09
FEB
2018

First ‘Intelligent Controls for Particle Accelerators Workshop’ Hosted at Daresbury

The first Intelligent Controls for Particle Accelerators workshop was held at Daresbury Laboratory, Tuesday-Wednesday 30th-31st January 2018. The goal of the workshop was to ferment cooperation and discuss future developments in this growing field of AI application to Particle Acceler
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18
SEP
2017

CI at INTERACT Symposium

QUASAR Group members Dr Chris Edmonds and Dr Ricardo Torres, of the Cockcroft Institute and University of Liverpool, went to Birmingham on 14th September to participate in the INTERACT Symposium. INTERACT is a physics outreach symposium organised by STFC, the Institute of Physics (IOP
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23
NOV
2016

Lancaster PhD student wins IET award

Samantha Pitman a 4th year PhD student at Lancaster University Engineering department and the Cockcroft Institute has won the IET best student poster prize at the joint IET/IMechE/IoP Particle Accelerator Engineering Network meeting at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory on the 9th Oct
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02
DEC
2015

National Particle Accelerator Open Day

Daresbury laboratories played host to the 3rd annual national particle accelerator open day. The national event, sponsored by the IoP Particles and Beams group, opens up the doors of one particle accelerator laboratory each year to undergraduate engineering and physics students in the
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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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11
MAY
2011

Early career prize for Lancaster physicist

A Lancaster PhD student is celebrating winning a major early career award. Cherry Canovan, who is studying mathematical physics at Lancaster University and the Cockcroft Institute, was named the Very Early Career Woman Physicist of the Year at a ceremony in London last week. The prest
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06
JAN
2009

News Items January 2009

27th January The Chief Executive Officer Robert Kirby-Harris of the Institute of Physics and Director General of Research Councils, Professor Adrian Smith visited the Cockcroft institute and took a tour of ALICE. on February 12, 2009. The Chief Executive Officer Robert Kirby-Harris of
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06
JUN
2008

News Items June 2008

30 June Roger Jones (Physics and Astronomy, Manchester) has been awarded the honour of Fellow of the Institute of Physics. 26 June The 17th Daresbury Dash, 25 June, 2 miles round the laboratory site. Conditions were warm and breezy, damp underfoot. The winner in 10 minutes 50 seconds
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