Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

STFC supports research in astronomy, physics, space science and operates world-class research facilities for the UK.

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Public engagement with STFC science, technology or facilities

Apply for funding to engage the public with STFC-supported science, technology or facilities.

This opportunity is open to a wide range of organisations.

You can apply if you’re a UK organisation with an annual financial report and accounts.

Your project must focus on an area within the remit of STFC.

Early technology development and equipment for STFC grant holders

Apply for funding for equipment to support the development of basic technologies in areas such as sensors, imaging and detectors.

You must currently hold an STFC core programme grant in one of these areas:

  • nuclear physics
  • particle physics and particle astrophysics
  • astronomy and space science
  • accelerators, and computing in support of these.

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Changes to STFC's website

Following the move of STFC funding opportunities and news to the UKRI website, this summer we are starting to move more of STFC’s web content to the new integrated site.

Use the content listing above and search the STFC’s website for other STFC content.

Read more about the work in the UKRI councils are moving to ukri.org item.

NOTE Council web content is being transitioned to this website – let us know if you have feedback or would like to help us test new developments.