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UK start-up takes on 'fake news' with space technology
10 May 2018
UK start-up takes on 'fake news' with space technology

Fake news and doctored images are a real problem in today's media, and with the rise of social media and modern digital technologies, the problem is escalating.

Mapping the structure of battery materials, atom by atom
09 May 2018
Mapping the structure of battery materials, atom by atom

Researchers from the UK and US have gained a deeper understanding into the atomic structure of lithium-ion batteries, in research that could significantly improve their capacity and lead to the development of a new generation of battery materials.

How engineering is changing the world
24 April 2018
How engineering is changing the world

This year, the UK is on a mission to tackle the skills gap in engineering by inspiring the next generation to take up the profession.

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.

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