UK News from CERN

UK News from CERN is a newsletter for anyone with an interest in CERN. Whether you're interested in science and technology, the career opportunities for students, teachers and researchers or you'd like to become a CERN supplier, UKNFC brings you the latest news and opportunities.

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Previous Issues

08 April 2014
UK News from CERN Issue 41

In this issue:

  • The right tool for the job – a new network equips young researchers for future high energy physics
  • Real results – Liverpool school meet former pupil on anniversary visit
  • I’m a (winning) scientist – nuclear outreach
  • A world a particle – new exhibition showcasing particle physics at Liverpool
  • New fund to inspire new audiences – £500,000 up for grabs
  • And finally… - which LHC experiment are you?
  • Dates for the diary
18 March 2014
UK News from CERN Issue 40

In this issue:

  • Speaking up for CLIC – Phil Burrows becomes spokesperson for the collaboration
  • First-hand inspiration – a physics teacher’s observations on her first trip to CERN
  • Wanted: summer students – particle physics placements at STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
  • Big Science Roadshow - how to become a supplier to CERN and other big science projects
  • Entrepreneurial opportunities – two ways of taking your great idea forward
  • Atom wins award – Welsh Assembly recognises lifetime achievement
  • Dates for the diary
04 March 2014
UK News from CERN Issue 39

In this issue:

  • Reaching out further – a new outreach co-coordinator for ATLAS
  • Labour of Lego Love – building particle physics detectors in a day
  • Motivated by mystery - virtual artist explores CERN
  • The Life Scientific – Jim Al-Khalili interviews Peter Higgs
  • Wearing the Standard Model
  • Dates for the diary.
18 February 2014
UK News from CERN Issue 38

In this issue:

  • Blue sky engineering – pushing technology beyond the limits
  • Tunnelling to the future – civil engineering at CERN, a great place to start your career.
  • On the final straight – reaching a major milestone for the Long Shutdown
  • And finally… - novel knitwear
  • Dates for the diary.
04 February 2014
UK News from CERN Issue 37

In this issue:

  • Regional relationships – engaging with elected representatives outside Westminster
  • Started local, gone global – 10 years of the international particle physics masterclasses
  • Spicing up ISOLDE – UK-India meeting creates mutual opportunities
  • Charm your quarks – express your passion via Twitter and Facebook
  • Beamline for schools update – fingers crossed for the UK
  • Dates for the diary.
21 January 2014
UK News from CERN Issue 36

In this issue:

  • New Guy at LHCb – a new spokesperson is elected and a physics coordinator steps down
  • Physics on the front line – outreach that could really make a difference
  • Keeping ALICE safe – an undergraduate placement with a difference
  • Summer student applications – the deadline is approaching for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity
  • Working with the media – a free workshop for scientists, New Year Honour
  • Dates for the diary.
17 December 2013
UK News from CERN Issue 35

In this issue:

  • A beam line for schools – an international competition to experiment at CERN
  • Beyond Google Translate – why humans will always be better than machines
  • Unforgettable experience – spending Nobel Week in Stockholm with Peter Higgs
  • Listen to the web on the radio - Tim Berners-Lee guest edits the Today programme
  • Dates for the diary
03 December 2013
UK News from CERN Issue 34

In this issue:

  • Job satisfaction for the Head of Beams – Paul Collier talks to UKNFC
  • Space saving magnets attract UK company – making space for higher luminosities
  • Extra-curricular collaboration - exotic physics and A' level revision
  • Dates for the diary
19 November 2013
UK News from CERN Issue 33

In this issue:

  • Campaigning for change – attracting and keeping more women in STEM careers
  • Science in Parliament – from LHCb PhD to a House of Commons Select Committee
  • Croft takes the lead – first company benefits from innovative partnership with CERN
  • Christmas is coming – gift ideas for the scientifically minded
  • Dates for the diary
05 November 2013
UK News from CERN Issue 32

In this issue:

  • Collider opens in London – the authentic CERN experience
  • Cryogenic hotspot – industry and academia deliver cool results
  • New friends for ALICE – University of Liverpool joins the ALICE Collaboration
  • People news – 2013 IOP Nuclear Physics Group Early Career award winner
  • Dates for the diary

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