Jasper Conran
Designer Jasper Conran publishes his stunning book 'Country' which tells the story of a year in the country through words and photographs. . Follow us on twi...
David Murray (Scottish businessman)
Sir David Edward Murray (born 14 October 1951) is a Scottish entrepreneur, businessman and former owner and chairman of Rangers Football Club.Born in Ayr, Scotland, Murray had formed the company Murra...
James Russell (Scottish politician)
Sir James Alexander Russell (6 April 1846, Glassellan House, Skye – 22 January 1918, Edinburgh) was a Scottish physician who served as Lord Provost of Edinburgh (1891–94). He was a pioneer in t...
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Gary Younge
Gary Younge (born 1969) is a British journalist, author and broadcaster.
Younge was born in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, UK, to immigrant parents from Barbados and grew up in Stevenage. When he was 17,...
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Henning Skumsvoll
Henning Skumsvoll (born 15 March 1947 in Farsund) is a Norwegian politician representing the Progress Party. He is currently a representative of Vest-Agder in the Storting, he was first elected in 20...
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Gordon Shedden
Gordon Shedden (born 15 February 1979 in Edinburgh) is a British auto racing driver, who currently competes in the British Touring Car Championship for the Honda Yuasa Racing Team. Shedden was the 201...
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George Heriot
George Heriot (4 June 1563 – 12 February 1624) was a Scottish goldsmith and philanthropist. He is chiefly remembered today as founder of George Heriot's School, a large independent school in Edinburgh...
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Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840. This transition included going from hand production methods...
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Teo Ho Pin
Dr. Teo Ho Pin (simplified Chinese: 张俰宾; traditional Chinese: 張俰賓; pinyin: Zhāng Hèbīn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tiuⁿ Ho-pin; born 19 January 1960) is a Singaporean politician. A member of the coun...
Robert Silver
Robert Simpson Silver CBE FRSE (1913-1997) was a Scottish physicist and mechanical engineer, awarded the Unesco Prize for Science in 1968 for his discovery of a process for the demineralisation of sea...
Thomas Hudson Beare
Sir Thomas Hudson Beare MICE MIME FRSE RSSA LLD (June 30, 1859 - June 10, 1940) was a South Australian who became Professor of Engineering at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, at University College, ...
Ian Anderson
Ian Scott Anderson, MBE (born 10 August 1947) is a British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for his work as the lead vocalist, flautist and acoustic guitarist of British rock ba...
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Fiona Watson
Fiona Watson (1968 – 19 August 2003) was a Scottish political affairs officer working in Sérgio Vieira de Mello's office who was killed along with other members of United Nations Assistance Mission in...
Duncan Inglis Cameron
Duncan Inglis Cameron (26 August 1927 – 7 May 2006) was a university administrator and Secretary of Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.
Born in Glasgow, he attended the academically rigorous ...
Jasper Conran
Jasper Alexander Thirlby Conran OBE (born 12 December 1959) is an English fashion designer. He is the son of Sir Terence Conran, a designer, and Shirley Conran, an author.
Conran's birth parents d...
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Shirley Robertson
Shirley Ann Robertson, OBE (born 15 July 1968) is a Scottish sailor and Olympic gold medallist. She made it into the history books by becoming the first British woman to win two Olympic gold medals at...
Watt
The watt (symbol: W) is a derived unit of power in the International System of Units (SI), named after the Scottish engineer James Watt (1736–1819). The unit is defined as joule per second and can be ...
Thomas L. Johnston
Thomas Lothian Johnston FRSE (9 March 1927 in Whitburn, West Lothian – 2009 in Edinburgh) was a Scottish economist. He was professor of Economics at Heriot-Watt University in 1966–1976. He was the Pre...
Susan Greenfield, Baroness Greenfield
Susan Adele Greenfield, Baroness Greenfield, CBE, HonFRCP (born 1 October 1950) is a British scientist, writer, broadcaster, and member of the House of Lords. Her research is to identify a novel appro...
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Deepak Tripathi
Deepak Tripathi, PhD, FRHistS, FRAS (born 1951) is a British historian with particular reference to South Asia, the Middle East, the Cold War and the United States in the post-Soviet world.
Tripat...
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Charles Neaves
Charles Neaves, Lord Neaves FRSE (1800–1876) was a Scottish advocate, judge, theologian and writer. He served as Solicitor General (1852), as a judge of the Court of Session, the supreme court of Sco...
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Joanne Yeoh
Joanne Yeoh Pei Sze (Chinese: 杨佩丝; born 28 April 1977), is a Malaysian violinist and currently a lecturer in music at Universiti Putra Malaysia. Yeoh began playing piano at the age of four and vio...