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News 2021

Anthony Hunt awarded 2021 Rebekah Wilson Prize for Interactive Music

Posted on Monday 11 October 2021

Anthony Hunt awarded 2021 Rebekah Wilson Prize for Interactive Music for his entry the MIDI Hand.

4G Coverage from the Helikite flying above the West Campus rugby pitch

Posted on Tuesday 31 August 2021

The Helikite is able to provide 4G coverage for up to 200 metres.

Department of Electronic Engineering student awarded prestigious Laidlaw Scholarship

Posted on Tuesday 27 July 2021

Undergraduate student Thomas Mason will carry out a six-week research project of his choice under the supervision of a leading academic, develop his leadership skills, experience new cultures and create positive change - all fully funded.

New director for £45m robotics research centre at York

Posted on Monday 12 July 2021

A director has been appointed to lead a major new £45m research centre at the University of York which aims to place York at the forefront of research into the safe operation of robotics and autonomous systems.

Helikite test flight on the Campus West rugby pitch

Posted on Wednesday 16 June 2021

On 28 May 2021 Dr Yi Chu, Professor David Grace and the technical team led by Andy White carried out a test flight of the 21 m3 Helikite with an upgraded inertial measurement unit (IMU) on the Campus West rugby pitch.

Open-source LTE network for mountain search and rescue trial on Campus West rugby pitch

Posted on Wednesday 16 June 2021

On 27 May 2021 Dr Yi Chu, Professor David Grace and the technical team led by Andy White carried out a field trial of the open-source LTE network for mountain search and rescue on the University's rugby pitch.

Departments of Electronics and Physics to lead Spintronics research consortium

Posted on Monday 10 May 2021

The University of York is to lead a new international network for spintronics with a five-year project funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

Underwater acoustic communication experiment on Campus East lake

Posted on Wednesday 17 March 2021

The first underwater network experiment carried out in Campus East's lake took place on 24 February 2021.