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24 November 2016
Funding confirmed for major STFC-Czech partnership for 'next generation' laser centre
Funding confirmed for major STFC-Czech partnership for 'next generation' laser centre

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.

23 November 2016
Boosting UK regional innovation
Boosting UK regional innovation

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.

22 November 2016
RAL Space contribution to next generation Solar Telescope goes in to orbit
RAL Space contribution to next generation Solar Telescope goes in to orbit

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.

22 November 2016
Update on cyber attack
Update on cyber attack

An STFC events registration site was  the victim of a cyber-attack by unknown perpetrators earlier this month. 

18 November 2016
Multi-million pound Large Hadron Collider upgrade project launched
Multi-million pound Large Hadron Collider upgrade project launched

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.

17 November 2016
Hundreds of thousands of images turned into 3D reconstructions in ULTRA fast time
Hundreds of thousands of images turned into 3D reconstructions in ULTRA fast time

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.

17 November 2016
First apprentices 'graduate' from revitalised scheme at Daresbury Laboratory
First apprentices 'graduate' from revitalised scheme at Daresbury Laboratory

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.

15 November 2016
UK Space Weather Expert wins prestigious international award
UK Space Weather Expert wins prestigious international award

Professor Mike Hapgood, Head of Space Weather at STFC RAL Space, is this year’s recipient of the Baron Marcel Nicolet Medal for Space Weather and Space Climate. British Ambassador to Belgium, Alison Rose presented the prestigious award at a ceremony which was held as part of 13th European Space Weather Week in Ostend, Belgium.

11 November 2016
UK industry and research to benefit from new energy efficient Supercomputer
UK industry and research to benefit from new energy efficient Supercomputer

The high performance computing needs of the UK's research and development teams in both industry and academia have received a tremendous boost with the launch of the latest energy efficient supercomputer, ARM64, at the UK's Hartree Centre.

08 November 2016
India investment to boost UK drug discoveries
India investment to boost UK drug discoveries

The Indian Department of Science and Technology has invested £2 million into the UK’s ISIS neutron and muon source facility to enable the development of a new instrument that will provide insights into how drugs interact with the body as well as helping us understand the properties of important industrial materials, including polymers, emulsions, metals and alloys.

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