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February 8, 2022

LINAC 2022 Conference in Liverpool announced

The 31st Linear Accelerator Conference (LINAC) is coming to Liverpool this summer. The conference, hosted jointly by UKRI-STFC, the John Adams Institute and the Cockcroft Institute, will take place at the Liverpool Arena and Convention Centre (ACC) between 28 August…
February 4, 2022

EuPRAXIA featured in Optics & Photonics News

The magazine Optics & Photonics News has published a report article about laser wakefield acceleration in its latest issue. The article features prominently the EuPRAXIA project as one of the world’s largest initiatives in the field, and cites Prof Carsten…
January 17, 2022

Dr Ralph B Fiorito (1941 – 2021)

It is with great sadness that I have to report the passing of my colleague and friend, Dr Ralph B Fiorito. Ralph was an internationally recognized expert in beam diagnostics and radiation sources. He has a very long and successful…
January 7, 2022

Susan Smith recognised in Queen’s New Year Honours

CI member Professor Susan Smith, ASTeC Director Emeritus and Honorary Professor at the University of Liverpool, has been recognised by The Queen in her New Year honours list for her services to science and technology. The honours system recognises people…
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…