Professor John Simpson, Head of the Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) Nuclear Physics Group, has been awarded the prestigious Rutherford Medal and Prize for 2016 by the Institute of Physics (IOP) for his outstanding contributions to nuclear physics.
The UK has cemented its leading role in designing and delivering the world’s largest microscope, the European Spallation Source (ESS), by being confirmed as a founder member of the project.
We are now recruiting for a new non-executive member of our governing Council.
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