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Space technology 'could reduce cost of renewable energy'

Our academics have discovered that space-based radar technology could be harnessed by the renewable energy sector to drive down costs.

Sentinel-1 spacecraft. PIC: European Space Agency

Our academics are helping to define a roadmap for an operational UK launch system by 2030

Our academics were awarded funding from the UK Space Agency to develop a detailed roadmap for a commercially viable launch system for small satellites. The consortium is led by Orbital Access Ltd in partnership with several UK-based companies.

Weir Advanced Research Centre

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We're working closely with the Weir Group on a range of projects, including the design of new and improved products for global markets.

Take a tour of engineering

Postgraduate students Chris and Cuebong take us on a tour of all our engineering departments. Find out more!

Antenna project

Our PhD students have been working on a project incorporating origami to help them solve a major problem! Find out more.