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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14
JUL
2021

CI experts at the virtual IPAC’21

The 12th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC’21) was organized by the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), Campinas (Brazil), and took place from 24 to 28 May. It is the main international event for the worldwide accelerator community and indu
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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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01
JUN
2020

Cockcroft scientists present at Virtual IPAC 2020

Every year the international particle accelerator community gathers for the International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC), the largest regular gathering in the field of accelerator physics. The 2020 conference was due to be held in Caen, northern France, but the physical confer
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30
MAR
2020

School on Precision Studies

The AVA network, coordinated by CI researchers, held an advanced school on precision studies between 23-27 March 2020. This event was originally planned to be held in Prague in the Czech Republic, however, the current travel restrictions made this no longer possible. To keep a signifi
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18
FEB
2020
A Better Place

A better place? Fostering inclusion in academia and industry

Lancaster University 4th March 2020 A one-day event to discuss best practice for supporting the career progression of underrepresented groups in STEM, with the aim of sharing best practice between academia and industry. Following on from Lancaster University’s 2014 event A woman’
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20
JAN
2020

GAME-CHANGING PLASMA ACCELERATOR

EuPRAXIA project concludes its conceptual design for a powerful, small-footprint accelerator Progress towards ultra-compact, powerful particle accelerators for medicine, science, and industry has come a step closer with the completion of the EuPRAXIA design study, showing that plasma
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30
OCT
2019

Challenges in experiment-machine interfacing takes AVA Fellows to Slovenia

Antimatter experiments address some of the most fundamental questions in science by studying the building bricks of nature. Measurements are currently carried out at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland and include laser spectroscopy on antihydrogen as well as gravity measurements. These aim a
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27
SEP
2019

OMA careers workshop

The CI-led OMA network organized a Researcher Careers Workshop in the beautiful city of Seville, Spain on 2–3 September 2019. This event was held exclusively for the OMA Fellows and researchers from the National Accelerator Centre (CNA) in Seville. As the OMA Fellows’ training within
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