The next meeting of the Projects Peer Review Panel (PPRP) will take place in the Pickavance Lecture Theatre at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell, Didcot, OX11 0QZ on the 29th and 30th April 2014.
UK scientists, engineers and industries will be helping to design and build the world’s largest telescope. The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) will manage the UK role in this exciting project which will be at the forefront of astronomy over the coming decade.
UK scientists and engineers will be helping to build the world’s largest telescope and the world’s biggest microscope. The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) will manage the UK role in these exciting projects which will be at the forefront of science in the coming decade.
Its widely accepted that having too much fat is unhealthy, but its the hidden fat surrounding our vital organs that poses the biggest threat.
STFC congratulates Professor Gillian Wright MBE, Director of the STFC UK Astronomy Technology Centre, on being elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
STFC and the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR, the Italian National Research Council) have signed an agreement worth €15M to further develop collaboration between the two countries in the field of neutron scattering using the STFC ISIS facility, the UK's pulsed neutron and muon source.
STFC and Rogue Wave Software have signed a collaboration agreement to work together on tools that will make software development for scientific computing more productive.
Exciting new start-up company, 2D Heat Ltd, is the second incubatee to join the STFC CERN Business Incubation Centre (STFC CERN BIC).
It will develop and commercialise its unique heating technology for particle accelerators, such as CERN's Large Hadron Collider, and in proton beam therapy for cancer detection.
UK Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop today (1 March 2014) visited Australia's site for the planned Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope.
February 27th 2014 - Today the world's largest, fastest supercomputers are the key drivers of scientific advancement in every aspect of research, from healthcare, to climate change, global security, even finance and entertainment. These supercomputers rely on the development of powerful, cutting edge technologies to make them increasingly more energy efficient, without which they'd be limited by the power they would consume.
Would you like to know more about the techniques used for material analysis and what world-class facilities can offer your business? STFC is collaborating with the Materials Knowledge Transfer Network (Materials KTN) to bring you Scattering Matters - a one day workshop aimed at encouraging the use of UK's large scale science facilities for materials analysis.
Our understanding of advanced materials and how they perform under different conditions will be enhanced thanks to a new research collaboration announced today between the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and the UK's National Physical Laboratory (NPL).
An international group of researchers has identified a major new pathway thought to be involved in the development of Huntington disease.
The London cycle hire scheme has had a positive overall effect on the health of its users by increasing physical activity within the capital.
MRC together with the Welcome Trust funds the above group whose role is to provide guidance and advice to UK Biobank on ethical matters in order to protect the interests of participants
Research Councils UK notes the allocations of the science budget for 2015/16, which have been published today (10th February 2014), and welcomes the recognition that this gives to the contribution of research to the growth, prosperity and wellbeing of the UK.
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