In the third of a hat-trick of JAI PhD successes in 2020, Oxford student Jan Paszkiewicz has successfully submitted his DPhil thesis. Since joining the JAI in 2016 Jan has spent the past few years investigating vacuum breakdowns in the high-power RF systems needed for the Compact Linear Collider, CLIC, and its technological offshoots.
The John Adams Institute is co-leading a new project that aims to design and develop new radiotherapy technologies to give more cancer patients in Sub-Saharan Africa access to treatment and to save lives.
Professor Brian Foster OBE, FRS from the University of Oxford’s Department of Physics has been made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Physics, the highest honour that the Institute of Physics can bestow.
In yet more good news for the JAI, two current University of Oxford DPhil students, Eugenio Senes and Jan Paszkiewicz have been offered CERN fellowships.
On Thursday 5th March, Dr. Alexander Gerbershagen, of CERN, gave a JAI seminar on how the Physics Beyond Colliders (PBC) project could yield exciting new discoveries in particle physics without requiring the use of a massive supercollider.