Heriot-Watt to co-host UK research hub to decarbonise transport networks

Heriot-Watt University is to be part of a new national research hub that will help to upgrade and decarbonise the UK’s complex and interconnected national, regional and local transport infrastructures and to adapt to the effects of climate change. The new Research Hub for Decarbonised Adaptable and Resilient Transport Infrastructures (DARe) is led by Newcastle […]

Consultation launched to decarbonise future of UK transport

An ambitious new project to decarbonise the UK’s transport infrastructure is beginning a consultation to help the nation achieve its net-zero commitments. The Twinning for Decarbonising Project, or TransiT, has received the backing of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to begin scoping the potential of digital capabilities and strategies to manage the reduction of carbon […]

UK-backed research points towards unhackable comms

Researchers in Scotland and Germany have held the first quantum-secure conversation to take place between four parties, pointing towards unhackable future communications. The demonstration was led by researchers from the Quantum Communications Hub at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh with colleagues in Germany. The results are published in Science Advances. With the rise in connected vehicles […]


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