Heriot-Watt University

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Scotland’s sports minister officially opened Oriam Indoor Tennis Centre yesterday at Heriot-Watt University. A plaque marking the arrival of the £4.5m facility was unveiled by Maree Todd MSP and Prof. Richard A. Williams, Principal and Vice Chancelor of Heriot-Watt University.

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Heriot-Watt University Chemical and Energy Engineering Graduate, Steven Brasher from Dalgety Bay, celebrated the delivery of his first large-scale solar project at Denny Waste Water Treatment Works. More than £660,000 was invested by Scottish Water to install over 830 solar panels at the works

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A new centre for green hydrogen innovation and product development has been launched by Heriot-Watt University in collaboration with hydrogen technologies experts Logan Energy and PlusZero. The newly named ‘Hydrogen Works’ building will see the consortium collaborate across a range of hy

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While 3D visualisation has been commonplace in construction for some time, Dr Harpreet Seth asks whether the industry is ready to take the next step and enter the metaverse. To many, the metaverse is a new word, a concept born of the internet age, a distant and scary place to contemplate visiti

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The creator of a ground-breaking recycled brick has been chosen as one of this year’s Top 50 Women in Engineering (WE50). Professor Gabriela Medero, co-founder of clean tech company Kenoteq which creates sustainable products for the construction industry, is a Professor in Geotechnical and Geo

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GRAHAM has welcomed the “next generation of talent” from its Graduate Apprenticeship Programme, which gives company employees the opportunity to gain higher education via the workplace.

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New research published by the Institute for Social Policy, Housing, Equalities Research (I-SPHERE) based at Heriot-Watt University has found that the planning process in England is reinforcing racial inequality, despite having clear potential to support the needs of ethnic minority residents. The st

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A new study is being carried out into more environmentally friendly methods for laying housing foundations on peatland that could pave the way for increased economic development in parts of the Highlands and Islands, while mitigating disruption to the natural ecosystem and captured carbon dioxide.

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Using robots to make offshore infrastructure inspection and repair safer is moving a step closer following the injection of £2.5 million of further funding from UK Research & Innovation (UKRI). Founded in 2017 and led by Heriot-Watt and the University of Edinburgh, the ORCA Hub, which incl

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