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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.

New CEO for Serco's UK Central Government division

Serco - Tue, 2014-10-14 00:00

Serco is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Craven as the new Chief Executive Officer for its UK Central Government division, which in 2013 had...

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.

Reach for the Stars in the Italian Alps this Christmas Holiday

Four lucky people from the UK can win a chance to spend a week this December on the beautiful Italian Alps doing astronomy activities with people of the same age from across Europe, at the ESO Astronomy Camp 2014.

Foundation Stone Ceremony Marks Scientific Importance of ESS

Today, the UK neutron community, represented by senior members of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), gathered at the European Spallation Source (ESS) construction site in Lund, Sweden, for the ESS Foundation Stone Ceremony.

First class digital experience delivers triple award success for Serco

Serco - Wed, 2014-10-08 12:00

Serco has scooped top honours at this year's Digital Experience Awards...

Serco awarded position on OASIS contract for US government-wide services

Serco - Tue, 2014-10-07 12:00

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

Serco awarded new $25m traffic operations contract

Serco - Tue, 2014-10-07 00:00

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced the award of a new contract to provide parking enforcement, management of...

STFC to help bring on the next generation of UK bioscientists to drive the economy of the future

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) will be playing a major role in three of the bioscience Doctoral Training Programmes, announced today by Business Secretary Vince Cable, that are aimed at creating new industries and jobs.

STFC PS and EAP Consultation

The STFC Physical Sciences and Engineering Advisory Panel (PS&EAP) would like your input to assist them in their on-going dialogue with Science Board on the communities’ requirements for the large facilities and also their usage. The input provided to Science Board to date, as shown on the PS&EAP web page, has been well received and used to inform their inputs to e.g. the STFC Programmatic Review and the recent BIS Capital Consultation exercise.

Update on Docklands Light Railway rebid

Serco - Fri, 2014-10-03 12:00

Serco Group plc, the international service company, has been informed by...

Update on JCMT Ownership

Professor Gary Davis, Director of the JCMT has provided an update on the telescope's ownership. A process that will lead to the legal transfer of the telescope is underway.

Serco rated 'excellent' for supply chain management

Serco - Fri, 2014-10-03 00:00

Serco has been awarded the prestigious Merlin Standard by the Department...

Qatar's Emir congratulates first Defence College graduates

Serco - Fri, 2014-10-03 00:00

The first 35 students to attend the Serco-operated Joaan Bin Jassim Joint...

First half performance update

Serco - Fri, 2014-10-03 00:00

Serco Group plc, the international service company, today provides an...

UK leads new international solar storm tracking initiative

UK scientists have unveiled a new £2.5 million (€3.2 million) project that will improve forecasts of solar storms, including their arrival time and impact on the Earth. The three year project will provide the most comprehensive set of information to date about the Sun's influence on interplanetary space and the effects space weather can have on the Earth.

Serco extends Milton Keynes environmental services contract and adds new services

Serco - Wed, 2014-10-01 00:00

Serco, one of the UK's leading environmental services providers, has...

CERN turns 60 and celebrates peaceful collaboration for science

Today, CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is blowing out 60 candles at an event attended by official delegations from 35 countries. The UK is being represented by His Royal Highness, The Duke of York, KG and the Chief Executive of STFC Professor John Womersley.

Share awards

Serco - Mon, 2014-09-29 12:00

Serco Group plc (the Company) advises that, on 27 June 2014, the Executive Directors named below were granted the following number of options to acquire...

'Atomic fingerprint' of catalyst helps industrial researchers refine cleaner oil

Researchers have made a major breakthrough in our understanding of a 2D material, molybdenum disulphide, a key ingredient used in industrial refinery catalysts. Understanding the structure of the material at the atomic level has led them to a new way to boost its efficiency.

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