Anne-Marie Thulstrup from Paris and Iris Picquart from Barcelona are both studying chemical engineering and are part of Precious Plastics – a student-run initiative to reduce waste plastic on campus. Learn more about the project, how to get involved - and why the students think engineers are key to a more sustainable future.
To mark 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), we spoke to PhD student Collette Larkin to find out how her research - and the wider engineering sector - can help tackle the pressing issue of climate change.
To mark International Women in Engineering Day (Thursday 23 June 2022), we spoke to bioengineering PhD student Ella-Louise Handley, about her research interests, how she got into engineering, and the advice she would share with the next generation of women in engineering.
To mark International Women in Engineering Day (Thursday 23 June 2022), we interviewed third year chemical engineering student Blossom Tariro Kafumbata, about what sparked her interest in engineering, and how this carries through to her work on sustainable engineering projects today.
The School of Engineering has created the Elizabeth Georgeson Fellowship - named after Scotland’s first female engineering graduate - to encourage talented postdoctoral researchers from underrepresented groups to pursue careers in engineering academia.
School of Engineering PhD student Daisy Dickinson was recently named a finalist in STEM for Britain – a prestigious scientific poster competition and exhibition held each year at the Houses of Parliament.
To mark UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we interviewed undergraduate student Janet Botha to find out more about what sparked her interested in science and engineering, and how she is pursuing this through a civil engineering degree at Edinburgh.
To mark UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we interviewed Alice Patig - a final year student on the MEng (Hons) Electronics and Electrical Engineering - to find out more about why she became interested in science and engineering, and her words of advice for the next generation.
The School's Molly Fergusson Initiative - which works to support all women and their allies in the School of Engineering - held its official launch day on Wednesday 17 November 2021. Find out who won the inaugural "Molly" awards.