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11 June 2020
Designing new radiotherapy technologies to treat cancer in low and middle-income countries
Designing new radiotherapy technologies to treat cancer in low and middle-income countries

A new project supported by STFC aims to design and develop new radiotherapy technologies to give more cancer patients in Sub-Saharan Africa access to radiotherapy, and save lives.

11 June 2020
UK Research and Innovation seeks further council members
UK Research and Innovation seeks further council members

Council members play a critical role in UKRI’s strategy development and governance, working with their Executive Chair to deliver their council's aims and objectives and to support UKRI's overall mission.

08 June 2020
New Executive Director announced for UK's Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
New Executive Director announced for UK's Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) has announced today that business development expert, Paul Vernon, will take the helm as the new Executive Director of Business and Innovation. He will play a critical role in helping STFC shape and deliver a business and innovation strategy.

05 June 2020
First-light instrument for world's largest telescope passes design milestone
First-light instrument for world's largest telescope passes design milestone

A new ground-breaking instrument for astronomy research has passed a major design milestone at the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO)’s headquarters in Garching, Germany.

01 June 2020
Scientists give children food for thought on climate change
Scientists give children food for thought on climate change

School children are being given an insight into the impact that food has on climate change thanks to a group of University-based researchers.

27 May 2020
UK supercomputers simulate impact of the asteroid thought to have wiped out dinosaurs
UK supercomputers simulate impact of the asteroid thought to have wiped out dinosaurs

One of the UK’s most powerful high-performance computers has helped scientists simulate the impact of the asteroid, that hit earth just under 66 million years ago and is thought to have killed dinosaurs. 

26 May 2020
Harwell Space Cluster launches ambitious growth strategy
Harwell Space Cluster launches ambitious growth strategy

Harwell Space Cluster has published its 10 year growth strategy, supporting its ambition to become the most compelling global gateway to the space sector and making it an even more powerful engine of growth, innovation and investment for the whole of the UK.

22 May 2020
North West HealthTec Cluster marks its first anniversary
North West HealthTec Cluster marks its first anniversary

A year of life-changing innovation, award-winning business and dynamic collaboration have marked the first year of the HealthTec Cluster for the North West.

18 May 2020
UK government boosts vaccine manufacturing capacity at Harwell
UK government boosts vaccine manufacturing capacity at Harwell

The Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre (VMIC), a not-for-profit organisation providing the UK’s first strategic vaccine development and advanced manufacturing capability, has been awarded up to £131 million by the government, boosting investment in the UK’s vaccines infrastructure and increasing capacity to manufacture a COVID-19 vaccine.

15 May 2020
Study of 4.3 billion-year-old lunar rock overturns theory on formation of the Moon's crust
Study of 4.3 billion-year-old lunar rock overturns theory on formation of the Moon's crust

Scientists studying lunar rock collected during the NASA Apollo 17 Mission in 1972 have found new evidence that large portions of the moon’s crust were formed by massive impact events.

Last updated: 03 July 2019

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