07
OCT
2014
LA3NET_School

Combining Lasers and Accelerators to Train the next Generation of Researchers

The LA³NET consortium held an Advanced School on Laser Applications at Accelerators between 29 September and 3 October 2014. The event was hosted by the Spanish Pulsed Lasers Centre (CLPU) in Salamanca, Spain and attracted over 70 participants from all over the world. The sc
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14
JUL
2014

Accelerator Experts go to School

A week-long oPAC advanced School on Accelerator Optimization took place from 7th to 11th July 2014. The event was hosted by Royal Holloway University of London (UK) and was joined by around 80 delegates from across Europe. The School covered accelerator optimizatio
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12
JUN
2014
HEA Group photograph

Training the trainers: complementary skills workshop at the Cockcroft

During the delivery of European projects DITANET, LA3NET and oPAC which were all coordinated from the Cockcroft Institute a novel complementary skills training programme was developed by Prof. Carsten Welsch. Training in transferable skills that complement the technical research activ
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11
JUN
2014
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First EnEfficient RF Sources Workshop

The first EnEfficient RF Sources workshop took place at the Cockcroft Institute on the 3-4th June. Over 40 delegates took part in the 2 day workshop including 18 speakers presenting the state of the art (and beyond) of RF sources for accelerators. In the past the achievement of perfor
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03
APR
2014
(Dr. Chris Lingwood leads a group through particle physics simulations)

The Daresbury Laboratory Particle Physics Masterclass 2014

Daresbury Laboratory held its Particle Physics Masterclass over 3 days at the end March, with a record-breaking attendance of more than 330 students and 20 teachers from schools as far away as Conway and Wakefield. The event was organised and publicised by the Daresbury public engagem
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27
MAR
2014
EICgroup

EIC14 – An International Workshop on Accelerator Acience and Technology for Electron-ion Colliders

On 17th -21st March, Peter Williams, senior physicist in ASTeC’s accelerator physics group attended EIC14, an international workshop on accelerator science and technology for electron-ion colliders, at Jefferson Lab, Virginia, USA. http://www.jlab.org/conferences/eic2014/index.ht
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15
MAR
2014
CI_Outreach

The Big Bang 2014

  Over 4 days in March, the National Exhibition Centre at Birmingham played host to the ‘Big BangFair‘, the UK’s largest science, engineering and technology fair. The fair was visited by more than 75,000 people, with predominantly school groups visiting on the f
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20
JAN
2014
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ASTeC Hosts Final Annual TIARA Preparation Phase Review

TIARA Group Photo From November 25 -28th, ASTeC was host to the final annual review meeting of the EC-funded TIARA Preparation Phase, whose remit has been to substantiate integration of national and international accelerator R&D infrastructures into a single distributed European a
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20
JAN
2014
CLARACommunity

Accelerator Community Calls for CLARA

Group photograph The Institute of Physics Particle Accelerator and Beams Group sponsored a meeting of UK accelerator professionals on 13th January 2014 at the Cockcroft Institute to discuss the accelerator science and technology opportunities that would be afforded by the proposed CLA
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28
NOV
2013
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The 2nd annual meeting of the HiLumi LHC-LARP collaboration

The joint HiLumi LHC-LARP collaboration held its 2nd annual meeting between 11-15 November 2013, hosted by the Cockcroft Institute and Daresbury Laboratory. The international meeting brought together 180 physicists and engineers from as far as Japan and America to address the luminosi
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