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.

What's Happening?

19 February 2019
Science in Your Future
Science in Your Future

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is at the forefront of efforts to increase girls’ participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

15 February 2019
Silica stretching
Silica stretching

A key component in making the gravitational wave detectors sensitive enough to be able to pick up the ripples in space time are the fused silica suspensions.

14 February 2019
Earth Observation Careers Event
Earth Observation Careers Event

Ever since the Earth was first captured in a photograph from the moon in the 1960s, we have been curious to know more about our picturesque planet. Before this historic moment, humans could only speculate on the appearance of Earth.

14 February 2019
Smart nanogels offer injection-free drug treatments
Smart nanogels offer injection-free drug treatments

Scientists are investigating a new way of delivering potentially life-saving drugs directly through the skin without the need for injections.

13 February 2019
Polar bears inspire paint that's all white for the environment
Polar bears inspire paint that's all white for the environment

Scientists working at ISIS Neutron and Muon Source are studying polar bear fur to see what it can re-veal about a mechanism found in nature called structural colouration, which is able to create colour without using pigments.

06 February 2019
Feeding our Futures
Feeding our Futures

Food insecurity is a huge global problem. Rising populations have resulted in an increased demand for food.

04 February 2019
A week in the life of...a Policy Lead!
A week in the life of...a Policy Lead!

STFC’s very own particle physicist, Dr Stewart Martin-Haugh, spent a ‘Week in Westminster’ in November as part of The Royal Society Pairing Scheme – shadowing and experiencing the working life of John Cockaday, Future Sectors Policy Lead.

01 February 2019
Accelerating business opportunities with CERN and STFC
Accelerating business opportunities with CERN and STFC

Excitement for opportunity and innovation was in the air at Daresbury Laboratory, as more than 20 start-up companies participated at the CERN Knowledge Exchange workshop.

31 January 2019
Solving robotic pharma challenges with advanced engineering
Solving robotic pharma challenges with advanced engineering

A UK business has been working with Daresbury Laboratory’s advanced engineering centre to solve some key engineering challenges in its mission to help community pharmacies save time and money.

31 January 2019
The rise and fall of an Empire seen through its coins
The rise and fall of an Empire seen through its coins

A team of scientists have been using a newly-developed technique at ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to investigate a selection of Roman coins minted at different times during the Empire’s history.

Last updated: 01 November 2018

UKRI

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