Particle Physics

Lead Research Organisation: University of Birmingham
Department Name: School of Physics and Astronomy

Abstract

Measuring the cross section of single diffraction in proton-proton collisions at 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector

Publications

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Studentship Projects

Project Reference Relationship Related To Start End Student Name
ST/N503939/1 01/10/2015 30/09/2020
1658489 Studentship ST/N503939/1 01/10/2015 31/03/2019 James Kendrick
 
Description ATLAS collaboration 
Organisation Atlas UK
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution - Contributing to running detector. -Analysing data collected
Collaborator Contribution -Everything else
Impact Physics research
Start Year 2015
 
Description Ambassador visit to CERN 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact UK ambassador to Switzerland and Lichtenstein visited CERN. I accompanied the visit to the ATLAS detector and helped answer questions.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Science communication activities 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact I have helped at: -University applicant day at UoB
- Particle Physics A level masterclass
- School trip at CERN - gave a talk
- Spark chamber trip - gave a talk to a local group
- University open day - manned a stand and spoke to interested applicants
- Physics experience week - supervised a cosmic ray experiment for school children on a physics week
- Daresbury open week - gave talks and manned a stand at the open week for the STFC facility as part of the LHC road show
- Bluedot festival - manned a stand as part of the LHC road show
- University open day - manned a stand and spoke to interested applicants
- Manchester science festival - manned a stand about the higgs boson and spoke to the public
- Spark chamber trip to Knowle Astrosoc - gave a talk and demonstrated the equipment
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016,2017,2018