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07 October 2020
Edinburgh families discover summer fun with Public Engagement
Edinburgh families discover summer fun with Public Engagement

STFC’s Edinburgh-based Public Engagement team have been busy during the summer, working with local families as part of a city-wide initiative.

05 October 2020
Data Shared is Scientific Research Halved
Data Shared is Scientific Research Halved

Collaboration is a touchstone of modern scientific research. STFC uses open data projects that allow researchers to work together to increase the circulation and exploitation of knowledge.

05 October 2020
Daresbury team go through the keyhole with new technology
Daresbury team go through the keyhole with new technology

Colleagues in the Mechanical, Metrology and Technical Engineering Group (MMTE) at Daresbury Laboratory are usually 'hands on’ designing, testing and building for many large national and international projects which come through Daresbury Laboratory.

21 September 2020
Laser insight could lead to petrol being replaced by a fuel from renewable sources
Laser insight could lead to petrol being replaced by a fuel from renewable sources

Researchers working at STFC’s Central Laser Facility (CLF) investigating catalyst materials used in the production of gasoline from simple hydrocarbons, such as methanol, have made a new and unexpected discovery that could help to reduce the cost, and environmental impact, of the process.

09 September 2020
New published papers reveal how new instrument MOONS will be used in astronomy
New published papers reveal how new instrument MOONS will be used in astronomy

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has published three papers about ground-breaking instrument, MOONS.

03 September 2020
What do microscopy and astronomy have in common?
What do microscopy and astronomy have in common?

…cool tech that helps us to see more clearly through 3D biological tissue samples and into the Universe.

11 August 2020
STFC's Susan Smith recognised for her professional contributions to accelerator science
STFC's Susan Smith recognised for her professional contributions to accelerator science

Congratulations to Professor Susan Smith, Head of STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory, who has been recognised with the 2020 Group Prize for Outstanding Professional Contributions. This annual prize recognises outstanding individuals who have contributed to the field of accelerator science and technology in the UK or Ireland and raised its public profile.

20 July 2020
Exploring planets with a rover – from home!
Exploring planets with a rover – from home!

What links the UK’s deepest working mine with remote schools in the Scottish highlands? The answer: Remote3, a school robotics project funded by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).

15 July 2020
Sci-fi comic gives voice to young people during pandemic
Sci-fi comic gives voice to young people during pandemic

PLANET DIVOC-91, an exciting new webcomic released this week, wants to bring COVID-19 issues to the fore in a unique way for young people.

13 July 2020
Engineered llama antibodies neutralise Covid-19 virus
Engineered llama antibodies neutralise Covid-19 virus

New research from the UK shows that antibodies derived from llamas are able to neutralise the SARS-CoV-2 virus in lab tests.

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