Engineering Research News

Selected Research and Postgraduate Engineering news articles. You can also view all School of Engineering news.
  • 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
  • Dr Javier Escudero and Dr Hamed Azami from the Institute for Digital Communications (IDCOM), in collaboration with Dr Alberto Fernández (from the Laboratory of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience, Spain) have received the prestigious Nightingale Award for the best paper published in 2017 in Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing.

    Dr Javier Escudero, School of Engineering
  • 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
  • Postgraduate researcher Henrietta Baker has been awarded a John Moyes Lessells Travel Scholarship from the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

    Royal Society of Edinburgh logo
  • 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
  • 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).

    Margaret Normand and Jamie Marland
  • 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
  • will be held at 5.30pm on Wednesday, 30th May 2018

    in Gordon Aikman Lecture Theatre (formerly known as the George Square Lecture Theatre), Edinburgh, EH8 9LH

    All are welcome to attend

    Illustration of a molecular level filter


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