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Watch this space – SENSE students finish training

SENSE students complete Earth Observation and machine learning training course. Find out about the exciting work they’ve been doing – including designing their own missions!


Girls just wanna have fun(ding for their scientific research)

Last week was International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11th of February). The SENSE CDT students ran a hugely successful twitter takeover, you can read it in full below.


Alan Turing Institute – SENSE hackathon
February 5th 2020

Opportunity to join a mini-hackathon event, to build and train a model to classify sea, ice and land from satellite images.

The Alan Turing Institute logo


Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a scientist?
Dec 15th 2020

Early Career Scientists discussing why they enjoy being a scientist, why they wanted to do a PhD and their favourite parts of their PhDs.


Support for applying for a PhD webinar
Nov 25th 2020

If you are thinking of applying, please watch this webinar and read the follow-up material


How can a PhD help me with my career?
Nov 17th 2020

Thinking of applying for a PhD? Would you like more information on the benefit it can have to your career, or support in applying and interviewing?


Apply to do a PhD with SENSE

We are now advertising 37 exciting projects, for studentships starting in 2021!
Application deadline 10th January.


A Tour of Earth from Space
October 10th 2020

SENSE Manager Ruth Amey and British Antarctic Survey scientist Peter Fretwell took the audience on ‘A Tour of Earth from Space’ for #BeCuriousGoesVirtual


SENSE PhD students off to a flying start as Earth Observation training begins
October 1st 2020

SENSE’s first PhD students have started! Welcome everyone, and we’re looking forward to seeing what science you’ll do!


Call for PhD project proposals
August 2020

We are currently calling for PhD project proposals, to be advertised in Autumn for studentships starting in 2021. The deadline is 18th September and full details on how to submit can be found here.

SENSE will be hosting two mixer events for academics and industry professionals to meet and discuss potential SENSE PhD projects. These virtual mixer events will be held on Mon 17th August at 2pm and Tue 25th August at 10am via videoconferencing, please register your interest here.


June 2020

SENSE co-director Anna Hogg talks to Tim Peake about Earth Observation – 1st June 2020


SENSE co-director Ed Mitchard on Anchor FM
March 2020


Leading Scottish university wins funds for space data research
April 2020

SENSE director Ed Mitchard is featured in The Herald


The SENSE CDT launches!
December 2019

The SENSE Earth Obeservation CDT has launched, and will train 50 experts in Earth Observation over 5 years, with £2.2 million investment from NERC and £3.4 million match funding from the University of Leeds and Edinburgh. Read these press releases by University of Leeds, University of Edinburgh and NERC