🗓️ Date: 30th October 2023
🕛 Time: 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
📍 Location: Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell, Oxfordshire, UK
Accelerate your future potential as you venture into the revolutionary world of particle accelerators. This exclusive event is designed specifically for undergraduate and graduate level students and graduates interested in careers and further study in accelerator physics and engineering and its applications.
🎤 Inspiring Guest Speakers: Gain insights from luminaries in the field as we welcome distinguished speakers from CERN and the John Adams Institute. The event will be introduced by the Executive Director of National Laboratories.
👥 Employers Exhibition: Interact with key players in accelerator physics and engineering, including representatives from Science and Technology Facilities Council, ISIS Neutron and Muon Source, Diamond Light Source, and more. Forge valuable connections for your future.
🗣️ Engaging Panel Discussion: Our panel of experts will answer your burning questions about accelerator physics and engineering, career pathways, and opportunities in this dynamic field.
🚀 Accelerator Tours: Step behind the scenes with exclusive tours of ISIS Neutron and Muon Source and Diamond Light Source. Get up close and personal with cutting-edge accelerator technology.
During the Accelerator Tours, you will have the extraordinary opportunity to venture behind the scenes and unlock the secrets of two iconic particle accelerators – the renowned ISIS Neutron and Muon Source, and the state-of-the-art Diamond Light Source. Led by experts in the field, these exclusive tours will take you on a fascinating journey through the inner workings of these innovative UK accelerator facilities.
At ISIS Neutron and Muon Source, witness how scientists harness the power of neutrons and muons to delve into the mysteries of matter, revealing ground-breaking insights into materials and their behaviour.
Diamond Light Source will leave you in awe as you explore the brilliance of synchrotron light, a powerful tool used for probing a wide range of scientific questions, from understanding diseases to uncovering the secrets of ancient artefacts.
You will get up close and personal with the intricate technology and witness first-hand the ingenuity behind these complex machines that have revolutionized scientific research across various disciplines. Do not miss this opportunity to see how accelerator physics and engineering is shaping the future of knowledge and discovery!
Registration is mandatory for this event. Secure your spot by signing up online via Eventbrite. The registration link is below.
Enjoy a complimentary buffet lunch at the start of the event, and a networking drinks reception to finish. Please inform us of any dietary requirements during registration.
Unleashing the Potential
Discover the fascinating history of particle accelerators, since their role in the Manhattan Project and their adoption for peaceful purposes by CERN in 1952, these marvels of science continue to play a pivotal role in numerous applications. Ranging from medical sterilization and industrial processes to cancer treatment and the exploration of the furthest realms of knowledge, accelerators continue to pioneer science as engines of discovery.
We foster a community that values collaboration, excellence, innovation, and integrity. Join us as we network, collaborate, and demonstrate excellence and innovation through our esteemed speakers and enlightening tours. We provide a diverse range of career journeys and employers, culminating in a panel session and networking drinks reception. We ensure the utmost integrity in our commitment to advancing accelerator physics and engineering by providing pathways for you to contribute.
Discover how particle accelerators align with purpose-driven careers, empowering society and paving the way for transformative advancements. Engage with a vibrant community of like-minded explorers, revolutionizing the scientific landscape and forging a future of boundless opportunities. Whether protons, electrons, or other charged particles since their inception accelerators provide the opportunity to make a positive impact on society and humanity.
Our mission is to provide all attendees with a profound understanding of the world of accelerator physics and engineering and its myriad career possibilities. By the end of the event, you will be inspired and energized to pursue a rewarding career in accelerator physics and engineering or other STEM disciplines.
Connect with valuable contacts you meet at the event on LinkedIn. Share your thrilling tour experiences on social media to further ignite interest in accelerator physics and engineering.
Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to immerse yourself in the realm of accelerator physics and engineering. Mark your calendars and register now to secure your place at the National Particle Accelerator Open Day 2023. Together, let’s accelerate the future of scientific excellence!
- 12:00 – 12:45
Arrival & buffet lunch / Employers Exhibition in Visitor Centre
- 12:45 – 13:15
Introductory Talks in Visitor Centre
- 13:15 – 14:30
Parallel Tours 1: Diamond / ISIS
- 14:30 – 14:50
Coffee & Employers Exhibition in Visitor Centre
- 14:50 – 15:30
Career Journey Talks in Visitor Centre
- 15:30 – 16:45
Parallel Tours 2: Diamond / ISIS
- 16:45 – 19:00
Networking drinks reception and panel / Employers Exhibition in Visitor Centre
How to get to RAL:
If you are travelling by train, coaches will leave Didcot Parkway Rail Station for RAL at 11:30 and return from RAL to Didcot Parkway at 18:30.
Capture the excitement and share your experiences using #NPAOD23. Please tag @isisneutronmuon, @diamondlightsource, @institute_of_physics, and @theiet on Instagram!