Professor John Simpson, Head of STFC's Nuclear Physics Group, has received the Institute of Physics' prestigious Rutherford Medal and Prize for 2016 by for his outstanding contributions to nuclear physics.
UK scientists are celebrating the restart of the LIGO gravitational wave detectors, which are now back online after a substantial upgrade to their sensitivity. The upgrade and restart of LIGO means that the new data being produced should add substantially to our knowledge of black-hole collisions and other major astronomical events.
Pioneering laser technology could boost the performance of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN to new levels of efficiency, helping unlock some of science’s greatest mysteries going back to the `Big Bang’.
STFC's Central Laser Facility and scientists from the Czech Institute of Physics will work together on a new "Centre of Excellence" for the industrial exploitation of new laser technology.
STFC is supporting Liverpool City Region in its successful bid to be in the next wave of Science and Innovation Audits aimed at boosting economic growth in the knowledge sector.
STFC RAL Space are celebrating the successful launch of a next generation geostationary weather satellite that will provide more accurate forecasts and warnings of major space weather events.
An STFC events registration site was the victim of a cyber-attack by unknown perpetrators earlier this month.
A new multi-million pound international project led by the University of Manchester and Lancaster University, who are both part of the STFC supported Cockcroft Institute, has been launched to contribute to the upgrade of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva.
UK researchers have developed a new way of processing hundreds of thousands of images of a rotating object such that they can then turn them into a complete 3D visual reconstruction of the subject with unprecedented detail.
The first apprentices have graduated from a new enhanced Apprentice Training Scheme in a ceremony at the Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC's) Daresbury Laboratory.