We are creating a unified UKRI website that brings together the existing research council, Innovate UK and Research England websites.
If you would like to be involved in its development let us know.

Latest news

All dates
  Show items per page  
Showing 51 to 60 of 734 articles
09 May 2019
Design completed for the 'brain' of the world's largest radio telescope
Design completed for the 'brain' of the world's largest radio telescope

An international group of scientists led by the UK has finished designing the computing ‘brain’ of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the world’s largest radio telescope.

08 May 2019
UK's neutron science facility celebrates its impact on the world
UK's neutron science facility celebrates its impact on the world

The UK’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source (ISIS) has announced its annual Impact Awards which celebrate the scientific, social and economic impact of the research of its users.

02 May 2019
Scientists find more evidence the Universe is a violent place
Scientists find more evidence the Universe is a violent place

Massive collisions in the Universe between black holes or dead stars appear to happen very frequently as, following the latest switching on of the three upgraded detectors, scientists have detected gravitational waves emanating from the collision of two neutron stars, and another that could be the first evidence of neutron star-black hole collision

17 April 2019
STFC director honoured by the Royal Society
STFC director honoured by the Royal Society

Dr Andrew Taylor, most recently the Executive Director of STFC’s National Laboratories, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society for his exceptional contribution to science.

12 April 2019
Scientists invent a sniffing method to detect rotten avocados
Scientists invent a sniffing method to detect rotten avocados

A team of UK scientists are working to invent a type of portable sniffing device that can detect whether avocados are rotten without breaking the skin and damaging the fruit – ensuring customers do not buy fruit that is already past its best.

11 April 2019
Astro-ecology: Counting orangutans using star-spotting technology
Astro-ecology: Counting orangutans using star-spotting technology

A ground-breaking scientific collaboration, partly funded by STFC, is harnessing technology used to study the luminosity of stars, to carry out detailed monitoring of orangutan populations in Borneo.

10 April 2019
UK teams up with Malaysian scientists to tackle global research challenges
UK teams up with Malaysian scientists to tackle global research challenges

Scientists from the UK are collaborating with Malaysian academics on new studies that include improving the aerodynamics of supersonic vehicles, looking at physics beyond the Standard Model and trying to speed up the analysis of thousands of astronomical images.

10 April 2019
STFC team enables astronomers to produce the first ever image of a black hole
STFC team enables astronomers to produce the first ever image of a black hole

The international team of astronomers behind the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project — a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes designed to image black holes – have succeeded in producing the first direct visual evidence of a supermassive black hole and its shadow.

08 April 2019
£1 million for ESA BIC UK company using stargazing technology to detect cancer
£1 million for ESA BIC UK company using stargazing technology to detect cancer

Pioneering UK company Adaptix is at the centre of a major £1million joint initiative that is using technology designed to search for stars in distant galaxies to develop a portable 3D medical x-ray machine for earlier cancer detection..

08 April 2019
Securing ground-breaking science projects on a global scale
Securing ground-breaking science projects on a global scale

Nine innovative and cutting-edge science projects between the UK and the developing world will soon be brought to life – and will tackle global challenges such as access to healthcare, protecting ecosystems and food sustainability.

Last updated: 03 July 2019

UKRI

Science and Technology Facilities Council
Switchboard: +44 (0)1793 442000