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11 October 2017
Malaysian Newton Fund call for proposals
Malaysian Newton Fund call for proposals

Collaborative research for higher level STEM skills in Malaysia. Call submission deadline: 16:00 GMT 5 December 2017.

10 October 2017
UK to design new instrument to measure climate change and study star formation in space
UK to design new instrument to measure climate change and study star formation in space

UK scientists will play a key role in designing a new instrument to sit on board the International Space Station (ISS) that will not only monitor the effects of climate change on the Earth's atmosphere but will also help us to better understand the origins of stars and planets.

09 October 2017
Bringing Mars down to Earth
Bringing Mars down to Earth

Scientists from around the world are gathering one kilometre underneath the Earth's surface in the North East of England over the next fortnight to develop new technologies for future exploration of the Moon and Mars.

04 October 2017
British scientist scoops Nobel Prize for revolutionary microscope
British scientist scoops Nobel Prize for revolutionary microscope

British biochemist Professor Richard Henderson has today been awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemistry, alongside Professors Jacques Dubochet and Joachim Frank, for their pioneering work with cool microscope technology.

03 October 2017
UK technology breakthrough helps gravitational waves team win Nobel Prize for Physics 2017
UK technology breakthrough helps gravitational waves team win Nobel Prize for Physics 2017

The 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics has gone to Professors Kip Thorne, Barry Barish and Rainer Weiss, key figures in detecting the long-theorised ripples in space-time.

03 October 2017
Greg Clark announces Faraday Institution
Greg Clark announces Faraday Institution

The Faraday Institution, a new, multi-million pound, research institute has been announced by Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

02 October 2017
New agreement strengthens UK space sector
New agreement strengthens UK space sector

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have signed an agreement to bring together their expertise in measuring and testing instruments for satellites.

28 September 2017
Science Minister announces Non-Executive Board Members of UK Research and Innovation
Science Minister announces Non-Executive Board Members of UK Research and Innovation

Science Minister, Jo Johnson has announced the 12 Non-Executive Members of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Board.

28 September 2017
Update: Astronomy Technology Centre
Update: Astronomy Technology Centre

Our Astronomy Technology Centre in Edinburgh is now operating as usual following yesterday's (Sept 27) power outage.

27 September 2017
British technology at heart of gravitational wave discovery
British technology at heart of gravitational wave discovery

First joint detection of gravitational waves with both the LIGO and Virgo detectors.

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