A new innovation centre opened in Edinburgh today offering start-up companies direct access to world leading scientists, engineers and big data experts, as part of UK Government efforts to help boost productivity and innovation.
Hundreds of data scientists from across the world are gathering at the UK Space Cluster in Harwell, Oxfordshire this week to contribute to an international conference focussed on addressing the opportunities in understanding vast datasets.
The Harwell EnergyTec Cluster has been formally launched uniting STFC alongside 29 other academic, public and private organisations all working to find solutions to the energy challenges laid out in the UK's Industrial Strategy as well as addressing the world's energy problems.
A number of eminent scientists from the STFC research community have today been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society for their exceptional contributions to science.
Technology at the heart of the Large Hadron Collider is being developed in the North West to treat cancer. A new proton therapy assembly and test facility will be built at the STFC Daresbury Laboratory in a collaboration with British firm Advanced Oncotherapy.
A new mission to Mars, involving a team from the UK that includes STFC RAL Space, has gone in to space with the aim of being the first to study the heart of the Red Planet and measure 'Marsquakes' from its surface.
STFC spin-out MIRICO has secured a £3.5 Million investment to support its technology for the instant, high precision measurement of greenhouse gases and pollutants in the environment.
One of the planet Uranus's secrets, the composition of its clouds, has finally been uncovered by a team of UK researchers.
UK scientists are celebrating the successful launch of the newest Earth monitoring satellite in Europe's Copernicus programme, Sentinel-3B, from the Russian Plesetsk Cosmodrome on a Rockot at 17:57 GMT on Wednesday.
British astronomers working on the international space mission Gaia have contributed to a revolution in our understanding of the Milky Way with the release today of a new 3-D map of over one billion stars in our Galaxy.
Last updated: 06 October 2017