06
JUL
2016

Researcher Careers Workshop in Krakow

The QUASAR Group, located at the Cockcroft Institute, organised a Researcher’s Career Workshop hosted in the beautifully preserved city of Krakow, Poland, June 26 – 27, 2016. Expertly executed by Project Manager Magdalena Klimontowska, the event simultaneously acted as an
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16
DEC
2015

LA³NET and oPAC Fellows use Lightsaber to Diagnose Particle Beam

In time for the global launch of the latest Star Wars movie “The Force Awakens” LA3NET Fellow Thomas Hoffmann (CERN) and oPAC Fellow Konstantin Kruchinin (Royal Holloway University of London) have published their research results on the use of a laserwire scanner for the CERN Linac4 b
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23
NOV
2015

Designing the Future of the LHC

The Large Hadron Collider has been providing proton-proton, nucleon-proton and nucleon nucleon collisions since it started operations in 2009. Thanks to the data collected by the experiments several contributions have been made to particle physics. Most importantly, a Higgs-like boson
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14
OCT
2015

CI-led oPAC network holds accelerator conference in Seville

The Marie Curie Initial Training Network oPAC – Optimization of Particle Accelerators, coordinated by Prof. Carsten P. Welsch and his EU Project T.E.A.M. from the Cockcroft Institute/University of Liverpool, has recently held its final official event in the form of an International Co
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13
JUL
2015

International Conference on Accelerator Optimization

The Cockcroft Institute has teamed up with the University of Seville’s Centro Nacional de Aceleradores (CNA) to organize the first International Conference on Accelerator Optimization. The conference, funded by the oPAC Marie Curie Initial Training Network and coordinated by Prof. Car
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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
JUL
2015

Advanced Researcher Career Skills Workshop

The transition to permanent employment from postgraduate research is a challenging prospect in an ever more competitive job market. The European networks oPAC and LA3NET, both coordinated by the University of Liverpool from the Cockcroft Institute, have held a joint 4-day Advanced Res
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17
MAY
2015

Lasers & Accelerators for Science and Society

Particle accelerators have numerous applications across many fields including fundamental research, medicine, electronics, environment and energy. As the limits of performance are reached new methods for particle acceleration and beam optimisation are needed. Lasers&nbs
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15
MAY
2015

CI Contributions to the World’s Largest Accelerator Conference

IPAC’15, the sixth International Particle Accelerator Conference, was held in historic Richmond, Virginia, USA from May 3-8, 2015 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. With more than 1,000 contributed papers, IPAC is the largest annual event in the field of particle acceler
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24
APR
2015

Accelerator experts discuss best training schemes

The annual meeting of the Joint Universities Accelerator School (JUAS) took place on 23 and 24 April 2015. It was hosted by Prof. Carsten P. Welsch and joined scholars and researchers from across Europe to review the 2015 edition of this highly successful school that took place betwee
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