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17th July 2023

World Sustainability Awards

In June 2023 we were absolutely delighted to learn that the project has been short-listed for the World Sustainability Awards in the External Partnership category. This is a great recognition…
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11th April 2023

5th Annual Meeting, The Science Museum, 24 March 2023

Our 5th and final project Annual Meeting was held on 24th March 2023 at The Science Museum in London. As usual we heard from our four Work Package Leaders, giving…
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11th April 2023

Project Exposition to Policy Makers and Stakeholders, Royal Academy of Engineering, 23rd March 2023

One of the key aims of the project has always been to promote and disseminate the outputs and successes that we have achieved but it was also very important to…
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22nd January 2023

PhD Student Successes

Our PhD students, some of whom started with us at the very outset of the project in November 2017, register for postgraduate research qualifications and, as they complete their studies,…
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3rd November 2022

Invitation to the Houses of Parliament

Professor Zi-Qiang Zhu received a personal invitation from the Royal Academy of Engineering to attend a parliamentary breakfast reception and panel discussion about the role of engineering in addressing the short-…
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26th July 2022

Congratulations on Academic Promotions

Over the course of our project some of our academic colleagues have received recognition for the their work from their institutions. Five project members have been promoted to Professor: Lizzie…
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3rd May 2022

4th Annual Meeting, Aalborg, Denmark, 25 April 2022

The project held its 4th Annual Meeting from 25th to 27th April 2022 in Aalborg, Denmark. The arrangements were made to coincide with visits to the Ørsterild onshore test centre,…
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3rd May 2022

Visit to Ørsterild onshore test centre, Denmark, 26 April 2022

To coincide with the project's 4th Annual Meeting we made arrangements to visit to the Ørsterild onshore test centre, managed by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) on the north…
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1st May 2022

Visit to Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark, 27 April 2022

To coincide with the project's 4th Annual Meeting we made arrangements to visit to the Department of Energy Technology at Aalborg University. On Wednesday 27th April, a group of academic…
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28th February 2022

Pitch and Rotor System Level Fault Monitoring

On 25th February 2022 Professor Ron Patton from the University of Hull gave a presentation on the work he has been leading in work package 3.3 to an audience that…
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12th February 2022

Secondments

As part of the successful collaboration between the project partners, we are making arrangements for a series of educational secondments and work placements and also taking opportunities to enroll our…
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4th November 2021

Additional £1.4M funding for new project: “Offshore cable burial: how deep is deep enough?”

Professor Will Coombs (Principal Investigator) and Professor Charles Augarde from Durham University has been awarded a grant of £464,312 from EPSRC as part of a new £1.4M research project. In…
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1st November 2021

2021 Project Annual Report

The 4th Annual Report for the project describes how we have managed to retain excellent progress despite difficult and challenging circumstances over the previous twelve months. It also highlights the…
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9th August 2021

Promotion and Dissemination Events, 28 July 2021 and 8 February 2022.

The first of these events was held to showcase the research being carried out on Work Package 1 of the Prosperity Partnership project together with associated work on the Powertrain…
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11th March 2021

3rd Annual Meeting, 25 February 2021

It was a great shame that we were not able to meet up in person as we had done in October 2018 and September 2019 but we were keen to…
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26th January 2021

2020 Project Annual Report

The 3rd Annual Report for the project describes the latest progress with our research and looks at how we are achieving our Key Performance Indicators. It also includes a section…
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4th November 2020

“Building Our Future.”

Ørsted have produced a short film which describes how their involvement in the offshore wind sector, and in particular their presence in Grimsby, is helping to shape the future for…
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2nd September 2020

TV Discussion on Floating Wind Farms

In August Professors Simon Hogg and Jim Gilbert, together with Richard Blanchard from the University of Loughborough, took part in a TV discussion on the development of, and benefits of,…
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14th July 2020

Prestigious Nikola Tesla Award for Professor Zhu

Many congratulations to Professor Zhu who has been honoured with the internationally-recognised, prestigious Nikola Tesla Award 2021. It is awarded by the Board of Directors of the Institute of Electrical…
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15th January 2020

2019 Project Annual Report

The 2nd Annual Report for the project (November 2018 to October 2019) is specifically focused on the achievements, outputs, outcomes and impact from the project over that period of time.…
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2nd January 2020

Sheffield Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Centre celebrates landmark 10 year anniversary

The Sheffield Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Research Centre (S²GRE) celebrated its 10 year anniversary at a dinner and drinks reception held at the Siemens Mindsphere Lounge in The Diamond at…
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4th November 2019

New MSc Masters Degree Apprenticeship in Offshore Wind Energy Engineering.

The University of Hull has expanded its collaboration with SGRE to create this new course, starting in September 2019. Students will balance rigorous academic achievement with real-world application and will…
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10th October 2019

2nd Annual Meeting, 17th and 18th September 2019

In September 2019 The University of Hull hosted the second annual meeting of the project to which we invited members of our Advisory Board, members of our Management Board, all…
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10th October 2019

Achenbach Medal for Dr Elizabeth Cross

The Achenbach Medal is awarded to recognize an individual (within 10 years of PhD) who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of the field of Structural Health Monitoring.…
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10th October 2019

IEEE Award for Professor Zhu

Prof. Zhu has received the most prestigious award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Industry Applications Society (IAS). The 2019 IEEE IAS Outstanding Achievement Award was awarded to…
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24th May 2019

3-day Industry Awareness Event, Hull and Grimsby, 22-24th May 2019

We staged a three-day Industry Awareness Event for all the Post-Doctoral Research Associates and PhD students, from all three institutions, in May, hosted by the University of Hull. Day 1…
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13th May 2019

Technical Visit and Presentation to SGRE, Denmark

Professor Zhu, Dr Thomas, Richard Clark and some of the Sheffield-based SGRE Engineers paid a visit to Brande on 13th and 14th May. Prof. Zhu gave a presentation "Electrical Machines…
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11th February 2019

Forthcoming Conferences and Events

We have a list of forthcoming events and conferences that are relevant to the project which is updated on a regular basis. We also highlight some specifics events that we…
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24th January 2019

Site Visit to Wind Turbine, Denmark

One of our Post-Doctoral Research Associates, Richard Williams, got the opportunity to witness the installation of sensors on two near-shore Siemens 3.6 MW wind turbines owned and operated by Ørsted.…
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15th November 2018

1st Annual Meeting, 4th and 5th October 2018

In October 2018 The University of Sheffield hosted the first annual meeting of the project to which we invited members of our Advisory Board, members of our Management Board, all…
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12th November 2018

2018 Project Annual Report

2018 Project Annual Report.