Quota Studentship 2012

Lead Research Organisation: Imperial College London
Department Name: Dept of Physics

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

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Akerib D (2016) Tritium calibration of the LUX dark matter experiment in Physical Review D

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Akerib D (2016) FPGA-based trigger system for the LUX dark matter experiment in Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment

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Akerib D (2017) Kr 83 m calibration of the 2013 LUX dark matter search in Physical Review D

 
Description CMS Collaboration 
Organisation European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Department Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS)
Country Switzerland 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Data taking and operation of CMS. Data analysis and production of publications.
Collaborator Contribution Data taking and operation of CMS. Data analysis and production of publications.
Impact Development of hardware / software. A large number of publications, and continued funding.
 
Description CMS Upgrade 
Organisation European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Department Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS)
Country Switzerland 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Design, development and construction of CMS upgrade
Collaborator Contribution Design, development and construction of CMS upgrade
Impact Design, development and construction of CMS upgrade. Continued funding.
Start Year 2008
 
Description COMET 
Organisation COMET Group
Country Switzerland 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Design and operation of detector. Data analysis, and publication of results.
Collaborator Contribution Design and operation of detector. Data analysis, and publication of results.
Impact Development of hardware / software. Scientific publications.
Start Year 2007
 
Description Ganga Collaboration 
Organisation European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Country Switzerland 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Development of distributed analysis software
Collaborator Contribution Development of distributed analysis software
Impact Development of software / Scientific publications. Continued funding.
Start Year 2007
 
Description LHCb Collaboration 
Organisation European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Department Large Hadron Collider Beauty Experiment (LHCb)
Country Switzerland 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Data taking and operation of LHCb. Data analysis and production of publications.
Collaborator Contribution Data taking and operation of LHCb. Data analysis and production of publications.
Impact Development of hardware / software. Large number of scientific publications. Continued funding.
Start Year 2006
 
Description LUX - LUX/ZEPLIN 
Organisation Large Underground Xenon Experiment (LUX)
Country United States 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution Design and operation of detector. Data analysis, and publication of results.
Collaborator Contribution Design and operation of detector. Data analysis, and publication of results.
Impact Development of hardware / software. Scientific publications.
Start Year 2011
 
Description T2K Collaboration 
Organisation T2K Collaboration
Country Global 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Data taking and operation of T2K. Data analysis and production of publications.
Collaborator Contribution Data taking and operation of T2K. Data analysis and production of publications.
Impact Development of hardware / software. Scientific publications. Continued funding.
Start Year 2006
 
Description Masterclass presentations / discussion groups and talks at schools - IV 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Type Of Presentation Workshop Facilitator
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact 150 School children & teachers attended lectures and took part in discussion sessions.

Schools regularly request additional visits.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013,2014
 
Description Masterclass presentations / discussion groups and talks at schools. Interaction with the media. VIP visits / interaction with MPs - II 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Interactions with the media related to breaking stories in HEP. Interactions with MPs/ VIPs on visits to CERN and at UK events.

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Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013,2014