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New STFC Executive Chair announced
22 January 2018
New STFC Executive Chair announced

Universities and Science Minister Sam Gyimah has today announced that Professor Mark Thomson has been selected to be Executive Chair of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), following a fair and open competition.

UK builds vital component of global neutrino experiment
16 January 2018
UK builds vital component of global neutrino experiment

The UK has built an essential piece of the globally-anticipated DUNE experiment, which will study the differences between neutrinos and anti-neutrinos in a bid to understand how the Universe came to be made up of matter.

UK gravitational waves expert honoured in annual awards for astronomy
12 January 2018
UK gravitational waves expert honoured in annual awards for astronomy

A number of STFC-supported researchers have been honoured by the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) in its annual awards for astronomy and geophysics – including Professor James Hough from the University of Glasgow, who has been awarded the RAS's highest accolade in recognition of his eminent role in gravitational wave science.

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