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International Institute for Accelerator Applications

News stories about the Institute and its members

Uni accelerator science expertise joins National Ion Beam Centre

This story published on Friday 12 May 2017
The University’s International Institute for Accelerator Applications will make up two key elements of the £8.8 million UK National Ion Beam Centre

Dr David Lee successfully defends thesis

This story published on Wednesday 29 March 2017
One of five PhD graduates from the IIAA taking up a fellowship at CERN, Dr David Lee successfully defended his thesis.

Science conference calls for waste burners for nuclear reactors

This story published on Monday 19 September 2016
The three-day 4th International Workshop on Accelerator Driven Systems and Thorium was held at the University between 31 August and 2 September

Uni develops vital technology for CERN Large Hadron Collider

This story published on Friday 26 August 2016
£639,000 project will create new collimators for the Large Hadron Collider’s luminosity upgrade

In Search of Sterile Neutrinos:

This story published on Friday 5 October 2012
APS spotlights our new Phys Rev Lett paper on the proposed IsoDAR experiment

MEIS arrives at Huddersfield

This story published on Thursday 14 June 2012
The 200 KeV MEIS facility has arrived at the IIAA in Huddersfield from its previous home in Daresbury

Carol Johnstone is new visiting professor

This story published on Monday 28 May 2012
Leading accelerator scientist Carol Johnstone is joining Huddersfield's new International Institute for Accelerator Applications as a visitng professor

News archive



  • The latest IoP PAB  group newsletter  contains an article on the CDT meeting at CERN, written by Jordan Taylor (who organised it) and an article on the EuCARD2 meeting on the impact of parciel accelerators, written by Rob Edgecock (who organised it).  




  • Article about MEIS, the symposium, and also MIAMI in Labmate-online
  • Stephen Donnelly awarded £3.5M to build MIAMI-2 in Huddersfield 




  • Future muon sources workshop featured on the Huddersfield Unversity website
  • The new Huddersfield Cafe Scientifique
  • Investing in Thorium according to Rathbones plc


October 15th

August 28th

  • Huddersfield Examiner on our role in the ESS

August 2014

  • The IIAA and Thorium in the Huddersfield University Discover Research magazine

July 21st

June 24th

  • Becky Seviour has been giving evidence to the Parliamentary Select Committee on small modular reactors, putting the case for Thorium. 

April 30th

January 22nd

  • Roger Barlow has an article in CERN courier looking back to the start of the particle Physics Masterclasses

January 17th

  • Roger Barlow gets a mention in Teeside for his talk on thorium in Stockton



  • Article (in Korean) about Thorium by our student David Lee in Science Times
  • Article about the IIAA and Enterprise at Huddersfield in the Times Higher


  • Article about the analysis of the Mary Rose cannonballs in the Telegraph


  • Article about Thorium, Huddersfield and Professor Bob Cywinski in The Guardian



  • EMMA at the EU innovation convention, with Rob Edgecock
  • Announcement of he new MSc course in the IoP PAB group newsletter


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