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05 April 2019
Knowledge exchange - Engineering apprentices swap sites
Knowledge exchange - Engineering apprentices swap sites

Engineering apprentices from Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) and Daresbury Laboratory have come together to share skills and knowledge from different projects.

05 April 2019
Exploring Extreme Environments with STFC science
Exploring Extreme Environments with STFC science

Exploring Extreme Environments (E3) is an education project that supports children’s education in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

04 April 2019
Aquajet: the space thruster that runs on water
Aquajet: the space thruster that runs on water

The UK Space Agency has awarded a consortium that includes ISIS Neutron and Muon Source (ISIS) a £560,000 grant to develop an innovative new spacecraft propulsion system that runs on the ultimate ‘green’ propellant: water. 

02 April 2019
UK-first experiments at CLARA play key role in radiotherapy research
UK-first experiments at CLARA play key role in radiotherapy research

Experiments at Daresbury Laboratory’s CLARA accelerator are part of a major research project studying the potential for an alternative form of radiotherapy to treat deep seated tumours.

02 April 2019
Scientists develop a well-good way to extract oil
Scientists develop a well-good way to extract oil

Scientists from Swansea University have used ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to investigate a new and, potentially, ‘greener’ way to extract oil that might otherwise remain trapped deep within rocks.

01 April 2019
A Level inspiration at Daresbury Laboratory
A Level inspiration at Daresbury Laboratory

A Level students from the North West Science Network joined us on 27 March to discover first-hand the incredible science and engineering taking place here at STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory.

29 March 2019
I'm a scientist – you can be too!
I'm a scientist – you can be too!

Tori Blakeman, an Impact and Engagement Officer at STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory, works to communicate stories about STFC’s innovation activity. She took part in the recent I’m a Scientist online competition, sponsored by STFC, which helps school children identify with people who work in science. 

25 March 2019
Kingdom of the cumulus clouds
Kingdom of the cumulus clouds

RAL Space atmospheric physicist, Dr David Hooper, delivered the latest Talking Science lecture at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) on the fascinating topic of cumulus clouds. 

25 March 2019
At the cutting edge... literally
At the cutting edge... literally

Meet Viv. She has been a valued member of the UK Astronomy Technology Centre team, at Royal Observatory, Edinburgh for almost 30 years. 

22 March 2019
Accelerating A-Levels
Accelerating A-Levels

On Thursday 21 March the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source - a world leading centre of research in the physical and life sciences, hosted an Accelerator Day for 60 A-level students from local schools

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