A first-year Heriot-Watt University student, Tarige Kamblawi, is looking to help UK households reduce water usage and energy bills, with an idea he has submitted to the Shell Ideas360 competition.

Eco Kettle
A video of Tarige discussing his Cordless Dual-Chambered Eco Kettle can be found here.

Students from Heriot-Watt’s School of the Built Environment were part of the winning team at the 2014 Designing Places competition which took place on Saturday 15 March at the Lighthouse in Glasgow.

Professor Raffaella Ocone, from the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, was recently invited to deliver a lecture for the Institute of Engineering Technology (IET), Scotland South West Network.

The invited lecture, which took place in 16 January at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh, was part of a series for the IET, which has more than 150,000 members in 127 countries.

Professor Raffaella Ocone giving a lecture on Biochar Applications

The Summer Science Exhibition showcases the most exciting cutting-edge science and technology research. It provides a unique opportunity for members of the public to interact with scientists and ask them questions about their work.

Competition for the exhibition is very strong and the University has achieved success by attaining invitations to host two stands in July 2014.

HW Engage public engagement, climate control workshop

Heather May, who graduated with a First Class MEng in Chemical Engineering in June 2013, has received a prestigious Graduate Prize from the Salters' Institute. She received her award from Mr Mark Callingham, Master of Salters Company and Sir William Castell, Chairman of the Wellcome Trust, who delivered the address at the prize giving ceremony on 29th November.

University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Heather May receiving Graduate prize in Chemical Engineering from the Salter's Institute

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