27
MAY
2016

Get to see science up close – Daresbury Open Week

Have you ever wondered what happens at an international Science Laboratory ? Well, here’s your chance to find out ! Daresbury Laboratory will open its doors for children and adults of all ages to explore some of the world’s most spectacular and powerful science experiments. Researcher
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08
MAR
2016
Dr. Chris Edmonds (University of Liverpool) discusses the workings of the EMMA accelerator with PPMC* students

The Daresbury Laboratory Particle Physics Masterclass 2016

Daresbury Laboratory recently held its Particle Physics Masterclass over the 3 days between March 1st and 3rd. The event was organised and publicised by the Daresbury public engagement team, and hosted by the Cockcroft Institute (CI), with scientists from ASTeC and the Cockcroft Unive
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26
FEB
2016

£3 Million European Training Network for Particle Beam Cancer Therapy Launched

    The Optimization of Medical Accelerators (OMA) started officially on 1 February 2016. OMA is an international collaboration of 31 institutions which during the four year project duration will train 15 early stage researchers in the field of particle beam therapy for canc
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04
DEC
2015

Annual Meeting takes the pulse of EuroCirCol

  Last June saw the start of the EU-funded EuroCirCol project, a design study for a post-LHC hadron collider in which the Cockcroft Institute is playing an important role. The study has received 3 M€ within the Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Framework Program to produce a c
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02
DEC
2015

National Particle Accelerator Open Day

Daresbury laboratories played host to the 3rd annual national particle accelerator open day. The national event, sponsored by the IoP Particles and Beams group, opens up the doors of one particle accelerator laboratory each year to undergraduate engineering and physics students in the
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30
NOV
2015

Cockcroft Institute Particle Accelerator School

The Cockcroft Institute recently held its second particle accelerator school at the start of November. The school was attended by 23 students from 5 different Universities and ASTeC. The two week school was split into two parts with the mornings dedicated to lectures, including a talk
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28
OCT
2015

Join the most exciting physics experiments

  IOP National Particle Accelerator Open Day will be held at the Cockcroft Institute on the 25th November, with an interesting programme for undergraduate students. This will include talks, lab tours and the chance to talk to current PhD students, Postdocs and academics from the
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14
OCT
2015

CI-led oPAC network holds accelerator conference in Seville

The Marie Curie Initial Training Network oPAC – Optimization of Particle Accelerators, coordinated by Prof. Carsten P. Welsch and his EU Project T.E.A.M. from the Cockcroft Institute/University of Liverpool, has recently held its final official event in the form of an International Co
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25
SEP
2015

Beam Diagnostics – Down Under

Between 13-17 September 2015 beam diagnostics experts from around the world gathered i n Melbourne, Australia for the International Beam Instrumentation Conference IBIC. IBIC is an established annual conference series that gathers the world’s beam instrumentation community. The
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25
SEP
2015

Cockcroft Institute Particle Accelerator School

On the 9th of November Cockcroft will host the 2nd CI particle accelerator school (CIPAS). CIPAS is a two week residential postgraduate course for UK PhD students, on the design of particle accelerators with a strong computational design emphasis. CIPAS starts at an introductory level
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