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28 April 2017
Construction begins for the world's largest radio telescope
Construction begins for the world's largest radio telescope

Construction work has started on the UK headquarters of a world-leading science project that is building the biggest ever radio telescope. The building will not only be a flagship facility for UK science but will also provide a boost to the regional economy.

21 April 2017
Simulated galaxies offer fresh evidence of dark matter
Simulated galaxies offer fresh evidence of dark matter

A UK research team funded by STFC have created a simulation which provides further evidence of the existence of dark matter.

20 April 2017
£8.6m funding for UK research into greenhouse gas removal
£8.6m funding for UK research into greenhouse gas removal

New research will investigate ways to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere to counteract global warming.

19 April 2017
CERN experiment sees glimpses of new science
CERN experiment sees glimpses of new science

The LHCb experiment at CERN has announced a result that could be an early indication of new physics beyond our current understandings of the Universe.

12 April 2017
New report reveals far-reaching impact of leading research facility
New report reveals far-reaching impact of leading research facility

From providing a top-class research facility to training the next generation of scientists and engineers, the UK’s world-leading neutron and muon beam source ISIS has had a far-reaching impact on the economy of the UK and worldwide since it first became operational more than 30 years ago.

10 April 2017
The Cockcroft Institute celebrates three major milestones
The Cockcroft Institute celebrates three major milestones

The Cockcroft Institute is celebrating partnership, funding and new laboratories and office space as it relocates to its new building at STFC's Daresbury Laboratory, within the Sci-Tech Daresbury campus in Cheshire.

10 April 2017
Chilbolton Observatory celebrates 50 years of searching the skies
Chilbolton Observatory celebrates 50 years of searching the skies

One of the world's most advanced weather radar research facilities, which is based in the UK, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this week.

30 March 2017
Call for new members on STFC's committees and panels
Call for new members on STFC's committees and panels

A number of vacancies have arisen for outstanding individuals to become members of STFC's committees and panels.

30 March 2017
New STFC council members appointed
New STFC council members appointed

The Minister of State for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson MP, has appointed Professor Karen Holford (Cardiff University) and Professor Tony Ryan (University of Sheffield) as new members of the Council of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). They will serve with effect from 1 March 2017 until 31 March 2018.

28 March 2017
Just like Wolverine, humans need metal to maintain strong bones
Just like Wolverine, humans need metal to maintain strong bones

Newly published research has provided fresh insight  into how bones grow and develop, and how the traces of metal found in bones  play a vital part in this process.

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