BUSSTEPP 2008 - Cambridge

38th British Universities Summer School in Theoretical Elementary Particle Physics


University of Cambridge - Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

August 25 to September 6, 2008

Centre for Mathematical Sciences


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BUSSTEPP is supported by STFC and designed for students at the end of their first year of study towards a Ph.D in theoretical particle physics. All such students in the UK are strongly encouraged to attend. The school will give an overview of recent research through pedagogical lecture courses and daily tutorials in small groups.

Confirmed lecturers: N.Dorey (DAMTP, Cambridge), A.Hart (Edinburgh), M.Hindmarsh (Sussex), T.Hollowood (Swansea), C.Lester (Cavendish, Cambridge), M.Strassler (Rutgers), J.Wells (CERN)

Special lecture by S.W.Hawking.

Young PhD students from outside the UK are also warmly invited to apply. For all students who are not STFC funded or UK self-supporting, the fee for the school will be GBP 675, covering 13 nights accommodation and meals.

Any queries should be sent to busstepp08@damtp.cam.ac.uk
Local organizers:
Jonathan Evans
Ben Allanach
Nick Dorey
Nick Manton
Fernando Quevedo
David Tong

Conference administration:
Amanda Stagg