The Cockcroft Institute

Devoted to the development and construction of particle accelerators and intense sources of radiation for pure and applied research.

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December 2, 2022

Annual Postgraduate Conference held at CI

The annual Cockroft Institute Postgraduate Conference (CIPGC) was held on the 15th of November 2022 in the Merrison Lecture Theatre of Daresbury Laboratory. The CIPGC is an important annual event for all CI postgraduates and it provides a platform for…
November 23, 2022

Major boost to European plasma accelerator facility

EuPRAXIA is the first European project that develops a dedicated particle accelerator research infrastructure based on novel plasma acceleration concepts and laser technology. The European plasma accelerator community has received a major impulse for the development of a user-ready plasma…
November 18, 2022

PhDs successfully completed at the Cockcroft Institute

The last few months have seen a number of PhD students from the Cockcroft Institute completing their thesis and taking a step forward in their research careers. Dr Amelia Edwards Dr Amelia Edwards from Lancaster University Engineering department passed her…
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The Cockcroft Institute is a partnership between the universities of Lancaster, Liverpool, Manchester and Strathclyde and the Science and Technology Facilities Council, devoted to the development and construction of particle accelerators and intense sources of radiation for pure and applied research.

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