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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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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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 for future linea
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02
APR
2015

The Daresbury Laboratory Particle Physics Masterclass 2015

Daresbury Laboratory held its Particle Physics Masterclass over 3 days at the end March, with a record-breaking attendance of more than 278 students and 29 teachers from schools as far away as Conway and Wakefield. The event was organised and publicised by the Daresbury public engagem
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29
JAN
2015
AWAKE-UK

AWAKE-UK Collaboration met at the Cockcroft Institute

The annual meeting of the AWAKE-UK collaboration was hosted by Prof. Carsten Welsch at the Cockcroft Institute on Wednesday, 28 January 2015. Prof. Matthew Wing from UCL, spokesman of the collaboration, opened the meeting with an update on the status of the AWAKE project at CERN. He p
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01
DEC
2014

CI GradFest 2014

The Cockcroft Institute held it’s annual GradFest on November 27th where many of the Cockcroft Institute’s PhD students presented their work to each other and the rest of the institute.The talks spanned activities as diverse as the developmentof photocathodes, RF cavities
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18
NOV
2014
Cryo-Ops Group

Cryo-Ops 2014 6th International Workshop on Cryogenic Operations

From discovering Higgs Bosons at the LHC or providing ultralow temperature environment for the experiments with ISIS neutrons, one of the key technologies that must be employed reliably is CRYOGENICS. A major fraction of the construction and operational budget, particularly for the la
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11
JUN
2014
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First EnEfficient RF Sources Workshop

The first EnEfficient RF Sources workshop took place at the Cockcroft Institute on the 3-4th June. Over 40 delegates took part in the 2 day workshop including 18 speakers presenting the state of the art (and beyond) of RF sources for accelerators. In the past the achievement of perfor
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03
APR
2014
(Dr. Chris Lingwood leads a group through particle physics simulations)

The Daresbury Laboratory Particle Physics Masterclass 2014

Daresbury Laboratory held its Particle Physics Masterclass over 3 days at the end March, with a record-breaking attendance of more than 330 students and 20 teachers from schools as far away as Conway and Wakefield. The event was organised and publicised by the Daresbury public engagem
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28
NOV
2013
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The 2nd annual meeting of the HiLumi LHC-LARP collaboration

The joint HiLumi LHC-LARP collaboration held its 2nd annual meeting between 11-15 November 2013, hosted by the Cockcroft Institute and Daresbury Laboratory. The international meeting brought together 180 physicists and engineers from as far as Japan and America to address the luminosi
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