Engineering academics have developed a new framework to help Scotland’s affordable housing sector reach net zero carbon performance. Dr Julio Bros-Williamson is the academic lead for the Edinburgh Home Demonstrator (EHD) project, which is creating a pilot development in Granton.
Lindsay Beevers, Professor of Environmental Engineering at the School of Engineering, has worked on a project with Heriot-Watt University to investigate how people might be affected by droughts in Scotland.
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.
Head of the School of Engineering, Conchúr Ó Brádaigh gives an overview of the potential of tidal energy, the university's role in helping it achieve that potential, and the forthcoming launch of FastBlade the university's new tidal blade testing facility in Rosyth, which opens on 13 May.