Recent Awards

In November 2019 only six applications were received, and five Awards were made, totalling £6250.

Two awards were made to teams from UG Racing:          [more about UG Racing]

The Aerodynamics Team received £2000 for the design and in-house manufacture of both front and rear wings on their Formula Student racing car, as well as a diffuser.          more

The Powertrain Team also received an award of £2000, for modifications to the Honda CBR600RR engine used by the team.          more


Dionysis Adamou received an award of £750 towards the design and fabrication of a printed circuit board and other components for a device to detect squeezed states of quantum light produced by the Laser Optics Team.          more


GU Orbit was awarded £1000 towards the design, development, construction, and launching of micro-satellites into Low-Earth-Orbit.          more          [more about GU Orbit]


Kieran Kay was awarded £500 to develop a device to optimise the breathing of athletes.          more


In January 2019, the following awards were made:

£600 was awarded to a team of electronic engineering students developing an autonomous robot
Anna Robb was awarded £500 to assist in developing a sterilisable drinking fountain
£500 was awarded to Sarah Davies, who was developing a compact device to prevent sleep apnoea
Two Awards were made to teams from UG Racing, £1500 to purchase equipment for manufacruring electronic components, and £2000 towards the machining and manufacturing of wheel assemblies for the group’s Formula Student racing car.

In addition, Awards were made to 47 second year Civil Engineering students, to assist them in attending the annual Constructionarium residential field course. This course, run by the Construction Industry Training Board gives students the chance to get their feet muddy while getting hands-on experience in building real structures.