Winners of the ATLAS Thesis Awards Announced
Six PhD students were announced as the winners of the ATLAS Thesis Awards 2014 from 28 nominations received. The winners -- Andrew Chisholm, Kun Liu, Marcus Morgenstern, Priscilla Pani, Dennis Perepelitsa, and James Saxon -- were given certificates and an engraved glass model of the ATLAS detector during a ceremony on 19 February 2015 at CERN, Geneva.
Second ATLAS PhD Grants
The recipients of the second ATLAS PhD Grant were announced last week. The three young ATLAS physicists -- Danijela Bogavac, Silvia Fracchia, and Declan Millar -- were given certificates at a small ceremony at CERN, Geneva.
Tracking Particles in South Asia
On 18 and 19 December 2014, students from Nepal and India took part in a Masterclass organized by CERN physicists. The event included a joint virtual visit to ATLAS and analysis of Large Hadron Collider (LHC) data recorded by the ATLAS detector. The Masterclass was organised as a part of Physics Without Frontiers, an International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) programme, in partnership with CERN.