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26 September 2019
Now LIVE – The new winter programme of star-gazing and story-telling events at Arbriachan Forest
Now LIVE – The new winter programme of star-gazing and story-telling events at Arbriachan Forest
24 September 2019
£20m project to tackle space weather announced
£20 milllion project to tackle space weather announced

£20 million of funding to upgrade the UK’s resilience to space weather events has been announced today by the Prime Minister at the UN General Assembly.

23 September 2019
Nowhere to hide - Nanosatellite technology drives new frontier in tracking down stolen vehicles
Nowhere to hide - Nanosatellite technology drives new frontier in tracking down stolen vehicles

A UK start-up is developing a ground breaking new technology that will make tracking stolen vehicles faster and more reliable.

11 September 2019
Water detected on potentially 'habitable' planet for the first time
Water detected on potentially 'habitable' planet for the first time

UK researchers have detected water vapour in the atmosphere of an Earth-like planet with habitable temperatures in a world first, which has been supported by funding from STFC.

09 September 2019
New community of scientists aim to improve cancer diagnosis
New community of scientists aim to improve cancer diagnosis

The STFC Cancer Diagnosis Network+ has been launched today, creating a community of scientists across a variety of disciplines to address challenges in the diagnosis of cancer – one of the leading causes of death worldwide.

04 September 2019
How asteroid impacts created running water on Mars
How asteroid impacts created running water on Mars

An international team of scientists, co-funded by STFC, believe they have found one answer to how water appeared on the surface of Mars. They have analysed Martian meteorites and discovered unprecedented details about how asteroid impacts can help to create temporary sources of running water on Mars.

04 September 2019
STFC experts to contribute to new £55million energy storage research
STFC experts to contribute to new £55million energy storage research

Scientists and engineers from STFC are to contribute to new £55million research projects aimed at facilitating improvements in cheaper, safer and more efficient batteries for applications including electric cars.

03 September 2019
UK scientists aim for more compact and affordable accelerators
UK scientists aim for more compact and affordable accelerators

Scientists from leading UK research institutions have set out a plan to achieve more powerful and compact accelerators, for the benefit of academia and industry alike.

 

30 August 2019
Beetle scales could hold the key to sustainable white paint
Beetle scales could hold the key to sustainable white paint

Scientists have used STFC’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source (ISIS) research facility to investigate how to mimic one of the brightest whites in nature, with the aim of producing more environmentally-friendly paint in the future.

29 August 2019
STFC congratulates Professor Ian Munro being made an IOP Honorary Fellow
STFC congratulates Professor Ian Munro being made an IOP Honorary Fellow

Professor Ian Munro, one of the pioneers of the Synchrotron Radiation Source (SRS) at STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory in Cheshire has been made an Honorary Fellow by the Institute of Physics, the highest honour they can bestow.

Last updated: 03 July 2019

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