Work led by Dr Jonathan Shephard in the Institute of Photonics and Quantum Sciences at Heriot-Watt University and collaborators at the University of Bath has been highlighted in the article "Moving Past the Articulated Arm" in the latest edition of Biophotonics.
PhD students and senior academics from Heriot-Watt University were among a list of over 50 speakers to address delegates at the Railway Track Science and Engineering International Workshop, Ballast: Issues & Challenges hosted last week at Union Internationale des Chemins de fer (UIC) in Paris.
The new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT), funded by NERC, will focus on creating a highly skilled workforce with expertise that can be used across the wider energy and environmental sectors, as well as filling skills gaps in the oil and gas sector. This will equip the industry with the skills needed to reduce the environmental impact of oil and gas exploration and extraction.
The Arkwright Scholarships Trust has made its largest ever award of Scholarships for aspiring leaders in Engineering. 371 sixth form Scholarships and 7 Undergraduate Scholarships have just been awarded.
Since 2012, International Journal of Molecular Science has instituted an annual award to recognize outstanding papers in the area of chemistry, molecular physics and molecular biology that meet the aims, scope and high standards of the journal.
Congratulations to Camille French, David MacDonald and Ruaridh MacDonald, fourth year chemical engineering students, who won Engineering Leadership Advanced Awards from the Royal Academy of Engineering.
The Research Institute of Signals, Sensors and Systems in the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences has won the University Electronics Department of the Year at the NMI Electronic Systems Awards at the Millennium Hotel in Mayfair, London.