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17 July 2019
Accessible accelerator wins outreach prize
Accessible accelerator wins outreach prize

Tactile Collider, a fully immersive accelerator workshop which engages blind and partially sighted learners, has taken the outreach award at the European Physical Society High Energy Particle Physics Prize Division (EPS HEP).

15 July 2019
You're hired! Apprentice accelerates career at Daresbury
You're hired! Apprentice accelerates career at Daresbury

An apprentice at Daresbury Laboratory has used the skills and insight gained in her training to secure a permanent role with STFC while still in her apprenticeship period. 

08 July 2019
Science fair goes with a 'Big Bang'!
Science fair goes with a 'Big Bang'!

A team from STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory spent a day in Liverpool inspiring thousands of young people to discover the wealth of STEM career options open to them here in the North West. 

08 July 2019
Water: a missing piece in the cancer treatment jigsaw puzzle
Water: a missing piece in the cancer treatment jigsaw puzzle

An international collaboration with scientists working at ISIS Neutron and Muon Source (ISIS) has developed an innovative way to study how cancerous cells respond to drugs used to treat them. The study, which focused on the behaviour of water molecules within cancer cells, has the potential to lead to future improvements in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

08 July 2019
STFC takes pride in its diverse community
STFC takes pride in its diverse community

STFC celebrated our diverse community with a special event combining talks with rainbow cake and a fascinating stand provided by the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory library looking at the history of LGBTQ+ issues in science.

05 July 2019
Showing the art of the possible at the Alder Hey Children's Hospital Festival of Innovation
Showing the art of the possible at the Alder Hey Children's Hospital Festival of Innovation

Recently the team from STFC’s advanced manufacturing facility, at Daresbury Laboratory, took part in the first Alder Hey Children’s Hospital Festival of Innovation.

04 July 2019
3D holograms bring the Universe to life
3D holograms bring the Universe to life

The Universe is a very big place populated by very big things where very big things happen. In fact, the Universe is so very big and the mechanisms that drive the very big things are so very big that trying visualise them often goes beyond the limits of the human imagination.

02 July 2019
Harwell Space Cluster rockets to success!
Harwell Space Cluster rockets to success!

The thriving Harwell Space Cluster welcomed 32 of its members and over 300 visitors to the Space Cluster Showcase at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

01 July 2019
Young engineers with ingenious ideas at Daresbury Laboratory
Young engineers with ingenious ideas at Daresbury Laboratory

Students from our local high schools joined us at Daresbury Laboratory last week for an inspirational day of real engineering.  

27 June 2019
Six million electron volt upgrade will support radiotherapy, environmental and security industry at Daresbury Laboratory
Six million electron volt upgrade will support radiotherapy, environmental and security industry at Daresbury Laboratory

Last year, STFC and Teledyne e2v, formed a strategic relationship designed to advance the world’s next generation of particle accelerator technologies and bring exciting new opportunities for UK industry.

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