Engineering underpins so much of the ground-breaking science that happens at STFC and around the world. Not only do our engineers drive forward incredible technological breakthroughs, but at every stage of their career they are solving creative and rewarding challenges.
What do you associate the word “engineering” with? Construction? Electronics? Maths? The list could go on and on, but in all likelihood it would be some time before you’d arrive at “neutrons”.
On the 3 August 2018, STFC's ISIS Neutron and Muon Source celebrates a very special occasion – exactly ten years since the first neutrons were detected in the INTER beamline, the first instrument to be completed as part of the Second Target Station (TS2) project.
Think science is just a boring school subject? Think again. There's a world beyond the classroom waiting to be explored, and science could be your ticket to a lifetime of adventure.
Galaxies, planets, and colliding stars... ever looked up and wondered where it all comes from and if we are alone in the universe?
High-resolution biomolecular images are vital for understanding disease, and developing new drugs and vaccines.
Taking astronomy to the remotest parts of the UK.
Michael heads up the Business Incubation and Accelerator programmes for STFC which comprises Business Incubation Centre (BIC) projects across the Daresbury, Edinburgh and Harwell (RAL) campuses and includes the ESABIC Harwell and STFC CERN BIC.
STFC is celebrating International Women In Engineering Day by highlighting prominent female engineers, both past and present.
Move over R2D2 – robots are no longer just the stuff of sci-fi. They're already here, and whether it's through advancing drug design or charting the oceans, UK technology is transforming the impact that robots are having on our lives.
Last updated: 18 February 2016