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  • Over the weekend of 5th–7th October 2018, alumni, staff and students gathered to mark 150 years of engineering creativity at the School of Engineering.

    Engineering Alumni seated in a marquee, celebrating the 150th anniversary of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh
  • On Monday 3rd September 2018, the School’s first commemorative plaques were unveiled to celebrate the achievements of three outstanding alumni, and the School’s first ever Regius Professor.

    Pip Ayton (Women in Engineering) alongside Ian and Douglas Fergusson, nephews of Molly Fergusson, one of the commemorated alumni
  • Francesc Levrero-Florencio has been announced as a winner of the best thesis award in In silico medicine by the Virtual Physiological Human institute (VPHi), based in Belgium.

    Francesc and Pankaj, in academic gowns, standing on the steps of the Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh
  • Last week, from 27th-29th June, the School of Engineering organised an Inspire course for thirty female school students to learn more about engineering.

    tent designs and the wooden table created by female students during the Headstart Inspire engineering course
  • The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has released a new report comparing the difference in earnings of by subject and university choice for UK graduates. The report includes a tool which allows you to find out how much a graduate could expect to earn above or below the average salary of all courses.

    Engineering students in an Electrical and Electronics Engineering Laboratory
  • Prof. Berend Smit and his group from EPFL together with with Prof. Lev Sarkisov of the University of Edinburgh have discovered a new molecular mechanism to control mechanical properties of MOFs.

    Illustration of the 'Chemical Caryatids'. Credit: B. Smit/EPFL
  • Gunel Aghabayli is one of our PhD students at the School of Engineering who is distinguishing herself with extra-curricular activities in a field closely related to her research.

    Gunel Aghabayli at the Climate KIC event
  • Fresh insight into how the brain responds to medically induced cooling could inform treatments for head injuries and conditions such as stroke.

    The study, carried out in 3D simulations, could also help babies at risk of birthing complications.

    Head slice and vessel expansion probability maps
  • 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.

    Congratulations to all students involved.

    Innovation Initiative Grants visual
  • Dr Mathieu Lucquiaud from the School of Engineering launches a free course examining carbon capture technology.

    Climage Change: Carbon Capture and Storage MOOC logo


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