Over the past eight months, 14 engineers from the University of Edinburgh’s School of Engineering have been learning how to use drama as a tool to communicate their research through the CreateWorks project, funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Ingenious Award.
A joint team from Oxford, Edinburgh, and Plymouth universities have investigated how waves transport floating ocean debris while including, for the first time, the effect of an objects’ size, buoyancy, and inertia on its transport.
Our MSc Sustainable Energy Systems student Kassandra Byaruhanga along with team mates from the School of Geosciences and the Business School recently came runner-up (second) of around 120 teams worldwide in the prestigious Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge.
We are delighted that three of our teaching staff were shortlisted in this year’s Edinburgh University Students Association (EUSA) Teaching Awards. In total, 86 of our staff were nominated in the Awards with many receiving multiple nominations across different categories.
A collaborative group of multidisciplinary academics and entrepreneurs led by Dr Adam A. Stokes have devised a system to create personalised facemasks for healthcare workers that include 3D-printed components designed using photos taken with smartphones.