Centres and institutes

Dr Ryan Pereira and Dr Juliane Bischoff

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The Lyell Centre is our most recent research centre, opened in 2016. The purpose-built, £21m facilities enable the British Geological Survey (BGS) and Heriot-Watt to join forces to build on their expertise in land and marine conservation, geology and geoscience, to catalyse and lead integrated and innovative research directions.

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School research institutes