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STFC Nuclear Physics Summer Schools

STFC Nuclear Physics Summer School 2019

The 20th STFC UK Nuclear Physics Summer School is intended for 1st and 2nd year PhD students in the UK and overseas. The School will provide training on theoretical, experimental and applied Nuclear Physics from world-leading experts.

The Summer School is funded by STFC, and organised under the auspices of the IoP Nuclear Physics Group and the IoP Mathematical and Theoretical Physics Group.

Additional information to follow.

Code of Conduct

The STFC Nuclear Physics Summer School is intended for learning as well as networking and collaboration. We value the participation of everyone and want all attendees to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Accordingly, all attendees are expected to show respect and courtesy to other attendees throughout the School.

The Summer School will be a harassment-free environment for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, nationality, religion. We will not tolerate harassment of attendees in any form. Harassment is any form of behaviour intended to exclude, intimidate, or cause discomfort. Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. We therefore ask all attendees to comply with the following set of rules:

  • All communications (both verbal and written) should be appropriate for a professional audience that includes a diverse range of background. Sexual or sexist language and imagery should not be used at any time during the Summer School.
  • Be kind to others, and treat each other with respect. Do not insult or put down other attendees.
  • Behave professionally. Remember that harassment and sexist, racist, or exclusionary jokes are not appropriate.
  • Individuals asked to stop any inappropriate behaviour are expected to comply immediately. Any attendees violating this code may be asked to leave the event at the sole discretion of the event organisers.

Enforcement of the Code of Conduct will be respectful and not include any harassing behaviours.


Staff and students of 2017

Staff and students of 2017
(Credit: Arnau Rios)

The 19th STFC UK Nuclear Physics Summer School took place in Queen's University Belfast between 21 August and 2 September 2017. We would like to thank Dr Arnau Rios Huguet and Dr Laura Harkness-Brennan for organising an excellent and successful event. For further information on the Summer School, please visit the event website.


School tutors

  • Andrej Herzan (Liverpool)
  • Benjamin Le Crom (Edinburgh)
  • Mohammad Moukaddam (Surrey)
  • Rachel Montgomery (Glasgow)
  • Matt Taggart (Surrey)

Lecture notes

Alessandro Pastore - Nuclear Structure Theory (PDF, 1441KB)

Alison Bruce - Gamma Spectroscopy (PDF, 3786KB)

Antonio Moro - Nuclear Reaction Theory (PDF, 3424KB)

Artemis Spyrou - Nuclear Astrophysics (PDF, 13,908KB)

Bradley Cheal - Laser Spectroscopy (PDF, 1541KB)

Bradley Cheal 2 - Laser Spectroscopy (PDF, 4109KB)

Colin Baker - Medical Physics (PDF, 2807KB)

David Evans - Heavy Ion Collisions (PDF, 2566KB)

David Evans 2 - Heavy Ion Collisions (PDF, 4427KB)

David Ireland, lecture notes - Hadron Physics (PDF, 2290KB)

David Ireland, lecture slides - Hadron Physics (PDF, 1487KB)

Kai Hebeler - ab initio Nuclear Theory (PDF, 9996KB)

Last updated: 06 September 2018


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