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31 May 2018
Strength in Places Fund call open
Strength in Places Fund call open

UK Research and Innovation's Strength in Places Fund (SIPF) is an ambitious scheme that will help areas of lower economic activity benefit from the world-class research and innovation capability spread across the UK.

30 May 2018
Space technologies to be used to improve environmental conditions at banks of the Ganges
Space technologies to be used to improve environmental conditions at banks of the Ganges

An international team of scientists supported by STFC, and including researchers from the University of Leicester and King's College London, are using space sensors to monitor the health of the land around the River Ganges in India, home to approximately 500 million people.

29 May 2018
Developing a large-scale water simulator for the UK
Developing a large-scale water simulator for the UK: NERC and STFC seek water sector views

NERC and the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) are jointly investigating the viability of developing a large scale water simulator in the UK - a unique modelling and simulation capability to integrate all aspects of sustainable water management and interactions with other infrastructure and service providers.

25 May 2018
Engineers from the UK have spearheaded a world first at CERN
Engineers from the UK have spearheaded a world first at CERN

A UK team of engineers and scientists, working with colleagues at CERN, have made a major contribution to a technology breakthrough that revolutionises the world of high energy particle physics and is a crucial step along the path to the redevelopment of the Large Hadron Collider and the further unlocking of the secrets of the universe.

25 May 2018
New Higgs Centre for Innovation opens as unique home for Space-based start-ups
New Higgs Centre for Innovation opens as unique home for Space-based start-ups

A new innovation centre opened in Edinburgh today offering start-up companies direct access to world leading scientists, engineers and big data experts, as part of UK Government efforts to help boost productivity and innovation.

15 May 2018
Global scientists come together to make better use of Earth Observation data
Global scientists come together to make better use of Earth Observation data

Hundreds of data scientists from across the world are gathering at the UK Space Cluster in Harwell, Oxfordshire this week to contribute to an international conference focussed on addressing the opportunities in understanding vast datasets.

09 May 2018
STFC a partner in the new Harwell EnergyTec Cluster
STFC a partner in the new Harwell EnergyTec Cluster

The Harwell EnergyTec Cluster has been formally launched uniting STFC alongside 29 other academic, public and private organisations all working to find solutions to the energy challenges laid out in the UK's Industrial Strategy as well as addressing the world's energy problems.

09 May 2018
Eminent STFC supported scientists honoured by the Royal Society
Eminent STFC supported scientists honoured by the Royal Society

A number of eminent scientists from the STFC research community have today been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society for their exceptional contributions to science.

08 May 2018
STFC's Daresbury Lab to test next generation of cancer treatment
STFC's Daresbury Lab to test next generation of cancer treatment

Technology at the heart of the Large Hadron Collider is being developed in the North West to treat cancer. A new proton therapy assembly and test facility will be built at the STFC Daresbury Laboratory in a collaboration with British firm Advanced Oncotherapy.

05 May 2018
Earthquakes on Mars
Earthquakes on Mars

A new mission to Mars, involving a team from the UK that includes STFC RAL Space, has gone in to space with the aim of being the first to study the heart of the Red Planet and measure 'Marsquakes' from its surface.

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