Heriot-Watt University



Blog: Innovation and effectiveness in a ‘cold climate’

Dr Beth Watts argues that the growing focus on innovative responses to homelessness must be balanced with a commitment to approaches we already know work.

Published 25 November 2016

Heriot-Watt team aims to make a difference to youth homelessness

A team from the Institute for Social Policy, Housing, Environment and Real Estate (I-SPHERE) at Heriot-Watt University is to raise money and ​​awareness ​​of ​​the ​​issues ​​of ​​youth homelessness.

Published 1 September 2016

Academic Suzanne Fitzpatrick nominated to National Housing Federation board

The National Housing Federation has today nominated professor of housing and social policy at Heriot-Watt University, Suzanne Fitzpatrick, as one of two new members to its board as its seeks to replace two existing members who are stepping down.

Published 11 July 2016

More than a million people in UK ‘living in destitution’

A groundbreaking study into destitution in the UK has revealed that 1.25 million people, including over 300,000 children, are so poor they cannot afford to eat properly, keep clean or stay warm and dry.

Published 28 April 2016

Mitsubishi praises Kingdom's Housing Innovation Showcase

Kingdom Housing Association met with representatives from Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and Heriot Watt University keen to learn more about the Housing Innovation Showcase at Dunlin Drive, Dunfermline.

Published 13 November 2015