To date, the Inverness Campus project has attracted over £100m of investment, and independent research has shown that it already has potential to support up to 1,300 jobs on site and create 940 new jobs across the Highlands and Islands over the next five years. www.uhi.ac.uk.
Scientists from around the world recently gathered in Thurso for an annual biological sciences meeting. The Larwood Symposium was hosted by the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) of the North Highland College UHI on behalf of the International Bryozoology Association.
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November, a month where it's commonplace to hear the cracks, whistles and bangs of fireworks. Great fun at the time, but a Health & Safety nightmare! For businesses such noises, at any time of year, can herald major problems, so it is vital to ensure your employees are fully up-to-date with their training.
Phil Anderson Financial Services joins national award scheme recognising the best independent mortgage brokers in the UK. Phil Anderson Financial Services, the Caithness based financial advisers has entered the Best Independent Mortgage Broker category in The ESTAS, the largest award scheme in the UK residential property market.
GILLS BAY/PENTLAND FIRTH'S INNER SOUND VISIT BY DELEGATES TO TOP-LEVEL INNOVATION CONFERENCE HOSTED BY THURSO'S ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE, PART OF THE UNIVERSITY OF THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS. A top team of Scottish-based scientists, engineers and academics sailed out to the Pentland Firth's Inner Sound from Gills Bay on a fact-finding mission to see at first hand the fast-flowing waters above the seabed site of the UK's first planned 'marine electricity' power-station.
Anyone with an interest in marine energy might wish to take look in on this lecture being held at ERI, Thurso. With marine energy being touted often as one of the means that Caithness will gain some new employment and contracts as Dounreay runs down this lecture may give some serious insights into what the fact are.
Currents, waves and water quality in the Pentland Firth. Weigh Inn Hotel, Thurso KW14 7UG 2-3 June 2014 The Environmental Research Institute, University of the Highlands and Islands – with the support of CENSIS, the Innovation Centre for Sensor and Imaging Systems – invites you to a workshop is to identify opportunities within the renewable energy sector that require sensor technology solutions.
New project aims to find marine energy hot spots A project to find the best new places to install marine energy devices in Europe was launched in Thurso today. Led by scientists at North Highland College UHI’s Environmental Research Institute, TURNKEY (transforming underutilised renewable natural resource into key energy yields) will bring together representatives from five European countries and use cutting edge technology to assess the locations with the best marine energy potential.
An award-winning Caithness company which develops cutting edge scientific equipment used across the globe has received a significant new order from the US Government space agency. KP Technology Ltd, based in Wick, has received an order from NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) for its Kelvin Probe system.