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From Heriot-Watt to Car Theft – Life at Rockstar North

For many, working in games design is a dream come true – but a dream realised only after years of study and hard work.

We spoke to Lauren Truesdale, a camera programmer with Rockstar Games, the award-winning company most famous for producing Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption. Continue reading

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Energy & All That Jazz

Knut Mikalsen BSc Mechanical Engineering Energy Consultant & Jazz Musician My name is Knut Mikalsen, I come from å place called Stabekk, right outside of Oslo, Norway. I was inspired by a mate, and some engineers I worked with, to … Continue reading

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A Plethora of Career Choices

Thora Thorsdottir PhD in Business Organisation: “The Human Element in Business Acquisitions: A Process View of Success” Founder of Plethora Intelligence Thora Thorsdottir completed her PhD from the Business Organisation department at Heriot-Watt University Business School, graduating in 1995. Born in … Continue reading

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