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  • Academics at the School of Engineering and the School of Geosciences have re-launched the world’s first free open online course exploring how carbon capture and storage technology (CCS) can be used to tackle climate change.

  • Dr Susan Deeny, who gained her undergraduate and doctorate degrees from the University of Edinburgh, was announced the winner of the Karen Burt Award 2018 by the Women’s Engineering Society in October, in recognition of her contribution to fire engineering. 

    Fire fighting in action
  • Dr Timm Krüger, Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at the Institute for Multiscale Thermofluids, has won one of three 2018 ERC Starting Grants awarded to researchers at the University of Edinburgh for a project to improve disease diagnostics.

    A simulation of red blood cells and blood platelets in a 30 µm tube
  • On Wednesday 28 November, staff welcomed alumnus David Gow back to the School of Engineering to celebrate his pioneering career in prosthetics ahead of his honorary graduation at the McEwan Hall.

    (L-R) Eddie Monteith, David Gow and Head of School Conchúr Ó Brádaigh
  • Ruben Bravo, a PhD student in the Institute for Energy Systems, has won an award for a presentation he delivered at the 3rd Annual Conference in Energy Storage and Its Applications from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy. In addition, he was awarded a grant to collaborate with researchers at the University of Seville on the optimisation of solar power plants with thermochemical storage.

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