Heriot-Watt enjoyed a successful evening at the Interface Excellence Awards winning two out of three awards. Winners were announced on Thursday 21 November at a celebratory reception at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh.
Two new postgraduate training centres, aimed at producing tomorrow's top engineers and scientists, will be led by Heriot-Watt University as part of a £350m initiative announced by Science Minister David Willetts.
Professor Peter Woodward, from the School of the Built Environment, has been appointed by Atkins as its first ever Chair of High Speed Rail Engineering for the UK. Professor Woodward will provide technical advice and work together with Atkins’ team to overcome some of the challenges of high speed rail.
Heriot-Watt's Moscow Graduations took place on 18 October in the splendid surroundings of the British Ambassadors Residence in the heart of the city. The Congregation for the conferment of degrees was made up of students who were graduating from the Heriot-Watt University Master of Science courses in Petroleum Engineering and Reservoir Evaluation and Management.