Communication and Outreach

Collaboration and knowledge sharing: CERN Accelerator School turns 40!

Over the past 40 years, CAS has played a significant role in the advancement of accelerator science and technology and continues to be an important resource.

Issue 43
13 March, 2023

Announcement of Particle Therapy MasterClass 2023: Dates and registration

Aimed at introducing high-school students to the benefits of particle physics for society and medical applications, the Particle Therapy MasterClass just opened registration for its 2023 edition.

Issue 43
13 March, 2023

How can accelerators address environmental challenges? A 10-day event near Geneva for university students

To be renewed next summer, I.FAST project’s yearly student challenge explored environmental and societal applications of accelerator technology.

Issue 42
15 December, 2022

With three schools in 2022, the CERN Accelerator School is back!

Held in November, the 2022 Advanced Course on Accelerator Physics brought a challenging year for the CERN Accelerator School to a close.

Issue 42
07 December, 2022

New online course to initiate undergraduate students to particle accelerators

This unique online course gives students an overview of particle accelerators, their uses, as well as basic notions of electromagnetism, special relativity, radiofrequencies and magnetism.

Issue 41
12 September, 2022

The CERN Accelerator School goes to Lithuania for the Introductory course

In September, 70 physicists, engineers and technicians gathered in Kaunas, Lithuania, to learn the basics of accelerators physics and technology.

Issue 41
05 September, 2022

Board game developed by scientists is winning plaudits for inspiring students to consider STEM careers

A team of scientists and a games specialist have designed ‘Diamond: The Game’, a board game developed to give secondary school students a chance to explore a broad range of STEM scientific careers and subjects.

Issue 41
01 September, 2022

CERN Accelerator School is back in presence with the Basic course

From 9th to 13th May 2022, CERN Accelerator School students finally went back off-screen to learn more about the basics of general accelerator physics and technology

Issue 40
03 June, 2022

How many points to direct the particle beam to collision?

Developed specifically for the CERN Open Days, the activity aimed to explain the role of power converters in particle accelerators in a fun way.

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