Lord Wallace meets teaching, research and professional services staff Edinburgh Napier yesterday hosted a visit across a number of departments and teams by the Moderator of the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly. The Rt Hon Lord Wallace of Tankerness QC spent the morning at the Sighthill campus as part of a 10-day programme organised by the Presbytery of Edinburgh.
Mother-of-two, 42, wins place on Edinburgh Napier course MUM-of-two Heather Griffin has embarked on a completely new career path after forging a close relationship with the student nurses she worked with at a Covid-19 testing centre. Former financial services worker Heather was so fascinated by what she heard from the Edinburgh Napier undergraduates that she has now enrolled in the University’s Bachelor of Nursing (Adult) degree course.
A film which won a prize in this year’s prestigious Gaelic Film Festival, FilmG, has been screened at a prestigious Film Festival in Glasgow which celebrates emerging filmmakers. John Nicholson (22) from Bearsden, won Most Promising New Director at the FilmG awards in March for his film Bròn, and it was selected to be shown at the Assumption Studios short film showcase at SWG3 in Glasgow in July.
New Dean at Edinburgh Napier driving industrial engagement to align research and education to the Industry 4.0 revolution
University aims to strengthen ties with commercial partners An academic with a strong interest in information processing in complex systems, artificial intelligence and data science will lead two key Schools at Edinburgh Napier into the post-pandemic era. Professor Peter Andras has joined the University’s Senior Leadership Team as Dean of the Schools of Computing, and Engineering & the Built Environment.
One of Napier University’s grandest buildings has a fascinating history - and a smutty painting that had to be hidden away from scandlised golfers at Prestongrange. Edinburgh’s university buildings are renowned for being stunning - just ask any local Instagrammer. But while the city’s main university gets most of the attention, in the south west of the city there’s a hidden gem on Napier’s campus that has a rather shocking secret…
Study abroad opportunities will be available for students Students from Edinburgh Napier will be able to study across the world after the University was awarded a significant level of funding from the new Turing Scheme. The funding, which was announced this week, is part of almost £100m that was distributed to education providers following the inaugural call for bids.
Edinburgh Napier students will have the opportunity to study all over the world as the university is awarded significant funding announced this week from the new ‘Turing Scheme’. Let us know what you think and join the conversation at the bottom of this article. The funding is part of almost £100 million distributed to education providers following a call for bids.
Edinburgh Napier professor complains to Nicola Sturgeon after Dumbarton FC branded hometown Cumbernauld a ‘hole’
A PROFESSOR lodged an official complaint against Dumbarton FC after the club branded rival side Clyde’s hometown a “hole”. Brian Howieson wrote to politicians, including Nicola Sturgeon, over The Sons’ tweet slating Cumbernauld. The message on the League One outfit’s feed said: “It’s game day and we’re off to Cumbernauld.”
University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) appoints new head for school of health, social care and life sciences
Professor Brian Williams, who is currently head of health and social care sciences at Edinburgh Napier University, will take on the new role in November. Originally from Lancaster, over a 30-year career Professor Williams has built up experience in education, research and management across seven UK higher education institutions.
Napier University department head Professor Brian Williams, takes on University of the Highlands and Islands health school lead role
The University of the Highlands and Islands has appointed a new leader for its school of health, social care and life sciences. Professor Brian Williams, who is currently head of health and social care sciences at Edinburgh Napier University, will take on the new role in November.
Edinburgh Napier celebrates graduates of 2020 and 2021 Edinburgh Napier celebrates the graduates of 2020 and 2021 by taking over the capital for a graduation with a twist A unique city-wide takeover will showcase Edinburgh Napier’s graduate names across billboards, bus stops, trams and more With physical graduation ceremonies being cancelled for the second year in a row, Edinburgh Napier University is today (26th July 2021) launching their ‘city takeover’ to celebrate the success of hundreds of students who missed out on their traditional graduation ceremonies.
Napier University graduates to have names displayed on billboards and bus posters all over Edinburgh
Every Edinburgh Napier graduate from the past two years will have their name printed across 18 billboards, 100 bus posters, a taxi wrap and an Edinburgh Tram in a bid to celebrate their achievements virtually. Graduates can find their names via the ‘Find My Billboard’ feature on the university website by using their student number to pinpoint the site displaying their name.
Edinburgh Napier celebrates class of 2020/21 by taking over the capital for a graduation with a twist!
A unique city-wide takeover will showcase Edinburgh Napier’s (@EdinburghNapier) graduate names across billboards, bus stops, trams and more – With physical graduation ceremonies being cancelled for the second year in a row, Edinburgh Napier University is today launching their ‘city takeover’ to celebrate the success of hundreds of students who missed out on their traditional graduation ceremonies.
Ozone is Business of the Year at annual celebration of innovation and enterprise A clothing venture which has sustainability embedded into its entire business process was the big winner at the annual Bright Red Sparks awards. An underwear designer, a social enterprise and a business driving energy efficiency in rented housing were also among those honoured at the event, which showcases innovative products and services developed by start-ups, spinouts and entrepreneurs.
An Edinburgh-based American football project which is using sport to drive young people from the most deprived areas of the city into further education, is taking part in a national campaign, supported by Dame Katherine Grainger, highlighting how universities are helping local communities recover from the Coronavirus pandemic.
Adrian and Jasmine show that academic success runs in the family AN award-winning Edinburgh Napier researcher and his daughter have completed a graduation family double. Adrian Smales, 52, who first attended the university in 1992, returned here to do a PhD in Healthcare Informatics. And his second time around graduation this week has coincided with 22-year-old daughter Jasmine being awarded a first class BMus (Hons) music degree.
Edinburgh Napier University has announced the induction of Jeanette MacIntyre in their Hall of Fame recognising her outstanding achievements as an entrepreneur and founder of glass specialist Indeglas. A former student of the university, MacIntyre has made a significant contribution to the built environment sector. She founded one of the most technologically adept interior glass solutions businesses in the UK.
Space industry pioneer and leading business executive Will Whitehorn has been appointed as the next Chancellor of Edinburgh Napier University. The Edinburgh-born President of industry group UKspace takes up his post at the University on August 1, taking over from current Chancellor Dr David Eustace. A former executive at the Virgin Group, Whitehorn also holds boardroom roles at The Scottish Gallery Employee Ownership Trust, Scottish Event Campus, Craneware, Good Energy and ÅAC Clyde Space AB.
The Centre for Military Research, Education and Public Engagement opens ahead of Armed Forces Day on June 26 and will provide the armed forces with a community hub on campus. Let us know what you think and join the conversation at the bottom of this article. This centre, being launched at the university’s Craiglockhart campus, taps into Edinburgh Napier’s rich military past as Craiglockhart was a hospital for officers during the First World War.
Military centre is a first for Scottish University SCOTLAND’s first Centre for Military Research, Education and Public Engagement has been launched at Edinburgh Napier University, paving the way for more collaboration to benefit the Scottish armed forces community. It comes ahead of Armed Forces Day tomorrow, and will build on the education and support the university already offers – it will also provide service personnel with a community hub on campus.