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UK start-up overhauls emergency humanitarian shelters at STFC
19 April 2018
UK start-up overhauls emergency humanitarian shelters at STFC

UK start-up company Taylor Garfit Ltd is developing an innovative new technology that will make emergency humanitarian shelters more robust, durable and easier to build than anything that is currently available, and it will soon be available as part of a complete emergency kit.

Women in STEM
08 March 2018
Women in STEM

From the discovery of dark matter to the advent of HIV medication, women in STEM have changed the world. And they have often done so in the face of considerable obstacles and opposition.

It's National Apprentice Week: 5-9 March 2018
02 March 2018
It's National Apprentice Week: 5-9 March 2018

Here at STFC we're very proud of our Apprentice Training Scheme, and across our sites we currently have a number of vacancies available.

UK start-up receives messages from space
02 March 2018
UK start-up receives messages from space

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most dynamic developments in the technology world today, helping businesses boost efficiency and growth, whilst making our lives easier.

Multi-tasking robots – Doing the dangerous work, so humans don't have to
16 February 2018
Multi-tasking robots – Doing the dangerous work, so humans don't have to

Over the last 50 years, modern robotic technology has established itself deeply within every industry, from manufacturing to healthcare, to transport and security, with robots carrying out many human tasks with unrivalled precision.

Why do we need more people to join #TeamScience?
07 February 2018
Why do we need more people to join #TeamScience?

The science and engineering industries are an important part of the UK economy, and have the potential to keep growing in the future.

The new recruits stitching thermal space blankets
22 January 2018
The new recruits stitching thermal space blankets

Three craft-loving women ditched their sewing patterns and glue guns to take on an out-of-this-world job opportunity, and are now helping to make thermal blankets for satellites.

Year of Engineering
15 January 2018
Year of Engineering

Every day, engineers drive technological advances that are visible in all areas of society – the opportunities in engineering are limitless.

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory celebrated 60 years
20 December 2017
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory celebrated 60 years

‘The home of computer animation in Britain’ is just one of the many terms coined to describe the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) over its 60 year history.

Cosmic rays: space messengers
30 November 2017
Cosmic rays: space messengers

Today, 30 November 2017, is a day of celebration organised by the Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY). The aim is to bring students, teachers and scientists together to learn about and discuss the phenomena of galactic cosmic rays.

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