Graduate Series: An Interview with Heriot-Watt student Angus Addlesee

Hi Angus, firstly could you tell us a little about yourself and your area of study?Thank you for inviting me to chat about AI. I am currently studying an MSc in Artificial Intelligence and prior to this I completed a BSc in Mathematics. During various internships I have created optimisation algorithms for Tipico, the leading … Read more

Spotlight on Edinburgh: An Interview with Kendra Byers of StartEdin

Hi there, could you tell us a little about StartEdin got started and what your mission is as a company?StartEDIN is a joint initiative between the city of Edinburgh and its tech community to promote Edinburgh as a great place for tech and connect Edinburgh tech companies to International talent and global opportunities. The initiative … Read more

Graduate Series: An Interview with Lyndsey Jenkins of Edinburgh Napier

Hi Lyndsey, could you tell us a little about your background?I have a background in the area of Psychology which helped me to decide on my career path and later supported my choice to study for a PhD.  So, I have a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (Northumbria University) and a Master’s degree in Developmental Psychopathology … Read more

Into the Tropical World of Paradise Palms: An Interview with Trystan O’Brien

Hi Trystan, could you tell us a little about Paradise Palms and the work you’ve been doing? Paradise Palms is a local bar in Edinburgh selling a lot of Scottish sourced spirits (gins & rum as well as whisky), beers and cocktails alongside a very tasty vegetarian soul food menu. We’ve got a little stage … Read more

Helping the visually impaired see the stars: An interview with Jamie Ferguson, a PhD student at the University of Glasgow

Jamie Ferguson attended The University of Aberdeen studying Computer Science and graduated in 2015. His work involves the Audification, Sonification and use of Spatial sound within the field of Astronomy and Astrophysics. In essence it is a means of understanding astronomy through sound. He is currently completing his PhD at The University of Glasgow, as … Read more

From a Photography degree to Digital Marketing: An interview with Keilidh Ewan

Keilidh Ewan, Marketing Manager for the Root-5 Group is today’s subject in our student and graduate series. Keilidh graduated from Robert Gordon University in 2013 with a degree in Commercial Photography. She tells her story of moving seamlessly into Digital Marketing because of her flexible attitude and positive approach to new challenges. Hi Keilidh, could … Read more

IT Graduates and students: An interview with Annabelle MacLeod of RGU

This week we turn our attention to graduates in IT – starting with Annabelle Macleod  from Aberdeen. Can you tell us more about your role in Total?I’m currently doing a one year placement with the business application team, as part of my degree in IT at Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen. On a day … Read more