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15 October 2018
Green Great Britain Week
Green Great Britain Week

The first Green Great Britain Week will take place 15 – 19 October 2018. This is a Government-led week and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is a key partner, with a number of events and activities planned across the country. The aim of Green GB Week is to engage us all with the importance of tackling climate change and ensuring clean growth.

09 October 2018
Laser research could make £18billion industry more efficient
Laser research could make £18billion industry more efficient

STFC’s world-leading Central Laser Facility (CLF) has been instrumental in new research which might see efficiency savings being made in an industry worth billions to the UK.

09 October 2018
STFC welcomes £14million investment in the UK's Catalysis Hub
STFC welcomes £14million investment in the UK's Catalysis Hub

Researchers at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory have welcomed the new £14million investment into the UK’s Catalysis Hub that will support a nationwide research programme.

09 October 2018
Budding young scientists enjoy Space Explorers Day
Budding young scientists enjoy Space Explorers Day

Children from six local primary schools visited STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire on Friday as part of World Space Week.

08 October 2018
Neutron study could make plastic production more environmentally friendly
Neutron study could make plastic production more environmentally friendly

Research carried out at the UK’s neutron and muon beam research facility could help to make the process of making plastic more environmentally friendly.

05 October 2018
RAL Space technology is helping turn carbon dioxide into rock
RAL Space technology is helping turn carbon dioxide into rock

STFC RAL Space is contributing to a unique project that will advance the provision of cleaner and cost-effective geothermal energy across Europe and the World with reduced emissions of carbon and sulphur.

05 October 2018
Bringing the Sun to Swindon
Bringing the Sun to Swindon

Summer may be long gone, but an eminent solar physicist will be bringing the sun to Swindon later this month in a free public lecture.

04 October 2018
Children invited to join out-of-this-world art competition
Children invited to join out-of-this-world art competition

One of the UK’s leading space science facilities is launching a children’s art competition as part of World Space Week.

04 October 2018
Handheld scanner tests astronauts' muscle health
Handheld scanner tests astronauts' muscle health

STFC is helping to fund a project which is giving astronauts the chance to use a new handheld scanner to monitor their muscle wastage during space missions, and lessons learnt from this could offer new healthcare solutions back on Earth.

03 October 2018
Congratulations to laser trio for Nobel Prize for Physics
Congratulations to laser trio for Nobel Prize for Physics

Researchers at STFC’s Central Laser Facility have congratulated the three winners of this year’s Nobel Prize for Physics: Arthur Ashkin, Donna Strickland and Gérard Mourou.

Last updated: 06 October 2017

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