Invited theorists and experimentalists will explain the hands-on reality of designing and running detectors and accelerators, computing, machine learning, Monte-Carlo and simulation, trigger and data acquisition, and practical statistics. Several of these topics are complemented by tutorials. This course is aimed at 1st year PhD students.

The lectures and most tutorials will be broadcast via zoom. To connect use password: 460823

The lectures/tutorials will take place in the Hamilton room (in the visitor centre) with the exception of Wednesday when we will be in CR03. Please see attached map to find the room. On Monday morning we will pick up everyone coming in person at the RAL reception.

For transport to Harwell Campus, please use this link. If you come by bus, use the Diomond bus stop. You can clearly see the round building when you arrive, so once you see it press the button. There is a regular service from Didcot Parkway to RAL though less frequent on Sundays. More information about Ridgeway House can be found in

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