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19 June 2019
Finding a blood protein needle in a watery haystack
Finding a blood protein needle in a watery haystack

A team of scientists using the the Central Laser Facility (CLF) have been testing a new method for identifying proteins in blood samples. 

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
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!

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.

05 June 2019
Experience the Northern Lights
Experience the Northern Lights

John Coxon, a space plasma physicist at the University of Southampton, spends most of his day thinking about how the Sun and the Earth’s magnetic fields interact. 

04 June 2019
Namhla Mabombo
Namhla Mabombo

The Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) UK Astronomy Technology Centre (UK ATC) in Edinburgh welcomes Namhla Mabombo.

23 May 2019
Speeding up science
Speeding up science

Software engineers from across Europe are working together to improve the speed and accuracy of science results from particle accelerators.

17 May 2019
Coding, cars and cryogenics: exploring engineering at STFC
Coding, cars and cryogenics: exploring engineering at STFC

Secondary school students explored engineering at ISIS Neutron and Muon Source (ISIS), taking in activities, tours and a ‘Fizz Bang Zap’ show, giving a flavour of real-world engineering at ISIS.

10 May 2019
Showcasing science in the community
Showcasing science in the community

Swansea University has pioneered a new way to connect with the community through science.  Oriel Science takes the University’s research and packages it into interactive and thought-provoking exhibits to increase the public’s awareness and interest in science.  

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