Entries by Donna Lynch

UK-ARC will be at Farnborough Air Show 2024

Research remains the key enabler of aerospace and academia is the crucible of its development through our growing network. The UK-ARC community is central to helping industry pull through innovation. Our technology themes cover all the challenge areas that will be addressed at FI24. Hear our story and plans first hand by visiting us in […]

UK-ARC – One-day Research Directions Conference

On the 20th of February UK ARC held its inaugural one-day Research Directions conference at the Royal Aeronautical Society. The day was attended by academics from many universities, including representatives from all the 11 founding universities of the consortium, government departments and from industry. We were pleased to share our developing knowledge; research priming work […]

UK Aerospace Research Consortium (UK-ARC) at IAAPS

The GW4 Alliance of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter Universities hosted delegates from the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) and the UK Aerospace Research Consortium (UK-ARC) at IAAPS, a University of Bath-led £70 million R&I centre focused on propulsion technologies, situated at the Bath and Bristol Science Park. The visit focused on showcasing our region’s hydrogen […]

Strathclyde’s, Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC)

The University of Strathclyde’s, Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), part of the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland Group and ITP Aero have co-developed a project to minimise energy use and material waste and enhance productivity throughout the lifecycle of the aerospace superplastic forming process. The three-year, £750,000 project aims to develop a predictive tool to identify […]

Strathclyde researcher has been awarded a prestigious European Research Council starting grant

A Strathclyde researcher has been awarded a prestigious European Research Council starting grant for a five-year project to electrify aircraft using a novel superconducting machine technology. Professor Min Zhang, from the Applied Superconductivity Laboratory, will focus on three ground-breaking technologies to enable the use of high temperature superconductors for electrical propulsion motors with high performance and reliability. […]

Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC)

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) is teaming up with global aerospace components manufacturer, Spirit AeroSystems, to help shape the future of aircraft design and manufacture. Working together on developing innovative manufacturing technologies, the two organisations will seek to address the key challenges facing the industry to help the UK supply-chain achieve […]

Strathclyde to open new Inchinnan facility to support Net Zero Innovation

The University of Strathclyde is to establish a new innovation hub within the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland. This will support the journey to deliver a sustainable net-zero economy by accelerating the development and deployment of technology supporting decarbonisation. An agreement has been signed with Rolls-Royce which will see Strathclyde develop the new facility within […]

Sustainable Aviation Fuel Cafes

The Sustainable Aviation Fuel Cafe Series presents you with a selection of speakers at the forefront of developing technologies and solutions to produce SAF. Find out about the latest developments and get connected with new collaborators. The UK Government is committed to delivering at least 10% of SAF in the UK aviation fuel mix by […]

CFD Practitioners: Wind Tunnel Corrections Workshop for Facility Operators and Customers

Registration is open for the first NWTF Corrections Workshop titled Wind Tunnel Corrections for Facility Operators and Customers. Date: 13th December 2023 Location: City, University of London Hosts: Prof Andrew Rae, Prof Simon Prince, Dr Doug Greenwell and Dr Chetan Jagadeesh Aim: To ensure that small wind tunnel facilities and customers have full awareness of […]

Sustainable Aviation Fuel Supply Chain Initiative 2024 conference

Bringing together over 500 global players from industry, academia, government, investors and NGOs from across the supply chain. Sustainable aviation fuel is part of the solution to deliver cleaner aviation and this conference aims to consolidate all the elements to drive production and commercialisation. The focus of this conference is sustainable alternatives to Jet A/A1 […]