Particle Physics

Sunday 20 July to Friday 25 July 2014

Brunel University

Based at Brunel University this course covers the evolution of modern physics, highlighting the development of the Hadron Collider at CERN with talks on the current generation of experiments from some of the scientists involved. A visit to CERN is included if practicable.

Example:

Sunday

p.m.
Arrive and check in - Introductions and Dinner

Monday

a.m.
How can particle physics help medicine?
Photonics in Particle Physics
p.m.
Particle-Astrophysics : At the frontier of particle physics and astronomy
Neutrinos

Tuesday

a.m.
CERN Video
Computing Session
p.m.
What's the matter with antimatter?
Web as a teaching tool

Wednesday

CERN Visit
Visit Microcosm

Thursday

a.m.
A brief history of Particle Physics
Detectors
p.m.
CP Violation
Photonics in Particle Physics
Evening
Dinner at Goldsmiths' Hall

Friday

a.m.
The Grid
What particle physicists actually do
Lunch and Depart

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Please note that applications must be received by 1 May 2014.