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18 October 2018
STFC engineer awarded prestigious Royal Academy Senior Research Fellowship
STFC engineer awarded prestigious Royal Academy Senior Research Fellowship

Congratulations to STFC’s Dr Jacqui Cole on becoming a Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellow following her incredible work that addresses some of the biggest challenges facing the engineering industry.

18 October 2018
Don't be afraid of the dark this Halloween
Don't be afraid of the dark this Halloween

This Halloween, get ready to visit the dark side – but there is no need to be afraid, as it is actually a global celebration of science.

17 October 2018
Listen to the sounds of space in free online film
Listen to the sounds of space in free online film

According to the movie Alien, ‘in space, no-one can hear you scream’. This helped to perpetuate the popular opinion that there is no sound in space, just a noiseless vacuum.

16 October 2018
SOXS to track exploding stars
SOXS to track exploding stars

A new instrument is set to transform how astronomers look at exploding stars, dangerous asteroids and the sources of gravitational waves.

16 October 2018
How STFC is helping in the mission to end world hunger
How STFC is helping in the mission to end world hunger

Today is World Food Day, a global action day celebrated every year on the 16th October. On this day, the world comes together to declare its commitment to end world hunger and to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all.

15 October 2018
New training centre to keep Oxfordshire a hi-tech hub
New training centre to keep Oxfordshire a hi-tech hub

A new training centre in Oxfordshire will equip up to 350 apprentices a year with badly-needed technical skills for the local economy.

15 October 2018
Green Great Britain Week
Green Great Britain Week

The first Green Great Britain Week will take place 15 – 19 October 2018. This is a Government-led week and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is a key partner, with a number of events and activities planned across the country. The aim of Green GB Week is to engage us all with the importance of tackling climate change and ensuring clean growth.

09 October 2018
Laser research could make £18billion industry more efficient
Laser research could make £18billion industry more efficient

STFC’s world-leading Central Laser Facility (CLF) has been instrumental in new research which might see efficiency savings being made in an industry worth billions to the UK.

09 October 2018
STFC welcomes £14million investment in the UK's Catalysis Hub
STFC welcomes £14million investment in the UK's Catalysis Hub

Researchers at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory have welcomed the new £14million investment into the UK’s Catalysis Hub that will support a nationwide research programme.

09 October 2018
Budding young scientists enjoy Space Explorers Day
Budding young scientists enjoy Space Explorers Day

Children from six local primary schools visited STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire on Friday as part of World Space Week.

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