University of Manchester

Contact: Hywel Owen

The University of Manchester is one of the largest in the UK. It has an exceptional record of generating and sharing new ideas and innovations and is applying its expertise and knowledge to solving some of the major social, economic and environmental problems confronting mankind around the globe.
Manchester has the largest student community in the UK, with more than 28,000 undergraduates and 11,000 postgraduates. The University’s four faculties include twenty academic schools and hundreds of specialist research groups undertaking pioneering multi-disciplinary teaching and research of worldwide significance in Engineering and Physical Sciences, Medical and Human Sciences, Life Sciences and Humanities.

In the physics of particle accelerators, the University has international expertise in the dynamics of charged particles, RF accelerating structures and novel machines. It plays a key role in the luminosity upgrade of the Large Hadron Collider and central roles in future collider projects such as the
LHeC. Moreover, it is involved in a number of international projects utilising its expertise in beam dynamics.