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Join us for the SPINtern Showcase on 29 November 2022

By Satellite Applications Catapult
Nexus – University of Leeds
Tue, 29 November 2022, 10:00 – 17:00 GMT

An opportunity for interns and supervisors to meet and network with one another and to learn about projects undertaken in 2022.
 

SHY attends the launch of the UK’s Defence Space Strategy

February 2022

Representatives from Space Hub Yorkshire attended the launch of the UK Ministry of Defence’s Defence Space Strategy. It was an opportunity to hear from ministers, civil servants and military leaders on how the the MOD will be engaging in further activity in the Space sector.

Boost for Space Cluster Across the UK

February 2022

Space Hub Yorkshire is very pleased to have received funding from the UK Space Agency for development and maintenance of Space Cluster in Yorkshire region.

Join us for Satuccino event locally from Space Enterprise Lab at Nexus

February 2022

Join Satuccino event locally from Space Enterprise Lab at Nexus with local group (in hybrid fashion). The Satuccino is a monthly networking event hosted by Satellite Applications Catapult. We are dialling in for the hybrid portion of the event from the SEL at Nexus with Tea and Coffee for local space businesses.

Students win grant to teach school pupils about satellites

January 2022

Students at the University of Leeds win a grant to produce material about satellite data and environmental science, to teach to school pupils

Teledyne Defence & Space win Queen’s Award for Innovation

January 2022

On 24th January 2022, Teledyne were proud to host a visit from HRH The Princess Royal, who highlighted the firm’s impact as a business in West Yorkshire and presented The Queen’s Award for Innovation.

HRH John Toner Daron Winspear LLOWY

Transform SY (Powered by Entrepreneurial Spark)

January 2022

Transform SY (powered by Entrepreneurial Spark) – the virtual accelerator designed to transform
the entrepreneurial landscape in South Yorkshire – is starting this week.

Space Enterprise Lab now open for innovation

December 2021

Nexus at the University of Leeds is now home to a new hub for Space innovation: a Space Enterprise Lab. This is available to book for free for Space-related activities.

Space Hub Yorkshire Launches its Space Strategy

November 2021

Space Hub Yorkshire launched its space strategy at a roundtable discussion, hosted by Clarion Solicitors

SHY Manager wins fellowship to develop Space research translation programme

November 2021

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

University of Leeds scientists name glacier in honour of Glasgow for COP26

November 2021

PhD student Heather Selley and SHY founder Anna Hogg named 9 glaciers in West Antarctica, following a study they did on retreating glaciers in this region.
Photo by Pierre Dutrieux.

We are hiring!

October 2021

Are you interested in developing a new Space cluster in Yorkshire?

University of Leeds joins SPRINT as an associate member

October 2021

SHY and SENSE Research Experience Placements Showcase Event

September 2021
Space Hub Yorkshire, collaborating with the SENSE Earth Observation CDT, rounded off the SHY Intern Network 2021 with a showcase event, where interns presented their research, conducted with various academic institutions, doctoral training programmes and industrial partners.

DASA Updates and Opportunities

August 2021
The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) have recently released further updates to their current actions, including new cyber resilience funding opportunities and research priorities for the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory.

Blasting Off To Space With LURA

August 2021
SHY spoke to two undergraduates at the University of Leeds who run and manage the Leeds University Rocketry Association (LURA) to learn more about this student-led organisation.

Be Curious Research Festival

July 2021
Students, academics and managers from the University of Leeds successfully ran their annual open research festival earlier this month, with interviews led by Jon Spooner from the Unlimited Space Agency.

SHY Intern Network Welcome Event

July 2021
SHY ran a virtual welcome event for undergraduate students doing research experience placements under the intern network programme

SHY Chair published in The Times

May 2021
Mandy Ridyard has been published in The Times discussing her aerospace company Produmax and industry in Yorkshire

Space industry symposium held by University of Leeds’ Earth Observation CDT

April 2021
SENSE, the Earth Observation Centre for Doctoral Training based at the University of Leeds holds a virtual industry symposium for academics and businesses interested in Space

SHY give Earth Observation talks to local schools

April 2021
PhD student Eva Zand gave a Space Hub Yorkshire outreach talk this month ‘How can we use Satellites for volcano monitoring?’

Space Hub Yorkshire Launches

March 2021
At the LEP’s West Yorkshire Innovation Festival, SHY ran a virtual event and officially launched itself as a hub.