#430 Overall Influence

Heriot-Watt University

University

From Wikipedia

Heriot-Watt University is a public research university based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was established in 1821 as the School of Arts of Edinburgh, the world's first mechanics' institute, and subsequently granted university status by royal charter in 1966. It is the eighth oldest higher education institute in the UK. The name Heriot-Watt was taken from Scottish inventor James Watt and Scottish philanthropist and goldsmith George Heriot.

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What is Heriot-Watt University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#232 World Rank
Engineering
#306 World Rank
Literature
#284 World Rank
Business
#320 World Rank
Education
#372 World Rank
Mathematics
#446 World Rank
Chemistry
#677 World Rank
Biology
#493 World Rank
Physics
#578 World Rank
Medical
#499 World Rank
Computer Science
#436 World Rank
Political Science
#323 World Rank
Economics
#590 World Rank
History
#697 World Rank
Law
#666 World Rank
Philosophy
#527 World Rank
Communications
#833 World Rank
Religious Studies
#486 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#854 World Rank
Psychology
#713 World Rank
Nursing
#725 World Rank
Sociology
#1136 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#983 World Rank
Social Work
#1200 World Rank
Anthropology

Influential People

Who are Heriot-Watt University's Most influential alumni?

Heriot-Watt University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Engineering, Business, and Literature

Arthur Woodburn

British politician

Thomas Borgen

Norwegian business leader

Junyu Dong

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0001-7012-2087

Wei Ji

Researcher ORCID: 0000-0003-0303-0830

Wei Ji

Researcher ORCID: 0000-0003-0303-0830

Donny Hay

Scottish field hockey player

Linda McAvan

British politician

Alistair McGuire

Health economist in the United Kingdom

Eyitayo Ogunmola

Nigerian social entrepreneur

Ratnasingham Shivaji

American mathematician

Irma Sluis

Dutch sign language interpreter

Lisa Kearney

Irish judoka