Outreach

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…
February 5, 2021

Talking Science – Hollywood Physics

Public Engagement with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is a very important element in the QUASAR Group’s activities. We love to talk about our research, together with the impact science has on the world around us. Last week, QUASAR…
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…
December 4, 2019

How Star Wars fantasy is shaping science fact

Proton torpedoes, hyperspace, and the Force – is this science fact or science fiction? Building up on the great success of previous events, hundreds of local high school students, university students and staff came to the University of Liverpool on…
December 2, 2019

Tactile Collider wins RNIB See Differently award

Tactile Collider, led by the Cockcroft Institute and funded by the Science and Technologies Facilities Council won the Innovator of the Year Award in the RNIB See Differently awards 2019. This award is presented to an individual or organisation that…
July 19, 2019

Tactile Collider wins European outreach award

Tactile Collider awarded European Physics Society Outreach prize 2019. The communication of the science and engineering we do in our field has never been more important, with the aim of explaining our scientific progress and involving as many people as…