UK astronomers, working with colleagues in the USA, have found evidence that the faintest satellite galaxies orbiting our own Milky Way galaxy are amongst the very first that formed in our Universe.
Professor Dave Newbold from the University of Bristol has been appointed as the new Director of the STFC Particle Physics Department.
Contracts worth £19 million have been awarded for the first of the major facilities for the National Satellite Test Facility (NSTF) which is to be built and operated by STFC's RAL Space on behalf of the UK government.
The winning images of the STFC National Photowalk competition announced today offer behind-the-scenes snapshots of subjects ranging from deep underground science to futuristic technology. From quirky to artistic, the images showcase the United Kingdom's long scientific heritage and current world-leading research status.
STFC, BBSRC and NERC, all parts of UK Research and Innovation, along with the Indian Government's Department for Biotechnology, have pre-announced a joint Newton-Bhabha Fund call for collaborative research proposals focussing on enhancement of agricultural data relevant to animal and plant health in India.
UK researchers have identified a group of materials that could be used to make batteries that are both high-powered and fast-charging.
The first design project for what will soon be the world’s largest and most sensitive radio telescope – the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) – has been completed.
Today, STFC’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source celebrates ten years since the first neutrons were detected in its Second Target Station (TS2).
A model of future European space mission Sentinel-5 has successfully completed thermal testing in our world-class space test facility in Oxfordshire.
Today, at Harwell Campus, STFC is celebrating the 60th start-up company to graduate from the successful European Space Agency Business Incubation Centre (ESA BIC UK).