13
JUL
2016

Accelerators for Science and Society

Daresbury Laboratory and the Cockcroft Institute have opened their doors to the general public. Last weekend saw more than 7,500 visitors come to Daresbury Laboratory for the conclusion of the Daresbury Open Week 2016 (#DOW16). Following on from a week of events for school children an
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06
JUL
2016

Researcher Careers Workshop in Krakow

The QUASAR Group, located at the Cockcroft Institute, organised a Researcher’s Career Workshop hosted in the beautifully preserved city of Krakow, Poland, June 26 – 27, 2016. Expertly executed by Project Manager Magdalena Klimontowska, the event simultaneously acted as an
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06
JUL
2016

Acceleration re-defined once again in Pisa

In 1589 the Italian scientist Galileo Galilei performed in Pisa his ground-breaking acceleration experiments, observing balls accelerating down a ramp. He timed the rolling balls by counting his heart beat, finding that the “the spaces traversed were to each other as the squares of th
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01
JUL
2016

School Children Invade Cockcroft!

The Cockcroft Institute located at Daresbury Laboratory has proven it excels, not only in academic prowess, but also in their commitment to the communication of their work to wider audiences, and this June has been no different.   The Institute was overrun by 80+ school children
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24
JUN
2016

Cockcroft Innovation at Physics Innovate

Physics Innovate returns this year in participation with the International Festival for Business 2016 at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool. With over 30,000 delegates from over 100 countries, IFB 2016 is a global marketplace for the latest in technology and innovation. One of the Cockcr
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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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20
MAY
2016

CI Research presented in the Land of the Morning Calm

This year’s International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC’16) took place at the BEXCO Convention Centre, located in the lively and scenic Haeundae District of Busan, South Korea. IPAC’16 was the seventh International Particle Accelerator Conference, a conference that rotat
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16
MAR
2016

2016 – a LEAP Year

Since 1990 the LEAP (Low Energy Antiproton Physics) conference is held every two or three years to discuss the latest findings and exchange information about research with low energy antiprotons. There has been some remarkable progress recently in experiments with low energy antiproto
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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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07
MAR
2016

Lasers and Accelerators meet in Rome

Alexandra Alexandrova, from the University of Liverpool and the Cockcroft Institute, participated in the 4th International Conference on Photoptics, Optics and Laser Technology, Photoptics 2016. The conference took place in Rome, Italy, between 27th-29th February. The event featured t
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