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

15 January 2013
UK News from CERN Issue 12

In this issue:

  • Speed matters – last run before the shutdown
  • Collaboration measures up – CERN innovates with National Physical Laboratory
  • Colliding culture – challenging thinking and attracting new audiences
  • People news - Peter Higgs, Alan Walker and Gordon Fraser
  • Dates for the diary
18 December 2012
UK News from CERN Issue 11

In this issue:

  • UK physicists share world’s biggest science prizes
  • Observer status for CERN – new UN role for CERN
  • Mastering particle physics – six of the best come to CERN
  • Seeing behind the scenes – Edinburgh Principal visits experiments that put University in spotlight
  • Evangelical old boy returns to roots – 11 talks, five schools, three days, one Yorkshireman
  • Dates for the diary
04 December 2012
UK News from CERN Issue 10

In this issue:

  • Star experiment on ISOLDE – theory and practice collide with potentially explosive results
  • Get involved! – with the click of a mouse, citizen science takes on magnetic molecules
  • Science Britannica – new BBC series films at CERN
  • Scientific stocking filler – the perfect Christmas present for the scientist who has everything
  • Dates for the diary
20 November 2012
UK News from CERN Issue 9

In this issue:

  • Action stations at ATLAS – preparing for the upgrade
  • Industry meets the buyer – engineering contracts up to £30M up for grabs
  • What’s next for particle physics – BBC Radio 4 goes beyond the Higgs
  • People news – Celebrating Sir Chris Llewellyn-Smith FRS
  • Dates for the diary
06 November 2012
UK News from CERN Issue 8

In this issue:

  • Options for energy – building UK expertise in nuclear engineering
  • ENLIGHT – celebrating ten years of the network that brings physics and medicine together
  • School visits rocket – UK students reach new heights
  • People news - awards for Steve Myers and James Gillies
  • And finally… - Higgs boson revelation
  • Dates for the diary
23 October 2012
UK News from CERN Issue 7

In this issue:

  • Tagging the rarest kaons – commissioning starts at a new CERN experiment
  • Marie Curie makes a difference – opportunities for UK post-grads
  • Big science creates new business – UK-based Business Incubation Centre launches
  • Associating with ALICE – STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory joins the collaboration
  • Dates for the diary
09 October 2012
UK News from CERN Issue 6

In this issue:

  • Inside ALICE – the hottest place on the planet
  • Keeping the drama out of a crisis - CERN engages UK crisis management consultants
  • Researcher’s Night – staying up late for physics
  • Tarte au framboise – introducing Raspberry Pi to French schools
  • Dates for the diary
25 September 2012
UK News from CERN Issue 5

In this issue:

  • Nuclear physics at CERN – CRIS becomes a world leader
  • Glasgow students are inspired – Ogden Trust makes CERN visit possible
  • Supplying CLIC – getting UK industry ready for the next international accelerator
  • People News – Peter Butler and Graham Ross
  • Dates for the diary
11 September 2012
UK News from CERN Issue 4

In this issue:

  • ALPHA upgrades with ‘probably the best magnet in the world’ - and it’s made in Britain
  • Opening doors – the benefits of a CERN Engineering Fellowship
  • Finding the right candidate – CERN turns to the UK for help with the latest recruitment technology
  • And finally… - sartorial advice for scientific occasions
  • Dates for the diary
27 August 2012
UK News from CERN Issue 3

In this issue:

  • High energy tech transfer – a UK-led network for high energy physics technology transfer
  • LHC in Parliament – the latest venue for the LHC touring exhibition
  • Young Engineer of the Year visits CERN
  • People news – Prof. David Charlton elected Spokesperson for the ATLAS collaboration
  • Dates for the diary

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