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Science and Technology Facilities Council

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STFC (Science & Technology Facilities Council)

Placement Locations:Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire, Daresbury Laboratory in Cheshire and Polaris House in Swindon.

Experience more on your sandwich placement. Experience the unknown. Work with brilliant minds on world leading science and technology projects. And support groundbreaking research that will inspire, shape and define our future.

A world-class organisation

One of Europe's largest multidisciplinary research organisations, we share our knowledge and work with scientists, engineers and organisations around the globe. Bringing strategic leadership and an integrated approach to UK investments, we're made up of a diverse group of multi-site organisations and are based in large national and international research facilities.

Experts in the field of science and technology, we provide strategic advice to the UK Government and direct, co-ordinate and fund research, education and training. Put simply, we develop world-class science, technology and people in the UK.

World leading research

Our amazing work means that we can offer you the opportunity to be part of something really special. Managing international research projects to support the UK research community in fields that range from Astronomy and Space Science to Particle Physics and Nuclear Physics, we're involved in some of the world's most exciting research projects.

Here you could help to discover new drugs or harness nanotechnology to create new clean fuels as part of the ISIS project, the world's leading pulsed neutron and muon source. You could help to recreate the cores of distant planets, detect gravitational waves, understand the 4th state of matter and develop the world's most powerful particle accelerator. Or you could facilitate new breakthroughs at our state-of-the-art Central Laser Facility that uses the world's most intense lasers, including one that is 10,000 times more powerful than the National Grid!

Sandwich Placements

Join us in our unrivalled research facilities and you'll broaden your experience on unique projects and take on new challenges every day. Enjoying a whole world of experience in just one year, you'll become very much part of the team, actively contributing to significant research projects or communicating our achievements to the world.

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