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20 March 2019
Daresbury supports the US Proton Improvement Plan Project at Fermilab
Daresbury supports the US Proton Improvement Plan Project at Fermilab

A team of accelerator science and technology experts at STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory are to play a major role in the development of PIP-II – a giant proton beam particle accelerator being created at America’s Fermilab.

15 March 2019
Out of Africa, into a new world of science reporting
Out of Africa, into a new world of science reporting

The Harwell science and innovation campus is a far cry from a busy newsroom in Africa. For the past week, the campus has hosted 16 reporters from across Africa for a Science Journalism Workshop designed to strengthen developing nations’ capacity in science reporting at a national level.

14 March 2019
Hands on Masterclasses
Hands on Masterclasses

Over 200 sixth form students recently attended Cockcroft Institute’s annual Accelerator and Particle Physics Master Class at STFC Daresbury Laboratory. 

13 March 2019
Turning palm oil waste into eco-friendly biofuels
Turning palm oil waste into eco-friendly biofuels

A team of researchers from the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, backed by the UK government Newton Fund, have been using ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to develop a method of converting palm oil biomass waste into green biofuels – hopefully reducing Indonesia’s reliance on fossil fuels.

13 March 2019
Scientists 'Zoom' to be first to use new beamline
Scientists 'Zoom' to be first to use new beamline

A group of materials scientists from Imperial College London have become the first to use the Zoom beamline – the newest matter-probing instrument to open at ISIS Neutron and Muon Source.

13 March 2019
Get to know your audience at Interact 2019
Get to know your audience at Interact 2019

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is hosting the hugely popular Interact symposium along with its partner organisations to help you share your enthusiasm for science. Registration for Interact 2019 is now open.

12 March 2019
STFC Apprentices among finalists in the Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards
STFC Apprentices among finalists in the Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards

Rounding off the success of National Apprentice Week at Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), two of our apprentices are in the running for the Oxfordshire Apprentice Awards.

05 March 2019
Zooming in at the molecular level with OCTOPUS
Zooming in at the molecular level with OCTOPUS

The cell structures of plant and mammal bacteria have been brought into focus thanks to a new technique used at the OCTOPUS imaging cluster at the Central Laser Facility (CLF).

28 February 2019
National Apprentice Week! 4-8 March 2019
National Apprentice Week! 4-8 March 2019

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) offers a fantastic start to a career, with our highly reputable Apprentice Training Scheme. Our apprentices receive professional training and hands-on learning while working on some of the most exciting research, engineering and computing facilities.

27 February 2019
Vulcan laser zaps its way to a world record
Vulcan laser zaps its way to a world record

Scientists using the Vulcan laser at the Central Laser Facility (CLF) have succeeded in setting a world record for the highest energy in single pulse of terahertz radiation achieved in a laboratory. 

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