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Scalpels with built-in sensors could streamline training for surgeons and pave the way for procedures performed by robotic devices, a study suggests

Wastewater from the distilling industry could be used to produce green hydrogen – a type of sustainable fuel – using materials developed by scientists at Heriot-Watt University

A state-of-the-art tidal turbine blade has been manufactured in Scotland for the first time and more cheaply than before, which, engineers say, could reduce the levelised cost of tidal energy.

The Edinburgh Research Partnership in Engineering is delighted to announce that, following the outcome of REF2021, the joint submission from the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University in Engineering was ranked 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK for quality and breadth of research.

Postgraduate research students from the School of Engineering took home the top prizes at the Institution of Structural Engineers Young Researchers Conference on Wednesday 17 March.

A new technology and research centre has been established by PETRONAS, with the Institute of GeoEnergy Engineering (IGE) to pursue cleaner energy solutions.

This month, students in the School of Engineering have been given the opportunity to apply for funding of up to £2500 for their student projects through the newly launched Engineering Student Innovation Fund.

Fresh insight into how the brain responds to medically induced cooling could inform treatments for head injuries and conditions such as stroke.

Dr Jamie Marland and Margaret Normand from the Institute for Integrated Micro and Nano Systems (IMNS) have both received prestigious awards from the Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers (WCSIM).

We are delighted to report the Innovation Initiative Grants awarded to the School of Engineering and Engineering Student Societies in the spring 2018 round of applications.

Following an international competition, Prof Jason Reese, Regius Professor of Engineering, and Prof Susan Rosser, Professor of Synthetic Biology, have been awarded prestigious Chairs in Emerging Technologies by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng).

To support the next generation of academic research and innovation leaders in data sciences and artificial intelligence and drive the outcomes of the City Deal opportunity, the College of Science and Engineering proposes to appoint up to 10 new Chancellor’s Fellows in Data Driven Innovation.