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MAGIC hardware school

MAGICLaPalmaLogoGRO 7198Around 20 students from the MAGIC Collaboration participated in the MAGIC Hardware School on the island of La Palma this July. The aim was to provide Ph.D. students and Postdocs first-hand experience working with the MAGIC experiment, a system of two Imaging Atmospheric Cherekov Telescopes situated at the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory at an altitude of 2200 meters above sea level.

CERN school for Ukrainian teachers

CernSchoolOur colleague Andrii Nagai gave a talk on Sensors for low light-level detection at the CERN school for Ukrainian teachers. The CERN schools for teachers aim to bring modern science into the classroom. With a variety of lectures, on-site visits, exhibitions, and hands-on workshops cutting-edge particle physics are introduced to the participants.The participants shall go back to their schools as ambassadors, who pass on the subject to the next generation of physicists, engineers, IT specialists...

In April the Ukrainian teachers had the possibility to visit CERN for several days with lectures in their native language. The lectures range from indroductory talks about CERN, accelarators and particle physics to neutrino physics, dark matter and low light-level detection. The program also includes visits to e.g. the Data Centre, the ATLAS Control Room, LEIR or the Synchrocyclotron and a Cloud Chamber workshop.

The complete program is available here: https://indico.cern.ch/event/594498/timetable/

IceCube Masterclass

MasterclassSENSE was present at the fifth edition of the IceCube Masterclass program in Geneva with a hands-on experiment measuring cosmic muons using a scintillator bar and SiPM detector. About 35 students and some professors took part and spent a full day in excellent activities lead by Prof. Teresa Montaruli together with Dr. Andrii Nagai and other colleagues.

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