Institute for Materials and Processes Themes

Institute for Materials and Processes Research Themes

Closing Date: 

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Currently, many marine structures and vehicles experience unmonitored progressive damage that can compromise their operation or precipitate complete failure many years in advance of their nominal d

Closing Date: 

Thursday, March 21, 2019

This interdisciplinary project in collaboration with Scottish Water, our industrial partner, aims to provide a safe and reliable technology for the treatment of drinking water as well as for the ef


Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 09:30


Pollock Halls, Ediinburgh

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Trevor Cook

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Edinburgh engineers will play important roles in two of the recently announced £20m Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) Hubs, which will work to address intractable challenges in sustainable development. The interdisciplinary hubs will work across 85 countries with governments, international agencies, partners and NGOs around the globe, to develop creative and sustainable solutions that help make the world safer, healthier and more prosperous.

Outside on a clear sunny day, four of twenty steel clad homes are engulfed in flames with a 30m high smoke plume being created

A 36 month, fixed term postdoctoral position is available in the School of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh to work on the “REDAEM: Anion-Exchange Membranes for Reverse Electrodialysis” EPSRC funded collaborative project.

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Closing Date: 

Friday, January 11, 2019

Closing Date: 

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Potable and non-potable water recycling from wastewater has become a key element of water infrastructure, particularly in regions where urbanisation, industrialisation, and climate change are placi

Catalytic membranes for water quality engineering

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

Closing Date: 

Saturday, June 15, 2019

The emergence of carbon-based nanomaterials (e.g., fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, and graphene) in the past two decades unleashed a scientific revolution due to their unique physical and chemical pr

AC mode AFM image of E. coli

Professor Timothy Drysdale was recently recognised for his pioneering work in remote laboratories for undergraduate engineering teaching. Having won the National Instruments Engineering Impact Award for Education in the Europe, Middle East and Asia region, he now goes forward to the international final in May 2019, in Austin, Texas.

Professor Tim Drysdale receives National Instruments Engineering Impact Award

Closing Date: 

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Shale gas has been recently recognised as a strategic energy source with the potential to revolutionise the worldwide energy layout and bridge the transition to a low-carbon future.

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