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OUR PROJECTS

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OUR CURRENT RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS INCLUDE:

CERN@school projects - bringing CERN into the classroom using Timepix detectors

Slug It!: Join our brilliant new science research project for schools.

Do you want to be part of a real research journey that could help change the lives of children around the world? Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) affect millions of children in Asia, Africa and South America in which there are many poor areas without sanitation.

Ionic Liquids

LUCID: Understanding space weather and solar storms is increasingly important in our technology-dependent lives. School students running the Langton Ultimate Cosmic ray Intensity Detector (LUCID) – a detector using CERN technology on TechDemoSat-1 - are studying how cosmic rays may affect vulnerable technology and astronauts in space.

IcePIx: Watch this space for a new exciting opportunity.

Available for the first time ever for school students- technology that will amaze. Using some mind-bending maths, Vertigo gives you the ability to measure the position of a moving object in a way you will not have experienced before. Not unless you work for NASA… perhaps!

RAY: Schools around the country are taking measurements with Timepix detectors, pooling data from different geographical locations taken at different times of day to look for any patterns that might give us new insights into the Radiation Around You.

MoEDAL: Our school students are joining particle hunters at the Large Hadron Collider, CERN, looking for a brand new exotic particle, the magnetic monopole.

Authentic Biology projects: with the support of the Wellcome Trust

TFL 101: real research, real data, real discoveries – Inspiring stuff!

Higgs: Take a look at our exciting new project for Higgs Hunters

TimPix: In December 2015 UK astronaut Tim Peake began his mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Through TimPix school students across the UK are monitoring the radiation levels he is exposed to using data downloaded from Timepix detectors on board the ISS.

Amazing Atmospheres: The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter is searching for the signature of gases that make up the atmosphere of Mars. Before the robotic rover touches down in 2020, the trace gas orbiter will search for the presence of certain gases that could indicate biological or geological activity.

CERN@Sea: Students are working on developing the use of a RasPIX detector to measure background radiation at sea. With the support of MOST AV, who developed the Autonaut, sea trails have commenced even in the current wintry conditions to test the operation of the equipment.

Minecraft: The Particle Physics team at the University of Oxford under Professor Cigdem Issever are looking to build a replica of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Minecraft.

LATEST NEWS:

Help British ESA astronaut Tim Peake with the TimPix project - find out more here

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