorizing and evaluating sources efficiently…

Viva Preparation 1: Preparing for Your Viva

Date
Location
Edinburgh Campus

Development Workshop for 3rd and 4th year Research Students…

Power Hours Workshop: Open Access and the REF: What you need to know

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Hands-on help with open access…

Power Hours Workshop: Copyright for Learning and Teaching

Date
Location
Anderson Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Advice on using third party materials…

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Date
Location
Online Chat Room

Looking to find out more about postgraduate opportunities with us? Why not join our Virtual Open Day? We hold live chats throughout the autumn and winter months where you can personally talk to student advisers, admissions staff and academics…

Viva Preparation 2a: Performing on the Day (English as a Second Language)

Date
Location
Edinburgh Campus

Development Workshop for 3rd and 4th year Research Students, English as a second language…

LEADS 2

Date
Location
Venue to be confirmed

LEADS 2 is open to students that are currently registered on LEADS 1 or have already completed LEADS 1…

Viva Preparation 2b: Performing on the Day (English as a First Language or Bilingual)

Date
Location
Edinburgh Campus

Development Workshop for 3rd and 4th year Research Students, English as a first linguage or for bilingual speakers…

Getting Started: Working with Your Supervisor

Date
Location
Edinburgh Campus

The relationship between a research student and their supervisor is vitally important for all research students…

Power Hours Workshop: Research Data Management

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Many funders now require that research data is managed throughout its lifecycle…

Power Hours Workshop: Excel Pivot Tables: Power Bite

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Learn more about this useful Excel feature…

How to write a great research paper and get it accepted by a good journal

Date
Location
Edinburgh Campus

This event is brought to you by specially invited experts from international publishing company, Elsevier (based in Oxford and Amsterdam) to explore how researchers can actively enhance their publication record, profile and visibility…

Power Hours Workshop: Open Access and the REF: What you need to know

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Hands-on help with open access …

Christmas Carol Celebration

Date
Location
James Watt Centre, Edinburgh Campus

The University Choir and Orchestra will perform the Christmas Carol Celebration in the James Watt Centre…

Candlelit Christmas Concert

Date
Location
Rosslyn Chapel, Mid Lothian

The Candlelit Christmas Concert will take place at Rosslyn Chapel…

Power Hours Workshop: Open Access and the REF: What you need to know

Date
Location
Library Teaching Room, Edinburgh Campus Library

Hands-on help with open access…

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Date
Location
Online Chat Room

Looking to find out more about postgraduate opportunities with us? Why not join our Virtual Open Day? We hold live chats throughout the autumn and winter months where you can personally talk to student advisers, admissions staff and academics…

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Date
Location
Online Chat Room

Looking to find out more about postgraduate opportunities with us? Why not join our Virtual Open Day

Keeping on top of your PhD: Personal Time Management Strategies

Date
Location
Edinburgh Campus

Good time management habits are a vital foundation on which to build personal success in delivering good work on time, both individually and within a team…