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5th Cryogenic Cluster Day

What's the Big Event on September 19th? No, it's not the Scottish Referendum (that's the day before). It's CCD5 : The 5th Cryogenic Cluster Day. Free to attend, it is a day of seminar, trade show, posters and lab visits, showcasing cryogenics as the wonderful enabling technology it is. CCD 5 is taking place at the heart of the strongest cryogenic community - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, in the heart of the strongest cryogenic community there is.

Serco appointed by Moirai to manage local Waterpark

Serco - Wed, 2014-08-13 00:00

Moirai Capital Investments has appointed Serco to manage and operate the...

Serco to deliver Qatar Armed Forces Staff training

Serco - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:00

Serco has signed a three-year, £26m contract with Qatar's Ministry of...

Diamond Light Source appoints new Chairman

Diamond Light Source, the UK's national synchrotron science facility, has appointed Professor Sir Adrian Smith as its new Chairman.

Making the Most Out of Intellectual Property

In partnership with the UK Intellectual Property Office, we are hosting two Intellectual Property (IP) workshops at our Harwell Oxford and SciTech Daresbury campuses this September.

Rosetta makes history by catching a comet

Scientists at STFC, UK Space Agency, ESA and others around the world today celebrate history being made as Rosetta becomes the first spacecraft to successfully rendezvous with a comet, opening a new chapter in Solar System exploration.

Future of fast computer chips could be in graphene and not silicon says new research

Scientists using lasers at a Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) facility in the UK believe that they are a step closer to finding a replacement for silicon chips that are faster and use less energy than at present.

UK Mini-laboratory catches up with double comet

Tomorrow, on 6 August, a mini-laboratory developed and built at the UK's Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) Rutherford Appleton Laboratory is due to rendezvous with a comet.

Board changes

Serco - Thu, 2014-07-31 00:00

Andrew Jenner, Group Chief Financial Officer of Serco since 2002, has...

Interim Management Statement

Serco - Thu, 2014-07-31 00:00

Further to the announcement of 28 April 2014 regarding an update on...

Launchpad to support space-related businesses at Harwell Oxford

Space-related SMEs connected to the Harwell space cluster have the chance to secure up to £1m of funding and support in business development of products and services thanks to the Technology Strategy Board, in partnership with STFC.

UK team supplies extremely powerful £2M laser for new international project

A cutting-edge laser amplifier that can supply bursts of laser energy with power equivalent to that of a full-sized power station has been developed, built and supplied for a new international project in the Czech Republic.

New Science Minister visits STFC's Daresbury Laboratory and Hartree Centre

In one of his first official visits since being appointed Minister for Universities and Science the Rt Hon Greg Clark was welcomed to the Daresbury Laboratory in Cheshire by STFC Chief Executive John Womersley and Head of Daresbury Laboratory, Susan Smith.

Update on performance

Serco - Tue, 2014-07-29 00:00

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

Award success for Serco's pioneering quality management programme

Serco - Tue, 2014-07-29 00:00

A far-reaching quality management programme that puts customers at the...

Health watchdog gives hospital clean bill of health

Serco - Tue, 2014-07-22 12:00

A Serco-run hospital is meeting all essential quality and safety standards, according to a health watchdog.

Annual Report and Accounts 2013 - 2014

STFC has published its Annual Report and Accounts 2013 - 2014.

Serco:Strömma starts managing Djurgården ferries in Stockholm harbour

Serco - Thu, 2014-07-17 12:00

Serco, together with its Swedish joint venture (JV) partner Strömma Tourism & Maritime, today begins operating one of Stockholm harbour's key ferry services...

Serco awarded extension of traffic camera services contract

Serco - Mon, 2014-07-14 12:00

Serco, the international services company, today announces that its Australia business has extended its Traffic Camera Services contract in the state of...

Steel researchers from the UK and China Exchange Ideas at Harwell Event

Scientists, engineers, technologists and industry leaders from China and the UK have met at Oxfordshire's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) to discuss and exchange the recent advances in the research of materials science and engineering.

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