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27 January 2020
Pathways to Impact: Impact core to the UK Research and Innovation application process
Pathways to Impact: Impact core to the UK Research and Innovation application process

As part of a package of announcements today, UK Research and Innovation has announced changes to our requirements on ‘Pathways to Impact’.

23 January 2020
Harwell Campus Invites Energy Innovators to Establish the Harwell Technical Living Laboratory to Tackle the Climate Crisis
Harwell announces new Living Laboratory to Tackle Climate Crisis

Harwell Campus, where government, business and academia apply big-science to solve urgent global challenges, is calling for UK energy innovators to join the fight to mitigate climate change.

23 January 2020
UK invests £65 million in international science projects hosted by Fermilab
UK invests £65 million in international science projects hosted by Fermilab

UK Science Minister Chris Skidmore and Chris Fall, Director of the US Department of Energy Office of Science, have signed an agreement that outlines £65 million worth of contributions that UK researchers will make to the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment and related projects.

22 January 2020
UK astronomers find a way to form 'fast and furious' planets around tiny stars
UK astronomers find a way to form 'fast and furious' planets around tiny stars

New astronomy research supported by STFC and published today suggests giant planets could form around small stars much faster than previously thought.

15 January 2020
UK and STFC experts honoured in Annual Awards for Astronomy
UK and STFC experts honoured in Annual Awards for Astronomy

A number of STFC-supported staff and researchers, including a team from RAL Space and a member of the STFC astronomy grants team, have been honoured for significant achievements in astronomy and geophysics by the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) in its annual awards.

13 January 2020
Smugglers beware! A new generation of cargo scanning is on its way
Smugglers beware! A new generation of cargo scanning is on its way

New research involving x-rays has enabled UK scientists to find a way to improve our understanding of uranium biogeochemistry. This has the potential to help us better store or dispose of radioactive materials in the future.

07 January 2020
Global Gravitational Wave Network Detects Another Neutron Star Collision
Global Gravitational Wave Network Detects Another Neutron Star Collision

The international gravitational-wave observatory network has detected what appears to be gravitational ripples from a collision of two neutron stars.

03 January 2020
X-rays used to better illuminate how uranium moves in deep underground environments
X-rays used to better illuminate how uranium moves in deep underground environments

New research involving x-rays has enabled UK scientists to find a way to improve our understanding of uranium biogeochemistry. This has the potential to help us better store or dispose of radioactive materials in the future.

02 January 2020
New Year Honour for Laboratory Director
New Year Honour for Laboratory Director

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) congratulates Dr Andrew Taylor on being honoured in the New Year Honours List 2020.

20 December 2019
Earthbound x-ray technique will probe conditions found at the heart of planets
Earthbound x-ray technique will probe conditions found at the heart of planets

Combining powerful lasers and bright X-rays, Imperial and Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) researchers have achieved a demonstration of laser-driven X-ray absorption spectroscopy that will allow a new field of extreme experiments in both fusion science and astrophysics.

Last updated: 03 July 2019

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