Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

STFC’s mission is to deliver world-leading national and international research and innovation capabilities and, through those, discover the secrets of the Universe. Our major research and innovation campuses at Harwell, Daresbury and research facilities across the UK and overseas support fundamental research in astronomy, physics, computational science and space science.




Funding opportunities

Africa-UK physics partnership collaborative research projects

Apply for funding for collaborative physics-led projects addressing the challenges of climate change, energy, and capacity building, across African economies.

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for STFC funding and have a project co-lead based in an eligible African country.

Funding for short courses and summer schools in 2025

Apply for funding to hold short courses, summer schools and online training resources in science or technology.

You must be from an STFC-accredited UK university or research organisation eligible for STFC funding.


Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC),
Polaris House,
North Star Avenue,


Interact 2024

19 September 2024

Northumbria University, Business and Law Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1XA

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