Research carried out at STFC’s Hartree Centre could help reduce the cost and speed up the development of new types of drugs, such as for cancer therapies or new types of antibiotics. The research, which focuses on a specific type of peptide, could improve the way we treat diseases in the future.
The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) has announced today that business development expert, Paul Vernon, will take the helm as the new Executive Director of Business and Innovation. He will play a critical role in helping STFC shape and deliver a business and innovation strategy.
A new ground-breaking instrument for astronomy research has passed a major design milestone at the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO)’s headquarters in Garching, Germany.
School children are being given an insight into the impact that food has on climate change thanks to a group of University-based researchers.
Scientists from the University of Bradford, working with colleagues from the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source have developed a new method of delivering drugs into the body using ‘smart gels’ that can be injected where they are needed and release their drugs over time.
National law firm Weightmans is to harness the power of artificial intelligence and data analytics expertise at the Hartree Centre, at STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory, in an effort to overcome the complex and labour-intensive challenge of redacting confidential data on legal documents.
Katie Morris talks about her work on ground-breaking astronomical instrument METIS.
A collaboration between Singapore and STFC’s RAL Space in the UK is working to create a swarm of miniature satellites armed with quantum technology that will provide a theoretically unhackable method of encrypting the world’s data.
UK scientists have contributed to new research that puts further support behind the theory that neutrinos are the reason the universe is dominated by matter.
The recent STEM for BRITAIN Awards held in UK Parliament featured a number of STFC-funded students, with work ranging from microscope cameras and Dark Matter data analysis to algorithms increasing x-ray image quality.
Last updated: 01 November 2018