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20 June 2019
New research brings us a step closer to treating cancer using laser-driven proton therapy
New research brings us a step closer to treating cancer using laser-driven proton therapy

New UK-led research has taken us a step closer to alternative methods of treating cancers using proton beams accelerated by lasers, a method that can be less damaging to patients than other treatments. 

20 June 2019
Hartree Centre upgrade boosts Artificial Intelligence capability for UK industry projects
Hartree Centre upgrade boosts Artificial Intelligence capability for UK industry projects

UK industry and research communities are set to benefit from unique new artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities at STFC’s Hartree Centre that will allow industry to realise the potential of novel technologies by bringing together high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI) in combined workflows.

20 June 2019
Hartree Centre is one of the first NVIDIA AI Technology Centre partners in the UK
Hartree Centre is one of the first NVIDIA AI Technology Centre partners in the UK

STFC’s Hartree Centre, alongside the University of Reading and the University of Edinburgh’s EPCC, has become one of the first partners of the NVIDIA AI Technology Centre for the UK (NVAITC), launched today.

17 June 2019
£55 million investment raised by ESA BIC UK companies in the last 8 years
£55 million investment raised by ESA BIC UK companies in the last 8 years

New research has shown that the companies that have taken part in the European Space Agency Business Incubation Centre United Kingdom (ESA BIC UK) have collectively raised over £55 million in equity investment in the last eight years.

13 June 2019
International team of scientists explore the secrets of Saturn's rings
International team of scientists explore the secrets of Saturn's rings

An international team of scientists have studied the intricate characteristics of Saturn’s mysterious rings in never-before-seen detail, it has been revealed in a paper published today. 

13 June 2019
15,000 free books for UK schools to celebrate global space mission
15,000 free books for UK schools to celebrate global space mission

To celebrate the UK’s involvement with one of the most globally-anticipated space missions, the James Webb Space Telescope, STFC is launching a new project to encourage thousands of British students to realise their inner space scientist by offering them new teaching resources that include 15,000 free books.

11 June 2019
Greener energy, safer roads and improved flood protection
Greener energy, safer roads and improved flood protection

Protecting and improving the nation’s vital infrastructure – such as energy, transport and digital communications – is about to become easier, as the first successful results of a world-leading computing project are being showcased.

10 June 2019
New Delivery Plan outlines our vision for research and innovation in the UK
New Delivery Plan outlines our vision for research and innovation in the UK

Ambitious delivery plans published today outline how UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), which includes STFC, will work with its partners to ensure that world-leading research and innovation continues to flourish in the UK. 

08 June 2019
Scientists honoured in 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours list
Scientists honoured in 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours list

STFC congratulates our colleagues Dr Paul Collier, Professor David Southwood, Dr Jessica Wade and STFC partner David Parr on being honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2019.

07 June 2019
STFC seeks new Council members
STFC seeks new Council members

STFC is currently seeking new members to sit on its Council.

Last updated: 03 July 2019

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