Two UK companies have won contracts to provide an innovative low cost lighting solution for high radiation areas at CERN.
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.
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.
Ordnance Survey (OS) has harnessed the power of STFC Hartree Centre’s powerful supercomputer to try to make the mapping service more efficient.
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.
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.
North West start-up company NGPOD Global, whose manufacturing and R&D facility is located here at Daresbury Laboratory, is about to launch a revolutionary new device that will change the way that patients requiring nasogastric feeding tubes are treated.
The ambitious Wonder initiative for public engagement is looking to widen the range of people and community groups that are engaged with STFC’s science and technology. On 18 September, STFC is holding a meeting to share ideas and experiences from projects involved with the early stages of the initiative.
INTERACT Symposium, co-organised by STFC, welcomed over two hundred guests to the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) last week for a day of public engagement learning and inspiration.
Alexander Andersson is working on the instrument for what will be the world’s largest optical telescope. Find out about his ground-breaking work at STFC’s UK Astronomy Technology Centre in Edinburgh…
Last updated: 01 November 2018