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
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
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
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
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
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
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).