A new South African particle detector laboratory, which has been set up thanks to UK funding, will help to train the next generation of nuclear scientists – with hopes to provide low-cost medical equipment and environmental monitoring technology to the country.
A nine-year-old girl who suffers from a rare and extremely painful bone condition is hoping to make long hospital stays a little less daunting for other poorly children by creating activity packs to hand out on children’s wards.
The outstanding efforts of individuals and organisations up and down the UK to inspire young people to study STEM subjects will be celebrated at the STEM Inspiration Awards at the House of Lords today, 1 November 2018. The Science and Technology Facilities Council is sponsoring an inspirational trip to CERN for the winners.
A collaboration of researchers from the UK is pursuing a technique to detect breast cancer more quickly, thanks to funding from STFC and partners.
Field trials of a UK built Mars rover took place in the Tabernas Desert in Spain last week. The rover was remote controlled by a team a thousand miles away at the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) RAL Space in Oxfordshire.
A team of STFC scientists will soon be using cutting edge computer simulations to see if Oxfordshire’s transport and healthcare infrastructures could run more efficiently.
Working with high performance computing experts is boosting sales income and international competitiveness for British companies, a new study has found.
Scientists across the UK are celebrating after the successful launch of a spacecraft bound for Mercury.
Congratulations to STFC’s Dr Jacqui Cole on becoming a Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellow following her incredible work that addresses some of the biggest challenges facing the engineering industry.
This Halloween, get ready to visit the dark side – but there is no need to be afraid, as it is actually a global celebration of science.
Last updated: 03 July 2019