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20 April 2018
Oxfordshire students try their hands at engineering
Oxfordshire students try their hands at engineering

A team of students from Oxfordshire have been hard at work designing a piece of equipment for a science facility that can test how electronics stand up to harmful cosmic ray particles.

18 April 2018
ActInSpace 2018 competition
ActInSpace 2018 competition - tackling industry challenges with space technology

This May, the Science and Technology Facilities Council are providing technology students and budding entrepreneurs from across the UK the opportunity to compete in an exciting international hackathon ActInSpace 2018.

17 April 2018
Forthcoming Projects Peer Review Panel (PPRP) meeting - June 2018
Forthcoming Projects Peer Review Panel (PPRP) meeting - June 2018

The next meeting of the Projects Peer Review Panel (PPRP) will take place in the Lecture Theatre, Daresbury Laboratory, Daresbury, WA4 4AD on 5 June 2018.

11 April 2018
Neutron diffraction helps unlock the secrets of ice
Neutron diffraction helps unlock the secrets of ice

New research undertaken by scientists using the UK's ISIS Neutron and Muon Source is improving our understanding of the highly unusual properties of ice and this knowledge will be of importance to any future study where ice coexists with other materials in nature, for example on icy moons such as Jupiter's Europa.

11 April 2018
UK lab helps reveal secrets of 3000 year old Egyptian vases
UK lab helps reveal secrets of 3000 year old Egyptian vases

Scientists have used neutron techniques at the UK's ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to non-invasively investigate the contents of two containers from the tomb of a married couple who walked the streets of ancient Egypt in 1400BC.

11 April 2018
STFC's contribution to society and the economy
STFC's contribution to society and the economy

Latest STFC Impact report demonstrates the contribution science innovation makes to the UK economy and society.

10 April 2018
New funding call to drive forward earlier detection of cancer
New funding call to drive forward earlier detection of cancer

STFC and EPSRC have launched a joint funding call with Cancer Research UK that aims to drive forward earlier detection of cancer.

09 April 2018
Machine learning could help the ongoing search for gravitational waves
Machine learning could help the ongoing search for gravitational waves

A trio of students from the University of Glasgow funded by STFC have developed a sophisticated artificial intelligence which could underpin the next phase of gravitational wave astronomy.

03 April 2018
UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships scheme
UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships scheme

The UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship scheme (FLF), aims to develop, retain, attract and sustain research and innovation talent in the UK.

03 April 2018
Revolutionary camera captures images of space in unprecedented detail
Revolutionary camera captures images of space in unprecedented detail

A new, UK-built camera which can take over 1,000 images per second and will revolutionise our understanding of stars and black holes has now been fitted to the world's largest optical telescope.

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