02
JUL
2015

Audience inspired at Laser and Accelerator Showcase

An international Symposium on Lasers and Accelerators for Science & Society took place on the 26th of June in the Liverpool Arena Convention Centre. The Symposium was coordinated by Prof. Carsten P. Welsch of the University of Liverpool and the Cockcroft Institute in Daresbury, an
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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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18
JUN
2014
Particle Physics Master Class

Particle Physics Master Class

More than 100 students from 7 schools attended the annual Particle Physics Master Class at Daresbury Laboratory, one group having travelled from Leeds to attend! This year saw a significant expansion of the annual master class, with direct support from the Cockcroft Institute, and an
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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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15
MAR
2014
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The Big Bang 2014

  Over 4 days in March, the National Exhibition Centre at Birmingham played host to the ‘Big BangFair‘, the UK’s largest science, engineering and technology fair. The fair was visited by more than 75,000 people, with predominantly school groups visiting on the f
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05
JUN
2013
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The Big Bang regional event St. George’s Hall, Liverpool, June 26th, 2013

The Cockcroft Institute staff have been demonstrating to the public how particle accelerators work at ‘The Big Bang’ science fair in Manchester on the 11th-13th March this year. The Cockcroft Institute staff created and manned a stand called ‘Particle Accelerators’ which demonstrated
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