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Rupert Soames to join Serco as Group Chief Executive on 1 May

Serco - Wed, 2014-07-02 00:00

Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, is pleased to announce that Rupert Soames OBE, will now join the company as Group Chief Executive on...

Physics accolades for STFC scientists

Scientists with strong links to the Science and Technology Facilities Council have been honoured today by the Institute of Physics in their 2014 annual awards including Professor Anthony Bell, Senior Research Fellow at STFC's Central Laser Facility.

National Physical Laboratory contract extension

Serco - Sat, 2014-06-28 00:00

Serco has signed an extension to its existing contract to manage the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) on behalf of the UK's Department for Business,...

CEO Update to the Community

Professor John Womersley continued his series of updates to the community today, 25 June 2014, with a presentation at the RAS National Astronomy Meeting in Portsmouth.

STFC announces 4 new projects aimed at solving energy challenges

STFC is pleased to announce the awarding of up to £1.5M of funding to 4 exciting multi-disciplinary projects under the Challenge Led Applied System Programme (CLASP) to meet specific challenges in the energy sector. These projects plan to produce tangible results in a 3-5 year period and bring STFC researchers together with other academic disciplines and industry through new collaborations to solve real energy challenges.

House Hunters can now time travel to their perfect home thanks to space technology

Searching online for the perfect new home has just got easier thanks to technology originally designed for use in Space. Leading property website, Zoopla Property Group, is using a revolutionary app developed by a small UK space tech company, iGeolise Ltd, that enables its online house hunters to instantly search for new homes by travel time, as opposed to distance, according to their mode of transport.

Hydrogen breakthrough could be a game-changer for the future of car fuels

UK researchers today announced what they believe to be a game changer in the use of hydrogen as a "green" fuel. A new discovery by scientists at the UK's Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), offers a viable solution to the challenges of storage and cost by using ammonia as a clean and secure hydrogen-containing energy source to produce hydrogen on-demand in situ.

Find out how we support SMEs at Venturefest Oxford 2014

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) will be joining high-tech organisations and businesses from across Oxfordshire at this year's Venturefest Oxford 2014 at the Saїd Business School.

Spectacular mountain blast marks major milestone for world's largest telescope

June 19 2014 - The top of a 3000 metre mountain high up in the Chilean Andes will be blasted off this Thursday evening to create the plateau needed for what will soon be home to the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), the largest telescope of its kind to be built anywhere in the world. On 19th June 2014, 18.30-20.30 UK time, the world will be able to witness, via a live webcast, this explosive mountain blasting spectacular.

Innovations Technology Access Centre shortlisted for most successful incubator at national awards

STFC's I-TAC has been shortlisted for the upcoming UK Science Park Association awards, which recognise the achievements of innovative environments such as science parks and business incubators within the UK.

Shaping competitive advantage in the self-service world

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Serco's Andrew MacDonald considers the new rules and tools that are adding...

Serco wins EUR 60m contract to extend IT Support Services to the European Parliament

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Serco, the international service company, has been awarded a contract by...

Positive assessment of corporate renewal plan and update on 2014 outlook

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00
Positive assessment of corporate renewal plan and update on 2014 outlook

Serco introduces new community gym with a lakeside view

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

The National Watersports Centre (NWSC) in Nottinghamshire, one of the UK's...

Serco NorthLink Ferries welcomes new look Hamnavoe back

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Serco NorthLink Ferries is set to welcome the MV Hamnavoe back to service on Friday, 24 January 2014, complete with new livery.

Serco and Bromley Healthcare sign partnership agreement

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Leading community healthcare providers Serco and Bromley Healthcare, an...

Serco signs two-year contract extension with Canadian Department of National Defence

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, today...

Serco signs two-year contract extension for London cycle hire scheme

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, today...

Serco secures extension to Australian detention services contract

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, today...

Serco signs £120m contract expansion on HMP Thameside

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, today...

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