Judging begins for the 2015 Heriot Watt Scottish Energy Researcher of the Year Awards

Young Scottish energy professionals at Muirhall Energy

Now that all the entries have been submitted for the 2015 Heriot Watt Scottish Energy Researcher of the Year Awards, the judging process has now begun.

The winners of these categories will be presented with their awards on 14 May 2015 by Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing in Edinburgh at the head office of the UK Green Investment Bank.

As well as kudos conferred by being a category winner, the awards also carry a prize of £500 to the winners in each of the following six energy-sector wide categories: –  

  • Energy and the Environment
  • Energy in the Marine Environment
  • Energy Materials and Storage 
  • Energy and Fossil Fuels 
  • Energy Infrastructure and Society
  • Energy Entrepreneurship

HW-SEN-award-2015The Heriot Watt Scottish Energy Researcher of the Year Awards 2015 have been specifically designed to encourage, nurture, recognise and reward young people just finishing their university or post-grad courses and/or or who have recently begun their careers in the Scottish energy sector.

Pictured above are Sean MacDougall, Peter Marshall, Lynette Deacon and Laura Petrie from Lanarkshire-based Muirhall Energy, who are candidates in an award scheme for young Scottish energy researchers and professionals organised by a Glasgow-based renewables industry group.



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