Heriot-Watt University

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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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A major milestone has been reached in Heriot-Watt University’s new £19 million Global, Research, Innovation and Discovery (GRID) project. Construction work on the state-of-the-art project has now been completed by building contractors Bowmer & Kirkland allowing the university to

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The first tranche of investments in a series of transformative projects in Edinburgh and South East Scotland have received approval as part of the City Region Deal. Combined funding of £384 million was approved this week by the City Region Deal’s Joint Committee for five projects aimed a

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Karen Jeffrey, trainee joiner (left) with Eimear McLaughlin, a summer placement student A new Graduate Apprenticeship scheme that gives company employees the opportunity to gain higher education through the workplace has been supported by Graham.

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