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Daresbury Laboratory: Hub for pioneering research!

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Daresbury Laboratory - the home of cutting edge research. A rare opportunity to hear about the history and current projects followed by a tour of the facilities.

Date and Time

18 April 2018 - 18:00-20:30

Location

Warrington, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the UK - NW:Lancs&Cumbria local network. Contact Mike Bell mbell@theiet.org for more information.


About this event

STFC Daresbury Laboratory is renowned for its world leading scientific research in fields such as accelerator science, bio-medicine, physics, chemistry, materials, engineering and computational science. 

Particle accelerator research and development programme focusing on accelerator science and technology development. Daresbury Laboratory is home to the Hartree Centre,  Accelerator Science and Technology Centre (ASTeC), The Cockcroft Institute and STFC Technology. Activities in the centre include  research and development for future particle accelerators, contributions to major international facilities under construction and exciting prospects of technology developments for applications in energy, medical and security sectors. 

The speakers; Neil Bliss and Niklas Templeton play a key role in delivering engineering solutions of many particle accelerators past and future.  They will provide an overview of the History of the Laboratory, cover some international projects currently under design and construction, provide a tour of facilities and demonstrate how VR is being used to visualise particle accelerators.

Programme

  • 18:00 Arrival with buffet
  • 18:30 Introduction, talks and tour
  • 20:30 Close

Continuing Professional Development

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Cost

Free event

Additional information

Joint event with IMechE
Meet in the main reception at 18:00
Agenda
  • Buffet
  • Introduction and history of Science facilities at Daresbury Laboratory - Neil Bliss
  • Daresbury's contribution to the CERN Large Hadron Collider - High Luminosity Upgrade - Niklas Templeton
  • Q & A
  • Tour of facilities
  • CLARA accelerator
  • Daresbury Engineering Technology Centre
  • Accelerator Virtual Reality demo


Registration information

Please register using the link provided.

Note that registrations close at mid-day on 12th April



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