External Events

April 2, 2015

Cockcroft Scientist elected as FLAIR Spokesperson

Antiprotons, stored and cooled at low energies in a storage ring or at rest in traps, are highly desirable for the investigation of a large number of basic questions on fundamental interactions, on the static structure of exotic antiprotonic atomic systems…
March 18, 2015

Computer-aided Optimization of Accelerators

The oPAC network, coordinated by the Cockcroft Institute, has organised a three-day long workshop on Computer-Aided optimisation of Accelerators (CAoPAC) at the GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research in Darmstadt, Germany from 10 – 13 March 2015. oPAC is…
December 9, 2014

The EU Project TEAM Training Day

[caption id="attachment_1740" align="alignright" width="300"] Rob Ashworth and Samina Faisal presenting[/caption] The EU Project TEAM from the QUASAR Group at the University of Liverpool, based at the Cockcroft Institute, organized a full day training event on European-funded project administration for institutions…
November 21, 2014 Scientists Go Industry

Career paths for next generation researchers

  [caption id="attachment_1374" align="alignright" width="575"] Scientists Go Industry[/caption] Scientists Go Industry workshop The brainchild of the early stage researcher fellows from the LA³NET project, the Scientists Go Industry workshop was designed to explore the career options for post-doctoral level researchers.…
October 15, 2014

Particle Accelerator Engineering Network Meeting

  Lancaster recently played a lead role in the kick-off meeting for a new engineering network linking the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institute of Physics (IoP). The group brings together all…
July 14, 2014

Accelerator Experts go to School

A week-long oPAC advanced School on Accelerator Optimization took place from 7th to 11th July 2014. The event was hosted by Royal Holloway University of London (UK) and was joined by around 80 delegates from across Europe. The School covered accelerator optimization through beam…
March 27, 2014

EIC14 – An International Workshop on Accelerator Acience and Technology for Electron-ion Colliders

[caption id="attachment_740" align="aligncenter" width="400"] EICgroup[/caption] On 17th -21st March, Peter Williams, senior physicist in ASTeC’s accelerator physics group attended EIC14, an international workshop on accelerator science and technology for electron-ion colliders, at Jefferson Lab, Virginia, USA. http://www.jlab.org/conferences/eic2014/index.html An electron-ion collider is…