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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.

20 June 2019
Vital ESS modules begin to ship
Vital ESS modules begin to ship

Daresbury Laboratory has recently shipped the first beam transport module to the European Spallation Source (ESS) in Sweden – one of 74 modules which will be assembled and tested at the site over the next two years.

20 June 2019
Clear for take-off – the space industry in the North West and North Wales
Clear for take-off – the space industry in the North West and North Wales

Last week, Daresbury Laboratory’s Alan Cross, the ESA Business Applications Ambassador for the North West and North Wales, hosted and chaired an event to help businesses from across the region understand Space and how it can help them grow.

19 June 2019
'Moon-shot' collides art and science
'Moon-shot' collides art and science

Art and science might not seem like natural bedfellows but there have been several initiatives in recent years to merge science communication with creative endeavours. 

10 June 2019
Future leader in laser science focuses on green energy
Future leader in laser science focuses on green energy

Exceptional science comes about in the same way as music, muses Dr Paul Donaldson: the best stuff happens when you’re jamming.

10 June 2019
Cooling Off at the Cryogenics Cluster Day
Cooling Off at the Cryogenics Cluster Day

Cryogenics technology is an important part of the science being done at STFC and it partly relies on a scarce resource: helium.

10 June 2019
A Blanket Approach to the Periodic Table
A Blanket Approach to the Periodic Table

It’s the International Year of the Periodic Table and staff member, Ron Smith and user, Jan Skakle from ISIS Neutron and Muon Source are part of a wider big knitting project – creating a periodic table blanket!

05 June 2019
Experience the Northern Lights
Experience the Northern Lights

John Coxon, a space plasma physicist at the University of Southampton, spends most of his day thinking about how the Sun and the Earth’s magnetic fields interact. 

04 June 2019
Namhla Mabombo
Meet Namhla: She came to STFC's UK ATC in Edinburgh to learn how to build an observatory!

The Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) UK Astronomy Technology Centre (UK ATC) in Edinburgh welcomes Namhla Mabombo.

23 May 2019
Speeding up science
Speeding up science

Software engineers from across Europe are working together to improve the speed and accuracy of science results from particle accelerators.

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