Placement year inspires Leeds student’s appointment to the BTO youth advisory council

Aspiring conservationist Elizabeth Fitzpatrick has been appointed to the youth advisory council of the British Trust for Ornithology, utilising her passion and practical experience to inspire the next generation of birdwatchers. The 21-year-old University of Leeds student has just completed her placement year with the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), in which she assisted…

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New funding boosts the UK’s future in Quantum manufacturing

Ionoptika Ltd and the University of Surrey have been awarded project grants worth a total of £425,000.00 from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, to expand their research into new manufacturing technologies for quantum devices. Quantum technologies are expected to create impact across multiple sectors from more secure online communications to personalised medicine. However, to…

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