International Particle Physics Masterclass 2024

Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology, Durham University

Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology, Durham University

Ogden Centre for Fundamental Physics Department of Physics University of Durham Science Laboratories South Rd DURHAM DH1 3LE UNITED KINGDOM
Jeppe Andersen (IPPP), Aidin Masouminia (IPPP, Durham), Francesco Sergio (IPPP, Durham University), Jessica Turner (IPPP, Durham University)

The Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology (IPPP) at Durham University is hosting the International Particle Physics Masterclass on the 22nd of March 2024. This is a one-day event where students from the regional schools will come to the IPPP to carry out a data analysis activity. The students will use real data from the Minerva experiment at Fermilab.

In the morning session, there will be short lectures about particle physics, the experiment methodology and how new particles are discovered. Afterwards, a buffet lunch will be provided, followed by a hands-on data analysis activity. The day will conclude with a live video conference with other Masterclasses at other research centres around the world, and with Fermilab!

This activity lies within the International Hands-On Particle Physics Masterclass, and is coordinated by the International Particle Physics Outreach Group (IPPOG). About 13.000 high school students in 55 countries come to one of about 225 nearby universities worldwide to participate in the event.

This event has no registration fee. The deadline for registration is 11:59 pm on Friday, 1 March 2024. 

Only teachers or school authorities can register on behalf of their students by submitting the registration form. Please provide us with the names of all students and teachers in the registration form. The corresponding schools are responsible for the transportation of their students to the event venue. Unfortunately, there are no funds available to cover transportation costs. 

The attendees will be served food and beverages during the break periods. Please let us know if any of the attendees have special needs, food allergies or dietary requirements in the registration form.

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