Events

November 3, 2020

Antimatter network AVA reviews project successes

Participants at the final AVA Supervisory Board meeting. (Image: University of Liverpool) In January 2017 the 4M€ EU-funded Accelerators Validating Antimatter (AVA) network, coordinated by the Cockcroft Institute/University of Liverpool, was launched with a Kick-off Meeting in Liverpool where representatives…
September 14, 2020

The Virtual International Linac2020 Conference

In the context of the current global Covid-19 pandemic, interfacing, interactions and collaborations are most certainly being challenged in terms of groups finding ways to maintain ongoing and effective engagements. Organisers for Conferences, Workshops and large meetings are having to…
March 13, 2020

2020 Particle Physics Masterclass

On the 3rd, 4th and 5th of March the Cockcroft Institute hosted its annual Particle Physics Masterclass (PPMC) at Daresbury Laboratory. This event is designed to give a broad and entertaining overview of particle physics and accelerator science to GCSE…
February 18, 2020 A Better Place

A better place? Fostering inclusion in academia and industry

Lancaster University 4th March 2020 A one-day event to discuss best practice for supporting the career progression of underrepresented groups in STEM, with the aim of sharing best practice between academia and industry. Following on from Lancaster University’s 2014 event A…
January 30, 2020

LINAC2020 – Registration is now open

The 30th Linear Accelerator Conference (LINAC) will come to England, the birthplace of accelerator science and take place at the Arena and Convention Centre in beautiful Liverpool, UK from 30 August - 4 September 2020. LINAC is the main bi-yearly…
December 4, 2019

How Star Wars fantasy is shaping science fact

Proton torpedoes, hyperspace, and the Force – is this science fact or science fiction? Building up on the great success of previous events, hundreds of local high school students, university students and staff came to the University of Liverpool on…
November 6, 2019

CI Postgraduate Conference 2019

Participants at the 8th annual CI PGC. The 8th annual Cockcroft Institute Postgraduate Conference (CIPGC) was held on 30th October 2019 at the Merrison Lecture Theatre of Daresbury Laboratory. It attracted 45 postgraduates and academics from all four CI Universities…
September 27, 2019

OMA careers workshop

The CI-led OMA network organized a Researcher Careers Workshop in the beautiful city of Seville, Spain on 2–3 September 2019. This event was held exclusively for the OMA Fellows and researchers from the National Accelerator Centre (CNA) in Seville. Photograph…