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20 September 2017
UK signs £65m science partnership agreement with US
UK signs £65m science partnership agreement with US

The UK is investing £65million in a flagship global science project based in the United States that could change our understanding of the universe, securing the UK's position as the international research partner of choice.

15 September 2017
The grand finale - Cassini's last dive
The grand finale - Cassini's last dive

Scientists across the UK are today saying a fond farewell to the landmark Cassini Space Mission, which was launched almost 20 years ago.

13 September 2017
Forthcoming Projects Peer Review Panel meeting
Forthcoming Projects Peer Review Panel (PPRP) meeting

The next meeting of the Projects Peer Review Panel (PPRP) will take place in Polaris House on the 19th October 2017.

12 September 2017
Growing human bones using gravitational wave technology
Growing human bones using gravitational wave technology

Technology originally developed to witness black holes colliding is now being used to grow human bone in a laboratory, which could revolutionise the treatment of bone injuries.

07 September 2017
UK industry and universities to benefit from new computational research centre of excellence
New computational research centre of excellence

A new UK centre of excellence in computational science, which will support a wide range of scientific research topics including the biological and medical sciences as well as the physical sciences and engineering, is being launched today.

06 September 2017
New UK-China agreement to strengthen space education
New UK-China agreement to strengthen space education

Leading space scientists from the UK and China have today signed a partnership agreement which looks to enrich each nation's space education and space culture activities.

01 September 2017
World's largest x-ray laser facility is now open to users
World's largest x-ray laser facility is now open to users

The global science community is celebrating the official inauguration of the world's largest X-ray laser at the international research facility, the European XFEL.

30 August 2017
STFC and Diamond Light Source Apprenticeship Day 2017
STFC and Diamond Light Source Apprenticeship Day 2017

On 23 August 2017, the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and Diamond Light Source hosted an Apprenticeship Day at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) in Didcot, Oxfordshire.

24 August 2017
Gravitational wave research may tell us how black holes are formed
Gravitational wave research may tell us how black holes are formed

The new field of gravitational wave astronomy, which started with the first gravitational wave detection two years ago, is already offering possible explanations of how black holes form.

23 August 2017
UK supporting Arctic project to build the most advanced space weather radar in the world
UK supporting Arctic project to build the most advanced space weather radar in the world

The most advanced space weather radar in the world is to be built in the Arctic by an international partnership including the UK, thanks to new investment from NERC, with scientific collaboration from STFC.

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