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Serco awarded $31m single-award IDIQ to support US military

Serco - Tue, 2014-11-18 00:00

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management...

UK Laboratory celebrates 50 years of supercomputing

UK computing is today celebrating fifty years since the launch of what was at that time the largest supercomputer in the world, the Atlas 1. When built it was the size of a large detached house. Now that same computing capacity would fit in your pocket inside your mobile phone.

Laser scientists' new research could improve the treatment of the 5 million asthma sufferers in the UK

UK scientists have used a laser beam trap to examine how drug particles from asthma inhalers behave as they are projected through the air. Their findings could improve the effectiveness of inhalers for the over 5 million people in the UK suffering from asthma.

2014 Half Year Results

Serco - Wed, 2014-11-12 00:00

First half in line with revised expectations; net debt substantially reduced; management team strengthened.

Appointment of Angus Cockburn as Group Chief Financial Officer

Serco - Wed, 2014-11-12 00:00

Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, is pleased to...

Transfer of Senior Independent Director

Serco - Wed, 2014-11-12 00:00

Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, announces that...

New CEO for Serco's UK & Europe, Local & Regional Government division

Serco - Sat, 2014-11-08 00:00

Serco is pleased to announce the appointment of Liz Benison as the new...

Serco secures new European Medicines Agency ICT contract

Serco - Thu, 2014-11-06 12:00

Serco has secured a new contract to continue providing information and communications technology (ICT) services to the European Medicines Agency (EMA), a...

STFC and IBM form Big Data Innovation Hub for small businesses

The Science & Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) Hartree Centre and IBM have created a new Big Data Innovation Hub to help commercial organisations solve complex business problems and achieve competitive advantage.

Serco awarded $9m US military contract

Serco - Wed, 2014-11-05 00:00

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management...

The UK particle physics community welcomes first female Director-General of CERN

4 November 2014 - STFC and the UK particle physics community welcome the announcement today from CERN Council that its next Director-General from 2016 will be Dr Fabiola Gianotti, the former Spokesperson and co-ordinator for the ATLAS experiment at CERN. Dr Gianotti is a leading physicist who has made her mark in the world of science, leading the ATLAS collaboration through the discovery of the Higgs Boson in 2012 and 20 years of experience at CERN

University of Hawai'i Assumes Ownership of United Kingdom Infrared Telescope

The University of Hawai'i (UH) will today assume ownership of the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) on Maunakea. UKIRT is one of the world's leading astronomical observatories.

Serco rated a Star Performer by Everest Group

Serco - Wed, 2014-10-29 12:00

Serco, the international service company, announced today that its global...

STFC receives Investors in People Gold award

STFC is celebrating after being awarded Investors in People (IiP) Gold accreditation. Investors in People provides a best practice people management standard, offering accreditation to organisations that adhere to the Investors in People framework. Having achieved Silver accreditation in 2011, STFC is delighted to have achieved Gold accreditation following its latest IiP review.

House of Lords praises North West digital hub during visit to Daresbury

STFC's Hartree Centre, the North West's high performance computing hub, was praised by the House of Lords this week, as its Digital Skills Committee visited the Hartree team to learn more about the work they are doing to apply digital technologies to better support UK business.

Serco awarded $22.7M contract to support deployable medical systems

Serco - Tue, 2014-10-28 00:00

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management...

Review of the Implementation of Consolidated Grants

With the transition of all research groups to consolidated grants complete, STFC reviewed the implementation of consolidated grants between January and May 2014.

Dark underground access tunnels, light diffraction and behind the scenes at a world-leading research centre amongst STFC Photowalk 2014 winners

STFC today announced the winners of its 2014 Photowalk competition, which showcases some of the UK's leading-edge science and world-class technical facilities.

Institute of Physics Honorary Fellows 2014

STFC congratulates this year's Institute of Physics Honorary Fellows. Each of them has done some exemplary work in raising awareness of the importance of physics in all of our lives, and in enthusing and inspiring the next generation of physicists.

Water Energy Food Nexus Sandpit: call for participants

Securing sustainable supplies of water, energy and food is a key global issue. Increasing demands on these commodities, together with pressures on land use and the need to manage the exploitation of natural resources in the transition to a sustainable economy will present challenges on local, national and international scales.

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