Who we are

The Edinburgh Research Partnership in Engineering is a strategic alliance between the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University. Working with academic and commercial partners we aim to deliver world leading research and expertise in engineering to the greatest commercial, social and economic impact and benefit through education and advancement in science and engineering.

School of Built Environment, Heriot-Watt University

The School of the Built Environment is one of the UK's leading institutions for multidisciplinary research and teaching in the built environment.

Our research and knowledge exchange activities span a range of diverse disciplines and we secure significant funding from a wide variety of sources including UK research councils, EU, governments, industry and professional bodies.With at least 50% of research outputs confirmed as world-leading or internationally recognised in the UK’s Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) of 2008, the School holds a strong position both in the UK and internationally.

School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University

The School of Engineering and Physical Sciences are proud of our international research reputation and close connection with the professional and industrial world of science, engineering and technology.

The School is active in a wide range of research areas, supported by strong external funding. These provide many opportunities for your imagination to be stimulated, whether you are interested in fundamental questions or applying your knowledge to real-life problems.

Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot-Watt University

The Institute of Petroleum Engineering is recognised internationally as a leading centre of excellence in petroleum engineering and petroleum geosciences teaching, training and research with strong links to industry worldwide. The institute is committed to developing and delivering training and research programmes that meet the needs of the international petroleum industry and the global demand for subsurface oil and gas resources.

Heriot-Watt University

School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh

The School of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh supports world-class excellence in teaching and research. We offer a full range of taught undergraduate courses in Engineering subjects, and taught postgraduate MSc's. We have a strong set of PhD and research activities within our five Research Institutes, with much collaboration with industry and government both nationally and internationally.

University of Edinburgh

You can read more about our Research Partners within our Research Partner pages.

Sanderson Building, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh
Sanderson Building, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh
Heriot Watt University main entrance
Heriot-Watt University