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James Watt
18th century inventor James Watt was a Scottish instrument maker whose improvements on the steam engine helped advance the Industrial Revolution. After an apprenticeship in England, Watt returned to Scotland in 1756 and began earning jobs from professors at the University of Glasgow. During the 1760s he devoted most of his time to improving the efficiency of steam engines, the mechanical pumps that had been the work of Thomas Savery and Thomas Newcomen a half-century before. The result was a mac More »
Born: January 19, 1736 (Greenock, Scotland)


The James Watt College was a further education college in Greenock, Scotland. It is now part of West College Scotland. There were also campuses in Largs and  ...


James Watt College, on Aldridge Road in Great Barr, is a centre of excellence for technical training and education. The college offers vocational courses ...


West College Scotland is a Further and Higher Education College with campuses and learning centres based in Clydebank, Greenock and Paisley.


Phone, +44 1475 724433 · Address, Suggest an address ... The James Watt College was a further education college in Greenock, Scotland. It is now part of...


General Enquiries: 0300 303 0303 Email: enquiries@ayrshire.ac.uk. Registered Address: Dam Park, Ayr, KA8 0EU Ayrshire College is a charitable organisation ...


James Watt College (Greenock), Reid Kerr and Clydebank College have now merged to create a vibrant new college ... West College Scotland. As one of ...


A Desire to Make Instruments. James Watt was born in 1736 in Greenock, Scotland. James was a thin, weakly child who suffered from migraines and toothaches.


James Watt College of. Further and Higher Education Scotland, UK. James Watt College. JWC is regarded as one of the most innovative and developmental ...


Birmingham Metropolitan College - James Watt Campus. Birmingham Metropolitan College website. Address: Aldridge Road, Great Barr B44 8NE; Location.