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Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer, holder of the Robert M Buchan Chair in Sustainable Energy Engineering at Heriot-Watt, has received a prestigious European Research Council Advanced Award to pursue frontier research. Her team will grow ‘smart rocks’ which can ‘talk’ to them about what actually goes on deep underground.

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