Jul 21 – 25, 2025
Europe/London timezone


PASCOS 2025, the 30th International Symposium on Particles, Strings and Cosmology, will take place on July 21-25, 2025 in Durham. The aim of the conference is to review recent progress in particle physics, astroparticle physics, string theory and cosmology, with particular emphasis on their interconnections. Topics to be covered include: LHC Physics and theoretical status, Dark Matter and Dark Energy, String theory methods and string phenomenology, Neutrino physics, Precision measurements and non-accelerator probes of new physics, Inflation and alternatives, Gravitational waves among others.

International Advisory Committee:

  • J. Bagger, APS, Maryland, USA
  • W. Buchmüller, DESY, Germany
  • A. Casas, IFT, Madrid, Spain
  • K. Choi, IBS, Daejeon, Korea
  • M. J. Duff, Imperial College, UK
  • P. Fileviez Perez, Case Western Reserve University, USA
  • P. Frampton, University of Salento and INFN Lecce, Italy
  • J. Gunion, UC-Davis, USA
  • B. Grzadkowski, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • P.Q. Hung, University of Virginia, USA
  • J. E. Kim, Seoul National University, Korea
  • A. Hebecker, Heidelberg University, Germany
  • O. Kong, National, Central University, Taiwan
  • M. Lindner, MIPK Heidelberg, Germany
  • M. Mondragón, UNAM, Mexico
  • R. C. Myers, Perimeter Institute, Canada
  • P. Nath, Northeastern University, USA
  • A. Pilaftsis, University of Manchester, UK
  • F. Quevedo, University of Cambridge, DAMTP, UK
  • S. Raby, Ohio State University, USA
  • M. Ratz, U.C. Irvine, USA
  • P. Shellard, University of Cambridge, DAMTP, UK
  • J. Silk, University of Oxford, UK
  • G. Starkman, Case Western Reserve University, USA
  • J. Trân Thanh Vân, LPT, Orsay, France
  • C. Vafa, Harvard University, USA
  • J. W. F. Valle, IFIC, Valencia, Spain
  • M. Vaughn, Northeastern University, USA
  • K. C. Wali, Syracuse University, USA


Local Organising Committee:

Steve Abel, Rodrigo Alonso, Andreas Braun, Martin Bauer, Djuna Croon, Inaki Garcia-Etxebarria, Thomas Rudelius, Michael Spannowsky, Jessica Turner, Danny Van Dyk

Scientific programme:

The scientific programme will be held in the Calman Centre (map) close to the IPPP (map). Coffee breaks will be taken on the top floor with views of the Cathedral.

Conveners and programme committee: ...

Cultural programme:

There will be a free afternoon which can be spent on a self-guided tour visiting Durham Cathedral and Crook Hall and Garden.


Accommodation, breakfast and dinners are booked in Collingwood College (map)

Conference Dinner:

The conference dinner will be held in Hatfield College (map) next to Durham Cathedral Wednesday July 23rd.