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Year of Engineering
15 January 2018
Year of Engineering

Every day, engineers drive technological advances that are visible in all areas of society – the opportunities in engineering are limitless.

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory celebrated 60 years
20 December 2017
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory celebrated 60 years

‘The home of computer animation in Britain’ is just one of the many terms coined to describe the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) over its 60 year history.

Cosmic rays: space messengers
30 November 2017
Cosmic rays: space messengers

Today, 30 November 2017, is a day of celebration organised by the Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY). The aim is to bring students, teachers and scientists together to learn about and discuss the phenomena of galactic cosmic rays.

Taking apprenticeships forward
23 November 2017
Taking apprenticeships forward

Recent funding changes mean that apprenticeships are available in a wider array of disciplines than ever before.

Data-intensive science – in the UK and around the world
09 November 2017
Data-intensive science – in the UK and around the world

Data-intensive science, and high-performance computing, is a transformative technology.

Combatting cancer in a challenging environment
26 October 2017
Combatting cancer in a challenging environment

If you live in a low or middle income country, your chances of surviving cancer are significantly lower than if you live in a wealthier economy.

The Story of Dark Matter
23 October 2017
The Story of Dark Matter

What is dark matter and why are scientists so eager to find it?

Space tech start-up offers all-inclusive tickets to orbit for SMEs and researchers
19 October 2017
Space tech start-up offers all-inclusive tickets to orbit for SMEs and researchers

Satellite technology is improving every aspect of our lives and wellbeing, thanks to an ever-expanding range of applications.

When Stars Collide: A New Era in Astronomy
16 October 2017
When Stars Collide: A New Era in Astronomy

The observation of colliding neutron stars heralds a powerful new approach to studying the universe.

Science and The Black Dog: World Mental Health Day
10 October 2017
Science and The Black Dog: World Mental Health Day

Mental health issues affect approximately 450 million people of all ages and backgrounds worldwide.

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