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In the second week of April, the School's Dr Katherine Dunn chaired the international research meeting Nucleic Acids in MEdicine (NAME) 2019 at the recently refurbished Murchison House at the King's Buildings.

The University of Edinburgh is inviting applications for the David Mayes Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year. The scholarship will be awarded to one full-time postgraduate student within the School of Engineering who is undertaking research in the field of integrated circuit design at the University of Edinburgh.

On Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 May, the Hewitt-Reese Spring School for Modelling Multiphase Flows took place in honour of two pioneering fluid dynamicists – the School’s Professor Jason Reese and Professor Geoff Hewitt of Imperial College London – who both passed away earlier this year.

Earlier this month, on Tuesday 9 April, the Royal Society of Chemistry Scotland and North of England Electrochemistry Symposium 2019, also known as the “Butler Meeting”, was hosted at the School.

On Tuesday 19 March, Richard Lochhead, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education & Science and MSP for Moray, visited the University’s HYPED team at the King’s Buildings.

A group of students from the School has become one of only 20 UK teams to reach the shortlist stage of the Royal Academy of Engineering Global Grand Challenges Summit (GGCS) 2019.

In mid-May the School hosted a three-day workshop with industry and academic partners from Thailand, to explore technological improvements that promise to boost the commercial production of spirulina.

Fifth year School students Tze Liang Chee (Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) and Nikolay Momchev (Electronics and Electrical Engineering), have recently been announced winners in the Telegraph STEM Awards 2019 Innovation Challenge category.

Institute of Energy Systems (IES) PhD student Gabriele Pisetta has won the College of Science and Engineering's heat to qualify for the final of the University's 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.

Institute of Energy Systems (IES) spin-out company REOptimize Systems has won a Shell Springboard Award for its work to address the problem of reduced energy production in ageing wind turbines.

The School of Engineering is to lead or contribute to five EPSRC-funded training centres designed to equip doctoral students with the skills needed to tackle key engineering challenges of the future.

Dr Katherine Dunn of the Institute for Bioengineering, has been awarded funding to establish a European consortium that will focus on the development of new devices and systems to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of disease, using engineered biological molecules and nanotechnology.