Two engineering students were winners in this year's Edinburgh Global photography competition. Maitha Qassim (first year, chemical engineering) won the 'campus' category with a reflective image of Old College, while PhD student Rui Zhang (Institute for Integrated Micro and Nano Systems) won second place overall for a striking shot of a pedestrian crossing a snowy street.
The University of Edinburgh has appointed Professor Themis Prodromakis to the Regius Chair of Engineering. Professor Prodromakis will be the 10th holder of the Chair and will establish the Centre for Electronics Frontiers in the School of Engineering at Edinburgh when he takes up his appointment in May 2022.
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.