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15 June 2018
UK teams contributing to major upgrade to World's largest science experiment – the LHC
UK teams contributing to major upgrade to World's largest science experiment – the LHC

A major upgrade of the World's largest science experiment, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva, has commenced today with the eventual aim of increasing the number of collisions in the large experiments by over five times and thus boosting the probability of the discovery of new physics phenomena and expanding our understanding of the Universe.

14 June 2018
Harwell space cluster turbocharges growth in UK's 'new space' sector
Harwell space cluster turbocharges growth in UK's 'new space' sector

Today five 'New Space' companies pioneering the latest space hardware, robotics and technology shared their latest growth and partnership milestones with investors, industry leaders and HRH The Duke of York at the Harwell Campus New Space Showcase.

08 June 2018
STFC congratulates UK Gravitational Waves pioneer on his Knighthood
STFC congratulates UK Gravitational Waves pioneer on his Knighthood

STFC congratulates Professor Sir James Hough, University of Glasgow Research Professor in Natural Philosophy in the School of Physics and Astronomy, on receiving a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday honours 2018 "for services towards the detection of gravitational waves".

08 June 2018
Queen's Birthday honours for experts in gravitational wave astronomy, corrosion science and nuclear fusion
Queen's Birthday honours for experts in gravitational wave astronomy, corrosion science and nuclear fusion

STFC congratulates our colleagues Sir Jim Hough, Sir Steve Cowley, Dame Frances Saunders, Graham Hutchings CBE, and Haley Gomez MBE on being honoured in the Queen's Birthday honours List 2018.

08 June 2018
Scotland's space expertise key to gravitational waves study
Scotland's space expertise key to gravitational waves study

Scientists in Scotland, including staff from STFC's UK ATC facility, will work on the world's first ever Gravitational Wave Space Observatory, which will study ripples in space and time, thanks to an initial £1.7 million of funding from the UK Space Agency.

06 June 2018
New collaborative online resource launched to help UK innovators transform the energy system
New collaborative online resource launched to help UK innovators transform the energy system

A collaborative new resource has been launched that will help innovators access knowledge and find research outcomes more quickly and easily in a bid to transform the UK energy system.

06 June 2018
UK Institute to harness disruptive technology to transform drug discovery
UK Institute to harness disruptive technology to transform drug discovery

Business Secretary Greg Clark today announced funding for a series of ambitious technology projects that will transform the way medicines are discovered, enabling the pharmaceutical industry to develop ground-breaking drugs faster, cheaper and better than ever before.

04 June 2018
UK researchers contribute to latest Higgs boson breakthrough
UK researchers contribute to latest Higgs boson breakthrough

UK scientists are celebrating the latest observation from the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN, revealing how strongly the Higgs boson interacts with the heaviest known elementary particle, the top quark, confirming our understanding of the Higgs and setting constraints on new physics.

31 May 2018
Strength in Places Fund call open
Strength in Places Fund call open

UK Research and Innovation's Strength in Places Fund (SIPF) is an ambitious scheme that will help areas of lower economic activity benefit from the world-class research and innovation capability spread across the UK.

30 May 2018
Space technologies to be used to improve environmental conditions at banks of the Ganges
Space technologies to be used to improve environmental conditions at banks of the Ganges

An international team of scientists supported by STFC, and including researchers from the University of Leicester and King's College London, are using space sensors to monitor the health of the land around the River Ganges in India, home to approximately 500 million people.

Last updated: 03 July 2019

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