SHY and SENSE Research Experience Placements Showcase Event

The SHY Intern Network The summer intern network organised by SHY is an annual initiative to bring together students on space-related research experience placements (REPs), both industrial and academic, which last around 6 weeks. The application game for the REPs was noted to be highly competitive, with over 350 applications for around 20 projects which … Read more

DASA Updates

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) help and provide advantages to UK defence and security by seeking out solutions and new capabilities in addition to understanding stakeholder requirements. They welcome ideas from organisations of all sizes and extent of ties to the defence and security sector, as well as all fields of science and technology. … Read more

Blasting Off To Space With LURA

SHY is incredibly proud to have partners in both academia and industry. We also aim to showcase what university students are doing in order to form their own bridge with the space sector. This spotlight article focuses on the Leeds University Rocketry Association (LURA), founded in early 2021 by students at the University of Leeds.  What … Read more

Royal Society ECR Placement – Emerging Technologies Team

Deadline 5th August 2021 The Royal Society is looking for an early career researcher to complete a placement of up to six months who will work on and support policy projects within their emerging technologies team. The team’s main output is a series of Perspectives. These future-facing, speculative reports focus on emerging areas that could … Read more

Be Curious Research Festival

SHY has an exciting network of space academics based around Yorkshire. Those at the University of Leeds run an annual open research festival called Be Curious, which aims to showcase how academic research is making a world of difference to people’s lives. In 2021’s online extravaganza, SENSE students, academics and managers were involved in a … Read more

SHY Intern Network Welcome Event

On 20th July 2021, Space Hub Yorkshire ran a virtual welcome event for students on the SHY summer intern network programme, undertaking research projects in various disciplines within environmental science, which utilise and manipulate satellite and remote sensing data. These students are working with academics and current postgraduates under the SENSE Earth Observation CDT or … Read more