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28 February 2020
Scientists a step closer to revealing the mysteries of matter
Scientists a step closer to revealing the mysteries of matter

Scientists have measured a property of the fundamental particle the neutron more precisely than ever before, thanks to technology originally developed at the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Rutherford Appleton Laboratory with the University of Sussex.

27 February 2020
The Global Gravitational Wave Network is growing
The Global Gravitational Wave Network is growing

The world's third specialist observatory designed to detect gravitational waves is being constructed in India.

21 February 2020
Supercomputer services to drive scientific breakthroughs
Supercomputer services to drive scientific breakthroughs

Cutting-edge supercomputing services announced today will boost the UK’s ability to make scientific breakthroughs, such as designing better batteries and improving drug design.

20 February 2020
Harwell awarded 'Life Sciences Opportunity Zone' Status
Harwell awarded 'Life Sciences Opportunity Zone' Status

Harwell Science and Innovation campus has been awarded a Life Sciences Opportunity zone for a 10-year period, the UK government has announced.

19 February 2020
Quantum Tech programme to explore unanswered questions of our Universe
Quantum Tech programme to explore unanswered questions of our Universe

A new £40 million research programme will bring together physicists and quantum technologists to explore some of the greatest unanswered questions of our Universe.

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.

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