Particle accelerators have been responsible for achieving some of the greatest scientific breakthroughs in human history - CERN’s Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland enabled scientists to discover the Higgs boson.
Recently, STFC’s Hartree Centre at Daresbury Laboratory teamed up with Siemens, Invest Northern Ireland and Ulster University in its first steps towards increasing engagement with businesses in Northern Ireland.
Current placement students Churk, Neelam and Josie share their experiences of working at STFC.
A team of MRC Harwell researchers will be returning to STFC’s Central Laser Facility (CLF) in the autumn to investigate the properties of their innovative synthetic tissues.
Talking Science is back at Daresbury Laboratory, with the 2019/20 season of events having just been announced.
RAL Space scientists have been to Finland to test new methods of monitoring emissions of one of the major contributors to global warming.
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.
Last updated: 01 November 2018