STFC has today published their impact report for the 2015/2016 financial year, demonstrating the impact their investments have made on the UK economy, on policy and for society.
A new group of particles which have long been hiding in plain sight have finally been discovered thanks to the incredibly sensitive LHCb experiment at CERN.
A mystery surrounding three stone-like objects found within the pelvic region of a 12,000-year-old human skeleton has been solved thanks to the analytical capability of the UK’s neutron beam research facility
After spending 15 years scanning patients at an Australian hospital, an unwanted MRI machine has been recycled and given a new lease of life at the world’s biggest science experiment as a scanner of the material that makes up exploding stars.
Professor Ron Drever, whose work helped pave the way for the detection of gravitational waves in 2015, has passed away. The news was announced by his family yesterday.
The announcement of the first tranche of challenges to be supported by the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) and additional support for high skilled research talent has been welcomed by the UK's Research and Innovation leaders.
STFC is working with our partners at Diamond Light Source to support the drive to encourage girls to pursue STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) by leading a series of workshops for 14-16 year olds.
The threats posed by severe space weather to electronic systems and devices on Earth are being addressed this week at an international summit hosted by leading UK researchers from the Met Office, the Government Office for Science and the Science and Technology Facilities Council.
For the first time, astronomers have carried out a detailed observation of ultra-fast winds caused by black holes – which revealed that the winds can rapidly fluctuate from cool to extremely hot.
The next meeting of the Projects Peer Review Panel (PPRP) will take place in Polaris House, Swindon on the 21st April 2017.