Pop-Up Science Robots, March 2016

As part of the third year group project, BSc Information Systems student Scott Grigor and his team provided Pop-Up Science Robots at the Edinburgh International Science Festival, giving children the opportunity to control Lego robots via their own code.

The project involved creating robot activities aimed at children 7-12, using Lego Mindstorm robots and Arduino (an open source programming environment), at the National Museum of Scotland on the 28th and 29th March. Scott was the project manager responsible for planning and controlling the entire project, working with students from different backgrounds and areas of study. Communication was a key aspect of the project, with Scott being the team’s main point of contact with the client, who were science festival staff and National Museum of Scotland staff.

Scott Grigor and the Pop-Up Science Robots Team
Scott Grigor (second from right) and the Pop-Up Science Robots Team

Scott is currently doing an internship at Skyscanner.

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Postgrad open evening: 6th April, 2016

MSc in Business Information Technology

Edinburgh Napier University is running a postgraduate open evening 5-7pm on 6 April, 2016.

If you’re looking for a change in direction, or to add a business or information systems strand to your skillset – come and talk to me to find out about our MSc in Business Information Technology. We’ll be at Merchiston Campus.

We’re currently recruiting for a September 2016 start – full-time and part-time degrees available.

Come and talk to us on Wednesday 6th April.

Peter Cruickshank
Peter Cruickshank

Peter Cruickshank
Programme leader, MSc Business Information Technology