Research Complex at Harwell (RCaH) is a world-class institution dedicated to research across the life and physical sciences, based at the heart of Harwell’s thriving science and technology campus. Building on synergies with the other large-scale facilities at Harwell, such as the Diamond Light Source, ISIS Neutron and Muon Source, Central Laser Facility and the Rosalind Franklin institute, our mission is to accelerate research collaboration, and generate internationally leading science, by convening research teams from over 25 UK universities and industry under one roof and training the next generation of scientists and engineers, assisted by a core team of expert staff.


Our Coronavirus Response and Ongoing Research

The Research Complex at Harwell has remained open throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, with our efforts focussed on supporting research projects in understanding, and ultimately finding effective strategies to defeat the virus. The research scientists based at the Research Complex have been working tirelessly on areas of vaccines and treatments, using their expertise and our unique facilities to bring the Covid-19 pandemic under control.

Discover further details and publications about our COVID-19 research.