Category Archives: Built Environment

Sue Roaf – The Millenium Project

Sue Roaf , Professor of Architectural Engineering at Heriot-Watt University, champions better building design to help tackle climate change. Sue works with policy-makers, researchers, engineers, scientists and architects to ensure we are better prepared for a post-fossil-fuel age. As part of … Continue reading

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1975 Civil Engineering Graduates 40th Reunion

We were delighted to hear about another Heriot-Watt reunion the below report, written by Allan Hill, shows how important a lifelong alumni network can be. “Civil Engineering graduates of 1975 celebrated their 40th re-union on the 20th of June. The … Continue reading

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Alumni Magazine – Spring 2015

We’re delighted to release the spring 2015 edition of In Conversation, our magazine for alumni and friends of Heriot-Watt. In this issue we hear from Sir Geoff Palmer on his life in brewing; Baroness Alison Suttie reunites with her Russian lecturer … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Graduations, November 2014

The atmosphere was fantastic over the 20 and 21 November for our Edinburgh Graduations. Check out a few of our favourite photos below.   You can see the full set by visiting our Facebook page: http://on.fb.me/1A6RxMd    

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1969 Builders Reunion

45 years after graduation in 1969, 14 Builders met once again for a reunion dinner. Organised by Sandy Duncan and held at Dalmahoy Hotel & Golf Club on a wild, wet & windy Saturday in October, seven brave souls faced … Continue reading

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Heriot-Watt at the Edinburgh Fringe

Four Heriot-Watt academics will take the stage in August to debate their ‘dangerous ideas’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas is billed as “debate, discussion and discourse in the company of some of the fiercest intellects … Continue reading

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The Travelling Book Project

Mike Raven MSc Construction Project Management Founder of the Travelling Book Project Mike Raven, a Masters alumni of Heriot-Watt University has launched a new campaign on crowdfunding website, Indiegogo, for “The Travelling Book Project”. We caught up with him to … Continue reading

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The Construction Turn-Around Expert

Dr Tom Schleifer PhD Construction Management Author, Research Professor & Turn-Around Expert After undertaking a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees in construction management from East Carolina University, Tom studied with Heriot-Watt for a Ph.D., also in construction … Continue reading

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Watt Club President, Keith Wallace

Keith Wallace BSc Civil Engineering Watt Club President “My degree from Heriot-Watt has given me a passport to a great career – and I want to help others do the same”. The fondness that Watt Club President Keith Wallace has … Continue reading

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Athlete Q&A – Freya Ross (Nee Murray), Marathon Runner

Freya Ross (Nee Murray) – Marathon Runner BEng Structural Engineering How did you get started in running? My older brother and sister were members of the local athletics club, Lasswade AC,  and I didn’t like to miss out on anything, … Continue reading

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