A consortium of French research institutions and industry has become the 12th member of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Organisation following approval by the SKA Board of Directors.
The Rosalind Franklin Institute (RFI) has appointed one of the UK's top business leaders to be its first Chair.
Scientists from Newcastle University and the UK's ISIS Neutron and Muon research facility have worked together on a new project that is increasing our understanding of how antibiotics treat bacteria.
STFC has reviewed its corporate strategy and produced a new document to reflect the changing external environment since the strategy was published in 2010.
A huge UK built titanium chamber designed to keep its contents at a cool -100C and weighing as much as an SUV has been shipped to the United States, where it will soon become part of a next-generation dark matter detector to hunt for the long-theorised elusive dark matter particle called a WIMP (Weakly Interacting Massive Particle).
Innovative cloud profiling radar and next generation infrared calibration sources are two exciting new projects being led by STFC’s RAL Space and which are to receive funding of over £1m from the UK Space Agency.
The report and accounts outlines a year of significant scientific and technological achievement.
An international team of scientists, including a number from the UK supported by STFC, has found the first evidence of a source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos, ghostly subatomic particles that can travel unhindered for billions of light years from the most extreme environments in the universe to Earth.
New research by a team at the UK's ISIS neutron and muon research facility has revealed how fundamental components of the over six hundred year old Milan Cathedral were constructed.
UK industry will design a future Mars rover and benefit from a new commercial model for space exploration, Science Minister Sam Gyimah announced today on a visit, along with ESA astronaut Tim Peake, to the Harwell Space Cluster in Oxfordshire.
Last updated: 03 July 2019