On Saturday 11 July 2015, the Harwell campus, including STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and partners, will be opening its doors to the public. This unique event will enable visitors to access all areas and learn about the UK’s involvement in space explorations, exciting experiments with powerful X-rays and neutrons, supercomputing and much more.
In addition to the inspiring facilities themselves, there will be demonstrations, talks and activities which are suitable for all ages – whether it’s writing a computer program, making a comet or bursting balloons with lasers, there will be plenty to do! Doors will open at 9:30 in the morning, and last entry will be at 16:30. The site will close at 17:30.
To see more details and register to attend click here.
Harwell is a leading science, innovation, technology and business campus, located just south of Oxford. It is host to an array of over £1 billion of world leading research infrastructure. The 710 acre site boasts over 60 years of world-changing innovation, from the foundation of the Atomic Energy Research Establishment in 1946 to the opening of the Diamond Synchrotron in 2007. Over 5000 people are part of this vibrant, fast-growing community, working in some 200 organisations including key UK Research Councils, start-ups and multinational organisations that focus on a range of commercial applications including healthcare, medical devices, space, detector systems, computing, green enterprise and new materials.