Features

Meet our graduate apprentices: Tom
16 November 2016
Meet our graduate apprentices: Tom

Tom is one of the first in a new wave of apprentices to complete the Apprentice Training Scheme at Daresbury Laboratory. Find out from him about life as an electrical engineering apprentice, his placement in France, and where he hopes to go next…

Meet our graduate apprentices: Luke
16 November 2016
Meet our graduate apprentices: Luke

Luke is one of the first in a new wave of apprentices to complete the apprenticeship scheme at Daresbury Laboratory. Find out how he became a mechanical engineering apprentice, why he’s visiting CERN, and the power of public engagement…

MURFI 2016
11 November 2016
MURFI 2016

MURFI is a Mars rover field trial mission that's building UK expertise and supporting further planetary exploration. Get a behind-the-scenes look at what's happening in Utah, and Harwell, during this exciting mission.

Cyclists! Enjoy your ride with space technology
07 November 2016
Cyclists! Enjoy your ride with space technology

Three UK start-ups are using satellite technology at the European Space Agency's Business Incubation Centre in Harwell (ESA BIC Harwell) to help us cycle smarter and more safely.

Lasers light up India-UK collaboration
02 November 2016
Lasers light up India-UK collaboration

A  medical revolution could be waiting at the tip of a laser, as scientists in  India and the United Kingdom work together on new technologies that may help  diagnose and fight cancer faster. 

Smart black box for cars
05 October 2016
Smart black box for cars

Imagine a mini ‘black box’ that you can plug into your car, that will drop you an email to help improve your driving and save you money on fuel costs.

Space for Opportunity
22 September 2016
Space for Opportunity

Strong international relationships between researchers, institutions and industrial partners are vital to solving 21st Century global challenges. Collaboration pushes the boundaries of scientific knowledge, fuels innovation, and opens doors to new markets. Space is no exception, as the decade long UK-China space workshop exemplifies.

Celebrating our partners
25 May 2016
Celebrating our partners

Since opening in 1967, Daresbury Laboratory has enjoyed a reputation for world-leading scientific excellence in fields as diverse as accelerator science, bio-medicine, physics, chemistry, materials, engineering and computational science.

STFC Astronomer Pens Legacy for UK's Largest Infrared Telescope
11 May 2016
STFC Astronomer Pens Legacy for UK's Largest Infrared Telescope

A newly published book celebrates the success story of The United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT), an astronomical instrument that pushed back the frontiers of astronomy from atop the dormant volcano Mauna Kea, on the Big Island of Hawaii.

The business of space
11 May 2016
The business of space

This feature highlights some of the amazing UK companies using European Space Agency (ESA) technology to improve lives on Earth in areas such as regenerative healthcare, protecting agriculture, interactive travel experiences, bedbug detection and much more…

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