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. Our work is focused on...

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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.

Work Placements & Graduate Opportunities

Matt Capstick

Mechanical Graduate Engineer (ISIS)

"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

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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Future of cancer diagnosis looking much brighter thanks to work of ...

UK research is bringing significant improvements in the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of three of the world’s most common forms of cancer - prostate, cervical and oesophageal. The research is a major project between four leading UK Universities and three NHS hospital trusts, and will be carried out at the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) pioneering ALICE accelerator facility. The goal is to develop new techniques to accurately diagnose the three cancer...

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...