Success Stories

Researcher Spotlight: Meet Professor Pavel Matousek

Professor Pavel Matousek is a STFC Senior Fellow at the Central Laser Facility, whose Octopus, Artemis and Ultra labs are based here at the Research Complex at Harwell. Since 1991, Professor Matousek has worked at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in the area of nonlinear optics and vibrational spectroscopy. He proposed the use of Optical Parametric…

Core Team Spotlight: Meet Assistant Technician Lucy Roff

Today, 11th February marks International Women and Girls in Science Day. Established in 2015 by resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations and realized by UNESCO and UN Women, the day recognizes the critical role women and girls play in science and technology and aims to promote full and equal access. Here, at…

CASE Student Spotlight: Meet David Tien Rees

EPSRC’s Industrial Cooperative Awards in Science & Technology (CASE) provide funding for doctoral studentships where businesses and related organisations take the lead in arranging projects with an academic partner of their choice. The aim of these awards is to provide doctoral students with a first-rate, challenging research training experience, within the context of a mutually…

Farewell Summer

(From left to right) Harry Rostron, Ekaterina (Kate) Kot and Ellie Payce As the summer draws to an end, the days begin to grow colder and the nights longer, we bid a fond farewell to our summer placement students as they return to pursue their studies at their respective universities. Every year the Research Complex…