Institute for Space


Emma BunceProfessor Emma Bunce

Institute Director

  • Lead PI for the Mercury Imaging X-Ray Spectrometer (MIXS) instrument on-board the ESA/JAXA BepiColombo mission.

Book Read more about how Professor Bunce’s research sheds new light on the solar system.

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Clare AndersonProfessor Clare Anderson

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Professor Heiko BalzterProfessor Heiko Balzter

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Martin BarstowProfessor Martin Barstow

  • Director of Strategic Partnerships, Space Park Leicester
  • Professor of Astrophysics and Space Science
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Bleddyn BowenDr Bleddyn Bowen

Book Read more about ‘The real Star Wars’ by Dr Bowen.

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Sarah CasewellDr Sarah Casewell

  • Director of the Centre for Exoplanet Research
  • Science and Technology Facilities Council Ernest Rutherford Research Fellow and Lecturer
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Sarah DaviesProfessor Sarah Davies

  • Pro-Vice Chancellor and Head of the College of Science and Engineering
  • Geoscientist with expertise in sedimentology
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Rossana DeplanoDr Rossana Deplano

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Professor Andrew Ellis

  • Head of the School of Chemistry
  • Professor of Physical Chemistry
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Professor Stewart Fishwick

  • Head of the School of Geography, Geology and The Environment
  • Professor in Geophysics
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Dr Jonathan Nichols

  • Reader in Planetary Auroras
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Paul O'Brien 250sqProfessor Paul O'Brien

  • Professor of Astrophysics and Space Science
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Rob Parker headshotDr Rob Parker

  • NCEO Leader and Research Fellow for ESM and Climate-Carbon Data Evaluation
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Ross ParryProfessor Ross Parry

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Dr Harjinder Sembhi

  • Lecturer in Earth Observation Science
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Professor Mark Sims

  • Space Research Centre Director
  • Professor of Astrobiology and Space Instrumentation
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Headshot of Kevin TanseyProfessor Kevin Tansey

  • Professor of Remote Sensing
  • Research interests: Earth observation and remote sensing; Land use and land cover change; Fire disturbance and burned area mapping; Landscape degradation and deforestation; Agri-Tech crop yield and crop stress detection; Supporting spatial mapping capability for renewable energy generation with satellite data.
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Professor Tim Yeoman

  • Professor of Magnetospheric Physics
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