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25 August 2020
STFC team involved in ground-breaking study to find a truly green aviation power system
STFC team involved in ground-breaking study to find a truly green aviation power system

A team from STFC has recently completed a joint Proof of Concept study with the company Reaction Engines to determine whether the company’s innovative thermal management technology could be combined with STFC’s world-class catalysts to create a truly green aviation system based on ammonia fuel.

18 August 2020
STFC welcomes six new start-ups to its national space-tech business programme
STFC welcomes six new start-ups to its national space-tech business programme

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) has announced six pioneering UK start-ups that have successfully secured a place on the world’s largest business incubation programme for space tech start-ups.

10 August 2020
Alder Hey develops AI 'chatbot' to help staff manage Covid-19 crisis
Alder Hey develops AI 'chatbot' to help staff manage Covid-19 crisis

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in Liverpool is developing, in collaboration with Artificial Intelligence (AI) experts at the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) Hartree Centre, an AI ‘chatbot’ for staff, designed to help keep them updated to the latest information, such as during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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.

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.

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.

Last updated: 03 July 2019

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