The subterranean world of the Boulby Underground Laboratory is a place of extremes rarely captured by an artist’s sketch. Last month, two artists spent a week in Boulby’s dark tunnels to investigate how art is made and used in conditions deep underground.
School students celebrated six months of work on real engineering projects as part of the Engineering Education Scheme (EES) at the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) Rutherford Appleton Laboratory this week.
A team of scientists from Oxford, Liverpool, Maryland and the Central Laser Facility (CLF) have used the Astra Laser to develop an innovative way to keep laser beams focused over long distances.
US biotechnology start-up LivFul has set up a UK research base at STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory as part of its global mission to save lives from malaria and other insect-borne diseases.
It’s not every day that science communicators from across the globe can be in the same place for stimulating discussions and exchanging best practices.
A group of primary school teachers have stepped out of the classroom and into the laboratory to learn how to inspire the next generation of budding scientists and innovators.
‘The science of the circus’ took place at two community centres in Halton this week.
Engineering apprentices from Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) and Daresbury Laboratory have come together to share skills and knowledge from different projects.
Exploring Extreme Environments (E3) is an education project that supports children’s education in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
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.
Last updated: 01 November 2018