Particle physics


Particle physics events

Particle Physics Masterclass programme

Particle Physics Masterclasses are one-day events hosted by particle physics groups at universities and laboratories across the country. They are aimed at students taking particle physics modules at AS or A level, but are open to any student interested in studying particle physics. Some universities also run days specifically for GCSE students.

The different masterclasses include a selection of the following activities, run by particle physicists:

  • lectures
  • ‘hands-on’ workshops
  • computer sessions
  • laboratory tours
  • live video chats with CERN and international masterclasses.

Every masterclass is slightly different, but all provide excellent support for particle physics in the curriculum and deliver a fascinating insight into this exciting field of physics.

There are currently no events scheduled.

Many of the Particle Physics Masterclasses are oversubscribed. Teachers who would like their students to participate should contact the appropriate person as soon as possible.

Outreach talks

UK nuclear physicists give outreach talks that are aimed at a wide variety of audiences including students, teachers, astronomical and other societies, and the public.

Find out what your nearest particle physics group is doing or invite a speaker to your school.


Last updated: 31 March 2022

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