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August 16, 2010

News Items August 2010

31 August 2010 Nuffield Students Demonstrate the Phenomenon of Superconductivity Two AS level summer students,  Adam McAteer (Carmel College, St. Helens) and Keir Pearson (King’s College Macclesfield), spent 4 weeks in August at the Daresbury Laboratory to get an insight…
July 13, 2010

News Item July 2010

Topical Workshop on ‘Longitudinal Beam Profile Measurements’ The exact determination of the time structure of ever shorter bunches in accelerators and light sources like the X-FEL, the ILC or CLIC is of high importance for the successful operation of these…
June 18, 2010

News Items June 2010

The 29th June 2010 saw the Cockcroft Institute host the ‘Mike Poole Fest’, being attended by more than 150 people, which included Mike’s past and present colleagues, family members and senior STFC staff.  The event was organised to celebrate Mike’s…
May 10, 2010

News Items May 2010

24 May 2010 EMMA Injection Magnet Module Installation A key milestone for the construction of EMMA was successfully achieved on Saturday 15th May, when the EMMA injection magnet module was craned into position in the EMMA ring. Watch construction movie…
April 12, 2010

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12 April 2010 1st EUCARD Superconducting RF (SRF) Annual Review The 1st EuCARD Superconducting RF (SRF) Annual Review was hosted at the Cockcroft Institute from 7th – 9th April 2010. During which, a total of 15 leading European institutes participated…
March 10, 2010

News Items March 2010

 30 March The LHC has 7TeV CM collisions The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN has now achieved proton-on-proton collisions at a 7 TeV centre-of-mass energy and physics data is being collected at the present moment. We at the Cockcroft…
February 10, 2010

News Items February 2010

12 February The newly appointed Cockcroft Institute Board Chair Sir John Pendry FRS visiting the experimental facilities on February 12, 2010 on the occassion of his first institute board meeting.     10 February High-Tech US Company to Make Daresbury…
December 17, 2009

News Item December 2009

<span Reflections on the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)’s announcement on December 16, 2009 about its re-prioritised science programme Prof. Swapan Chattopadhyay, Director, Cockcroft Institute and Sir John Cockcroft Chair of Physics, Universities of Lancaster, Liverpool and Manchester
November 3, 2009

News Items November 2009

28 November [toggle_box] [toggle_item title="1st DITANET Topical Workshop" active="false"] Low Energy, Low Intensity Beam Diagnostics The first DITANET topical workshop took place on November, 24th and 25th in Hirschberg-Großsachsen near Heidelberg in Germany. It focused on the diagnostics of low…