What's Happening?

14 September 2018
An arty new visitor centre at our Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
An arty new visitor centre at our Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Our brand new Visitor Centre at our Rutherford Appleton Laboratory is getting closer to opening – find out what’s in store for a future generation of scientists and engineers.

14 September 2018
The science of very low temperatures – yes, it's a thing!
The science of very low temperatures – yes, it's a thing!

A field of science that studies temperatures that are colder than you can even imagine is having an impact on everything from space missions to medical treatments.

11 September 2018
STFC technology keeps LA metro passengers secure
STFC technology keeps LA metro passengers secure

Technology developed at STFC’s RAL Space will screen passengers on the Los Angeles metro for explosives and weapons.

30 August 2018
"I can't believe I'm here!"
"I can't believe I'm here!"

40 students from developing countries have been taking part in CERN’s summer student programme, thanks to funding from STFC’s share of the Global Challenge Research Fund.

30 August 2018
Removing extremist content
Removing extremist content

A former physicist from the LHCb collaboration is part of an industry team working with the UK Home Office to remove extremist material from the Web.

30 August 2018
Keit keeps on growing
Keit keeps on growing

A company who turned a piece of kit designed to sample Mars’s atmosphere into technology that can monitor the fermentation process in beer and wine has expanded so much within STFC that it needs to move premises.

29 August 2018
Putting UK Satellite Technology through its paces
Putting UK Satellite Technology through its paces

Data collected during Hurricane Irma by a ground receiving station installed by a company in the Harwell Campus Space Cluster is now being used across Cuba to provide an early warning system for floods and forest fires. 

19 July 2018
NHS70
NHS70

The NHS 70th anniversary celebrations continue this month with a focus on innovation and digital progress.

18 July 2018
Work commences under the digital nuclear reactor design partnership
Work commences under the digital nuclear reactor design partnership

The University of Liverpool’s Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) has been appointed as the lead partner in a key UK research and development project to develop a digital framework for a nuclear reactor simulation

14 July 2018
STFC's Daresbury Laboratory to test next generation of cancer treatment
STFC's Daresbury Laboratory to test next generation of cancer treatment

Technology at the heart of the Large Hadron Collider is being developed at Daresbury Laboratory to treat cancer. A new proton therapy assembly and test facility will be built at the Laboratory in a collaboration with British firm Advanced Oncotherapy.

Last updated: 01 November 2018

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