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.

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Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

To find out more about our organisation please visit:
www.stfc.ac.uk

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The UK invests around £460 million a year in science and technology research.
STFC is one of Europes largest multi-disciplinary research organisations.
Founded in April 2007.
STFC employs 1,700 people.
3,600 people access the UK science facilities.

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Graduate Opportunities (3)

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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STFC receives Investors in People Gold award

28th October 2014 STFC is celebrating after being awarded Investors in People (IiP) Gold accreditation. Investors in People provides a best practice people management standard, offering accreditation to organisations that adhere to the Investors in People framework. Having achieved Silver accreditation in 2011, STFC is delighted to have achieved Gold accreditation following its latest IiP review. The Gold standard review offered a more in-depth review of STFC, with assessors seeking...

The Higgs particle that captivated a nation helps bag the UK a Nobe...

The Higgs particle that captivated a nation helps bag the UK a Nobel Prize. Nearly fifty years after it was first theorised and twenty years after the experiment that helped to find it was first sketched out on a napkin, the Higgs Boson has helped win the UK its 120th Nobel Prize. The 2013 Nobel Prize for Physics has gone to Professor Peter Higgs and Professor François Englert for their prediction of the existence of the Higgs in the 1960s. The hugely sought after particle was...

UK wins £4.5m contract to construct the world's most powerful gamma...

UK wins major £4.5 million contract in construction of the world’s most powerful gamma beam facility. UK accelerator scientists have won a major contract with a European consortium tasked with delivering the most advanced and powerful gamma beam facility in the world. It will specialise in both basic and applied research, from investigating the processes that take place in the heart of stars, to industrial and medical applications. The €5.5million contract (approx....

UK celebrates 5 years of successfully bringing space technology dow...

2 December 2015 Since 2010 over 50 new space technology start-ups have launched in the UK and then rocketed to become thriving, growing businesses thanks to the support of the European Space Agency’s Business Incubation Centre (ESA BIC Harwell) which opened in Oxfordshire five years ago today. The first business incubation centre supported by ESA in the UK, its sole mission is to enable small, budding businesses and entrepreneurs translate their brilliant ideas on how they can use space...