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14 February 2020
STFC International project awarded top 2019 Newton Prize
STFC International project awarded top 2019 Newton Prize

A team of scientists from the UK and China have won an award for making advances in global food security.

13 February 2020
UKRI launches consultation on Open Access policy
UKRI launches consultation on Open Access policy

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has today launched a consultation as part of its Open Access Review. The consultation will inform the development of a new open access policy, aimed at ensuring that the published outputs of research are widely and freely accessible to all.

11 February 2020
Government backs pioneering 3D x-ray technology to capture images of diseased bones in 40 seconds
Government backs pioneering 3D x-ray technology to capture images of diseased bones in 40 seconds

A new advanced imaging centre at the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory will receive £81million of UK government support, housing super-bright lasers to produce state-of-the-art 3D X-rays in just 40 seconds.

11 February 2020
Harwell Campus Breaks Ground for New Hybrid Sci-Tech Building
Harwell Campus Breaks Ground for New Hybrid Sci-Tech Building

Construction work has begun at the Harwell Campus in Oxfordshire on a new multi-occupier hybrid building that will provide flexible space for research and development, office and laboratory use.

10 February 2020
UK-built spacecraft designed to observe the Sun launches successfully
UK-built spacecraft designed to observe the Sun launches successfully

The UK-built Solar Orbiter spacecraft has begun its nearly 2 year journey towards the Sun to observe our star close-up and enable us to study its polar regions for the first time.

05 February 2020
Breakthrough made on the next big step to building the world's most powerful particle accelerator
Breakthrough made on the next big step to building the world's most powerful particle accelerator

For the first time scientists have observed muon ionization cooling – a major step in being able to create the world’s most powerful particle accelerator.

05 February 2020
STFC appoints three additional Council members
STFC appoints three additional Council members

As part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) three additional members have been appointed to the Council of STFC.

31 January 2020
Harwell Space Cluster grows 16 percent in 2019
Harwell Space Cluster grows 16 percent in 2019
31 January 2020
Clearest and most detailed images yet of the sun revealed
Clearest and most detailed images yet of the sun revealed
27 January 2020
Global Talent Visa: new visa scheme for international researchers to be led by UK Research and Innovation
Global Talent Visa: new visa scheme for international researchers to be led by UK Research and Innovation

As part of a package of announcements today, the government has announced changes to Tier 1 Visas for researchers.

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