Discover Space Challenge


Discover Magazine are running a very neat competition for Arduino-based satellites. See the link for contest guidelines, here .

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IAC2012 Student Paper Competition results.


UKSEDS are pleased to announce the results of the UK student paper selection for the 2012 International Astronautical Congress in Naples in October. The selection took place at the British Interplanetary Society in London last Thursday, 31 May. The winners are: –Undergraduate– Alessandro Grasso – University of Bristol Feasibility Study of an Ultra-Low Altitude Hyperspectral […]

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Deadline for International Astronautical Congress Grant Programme approaches


The International Astronautical Federation 2012 Emerging Space Leaders Grant Programme provides opportunities for students and young professionals to participate in the annual International Astronautical Congresses.  Applications opened on 1st January 2012 and the IAF is accepting applications until 1st February. The young people selected to participate in the 2012 Emerging Space Leaders Grant Programme will […]

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UK Space Agency ISU Scholarships competition open


The UK Space Agency has opened the 2012 round of its International Space University competitive scholarship scheme. The scheme is open to UK citizens to help fund them to attend ISU’s Space Studies Programms and MSc programmes. Up to £30,000 is being made available to be shared between successful candidates. Chris Brunskill attended the 2011 […]

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STFC Graduate Scheme 2012


The Science and Technology Facilities Council is now accepting applications for their 2012 Graduate Scheme.  STFC is looking for graduates achieving at least an upper second class Bachelors or Masters degree in engineering, physics or computing science who have graduated within 18 months of applying. The vacancies currently on offer are: IRC34555 – Technology Microelectronics […]

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ESA Young Graduate Trainee opportunities open

ESA has posted its Young Graduate Trainee vacancies for 2012, with applications open until 18th December.  These one-year positions are an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the development and operation of space missions.  You also get to live and work for a year in another country. The YGT offers some generous terms and conditions, […]

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Writing opportunity for online student magazine


Do you fancy writing popular science articles for one of the largest student newspapers in the country?  Experimentation is a new student-led online science magazine and they are looking for additional writers for their physical sciences section.  Experimentation’s sister publications, Erudition and Intuition have already built up tens of thousands of readers from across Europe […]

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UKSEDS Project Competition


At yesterday’s Workshop we announced our new Project Competition open to all UKSEDS branches. Simply come up with an excellent idea for a branch project, create a project outline and submit it to the UKSEDS Committee. We will then select the best idea(s) and present your branch with up to £500 to be put towards […]

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Loughborough College launches Space Engineering A-level programme

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The National Space Centre and Loughborough College are launching a new Space Engineering programme for talented young people looking for an enhanced A-Level experience. The UK space industry contributes £7.3bn to the UK economy and employs close to 19,000 people. This new and innovative course uniquely combines academic and vocational study with industrial experience and other […]

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ESA launches 2012 Drop Your Thesis programme

The European Space Agency is proud to announce a new edition of the ‘Drop Your Thesis!’ programme. Through this programme, a team of Master/PhD students will be given the opportunity to carry out a microgravity experiment, as part of their syllabus, in the ZARM Drop Tower Facility, in Bremen, Germany. This facility is one of […]

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Lunar and Planetary Institute 2012 Summer Intern Program

Applications are now being accepted for the  2012 LPI Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science. The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) invites undergraduates with at least 50 semester hours of credit to experience research in the planetary sciences. As a summer intern, you will work one-on-one with a scientist either at the LPI or NASA […]

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