Welcome to the Science & Technology Facilities Council Hub

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is a place where curiosity-driven, blue-skies thinking meets practical, application-led science and engineering. STFC is home to an incredibly diverse array of research, technology and engineering projects – and each one promises to fire the imagination. Read more »

Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths
The UK invests around £460 million a year in science and technology research.
STFC is one of Europes largest multi-disciplinary research organisations.
We were founded in April 2007.
STFC employs 1,700 people.
3,600 people access the UK science facilities.
Over 4,200 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
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Kai Souchon-Parow

Graduate Millimetre Wave Engineer (RAL Space)

"Working at STFC is challenging and interesting – everyday we are pushing the edges of research and development."

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Ffion Whitehouse

Graduate Software Engineer

"I love working at STFC. I’m never bored, the work is challenging and interesting, I work with some great people and as a graduate I now have a great network of friends."

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Winners of the first European Astronomy Journalism Prize Announced

The winner of the first European Astronomy Journalism Prize, designed to help inspire the next generation of researchers has been announced today (5 September 2012) at a reception in the House of Commons. Katia Moskvitch from the BBC was announced as the winner and awarded a trip to Chile, by a panel of judges representing the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) who ran the competition, together with the Royal Astronomical Society and...

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UK scientists help solve mystery of why comets emit X-rays

The mystery of why comets travelling through Space give off X-ray emissions has been solved thanks to new research undertaken by a team that included science staff from STFC’s Central Laser Facility (CLF) and RAL Space.

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