19
JUL
2019

Tactile Collider wins European outreach award

The communication of the science and engineering we do in our field has never been more important, with the aim of explaining our scientific progress and involving as many people as possible in our scientific debates. Tactile Collider is an STFC-funded project led by Cockcroft Institu
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17
JUN
2019

CI experts at IPAC’19

The world’s largest conference on particle accelerators (IPAC’19) took place from 19 to 24 of May in the Australian city of Melbourne. Over 1,000 delegates from five continents gathered in the Melbourne Exhibition Centre to hear the latest advances in accelerator science through and i
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28
MAR
2019

How fundamental science is changing our world

Fundamental science benefits society in many ways, from generating knowledge about how our universe works, to enabling unexpected and often transformative applications. Particle accelerators have been at the centre of many of the most advanced research infrastructures for decades. The
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15
AUG
2018

Observe. Explore. Experiment – CI contributions to BlueDot

Members of the Cockcroft Institute have once again discovered the intergalactic festival of music, science, arts and exploration of space that is Bluedot.  Returning for a third year, the team from the Cockcroft Institute involving staff and students from the CI universities Manc
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28
FEB
2018

Tactile Collider is now award winning

The Cockcroft Institute’s major outreach project Tactile Collider, which brings the science and engineering of the Large Hadron Collider and the Higgs boson to visually impaired audiences has won two awards in the University of Manchester’s Better World Showcase 2018. The project won
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03
NOV
2017

Physicists take their science to the visually impaired

The Cockcroft Institute is delivering a brand-new exhibit to give blind and partially sighted people throughout the UK the opportunity to experience the amazing science of CERN’s Large Hadron Collider. Tactile Collider is a first-of-its kind project and includes specially designed act
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