Dr Ruth Amey, SHY Manager, has been awarded a Michael Beverley Innovation Fellowship from Nexus to create a research translation programme for Space Hub Yorkshire. The Michael Beverley Innovation Fellowship aims to build the innovation culture and develop the next generation of entrepreneurs at the University of Leeds. Funded through a £1 million donation from … Read more
Glasgow Glacier formally named to mark COP26 A glacier in West Antarctica has been formally named after the city of Glasgow to mark its hosting of the COP26 climate change conference. The Scottish city will welcome more than 100 world leaders to COP26, the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of Parties, from this weekend until … Read more
The University of Leeds has been successul in its bid to join SPRINT as an associate member. SPRINT is the SPace Research and Innovation Network for Technology, a unique partnership of top UK space universities, industry, government agencies and the investment community dedicated to supporting the growth of small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in the … Read more
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
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
Mandy Ridyard, Space Hub Yorkshire chair, discusses how Yorkshire, the birthplace of stainless steel, could once again be heart of an industrial revolution. Read the full article here (behind a paywall).
On the 20th April 2021, SENSE held its first industry symposium. SENSE is a ‘Centre for Doctoral Training’, a PhD programme which is topic specific and provides bespoke training – SENSE’s focus is on Earth Observation and advanced data techniques such as machine learning. Events like this are a fantastic opportunity for businesses in the … Read more
PhD student Eva Zand gave a Space Hub Yorkshire outreach talk this month ‘How can we use Satellites for volcano monitoring?’ You can watch Eva’s talk and find out more of SHY’s outreach activities on our skills for schools page.
The Space Hub Yorkshire successfully launched at the West Yorkshire Innovation Festival on 17th March 2020. Watch on YouTube below to hear from SHY chair Mandy Ridyard how space and Yorkshire go together, along with talks from Stuart Martin on Innovation in the UK Space Sector to understand how SHY fits into the UK space … Read more