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27 June 2017
Dancing to the rhythm of the sun
Dancing to the rhythm of the sun

For generations, scientists have been studying the relationship between the Earth and the Sun, and now a group of artists and dancers have taken inspiration from this dynamic to produce a contemporary dance performance.

26 June 2017
Update on Balance of Programme (Skills) review
Update on Balance of Programme (Skills) review

STFC is currently reviewing its skills programme to identify an appropriate balance of activities and funding for the next five years.

23 June 2017
UK students use STFC's world class space facilities
UK students use STFC's world class space facilities to design their own volcano monitoring satellite

A team of students and staff from the University of Bristol (UoB) are designing a volcano monitoring satellite thanks to the support of STFC's RAL Space team.

20 June 2017
UK's world leading laser facility celebrates 40 outstanding years
UK's world leading laser facility celebrates 40 outstanding years

STFC's Central Laser Facility is celebrating forty years of spectacular science and achievement as one of the world's most advanced laser research, development, exploitation and training facilities.

31 May 2017
Cutting edge research facility gets royal seal of approval
Cutting edge research facility gets royal seal of approval

The new Hartree Centre building at Sci-Tech Daresbury has been officially opened by HRH Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, during a visit to the world-leading campus.

26 May 2017
First stone laid as Construction work begins on World's Largest Telescope
First stone laid as Construction work begins on World's Largest Telescope

A ceremony marking the laying of the first stone of the European Southern Observatory's (ESO) Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) has taken place at ESO's Paranal Observatory in northern Chile, close to the site of the future giant telescope. This milestone marks the beginning of the construction of the dome and main telescope structure of the world's biggest optical telescope, and ushers in a new era in astronomy.

05 May 2017
Eminent laser scientist joins Royal Society Fellowship
Eminent laser scientist joins Royal Society Fellowship

Distinguished scientist Professor Tony Bell and member of STFC's Central Laser Facility has today been elected as Fellow of the Royal Society for his outstanding contributions to science.

28 April 2017
Construction begins for the world's largest radio telescope
Construction begins for the world's largest radio telescope

Construction work has started on the UK headquarters of a world-leading science project that is building the biggest ever radio telescope. The building will not only be a flagship facility for UK science but will also provide a boost to the regional economy.

21 April 2017
Simulated galaxies offer fresh evidence of dark matter
Simulated galaxies offer fresh evidence of dark matter

A UK research team funded by STFC have created a simulation which provides further evidence of the existence of dark matter.

20 April 2017
£8.6m funding for UK research into greenhouse gas removal
£8.6m funding for UK research into greenhouse gas removal

New research will investigate ways to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere to counteract global warming.

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