27
NOV
2017

Physics of Star Wars – Fact or Fiction?

CI Experts at Liverpool University bring the Force to life Light sabres, hyper speed and droids – will they be made possible with the latest accelerator research? With the imminent launch of “The Last Jedi”, Professor Carsten Welsch, Head of Physics at the University of Liverpool and
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07
SEP
2016

Multimillion Pound Project on Antimatter Research announced

The AVA project will allow cutting edge research and promote training innovations AVA (Accelerators Validating Antimatter physics) is a new European research and training network between universities, research centres and industry. Within the project a cohort of 15 Fellows will be emp
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05
AUG
2016

OMA Steering Committee meets at GSI

The Optimization of Medical Accelerators (OMA) is an international collaboration of 33 institutions which during the four year project duration will train 15 early stage researchers in the field of particle beam therapy for cancer treatment. The project started in February 2016 and is
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26
FEB
2016

£3 Million European Training Network for Particle Beam Cancer Therapy Launched

    The Optimization of Medical Accelerators (OMA) started officially on 1 February 2016. OMA is an international collaboration of 31 institutions which during the four year project duration will train 15 early stage researchers in the field of particle beam therapy for canc
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02
NOV
2015

EU funds Design Study for European Plasma Accelerator

Three million euros for European Plasma Research Accelerator with eXcellence In Applications (EuPRAXIA) project The European Union supports the development of a novel plasma particle accelerator with three million euros from the Horizon2020 program. The EU project EuPRAXIA (European P
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16
OCT
2015

Cockcroft Institute awarded 4 M€ in EU Funding to Battle Cancer

Cancer is a major health problem and it is the main cause of death between the ages of 45 – 65. Although significant progress has been made in the use of particle beams for cancer treatment, extensive research is still needed to maximize healthcare benefits. Improving ion beam t
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