Heriot-Watt University

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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. Project ‘The K-Briq’ is the world’s first recycled brick made from 90% construction and

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Researchers are developing a 5G-powered digital twinning system that will map out the Orkney Islands’ energy system. The demonstrator will be used to engage members of the public on Orkney and support their understanding of what can be achieved through new energy networks and the digital contr

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A building brick made from 90% recycled construction and demolition waste has been launched by a spin-out company from Heriot-Watt University. The K-Briq produces just a tenth of the CO2 emissions of a traditional fired brick, uses less than a tenth of the energy in its manufacture and can be made i

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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.

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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.

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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. Developers said the ‘Riccarton Village’ would be an “exemplar for sustainable development” hosting a community hub, primary school, hea

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Students at Heriot-Watt University have been rewarded for their innovative ideas for the future of the housebuilding industry. CALA Homes has awarded five third year students from the University’s Construction Project Management and Quantity Surveying courses with a paid internship a

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Delegates from five major construction companies in the United Arab Emirates visited the ground-breaking new GRID building at Heriot-Watt University (HWU) in Edinburgh this week. The group were then paid a visit from innovation and trade minister Ivan McKee MSP.

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Students have been encouraged to “push each and every boundary” that makes up a typical home, in a tie up between Heriot-Watt University and homebuilder CALA Homes. The partnership will give Construction Project Management and Quantity Surveying third year students the chance to develop

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