UKSEDS Outreach Active in North England

UKSEDS organised space outreach for the North West Astronomy Festival, UK Space Environments Conference, Leicester and the Mission X Blast Off Event. These events gave us the opportunities to inspire students to learn about astronomy, space exploration and the wonders of our universe. As a part of UKSEDS’ outreach programme, our stand for these events consisted of space […]

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Outreach Opportunities: March 2014

Explaining how to spot a meteorite

If you would like to apply as a volunteer, please send an email to our Outreach Officer ([email protected]). Once confirmed, you will receive further details about the outreach activities and your role for the day. Reasonable travel expenses will be covered. Oxfordshire Science Festival Date: 8th March 2014 Location: Bonn Square, Oxford. Number of Volunteers: […]

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Physics MPhil Opportunity

“IRSA, a part-funded ERDF project at the University of Leicester, was set up to enable the development of 12 month MPhil research projects with East Midlands companies, where the student receives a stipend of £15K. We currently have a position available from the department of Physics and Astronomy to perform research associated with X-Ray Modelling, […]

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Help a Space Technology MOOC Win Funding!

Merlin Barschke, a CranSEDS member who graduated from Cranfield in 2011 and is currently working as Project Manager for two nanosatellites at TU Berlin, needs your support! “We are planning to prepare a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Space Technology. The course will cover the basics of space technology ranging from satellites to space […]

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Launch of “Space for Sustainability” award

Launch of "Space for Sustainability" award

ESA and the European Interparliamentary Space Conference (EISC) are proud to launch the ‘Space for Sustainability’ Award for European students and young professionals who have made significant space-related contributions to sustainable development in our society. EISC is a forum where members of parliaments of European states meet to coordinate their activities related to space. In […]

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Volunteers wanted for Physics in the Field!

The IOP is looking for volunteers for their Physics in the Field events over the summer. Throughout summer 2013, the Institute’s physics in society team and local branches will be taking physics to festivals and events around the country, engaging thousands of families and young people with physics busking. Physics busking involves performing physics tricks – small […]

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Join the UKSEDS GLOBE at Night team!


You are invited to participate in an international astronomy programme called GLOBE at Night.  You can join volunteers from 115 countries around the world by measuring light pollution effects in your area. GLOBE at Night is free, and it’s easy for you, your friends and family to participate.  For complete information, check out their website […]

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Outreach – Big Bang Fair, London Excel

Interested in outreach? Want to inspire the next generation while adding lines to your CV? UKSEDS have been awarded a stand to teach youngsters about meteorites, at the largest STEM event in the UK, The Big Bang Fair at the London Excel Centre, 14-17 March. We would love volunteers who are interested in learning about […]

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Scholarship Opportunity to attend the IAASS Conference “Safety is not an Option”


International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS) and Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) are teaming up to organise the 2012/2013 Space Safety Competition. The awardees of the scholarship will be supported to participate into the next IAASS conference “Safety is not an Option” that will be held from 21st – 23rd May, 2013 in […]

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Tell Your Teacher


NASA has a new online science resource for teachers and students to help bring Earth, the solar system, and the universe into their schools and homes. Called NASA Wavelength, the site features hundreds of resources organized by topic and audience level from elementary to college, and out-of-school programs that span the extent of NASA science. […]

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Fly Your Thesis!


For three days, a specially equipped aircraft flew 31 manoeuvres – or parabolas – that generate microgravity conditions, giving students invaluable experience in how to design, construct and run experiments in a near weightless environment as part of the ‘Fly Your Thesis!’ campaign that ended on 25 October. Three student teams participated along with nine […]

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