OUR CURRENT RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS INCLUDE:
Slug It!: Join our brilliant new science research project for schools.
MoEDAL: Our school students are joining particle hunters at the Large Hadron Collider, CERN, looking for a brand new exotic particle, the magnetic monopole.
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.
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.
IcePIx: Watch this space for a new exciting opportunity.
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.