Latest SCD Highlights report published
25 Jan 2019



The latest Science Highlights report from the STFC Scientific Computing Department has been published. It includes a variety of research news.

Science highlights 2018 front page



  • Using simulations to examine the formation of frozen salt films in molten salt fast reactors, with a view to reducing corrosion of the reactor walls.
  • An introduction to Longbow, a tool that runs simulations on supercomputers whilst giving the impression they are running on your own PC.
  • Advances in electron cryo-microscopy and new software that focuses on the interpretation of 3D molecular shapes obtained from images taken with an electron microscope.
  • DAFNI, a national platform for the computational needs in support of data analysis; infrastructure research; and strategic thinking for the UK’s long term planning and investment needs.​
  • ​​​Our activities engaging with schools and young people to provide them with new skills and enthuse and encourage them to look at computational science as a career choice.​

View the 2017-18 highlights report.

You can find this and earlier reports here.​

Contact: O'Sullivan, Marion (STFC,RAL,SC)