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07 August 2020
Hartree Centre and Diamond Light Source to help transform electric vehicle technology
Hartree Centre and Diamond Light Source to help transform electric vehicle technology

A new research and development project that aims to transform electric vehicle powertrain technology, will be supported by the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC’s) Hartree Centre.

07 August 2020
Hartree Centre supports engineering students' race to Formula One
Hartree Centre supports engineering students' race to Formula One

Researchers at STFC’s Hartree Centre are supporting a pioneering project led by the University of Bolton to prepare a new generation of engineers for the exciting world of Formula One racing.

06 August 2020
New report shows benefits to the UK of CERN membership
New report shows benefits to the UK of CERN membership
06 August 2020
New Executive Director announced for UK's national laboratories
New Executive Director announced for UK's national laboratories

After a rigorous and competitive recruitment exercise STFC Executive Chair, Professor Mark Thomson, today announced the appointment of Dr Alan Partridge as new Executive Director for National Laboratories: Large Scale Facilities.

05 August 2020
New milestone brings the UK's largest AI supercomputer one step closer
New milestone brings the UK's largest AI supercomputer one step closer

The largest supercomputer dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI) in the UK will enable academics and industry to drive cutting edge innovation, boosting the UK’s ability to make world-changing scientific breakthroughs.

03 August 2020
Scientists at CERN one step closer to understanding the Higgs boson
Scientists at CERN one step closer to understanding the Higgs boson

New results have been announced by particle physicists at CERN that will move them closer to understanding the basic forces that shape our universe.

29 July 2020
NA62 experiment at CERN reports first evidence for ultra-rare process that could lead to new physics
NA62 experiment at CERN reports first evidence for ultra-rare process that could lead to new physics

Scientists at CERN have reported on their first significant evidence for a process predicted by theory, paving the way for searches for evidence of new physics in particle processes that could explain dark matter and other mysteries of the universe.

22 July 2020
£3 million awarded to help tackle air pollution
£3 million awarded to help tackle air pollution

UK Research and Innovation has awarded £3 million to support six research networks that will investigate solutions to air pollution.

21 July 2020
Scientists form nanoscale Olympic rings using new beamline
Scientists form nanoscale Olympic rings using new beamline

International researchers have used the newest instrument at the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to form and study interlocked self-assembled rings, made solely from one molecular ingredient. This could lead to the development of new materials in the future and has the potential to advance the development of molecular machines.

16 July 2020
Solar Orbiter space mission to study the sun sends back first set of images
Solar Orbiter space mission to study the Sun sends back first set of images

One of the instruments used to produce the images captured on board the European Space Agency's (ESA) solar orbiter spacecraft, was designed and built by the Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) RAL space.

Last updated: 03 July 2019

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