18
NOV
2013
CIPC

Cockcroft Institute Postgraduate Conference

The Cockcroft held its 3rd annual postgraduate conference on the 3rd September. Students from all three Universities and ASTeC presented their research to a group of their peers plus a judging panel made up of lecturers and senior ASTeC staff. This year the best overall student went t
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08
NOV
2013
LA3NET_talk

Highly successful 2nd LA³NET Workshop hosted by Fraunhofer ILT

The LA³NET project coordinated from the Cockcroft Institute held its second Topical Workshop on ‘Laser technology and optics design’ at the world-leading Institute for Laser Technology (ILT) at the Fraunhofer in Aachen, Germany (4th to 6th November 2013). The workshop addr
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03
OCT
2013

Cockcroft Institute Particle Accelerator School

The Cockcroft Institute is hosting a two week intensive particle accelerator school (CIPAS). The school will cover beam dynamics, magnets, RF, vacuum, diagnostics and undulators. The school is postgraduate level and is open to any UK students or staff at UK labs or companies. …more in
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24
SEP
2013
IOP_HEPP_group

IoP HEPP Half-Day meeting: Low-Energy Frontier of High Energy Particle Physics

Approximately 25 delegates attended a meeting dedicated to precision measurements and new particle searches at low-energy. Both theoretical and experimental topics were discussed providing a timely overview of developments in the field, and their interplay with the latest results in c
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15
JUL
2013

HEPTech Academia meets Industry: Environmental Applications of Accelerators, 8th -9th July 2013

With an increasing industrial focus on resource savings, and the adoption of good environmental practises backed by ever-tightening regulatory requirements, accelerator-based solutions for environmental clean-up and production efficiencies are now transferring from the high energy phy
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10
JUN
2013

Accelerating Training

18 fellows from one of the largest research and training networks ever funded by the EU, the Liverpool-coordinated oPAC (‘Optimization of Particle Accelerators’) gathered in Liverpool for a week-long researcher skills school, which was held at the University’s graduate training suite
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11
MAY
2013
AlphaX Workshop

ALPHA-X Topical Workshop

Approximately 30 delegates enjoyed a wealth of enlightening presentations on contemporary topics in laser-plasma physics, FELs and related areas of interest to the ALPHA-X partnership at an open research meeting held on 2-3 May 2013 at the Cockcroft Institute. The meeting was hosted b
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18
APR
2013

Institute of Physics Particle Accelerators and Beams Group Annual Meeting held at Cockcroft Institute on 10th April

The 2013 annual meeting of the IoP’s Particle Accelerators and Beams group was held in the Cockcroft Institute on 10th April. The meeting was the most successful yet with over 120 participants. The day’s proceedings commenced with a Town Meeting address by STFC Chief Executive John Wo
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25
MAR
2013

Cockcroft Institute offers advanced researcher skills training for EU network

The gaining of complementary skills is one of the aims of the European Higher Education Area as it promotes training to ensure that all graduates have the skills necessary to enter the global job market. The Marie Curie Initial Training Network LA³NET, coordinated by Prof. Carsten P.
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29
JAN
2013

Advanced Computing for Accelerators

Expertise from the fields of high performance computing and particle accelerators was brought together for a workshop at Daresbury Laboratory and the Cockcroft Institute last week, aimed at harnessing the power of new parallel computing facilities for particle accelerators. The three-
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