LIFE Laser Fence LIFE15 ENV/UK/000386 “Laser systems for the prevention of food chain poisoning and minimization of chemical exposure to the environment ” organizes a Technical Conference on March 3 and 4 2020 in Liverpool (Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, L3 3AF).
Some of the topics that will be covered during the conference are:
Soon we will be sharing the link for registration and the full program with the speakers and their respective presentations.
If you are interested in participating as an assistant you can register here.
LJMU have been working with Ardens of Chester at Tile Farm (Chester, Cheshire, UK) to test the effectiveness of the Laser Fence as a deterrent for ground species.
Tile Farm were recently announced as the 2018 Cheshire Farms Competition Supreme Farm Champions. The Supreme Farm Champions are chosen as the overall winners of 5 Complete Farm Categories in Cheshire County Farms annual competition.
On 16th July, Dr. Martin Sharp, Dr. Jenny Sneddon, and Dr. Eduardo Cordova-Lopez from LJMU accepted an invitation to an open evening and farm walk at Tile farm to celebrate Ardens’ success in the Farms Competition. It was a great opportunity to promote LIFE Laser Fence to the farming community in Cheshire.
Research Week at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET) at Liverpool John Moores University celebrates the significant contribution that postgraduate research students (PGRs) make to academic life, allowing students a platform to share their own research and gain valuable feedback. More than 150 PGRs participate in the event and welcome a range of external keynote speakers.
As part of the activities of this year’s Research Week, Some of the many research projects in the faculty were invited to have a stand display and explain their projects. This is a direct response to queries from PGR students who wanted to know a bit more about the many and varied areas of research where the FET is involved and the practical applications of the different areas of expertise.
LIFE Laser Fence was present at this year’s FET Research Week and attracted considerable attention from the research students. They clearly showed an understanding of the needs for systems like these, which can in an environmentally friendly manner deal with the problem of unwanted animals in agricultural settings.
Participation of PGRs also enhances understanding of current post-graduate research activity across the Faculty and promotes inter-faculty communication and research networks, providing students with the opportunity to support like-minded colleagues. The conference develops researching skills crucial to presenting, writing, poster preparation and communicating research to an audience.