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 »

We typically recruit students from most STEM disciplines.

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Opening Autumn 2021.

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The UK invests around £460 million a year in science and technology research.
STFC is one of Europe's largest multi-disciplinary research organisations.
We were founded in April 2007.
STFC employs 1,700 people.
3,600 people access the UK science facilities.
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Matt Capstick

Mechanical Graduate Engineer

"At STFC there is the potential for working on a wide range of projects in interesting and exciting fields as well as working on projects which will eventually have cutting edge theoretical and practical implications."

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Kai Souchon-Parow

Millimetre Wave Engineer

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

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New published papers reveal how new instrument MOONS will be used...

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has published three papers about the ground-breaking instrument, MOONS, and the possibilities it will offer for galactic and extra-galactic astronomy research when it is installed on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory in northern...

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NA62 experiment at CERN reports first evidence for ultra-rare...

Today the CERN NA62 collaboration, which is part-funded by the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and involves a number of UK scientists, presented at the ICHEP 2020 conference in Prague the first significant experimental evidence for the ultra-rare decay of the charged kaon...

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