Innovative research collaborations initiated via European Crucible 2021

Innovative research collaborations initiated via European Crucible 2021 European Crucible 2021 Luxembourg collaborator and host, Prof Stéphane Bordas, at the University of Luxembourg, Belval Campus. The European Crucible 2021 programme has culminated in the selection of 7 collaborative research projects for funding support from the Scottish Funding Council, Luxembourg National

European Crucible – creating a Scottish-European network of interdisciplinary research leaders

European Crucible 2021, an initiative aiming to create a new network of research leaders from Scotland and Europe, has completed its inaugural programme with an interdisciplinary collaboration challenge for its 50 specially selected Crucible participants. Distributed across 13 European countries and representing over 30 Universities and research institutes, European Crucible

European Crucible Launches With Scottish Research Leaders’ Event

The new European Crucible programme for “research leaders of the future” has launched with its first virtual event held live for Scottish researchers. 25 top researchers competitively selected from universities and research institutes across Scotland, have met to discuss international collaboration and interdisciplinarity in an intensive event chaired by writer

Scottish Crucible Alumni networking at Festival of Research

Scottish Crucible Alumni joined colleagues at Heriot-Watt University for a special networking event in November 2019 for participants of the Scottish Crucible programme hosted as part of Heriot-Watt’s Festival of Research: Heriot-Watt Festival of Research – Heriot-Watt University (hw.ac.uk) Five Scottish Crucible Alumni were invited to give presentations reflecting on

2018 Forum

Celebrating a decade of Scottish Crucible Academics, researchers and business leaders met at Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University last week to take part in this year’s Scottish Crucible Forum. After a decade of delivery, and with over 300 “research leaders of the future” having taken part in Scottish Crucible, the

Lab 2 @ Stirling

The University of Stirling has played host to the 2nd Lab of this year’s Scottish Crucible ‘leadership and development’ programme for Scotland’s most promising, early-career research leaders. In an intensive programme featuring senior contributors from the Scottish Funding Council (Dr Stuart Fancey, Director of Research and Innovation), the Scottish Aquaculture

Go for Launch!

 Welcome Scottish Cruciblists 2017!   Lab 1 of Scottish Crucible 2017 has begun, with 30 of Scotland’s future research leaders welcomed to the Royal Society of Edinburgh where they will spend the next two days learning, collaborating and innovating. During the six day programme, spread over three months, Scottish Crucible

Scottish Crucible 2017

Applications for Scottish Crucible 2017 are now open! Scottish Crucible has been widely praised for its innovative and collaborative approach to research & KE skills development. We look forward to welcoming the next 30 specially selected researchers who will join our programme and the Scottish Crucible Alumni Network in 2017!

2016 Crucible Launched

The 8th year of the Scottish Crucible Leadership Programme is underway!   Opened by Professor Alan Miller FRSE, CEO of Scottish Universities Physics Alliance (SUPA), the Scottish Crucible 2016 launch event at the Royal Society of Edinburgh brought together senior figures from academia, policy and business with the 30 researchers competitively

2015 Crucible

Researchers collaborate at Scottish Crucible 2015 Two researchers from Heriot-Watt have taken part in Scottish Crucible 2015, the national leadership and development programme for ‘research leaders of the future’. Dr Anne Bernassau and Dr Erik Gauger, both from the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, spent six days over the