Internal Events

May 3, 2022

Accelerator and Particle Physics Masterclass 2022

On the 29th of March the Cockcroft Institute hosted its annual Accelerator and Particle Physics Masterclass (APPMC), one of our flagship annual outreach events. The purpose is to give a broad and entertaining yet educational overview of particle physics and…
December 20, 2021

CI Postgraduate Conference 2021

Participants of CI PGC 21 on Daresbury Laboratory campus. After an online only event in 2020, the 10th annual Cockcroft Institute Postgraduate Conference (CIPGC) was held on 24th November 2021 in the Merrison Lecture Theatre of Daresbury Laboratory. Due to the ongoing…
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…
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…
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…
July 22, 2019

CLARA holds its first User Meeting

From September 2018 to March 2019 CLARA has been delivering high-brightness electrons to a number of user experiments following a competitive beam application process and covering a wide range of disciplines. Results from these first experiments as well as plans…
December 3, 2018

7th annual Postgraduate Conference held at CI

[caption id="attachment_5562" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cockcroft director Peter Ratoff welcomes the participants.[/caption] 24th October 2018 saw the 7th annual CI Postgraduate Conference, which was held in our own Merrison Lecture Theatre on the Daresbury Science and Technology Campus. 36 of our…
November 7, 2018

Interactive Grant Writing workshop held at Cockcroft Institute

PhD and Post Docs from the Cockcroft Institute took part in two workshops designed to introduce early career researchers to apply for funding as independent scientists. The first workshop consisted of talks delivered by four experienced researchers introducing concepts related…
October 19, 2018

The Force is strong at CI

On 11th October 2018, the Star Wars universe came to Daresbury Laboratory. Professor Carsten Welsch, Head of the Liverpool Accelerator Science group, gave a special staff seminar on the Physics of Star Wars. This followed on from a highly successful…