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13 March 2019
Turning palm oil waste into eco-friendly biofuels
Turning palm oil waste into eco-friendly biofuels

A team of researchers from the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, backed by the UK government Newton Fund, have been using ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to develop a method of converting palm oil biomass waste into green biofuels – hopefully reducing Indonesia’s reliance on fossil fuels.

13 March 2019
Scientists 'Zoom' to be first to use new beamline
Scientists 'Zoom' to be first to use new beamline

A group of materials scientists from Imperial College London have become the first to use the Zoom beamline – the newest matter-probing instrument to open at ISIS Neutron and Muon Source.

13 March 2019
Get to know your audience at Interact 2019
Get to know your audience at Interact 2019

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is hosting the hugely popular Interact symposium along with its partner organisations to help you share your enthusiasm for science. Registration for Interact 2019 is now open.

12 March 2019
STFC Apprentices among finalists in the Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards
STFC Apprentices among finalists in the Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards

Rounding off the success of National Apprentice Week at Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), two of our apprentices are in the running for the Oxfordshire Apprentice Awards.

05 March 2019
Zooming in at the molecular level with OCTOPUS
Zooming in at the molecular level with OCTOPUS

The cell structures of plant and mammal bacteria have been brought into focus thanks to a new technique used at the OCTOPUS imaging cluster at the Central Laser Facility (CLF).

28 February 2019
National Apprentice Week! 4-8 March 2019
National Apprentice Week! 4-8 March 2019

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) offers a fantastic start to a career, with our highly reputable Apprentice Training Scheme. Our apprentices receive professional training and hands-on learning while working on some of the most exciting research, engineering and computing facilities.

27 February 2019
How to supercharge the ultimate X-ray machine
How to supercharge the ultimate X-ray machine

X-rays are great at looking deep inside stuff and laser-driven X-rays are even better, but there is always room for improvement.

27 February 2019
Vulcan laser zaps its way to a world record
Vulcan laser zaps its way to a world record

Scientists using the Vulcan laser at the Central Laser Facility (CLF) have succeeded in setting a world record for the highest energy in single pulse of terahertz radiation achieved in a laboratory. 

22 February 2019
Computing conference success
Computing conference success

Computing Insight UK, the high performance computing event organised by STFC, has once again been hailed a success by visitors and exhibitors. 

22 February 2019
PGCE see the invisible at Daresbury Lab
PGCE see the invisible at Daresbury Lab

Secondary Science PGCE students from The University of Chester joined us today at Daresbury Laboratory to learn about the latest STFC projects, and how they can be presented to school children and young adults. 

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