Meet the Awardees
Dr Faisal Ghani – Solaris Kit – Video
Watch Dr Faisal Ghani as he discusses his entrepreneurial journey throughout the RSE Enterprise Fellowship
Assessing the Human Rights Potential in Scotland’s External Relations
Developing a baseline to understand the current situation of human rights, what can be learned from other, similar sub-states, and finally, what can and should be done in the future.
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.
Kathryn Rudy – RSE Sir Walter Scott Medal – Video
The Walter Scott Medal is presented each year to an exceptional individual who has demonstrated lifelong dedication and made an outstanding contribution to the humanities or social sciences.
Alice Smith – SpeakUnique – Video
Watch Alice Smith, as she discusses her entrepreneurial journey throughout the RSE Enterprise Fellowship
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.
David Manlove – RSE Lord Kelvin Medal – Video
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.
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.
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.
Meet the Funders
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