A recycled brick conceived by Heriot-Watt academics has scooped the coveted STEM Research Project of the Year at this year’s Times Higher Education (THE) awards.
Published 27 November 2020
Scientists at the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) have successfully pinpointed fragments of coronavirus’ ribonucleic acid (RNA) in local waste water samples across the country.
Published 23 October 2020
Heriot-Watt University (HWU) has appointed Dr Anas Bataw as director of its visionary Centre of Excellence in Smart Construction (CESC) in Dubai.
Published 30 September 2020
Research from Heriot-Watt University has been shortlisted in the prestigious Times Higher Education Awards 2020 - the Oscars of higher education - in recognition of its innovative STEM project.
Published 14 September 2020
The Oriam sports centre at Heriot-Watt University is to be expanded with the addition of a new six-court indoor tennis centre and link building.
Published 25 August 2020
Some of Scotland’s most historic civil engineering memorabilia can now be viewed online, thanks to the work of the Institution of Civil Engineers Scotland Museum in Edinburgh.
Published 16 July 2020
Innovative new technology which could transform how Scotland’s historic buildings are managed, maintained and repaired has been launched.
Published 22 May 2020
Researchers are developing a 5G-powered digital twinning system that will map out the Orkney Islands’ energy system.
Published 5 May 2020
Actively managing sun exposure and providing nudging messages via text message are a few ways in which organisations can better protect outdoor workers from harmful UV radiation, a new study led by Heriot-Watt University has suggested.
Published 14 January 2020
A building brick made from 90% recycled construction and demolition waste has been launched by a spin-out company from Heriot-Watt University.
Published 8 January 2020
Heriot-Watt University’s Research Park to the west of Edinburgh - home to the world-renowned International Centre for Brewing & Distilling - is to house the new brewery for Innis & Gunn, the firm has revealed.
Published 18 December 2019
A team from Heriot-Watt University has reached the final of an international competition to build a solar-powered house.
Published 23 October 2019
Building services experts at M-Pact Group have extended their growing track record as trusted high-end refurbishment specialists with the successful upgrade of the Gardener’s Cottage as a new facility for the music department at Heriot-Watt University.
Published 13 August 2019
Plans have been unveiled for a new village with 3,600 homes on a swathe of land surrounding Heriot-Watt University in the west of Edinburgh.
Published 4 April 2019
Students at Heriot-Watt University have been rewarded for their innovative ideas for the future of the housebuilding industry.
Published 28 March 2019