Last month the HYPED - a group of 30 students from both School of Engineering and Edinburgh College of Art - went to College Station, Texas, to compete in the Hyperloop Pod Competition organised by SpaceX and came back with the Subsystem Technical Excellence Award.
Applications for the L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland Fellowships for Women in Science are now open until Friday 11th March, 2016.
Five outstanding female post-doctoral scientists in the UK or Ireland will be granted a fellowship worth £15,000 each. The finalists will be selected by a panel of eminent scientists chaired by Professor Dame Carol Robinson. Entries can be made at www.womeninsceince.co.uk.
The School has invested in the purchase of new digital development boards in order to enhance digital teaching and provide students with experience with the latest industrial devices and software tools.
The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 was established in 1850 by Her Majesty Queen Victoria to organise the first world trade fair and over the past 164 years it has supported the academic development of some of Britain's brightest new talent, through its fellowship and scholarship sche
A start-up company formed at the University of Edinburgh has won this year's 2015 Converge Challenge Award - Scotland's premier company creation competition jointly funded by the Scottish Funding Council and Scotland's eight research-intensive universities. The win is further recognition that the university's commercialisation arm, Edinburgh Research and Innovation (ERI), is now seen as one of the most successful 'drivers' of science and technology company formation in the UK.