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Records of Heriot-Watt College
    Papers of Hugh Bryan Nisbet

Research Activities within Heriot-Watt College

Series Summary

Reference Code

GB 0582 HWC 2/15/1



Extent and medium of the unit of description



Name of creator

Nisbet | Hugh Bryan | 1902-1969 | principal of Heriot-Watt University

Biographical History

Biographical History

As in any other Higher Education Institute, a great amount of research was undertaken in Heriot-Watt College. This series contains papers concerning this research which were created at the request of the Scottish Education Department. It spans the changeover period from college to university.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The Research Activities within Heriot-Watt College series consists of:

  • Papers including correspondence concerning research topics and grants and lists of research projects undertaken in the university. These included topics such as Design of Computer Calculations (mathematics department), De-watering of Peat (physics department) and Heat Transfer in Condensation (mechanical engineering department).




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