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Particle Physics Masterclass Programme

Particle Physics Masterclasses are one day events hosted by Particle Physics groups at Universities and Laboratories across the country. They are aimed at students taking particle physics modules at AS or A level, but are open to any student interested in studying particle physics. Some Universities also run days specifically for GCSE students.

The different masterclasses include a selection of the following activities, run by particle physicists: lectures, hands-on workshops, computer sessions, laboratory tours, live video chats with CERN and international masterclasses.

Every masterclass is slightly different, but all provide excellent support for particle physics in the curriculum and deliver a fascinating insight into this exciting field of physics!

Dates for the 2021 calendar year will appear here as they are set.

Many of the Particle Physics Masterclasses are oversubscribed. Teachers who would like their students to participate should contact the appropriate person as soon as possible.

Venue Date(s) Contact Details
2021
Birmingham University Thu 18 March 2021
Bristol University Wed 10 March 2021
Cambridge University Mon 22 March 2021
Daresbury Laboratory Tue 6 and Wed 7 April 2021
Durham University None planned in 2021
Glasgow University None planned in 2021
Imperial College London Friday 16 July 2021
Lancaster University TBC 2021
Manchester University TBC 2021
Nottingham University None planned in 2021
Oxford University Tue 16 and Thu 18 March 2021
Plymouth University Fri 12 March 2021
Queen Mary University of London None planned in 2021
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Thu 4 March 2021
Royal Holloway University of London Wed 16 June 2021
Sheffield University Wed 10 March 2021
Sussex University TBC 2021
Swansea University Tue 8 June 2021
University College London Mon 8 March 2021
Warwick University None planned in 2021

Particle Physics for you

Last updated: 17 June 2021

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