Travel Support for the CTA project

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


Travel support for the CTA project


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Description Philip Leverhulme Prize
Amount £70,000 (GBP)
Organisation The Leverhulme Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 07/2010 
End 09/2013
Description CTA 
Organisation Max Planck Society
Department Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics
Country Germany 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) project is a global ~£200M project to construct a next generation ground-based gamma-ray observatory. Over 1000 scientists in 27 countries are involved.
Collaborator Contribution Contributions to all aspects of the project so far including design, optimisation, prototyping. Leadership roles in the project including Project Scientist.
Impact An optimised design for the instrument. A place in all major roadmaps for Astronomy and Astroparticle Physics A special issue of the journal Astroparticle Physics.
Start Year 2006