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26 September 2019
UK companies licensed to provide the light at the end of (and along) the tunnel
UK companies licensed to provide the light at the end of (and along) the tunnel

Two UK companies have won contracts to provide an innovative low cost lighting solution for high radiation areas at CERN.

26 September 2019
Probing the mechanisms behind some of the universe's most violent events
Probing the mechanisms behind some of the universe's most violent events

A team of scientists from the University of Michigan and Lancaster University have used the Vulcan laser at STFC’s Central Laser Facility (CLF) to investigate a phenomenon known as magnetic reconnection in which magnetic fields suddenly deform, break and reconnect – accelerating charged particles within plasmas as they do so.

26 September 2019
Viewing art through the scientist's lens
Viewing art through the scientist's lens

A team of scientists lead by Professor Daniela Comelli from Polytechnic University of Milan have used a technique called Raman Spectroscopy at the Central Laser Facility (CLF) to study the chemical make-up of pigments used in a series of Russian paintings from the early 20th century.

26 September 2019
Ordnance Survey harnesses power of Hartree Centre
Ordnance Survey harnesses power of Hartree Centre

Ordnance Survey (OS) has harnessed the power of STFC Hartree Centre’s powerful supercomputer to try to make the mapping service more efficient.

23 September 2019
Team building for skills building
Team building for skills building

STFC apprentices from Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) and Daresbury Laboratory (DL) have come together for a four-day residential trip, aimed at building new skills and relationships.

20 September 2019
Welcoming the University of Huddersfield to Sci-tech Daresbury
Welcoming the University of Huddersfield to Sci-tech Daresbury

A new laboratory opened by the University of Huddersfield at Sci-Tech Daresbury, will play an important role for STFC in the delivery of its science programme. 

20 September 2019
NGPod takes its business to the next level with a new laboratory at Daresbury
NGPod takes its business to the next level with a new laboratory at Daresbury

North West start-up company NGPOD Global, whose manufacturing and R&D facility is located here at Daresbury Laboratory, is about to launch a revolutionary new device that will change the way that patients requiring nasogastric feeding tubes are treated.

18 September 2019
Wonder at the Labs – Building our network of collaborators
Wonder at the Labs – Building our network of collaborators

The ambitious Wonder initiative for public engagement is looking to widen the range of people and community groups that are engaged with STFC’s science and technology.  On 18 September, STFC is holding a meeting to share ideas and experiences from projects involved with the early stages of the initiative.

17 September 2019
Public engagement professionals inspired at INTERACT
Public engagement professionals inspired at INTERACT

INTERACT Symposium, co-organised by STFC, welcomed over two hundred guests to the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) last week for a day of public engagement learning and inspiration.

12 September 2019
Meet Astronomer Beth – who will be using ERIS
Meet Astronomer Beth – who will be using new cutting-edge instrument ERIS for her ground-breaking research on exoplanets

Beth will use new cutting-edge instrument ERIS for her ground-breaking research on exoplanets.

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