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31 May 2017
Cutting edge research facility gets royal seal of approval
Cutting edge research facility gets royal seal of approval

The new Hartree Centre building at Sci-Tech Daresbury has been officially opened by HRH Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, during a visit to the world-leading campus.

26 May 2017
First stone laid as Construction work begins on World's Largest Telescope
First stone laid as Construction work begins on World's Largest Telescope

A ceremony marking the laying of the first stone of the European Southern Observatory's (ESO) Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) has taken place at ESO's Paranal Observatory in northern Chile, close to the site of the future giant telescope. This milestone marks the beginning of the construction of the dome and main telescope structure of the world's biggest optical telescope, and ushers in a new era in astronomy.

05 May 2017
Eminent laser scientist joins Royal Society Fellowship
Eminent laser scientist joins Royal Society Fellowship

Distinguished scientist Professor Tony Bell and member of STFC's Central Laser Facility has today been elected as Fellow of the Royal Society for his outstanding contributions to science.

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.

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