International Day of Women & Girls in Science
SENSE student Charlotte Walshaw will talk about her passion for satellite data and environmental science for International Day of Women & Girls in Science.
Edinburgh training a big success
In November 2021 the second cohort of SENSE students had their first block of EO training at the University of Edinburgh
Cohort 1 all together for media training
In November 2021 the first cohort of SENSE students met for the first time to undertake some media training with Boffin media
SENSE student leads the way with her work on whales and ocean health
SENSE student Penny Clarke has published her work on cetacean strandings and is producing a podcast on ocean health
SENSE students win a NERC grant to develop ‘SatSchool’
SatSchool is an outreach project aiming to get secondary school pupils excited about Earth Observation and Satellites
SENSE Students present, ‘takeover’, and win at COP26
Find out the SENSE students’ experiences at COP26, including presenting in the blue zone, participating in a ‘Youth Takeover’ and winning the SFN COP26 hackathon
SENSE at COP26
Find out the COP26 sessions that SENSE are involved in
Not Another Wellbeing Workshop: Summary and Feedback
Read the summary and feedback from the successful wellbeing workshop
SENSE summer intern’s Iceland Experience
Hannah Barnett did a Research Experience Placement funded by NERC through SENSE in the summer of 2021, read all about her trip to Iceland to collect data
New publication by SENSE manager
SENSE manager Ruth Amey publishes a paper on using high-resolution satellite-derived digital elevation models to improve earthquake hazard and risk models
Focus on REP: Ilaria Stolberg
SENSE has been lucky to have 14 amazing undergraduate students working with our supervisors as part of the NERC REP programme. Here we find out more about Ilaria’s project
SENSE’s littlest member starts her scientific journey
Huge congratultions to SENSE student Rebecca Kelly on the birth of her little girl!
SENSE has a blast talking about satellites
SENSE academics were involved in a whole host of talks, interviews, activities and videos sharing their love of satellites in Leeds’ Be Curious festival.
Not another well-being workshop… for PGRs by PGRs
23rd August 2021, 1pm-3pm
Have you struggled with your wellbeing whilst being a Postgraduate Researcher? Not sure how to help your colleagues who may be struggling? PhD student Heather Selley in collaboration with SENSE brings you ‘Not another wellbeing workshop…’ with the aim of enabling open discussions about wellbeing and mental health in the PGR community.
SENSE student wins Alan Turing Enrichment Scheme
SENSE student Nick Homer is successful in his application to the Alan Turing Institute Enrichment Scheme
It’s time to Be Curious about Space
SENSE researchers are heavily involved this Leeds’ Be Curious festival
Submit a PhD project proposal to SENSE
We are now calling for PhD project ideas from academics at Leeds, Edinburgh, NOC and BAS for new PhD projects to be advertised in the autumn, for studentships starting in October 2022.
Project submission deadline 19th September.
New publication by SENSE student
SENSE student Max Lowe publishes his master’s thesis
SENSE nominated for Leeds Partnership Award
SENSE at vEGU 2021
SENSE students Emily Dowd and Max Lowe are attending vEGU this year.
SENSE Industry Symposium 2021
On 20th April SENSE held its first industry symposium, which included many interesting presentations and discussions.
Sign up for SENSE’s Industry symposium
Join us on Tuesday 20th April for SENSE’s first industry symposium
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.
Early Career Scientists discussing why they enjoy being a scientist, why they wanted to do a PhD and their favourite parts of their PhDs.
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’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
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.
SENSE co-director Anna Hogg talks to Tim Peake about Earth Observation – 1st June 2020
SENSE co-director Ed Mitchard on Anchor FM
Leading Scottish university wins funds for space data research
SENSE director Ed Mitchard is featured in The Herald
The SENSE CDT launches!
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