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