Construction work has begun ahead of schedule to build the highly specialist facility that will house the UK’s Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre (VMIC). VMIC, a not for profit organisation, will provide the first bespoke strategic vaccine development and manufacturing capability for the UK.
Ten talented researchers, who are in the early stages of their career and have clear leadership potential, have been awarded five-year fellowships to help them realise their research ambitions.
UK scientists have contributed to new research that puts further support behind the theory that neutrinos are the reason the universe is dominated by matter.
A design study for a ground-breaking new radio telescope, which will be the first of its kind to be powered sustainably – is about to get underway.
For the last 10 years, the world leading research facilities, expertise and business support at STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory have played a key role in the growth and success of early stage high tech businesses from across the North West and beyond.
Supercomputers at STFC’s Hartree Centre are part of a massive global project to speed up the search to find the best existing anti-viral drugs that are most effective for treating for COVID-19 – and anyone with a personal computer can help!
A package of funding, soon to be made available to the UK research community, will invite scientists, to work on projects that help improve our ability to forecast space weather.
Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) technicians and engineers are part of a UK team producing simple ventilators for the NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic. The STFC group is leading training for others to carry out testing and calibration of the new ventilators.
A UK start-up company Lanterne, has developed, and is soon to launch, a free app that will help us observe ‘social distancing’ more effectively in our collective effort to break the transmission rate of the coronavirus, and ultimately save lives.
A new UKRI funded research facility will offer scientists access to mobile instrumentation, laboratories and observatories across the world and will enable world-class measurements of the atmosphere.
Last updated: 03 July 2019