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04 October 2019
STFC partnership secures £250,000 funding for green hydrogen research
STFC partnership secures £250,000 funding for green hydrogen research

A project supported by STFC investigating how ammonia can be used to make hydrogen a sustainable energy source has been awarded £250,000 in government funding.

03 October 2019
University of Bath joins CERN physics experiment group
University of Bath joins CERN physics experiment group

Another UK institution has joined a long-running experiment group at CERN, as the University of Bath signs up to become an affiliate member of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment.

03 October 2019
Decoding 2,000-year-old scrolls with Diamond Light Source
Decoding 2,000-year-old scrolls with Diamond Light Source

Ancient scrolls are being virtually “unwrapped” using the UK’s national synchrotron facility, Diamond Light Source, combined with special techniques developed by a team from the University of Kentucky.

01 October 2019
UK Ultrasound breakthrough can pinpoint cancer with precision
UK Ultrasound breakthrough can pinpoint cancer with precision
26 September 2019
Now LIVE – The new winter programme of star-gazing and story-telling events at Arbriachan Forest
Now LIVE – The new winter programme of star-gazing and story-telling events at Arbriachan Forest
24 September 2019
£20m project to tackle space weather announced
£20 milllion project to tackle space weather announced

£20 million of funding to upgrade the UK’s resilience to space weather events has been announced today by the Prime Minister at the UN General Assembly.

23 September 2019
Nowhere to hide - Nanosatellite technology drives new frontier in tracking down stolen vehicles
Nowhere to hide - Nanosatellite technology drives new frontier in tracking down stolen vehicles

A UK start-up is developing a ground breaking new technology that will make tracking stolen vehicles faster and more reliable.

11 September 2019
Water detected on potentially 'habitable' planet for the first time
Water detected on potentially 'habitable' planet for the first time

UK researchers have detected water vapour in the atmosphere of an Earth-like planet with habitable temperatures in a world first, which has been supported by funding from STFC.

09 September 2019
New community of scientists aim to improve cancer diagnosis
New community of scientists aim to improve cancer diagnosis

The STFC Cancer Diagnosis Network+ has been launched today, creating a community of scientists across a variety of disciplines to address challenges in the diagnosis of cancer – one of the leading causes of death worldwide.

04 September 2019
How asteroid impacts created running water on Mars
How asteroid impacts created running water on Mars

An international team of scientists, co-funded by STFC, believe they have found one answer to how water appeared on the surface of Mars. They have analysed Martian meteorites and discovered unprecedented details about how asteroid impacts can help to create temporary sources of running water on Mars.

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