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06 March 2018
Government position on UK Participation in Horizon 2020
Government position on UK Participation in Horizon 2020

The UK government has (5 March 2018) issued a document to clarify the UK’s eligibility to participate in Horizon 2020, the EU's flagship programme for science and innovation.

01 March 2018
Origin of royal helmet revealed by scientists using the ISIS Neutron & Muon Source
Origin of royal helmet revealed by scientists using the ISIS Neutron & Muon Source

A team of UK scientists have used STFC's ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to investigate the origins of six medieval helmets, one of which belonged to the Black Prince of England, without needing to take a physical sample from the metal.

28 February 2018
UK researchers take a very cool step towards a gamma-ray laser
UK researchers take a very cool step towards a gamma-ray laser

UK scientists are poised to test a new technology that could bring the gamma-ray laser out of science fiction and into reality.

26 February 2018
Sending robots where people fear to tread
Sending robots where people fear to tread

A team of UK robotics experts have started a project that is going to investigate how Mars rover technology developed for space exploration could help land mine clearance experts and potentially save lives in the developing world.

16 February 2018
Harwell Sets New Strategy to Place it at the Centre of Global Innovation
Harwell Sets New Strategy to Place it at the Centre of Global Innovation

A brand new strategy aimed at improving the productivity of the UK economy and the skills of its workforce has been launched by Harwell Campus.

15 February 2018
Neutrons turn detective to help us understand how electrons behave in metals
Neutrons turn detective to help us understand how electrons behave in metals

An international team of scientists have utilised the UK's premier neutron and muon source, the ISIS facility, to study the structure of electrons in useful materials – such as those with superconductivity or magnetism.

13 February 2018
Major space conundrum solved by computer simulation
Major space conundrum solved by computer simulation

A hole at the heart of a stunning rose-like interstellar cloud has puzzled astronomers for decades - but new UK research offers an explanation for the discrepancy between the size and age of the Rosette Nebula's central cavity and that of its central stars.

13 February 2018
Wave power meets space technology – for smarter, zero carbon ocean monitoring
Wave power meets space technology – for smarter, zero carbon ocean monitoring

Advances in ocean monitoring are providing more insights about our seas and environment than ever before, from marine life, to sea temperatures, pollution and weather.

12 February 2018
Stronger UK-US cooperation in big data will benefit businesses
Stronger UK-US cooperation in big data will benefit businesses

American and British business is expected to benefit from a new collaboration agreement signed today between leading US and UK research laboratories. The deal focuses on translating high performance computing techniques widely used in academia into processes to boost industrial productivity and innovation.

12 February 2018
UK research suggests interstellar visitors had a violent past
UK research suggests interstellar visitors had a violent past

The first-ever observed interstellar visitor to our solar system has had a violent past – causing it to tumble around chaotically as it travels through space – an STFC-funded scientist has discovered.

Last updated: 06 October 2017

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