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Post date: 10/31/2022 - 10:36

The John Adams Institute (JAI) in Oxford Physics is one of the beneficiaries of a major award from the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to support the participation of UK institutions in the AWAKE experiment at CERN.

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Post date: 10/26/2022 - 17:08

The next seminar in the joint UK seminar series will be given by Dr. Maurizio Vretenar (CERN) on The Societal Impact of CERN Accelerator Technologies: From Cancer Therapy to Artwork Analysis. The seminar will take place at 15.45 UK time on Thursday 27 October in the Fisher Room, Denys Wilkinson Building, University of Oxford and will also be available via Zoom on the seminar series Indico page.

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Post date: 10/19/2022 - 09:59

At the 2022 meeting of the High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider (HL-LHC) Collaboration, in September in Uppsala, Sweden, Professor Philip Burrows was elected Collaboration Board Chair.

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Post date: 10/19/2022 - 08:50

The UK is investing £2M to kick-start research on next-generation radiotherapy treatments for cancer through the establishment of the Ion Therapy Research Facility (ITRF). A major project at the ITRF, the Laser hybrid Accelerator for Radiobiology Applications (LhARA), will use laser sources to create intense proton and ion beams which it will steer to their target with the help of plasma lenses. Developing these new technologies will mean that LhARA can provide more types of ions with greater control over how they are used for treatment than is possible with current radiotherapy facilities, and do this at a lower cost.

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Post date: 10/12/2022 - 09:25

The first seminar of the new academic year 2022-2023 will be given by Dr. Frank Stephan (DESY, Zeuthen) on 20 Years of Photo Electrons at the Photo Injector Test facility at DESY in Zeuthen (PITZ): High Brightness Electron Sources and their Applications. The seminar will take place at 16.15 UK time on Thursday 13 October at Daresbury Laboratory and will also be available via Zoom on the seminar series Indico page.

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