Meet the Awardees
Developing new methods and tools required to evaluate and model fire risks within South Africa
International knowledge exchange of fire scientists at the University of Edinburgh about Informal Settlements fires for developed countries around the globe to improve the resilience of informal settlements to fires.
Alice Smith – SpeakUnique – Video
Watch Alice Smith, as she discusses her entrepreneurial journey throughout the RSE Enterprise Fellowship
Privacy and security risks caused by thermal imaging
Imagine typing a private message on your keyboard before leaving it unattended for a few minutes. During that time, someone comes in and uses a thermal camera to take a thermal image of your keyboard.
Explaining strange photometry observed by Kepler
Researching the coupling of dust to stellar magnetic fields and its effects on light curves of M dwarves in an attempt to explain some strange photometry observed by Kepler.
Ferry Melchels – Dr Patrick Neill Medal – Video
The Dr Patrick Neill Medal are for early career researchers and business leaders for their outstanding contribution to their field of research or business.
Removing barriers to the democratisation of global satellite data and intelligence
The RSE Enterprise Fellowship spearheaded the commercialisation of Earth Blox - a cloud-based mapping software which democratises access to planetary scale satellite intelligence by removing the need for coding skills and deep domain expertise.
Dr Faisal Ghani – Solaris Kit – Video
Watch Dr Faisal Ghani as he discusses his entrepreneurial journey throughout the RSE Enterprise Fellowship
Examining Scotland’s pioneering campaign to end period poverty
Professor Bettina Bildhauer is trying to understand why Scotland is currently at the forefront of campaigns to end period poverty, and to track and record the fast-moving debates on this issue.
David Manlove – RSE Lord Kelvin Medal
The Lord Kelvin Medal is presented each year to an exceptional individual who has demonstrated lifelong dedication and made an outstanding contribution to physical, engineering & informatic sciences.
Meet the Funders
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