Nuclear Physics Studentships

Lead Research Organisation: University of Manchester
Department Name: Physics and Astronomy

Abstract

Doctoral Training Partnerships: a range of postgraduate training is funded by the Research Councils. For information on current funding routes, see the common terminology at www.rcuk.ac.uk/StudentshipTerminology. Training grants may be to one organisation or to a consortia of research organisations. This portal will show the lead organisation only.

Publications

10 25 50
 
Description Fundamental information about the structure of and reactions between atomic nuclei.
Exploitation Route Stimulated and fed information into other academic research.
Stimulated outreach activities to the public.
Sectors Energy,Culture, Heritage, Museums and Collections,Security and Diplomacy,Other

 
Description Fed into various outreach activities.
Sector Education
Impact Types Cultural

 
Description EP/D075769/1. Laser spectroscopy of Radioactive Isotopes
Amount £650,000 (GBP)
Funding ID EP/D075769/1 
Organisation Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) 
Sector Academic/University
Country United Kingdom
Start  
End 10/2009
 
Description Nuclear Physics Rolling Grants 2007
Amount £1,579,024 (GBP)
Organisation Science and Technologies Facilities Council (STFC) 
Sector Academic/University
Country United Kingdom
Start 08/2008 
End 07/2011
 
Description Argonne 
Organisation Argonne National Laboratory
Department Physics Division
Country United States 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Intellectual input; performing experiments; analysing data.
Collaborator Contribution Facility and equipment provision; intellectual input.
Impact Forthcoming publications.
 
Description Laser spectroscopy at JYFL 
Organisation University of Birmingham
Department School of Physics and Astronomy
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Leadership of the programme, experiment proposal creation, devising new experimental techniques, setting up and execution of experiments, data analysis, publication and dissemination of results.
Collaborator Contribution Shared responsibility for purchasing new equipment and renewal of old equipment. Provision of man power for running experiments.
Impact Peer reviewed publications, conference talks and fellowship awards.
 
Description Laser spectroscopy at JYFL 
Organisation University of Jyvaskyla
Department Department of Physics
Country Finland 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Leadership of the programme, experiment proposal creation, devising new experimental techniques, setting up and execution of experiments, data analysis, publication and dissemination of results.
Collaborator Contribution Shared responsibility for purchasing new equipment and renewal of old equipment. Provision of man power for running experiments.
Impact Peer reviewed publications, conference talks and fellowship awards.
 
Description Yale 
Organisation Yale University
Department Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Data analysis, intellectual input, publication preparation.
Collaborator Contribution Facility and equipment provision. Intellectual input.
Impact Forthcoming publications in preparation.
 
Description Rutherford Exhibition at Museum of Science and Industry 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation Workshop Facilitator
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Three month exhibition Aug to Oct 2011 of nuclear physics past and present to celebrate the Rutherford Centennial. Estimated visitors 200,000.

Manchester played advisory and facilitator role.

Media coverage.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Teacher Training in Nuclear physics 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Demonstrated hands on experience of radiation detectors with school teachers at an event to train school teachers in nuclear physics.

Event was successful so repeated for two years, now ongoing
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2009,2010