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15 October 2019
Meet our placement students – what's it like working at STFC for a year?
Meet our placement students – what's it like working at STFC for a year?

Current placement students Churk, Neelam and Josie share their experiences of working at STFC.

09 October 2019
Synthetic tissues offer alternative to animal testing
Synthetic tissues offer alternative to animal testing

A team of MRC Harwell researchers will be returning to STFC’s Central Laser Facility (CLF) in the autumn to investigate the properties of their innovative synthetic tissues.

04 October 2019
Daresbury Laboratory is Talking Science for a new season!
Daresbury Laboratory is Talking Science for a new season!

Talking Science is back at Daresbury Laboratory, with the 2019/20 season of events having just been announced.

03 October 2019
Monitoring greenhouse gas emissions in the Arctic Circle
Monitoring greenhouse gas emissions in the Arctic Circle

RAL Space scientists have been to Finland to test new methods of monitoring emissions of one of the major contributors to global warming.

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. 

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