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28 November 2017
Call for Proof of Concept proposals
Call for Proof of Concept proposals

Proposals are invited for collaborative projects that develop and expand links between Industry and members of the Harwell HealthTec Cluster.
Closing date: 8 January 2018.

27 November 2017
Landmark agreement between research and industry to harness high performance computing
Landmark agreement between research and industry to harness high performance computing

High performance computing will power a new era in industrial product development in the UK, thanks to landmark research agreement.

21 November 2017
Titan's unique chemistry causes strange atmospheric behaviour
Titan's unique chemistry causes strange atmospheric behaviour

A new international study, led by the UK, has shown that unexpected temperature changes on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, are caused by its unique atmospheric chemistry.

20 November 2017
Space dust may transport life between worlds
Space dust may transport life between worlds

Life on our planet might have originated from biological particles brought to Earth in streams of space dust, a new study partly funded by STFC suggests.

20 November 2017
MIRI on the right tracks at NASA Johnson
MIRI on the right tracks at NASA Johnson

UK scientists and engineers are celebrating following the confirmation that their instrument has performed very well during the cryogenic testing for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) at NASA Johnson Space Flight Center in Houston, Texas.

16 November 2017
Lightest black hole merger detected
Lightest black hole merger detected

Scientists searching for gravitational waves have confirmed yet another detection from their fruitful observation run earlier this year.

13 November 2017
UK leads international team to discover fiery explosion in a distant galaxy
UK leads international team to discover fiery explosion in a distant galaxy

UK astronomers have discovered a new type of fiery explosion in a distant galaxy.

09 November 2017
UK team probe the nature of the neutrino one mile underneath a mountain
UK team probe the nature of the neutrino one mile underneath a mountain

A mile beneath the French Alps scientists are hoping to unlock the mysteries of anti-matter and the neutrino particle.

03 November 2017
UK astronomers contribute to the discovery of a new potential planetary system
UK astronomers contribute to the discovery of a new potential planetary system

Dust detected around the closest star to the solar system, Proxima Centauri, may indicate the presence of an elaborate planetary system.

03 November 2017
Forthcoming PPRP meeting - 24 January 2018
Forthcoming PPRP meeting - 24 January 2018

The next meeting of the Projects Peer Review Panel (PPRP) will take place in CR12/13, Building 68, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Didcot, OX11 0QX on the 24 January 2018. The Panel will be reviewing one project proposal.

Science and Technology Facilities Council Switchboard: 01793 442000