Features

Multi-tasking robots – Doing the dangerous work, so humans don't have to
16 February 2018
Multi-tasking robots – Doing the dangerous work, so humans don't have to

Over the last 50 years, modern robotic technology has established itself deeply within every industry, from manufacturing to healthcare, to transport and security, with robots carrying out many human tasks with unrivalled precision.

Why do we need more people to join #TeamScience?
07 February 2018
Why do we need more people to join #TeamScience?

The science and engineering industries are an important part of the UK economy, and have the potential to keep growing in the future.

The new recruits stitching thermal space blankets
22 January 2018
The new recruits stitching thermal space blankets

Three craft-loving women ditched their sewing patterns and glue guns to take on an out-of-this-world job opportunity, and are now helping to make thermal blankets for satellites.

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?

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