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02 July 2019
Harwell Space Cluster rockets to success!
Harwell Space Cluster rockets to success!

The thriving Harwell Space Cluster welcomed 32 of its members and over 300 visitors to the Space Cluster Showcase at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

01 July 2019
Young engineers with ingenious ideas at Daresbury Laboratory
Young engineers with ingenious ideas at Daresbury Laboratory

Students from our local high schools joined us at Daresbury Laboratory last week for an inspirational day of real engineering.  

27 June 2019
Mini 'dragons' enter the Daresbury den
Mini 'dragons' enter the Daresbury den

Cheshire primary school pupils gathered at Daresbury Laboratory for the annual Epic Steps Conference for Children – including a Dragon’s Den style session where they grilled a business owner about their product.

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!

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