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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25
SEP
2019

International Conference on Medical Accelerators and Particle Therapy held in Seville

The Marie Curie Innovative Training Network OMA – Optimization of Medical Accelerators – coordinated by CI/University of Liverpool, has held its final official event in the form of an International Conference on Medical Accelerators and Particle Therapy. The conference took plac
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24
JUL
2019

Advanced Researcher Career Skills School held in Liverpool

The transition to the next job from a Marie Curie Fellowship is a challenging prospect in an ever more competitive job market. The European innovative training networks OMA and AVA that are both coordinated by the Cockcroft Institute/University of Liverpool have held a joint 4-day Adv
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08
JUL
2019

Accelerator science showcased at international Symposium

Particle accelerators have numerous applications across many fields including fundamental research, healthcare, electronics, environment and energy, but despite the vast benefits of accelerators for our everyday life the whole research area is still pretty much unknown to the majority
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17
JUN
2019

CI experts at IPAC’19

The world’s largest conference on particle accelerators (IPAC’19) took place from 19 to 24 of May in the Australian city of Melbourne. Over 1,000 delegates from five continents gathered in the Melbourne Exhibition Centre to hear the latest advances in accelerator science through and i
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08
APR
2019

Advanced school on particle cancer therapy held at TU Vienna

Members of the Cockcroft Institute, together with medical experts, research Fellows and PhD students from across Europe and beyond, took part in the Advanced School on Medical Accelerators and Particle Therapy at TU Vienna in Vienna, Austria between 1-5 April 2019. The school was orga
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