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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13
NOV
2015

Cockcroft members celebrate the HL-LHC project moving to the prototyping phase

More than 230 scientists and engineers from around the world, including several from the Cockcroft Institute, met at CERN this October to discuss the High-Luminosity LHC – a major upgrade to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) that will increase the accelerator’s discovery potential
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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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25
SEP
2015

CI Researchers Presented at EAAC15

The 2nd European Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop (EAAC15) was held between 13th -19th September 2015 on the island of Elba in Italy. Cockcroft researchers Yuri Saveliev, Kieran Hanahoe and Guoxing Xia attended the workshop and presented results on novel acceleration scheme
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09
SEP
2015

POSIPOL 2015 Conference

Between September 2-4 2015 the Cockcroft Institute hosted the tenth international ‘POSIPOL’ workshop  on polarised postitron sources. Researchers from Europe, Asia and America met to discuss the latest developments in intense positron and gamma-ray sources f
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13
JUL
2015

International Conference on Accelerator Optimization

The Cockcroft Institute has teamed up with the University of Seville’s Centro Nacional de Aceleradores (CNA) to organize the first International Conference on Accelerator Optimization. The conference, funded by the oPAC Marie Curie Initial Training Network and coordinated by Prof. Car
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