Events

March 29, 2021

Energy efficiency of particle accelerators

Particle accelerators use up huge amounts of energy, with CERN currently using 10% of the electricity in the Geneva region. The next generation of particle accelerators for high energy physics would require their own power stations if changes are not…
February 10, 2021

Healthcare Instrumentation Workshop

A Healthcare Instrumentation Workshop which was postponed last year due to the pandemic, will now be held online on Thursday 22 April 2021. The workshop will bring together companies developing or manufacturing medical instrumentation, organisations which use such devices in…
January 15, 2021

Register now: national particle accelerator open day

The Cockcroft Institute will organise a virtual national particle accelerator open day on Wednesday, 3rd February 2021 for undergraduates studying engineering or physics at UK universities. The national particle accelerator open day has been an annual feature where one of the UK facilities opens their doors to…
November 10, 2020

EIC Collaboration Workshop

The Electron-Ion Collider will be a powerful new billion dollar scale facility in the United States, hosted at the Brookhaven National Lab, constructed with the aim of studying Gluons, particles which bind all the observable matter in the world around us.…
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…