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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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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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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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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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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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 f
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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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