18
OCT
2021

Particle Accelerator Engineering Network Annual Meeting – Online – 9-10 November 2021

The Particle Accelerator Engineering Network is a collaboration between the IET, IMechE and IoP to support all types of engineers and technicians working in the accelerator field. The network is currently chaired by Prof Graeme Burt, Cockcroft Institute who co-founded the network with
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11
OCT
2021

Liverpool experts help shape the training of the next generation of researchers

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) target the development of excellent researchers through international and cross-sector mobility. MSCA networks support joint doctoral programmes, implemented by European partnerships of universities, research institutions, industry (incl. SMEs) an
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12
JUL
2021

Second CLARA User Meeting

The second CLARA User meeting was held on 16th of June to provide updates on the accelerator since the first CLARA user meeting held in June 2019. The meeting took place online over Zoom and was attended by 65 people. The machine status, upgrades to BA1, and a forward look at issues r
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28
JUN
2021

Workshop on MSCA Networks – Training the next generation through collaborative programmes

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) target the development of excellent researchers through international and cross-sector mobility. MSCA networks support joint doctoral programmes, implemented by European partnerships of universities, research institutions, industry (incl. SMEs) an
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10
MAY
2021

2021 Accelerator & Particle Physics Masterclass (6th & 7th April)

Every year the Cockcroft Institute and the STFC public engagement team host our annual Accelerator & Particle Physics Masterclass at Daresbury Laboratory, an event which gives a wide ranging and entertaining overview of particle physics and accelerator science to GCSE and A-level
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29
MAR
2021

Energy efficiency of particle accelerators

Particle accelerators use up huge amounts of energy, with CERN currently using 10% of the electricity in the Geneva region. The next generation of particle accelerators for high energy physics would require their own power stations if changes are not made soon in the way we approach a
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10
FEB
2021

Healthcare Instrumentation Workshop

A Healthcare Instrumentation Workshop which was postponed last year due to the pandemic, will now be held online on Thursday 22 April 2021. The workshop will bring together companies developing or manufacturing medical instrumentation, organisations which use such devices in healthcar
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15
JAN
2021

Register now: national particle accelerator open day

The Cockcroft Institute will organise a virtual national particle accelerator open day on Wednesday, 3rd February 2021 for undergraduates studying engineering or physics at UK universities. The national particle accelerator open day has been an annua
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12
NOV
2020

PhD students engage in online training on Data Intensive Science

Earlier this year the Liverpool Centre for Doctoral Training on Data Intensive Science (LIV.DAT) was awarded 60k£ funding to organise the 2020 STFC Data Intensive Summer School. For one week, the University of Liverpool’s campus was scheduled to be the centre of the STFC School on Dat
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10
NOV
2020

EIC Collaboration Workshop

The Electron-Ion Collider will be a powerful new billion dollar scale facility in the United States, hosted at the Brookhaven National Lab, constructed with the aim of studying Gluons, particles which bind all the observable matter in the world around us. The EIC machine will consist
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