News and Events from the College of Science and Engineering.
University & Huawei announce new data lab
Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology solution provider, today announced a partnership with the University of Edinburgh to open a new lab for distributed data management and processing.
Science on a Summer’s Evening 2017
On Wednesday 14th June, the College of Science and Engineering presents a special evening of lectures and hands-on science, showcasing exciting research at the University of Edinburgh.
Scientists outline plans to reduce the environmental footprint of Brazilian beef
Julian Hall and PhD student, Rafael de Oliveria Silva from the the School of Mathematics with co-authors from SRUC, the University of York and the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation have published a paper on how the country's farmers can meet the rising demands for beef without increasing the amount of farming space used.
Grant award aims to improve clean water techniques
Dr. Andrea Semiao from the School of Engineering has received £125,000 from EPSRC to support a 15-month project which contributes to the global need for reliable and sustainable provision of clean drinking water.
New STFC-CDT in Data Intensive Science
STFC funds for a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Data Intensive Science have been awarded to a joint bid from University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow & University of St Andrews.
Academic Excellence Recognised
The Royal Society of Edinburgh announces its 2017 prizewinners including two from the College of Science and Engineering.
Peter Higgs receives Royal Commission Medal
Professor Emeritus Peter Ware Higgs, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2013, has received the Royal Commission for the 1851 Exhibition Medal for his outstanding contribution to physics.
Lothian Buses Service 41 Pilot
In response to student feedback the University is considering options to improve the experience of using bus services to access University sites.
Informatics researchers recognised at International Symposiums
Researchers from the Institute for Computing Systems Architecture at the School of Informatics were recognised at the prestigious co-located International Symposiums on Code Generation and Optimization (CGO) and High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA) in Austin, Texas in early February.
Academics Unplugged is an opportunity for researchers to introduce their work to staff and students from across the College. These short talks provide the opportunity for University staff and students to engage directly with cutting-edge researchers.
Information specifically on services and facilities at the King's Buildings campus can be found on the dedicated wiki page:
Current information is available from our individual schools.
Information on upcoming inaugural lectures in the College of Science and Engineering.
Archive of news items from the College of Science and Engineering