STA Professor elected a Fellow of the American Vacuum Society (AVS)

Professor Arutiun Ehiasarian has been elected a Fellow of the American Vacuum Society (AVS). This award recognizes members who have made sustained and outstanding scientific contributions in areas of interest to AVS for at least 10 years. These contributions can be in research, engineering, technical advancement, academic education or managerial leadership. His citation reads “for…

STA Funding News

Since the beginning of the academic year 2018, MERI and C3RI have been successful in being awarded over 50 grants.  This slide deck summarises most of these awarded grants. Congratulations to everyone involved and making the last year and a half so successful. If you would like to discuss any future grant submissions, please do…

New Experimental and Computational Continuum Mechanics facility

Torsten Schenkel and David Asquith from the Department of Engineering and Mathematics have been awarded HEFCE HEIF funding for the development of a new facility that will consolidate considerable investment in research and measurement equipment over the last 4 years. They are currently finalising the infrastructure for the new Experimental and Computational Continuum Mechanics Facility…

On the road – to the Outer Hebrides

Director and Art and Design Research Centre Professor of Film, Virginia Heath and producer Grant Keir of Faction North will screen their short film, Lift Share, at the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) on the 27th June. Edinburgh International Film Festival offers what the curators collectively describe as “a thrilling showcase of the finest brand-new…

“Bonkers Jobs” – New book by Mark Wilkinson

Mark Wilkinson (Department Manager Art & Design) has recently published a book for children called “Bonker’s Jobs” which is a collection of interesting and fun stories about careers. Here’s what Mark said about the project – “18 months ago I sent off a manuscript for a book to a few publishers (co-authored with an old work…