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Machine learning algorithm could accelerate drug discovery

Added: 15 Dec 2017

A machine learning algorithm developed by an international team of researchers could be used to acc…

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Government invests £86m in nuclear fusion research

Added: 11 Dec 2017

The government has invested £86 million in the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s (UKAEA) nuclear fusion …

HSE issued Crown Censure over burns injury at its Buxton lab

Added: 7 Dec 2017

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been issued a Crown Censure after a worker at its lab in …

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EPSRC invests £7m in materials research at SuperSTEM microscopy lab

Added: 4 Dec 2017

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has invested £7 million in new equip…

MSD life sciences deal a ‘huge vote of confidence in industrial strategy’

Added: 28 Nov 2017

The government has said a deal to invest in life sciences research and development in the UK “repre…

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IET research shows majority of children see engineering as male profession

Added: 24 Nov 2017

Research by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) reveals only 9% of children aged be…


‘Light on science’ Budget includes £2.3bn investment for R&D

Added: 23 Nov 2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Budget has promised an additional £2.3 billion for research and …


STEM grads more likely to be out of work says CIPD report

Added: 17 Nov 2017

Young people who study STEM subjects have the highest rate of graduate unemployment immediately aft…

Engineering firm sentenced over legionella risk at powder coating plant

Added: 17 Nov 2017

De-Met Colourcoat has been sentenced after failing to adequately control the risk of legionella bac…

Lab technologist wins IET Apprentice of the Year

Added: 16 Nov 2017

The IET has awarded its Apprentice of the Year prize to manufacturing laboratory technologist Magda…

UK and EU chemical bodies demand sector guarantees against no-deal withdrawal

Added: 14 Nov 2017

British and Europe-wide chemical industry associations have issued a joint statement calling on the…

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Life sciences in Scotland warns of increasing uncertainty for sector

Added: 10 Nov 2017

Life science companies in Scotland are facing increasing uncertainty because of lack of clarity abo…

Uni team aims to extract instant materials ‘recipes’ from research papers

Added: 7 Nov 2017

Researchers from three universities are working on a new artificial intelligence system that will d…

Global CIOs say IT education inadequate for workplace

Added: 7 Nov 2017

More than 90% of global bosses surveyed believe the education system fails to provide the necessary…

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Siemens and Museum of Science and Industry ink three-year STEM deal

Added: 30 Oct 2017

Siemens and the Museum of Science and Industry have announced a partnership designed to promote car…

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Anti-ageing ‘mathematically impossible’, researchers say

Added: 30 Oct 2017

It is “mathematically impossible” to stop ageing in multicellular organisms like humans, according …

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New nuclear skills academy chief to start in December as Llewellyn departs

Added: 27 Oct 2017

Jo Tipa, operations manager at the National Skills Academy Nuclear (NSAN), has been appointed as ma…

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Government announces £17m for life sciences and mental health

Added: 26 Oct 2017

The UK government has announced £17 million of new funding to help life sciences firms discover new…


Health impact of coal power up to 100 times greater than fracking, finds study

Added: 24 Oct 2017

The lifetime toxic chemical releases associated with coal-generated electricity are 10 to 100 times…


EPSRC rebrands lab facilities group to reflect ‘national importance’

Added: 23 Oct 2017

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has rebranded its Mid-Range Faciliti…