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Prof Tara Shears

Professor Physics

Biography

Personal Distinctions

  • Particle physics (Invitation to Speak, Thinking Digital 2015)
  • Latest news from LHC (Invitation to Speak, IOP NE 2015)
  • Introduction to particle physics (Invitation to Speak, CERN high school teacher programme 2014)
  • LHC (Invitation to Speak, Liverpool women's club 2014)
  • Introduction to particle physics (Invitation to Speak, CERN summer student lectures 2014)
  • Debate; how maths underpins reality (Invitation to Speak, HTLGI festival 2014)
  • Antimatter (Invitation to Speak, Gravity fields festival Cambridge 2014)
  • Antimatter; TEDxLiverpool (Invitation to Speak, TEDxLiverpool 2014)
  • Antimatter (Invitation to Speak, Liverpool summer student school 2014)
  • Analysing data; particle physics masterclass (Invitation to Speak, UCD 2014)
  • Debate; dreams of a universe (Invitation to Speak, HTLGI festival 2014)
  • Particle physics in 2 hours (Invitation to Speak, international organisation of physics students 2014)
  • RS panel discussion on Higgs (Invitation to Speak, Royal Society 2014)
  • Chairing debate; is science the new church (Invitation to Speak, HTLGI festival 2014)
  • CERN (Invitation to Speak, EO university 2014)
  • What's left to know (Invitation to Speak, HTLGI festival 2014)
  • Latest news from LHC (Invitation to Speak, Manchester IOP 2014)
  • In conversation at MOSI exhibition launch (Invitation to Speak, STFC/MOSI 2014)
  • Women in science discussion (Invitation to Speak, Liverpool University/ATHENA SWAN 2014)
  • LHC; Royal Institution 6th form conference (Invitation to Speak, Royal Institution 2013)
  • Royal Institution evening discourse (Invitation to Speak, Royal Institution 2013)
  • The Standard Model (Keynote Speech, Gustavus Nobel conference 2013)
  • Latest news from LHC (Invitation to Speak, British science festival 2012)
  • Latest news from LHC (Invitation to Speak, Liverpool Teacher's conference 2012)
  • W&Z measurements at LHCb (Invitation to Speak, Sonderforschungsbereich Transregio-9 at KIT Karlsruhe 2012)
  • The God in Small Things (Invitation to Speak, TEDx Manchester 2012)
  • A year in the life of LHC (Invitation to Speak, Edinburgh science festival 2012)
  • Latest news from LHC (Invitation to Speak, STFC/QUB public lecture 2012)
  • Science on the cutting edge (Invitation to Speak, Guardian Open Weekend 2012)
  • Leap of Faith: HIggs (Invitation to Speak, Wellcome trust 2012)
  • Latest electroweak results (Invitation to Speak, LHC electroweak workshop, CERN 2012)
  • Higgs discussion (Invitation to Speak, Royal Irish Academy masterclass 2012)
  • Higgs, latest news from LHC (Invitation to Speak, Dauntsey's school 2012)
  • Latest news from the LHC (Invitation to Speak, UCD masterclass 2012)
  • Particle physics and LHC (Invitation to Speak, Manchester science festival 2012)
  • LHC latest news (Invitation to Speak, Liverpool physics society 2011)
  • Electroweak boson production with LHCb (Invitation to Speak, EPS conference 2011)
  • Production measurements at LHCb (Invitation to Speak, LHCb 2011)
  • Electroweak measurements with LHCb (Invitation to Speak, University of Milan 2011)
  • LHC: latest news (Invitation to Speak, Royal Institution 2011)
  • Piccard in Space, panel discussion, ether festival (Invitation to Speak, Royal Society / Queen Elizabeth hall 2011)
  • Latest news from the LHC (Invitation to Speak, LIFT 11 conference 2011)
  • Status of the Standard Model (Invitation to Speak, Royal Society discussion meeting 2011)
  • LHCb electroweak measurements (Invitation to Speak, LHC electroweak workshop 2011)
  • Back to the Big Bang: the Large Hadron Collider (Invitation to Speak, UCL chemistry & physics society 2010)
  • See Further: Science and Arts Festival cafe scientifique (Invitation to Speak, Royal Society 2010)
  • Electroweak physics: LHCb (Invitation to Speak, Precision electroweak workshop, Paris 2010)
  • The importance of fundamental research (Invitation to Speak, PAWS/OMNI awards evening 2010)
  • The LHC (Invitation to Speak, IOP sponsored session at ESOF 2010 2010)
  • The LHC (Invitation to Speak, Edinburgh science festival 2010)
  • LHC latest news (Invitation to Speak, British Association 2010)
  • Antimatter (Invitation to Speak, Open University 2010)
  • What lies beneath: and how the LHC can help us find out (Invitation to Speak, Royal Institution 2010)
  • Back to the Big Bang; the LHC. (Invitation to Speak, Royal Institution 2010)
  • Back to the Big Bang; the LHC (Invitation to Speak, IET Belfast 2010)
  • LHCb sensitivity to PDFs (Invitation to Speak, IOP half day meeting on proton structure 2009)
  • V+jet production at the Tevatron (Invitation to Speak, DIS conference 2009)
  • What lies beneath: what has the LHC shown us? (Invitation to Speak, IOP SE branch 2009)
  • Young Professional's lecture, IET (Invitation to Speak, IET 2009)
  • Disturbing the universe: LHC (Invitation to Speak, Thinking Digital Conference 2009)
  • Back to the Big Bang (Invitation to Speak, Institute of Physics 2009)
  • Dirac: Britain's Einstein (Invitation to Speak, Science Museum/Dana centre 2009)
  • W and Z production at LHCb (Invitation to Speak, European Physical Society HEP conference 2009)
  • RIA panel discussion on antimatter (Invitation to Speak, Royal Irish Academy 2009)
  • Edinburgh "general interest series" physics seminar (Invitation to Speak, University of Edinburgh 2008)
  • Small x physics at LHC (Invitation to Speak, International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics 2008)
  • What lies beneath; how particle physics holds the key to understanding the universe (Invitation to Speak, IOP Merseyside branch 6th form lecture 2008)
  • URF 25th anniversary celebration (Invitation to Speak, Royal Society 2008)
  • Beauty production at CDF (Invitation to Speak, DIS conference 2008)
  • IOP Showcase evening: CERN (Invitation to Speak, CERN/STFC 2008)
  • Outreach: particle physics (Invitation to Speak, IOP 2008)
  • Knutsford SciBar: Recipe for a universe (Invitation to Speak, Knutsford SciBar 2007)
  • Plenary talk at IOP Nuclear and Particle Physics Division meeting (Invitation to Speak, IOP 2007)
  • PPARC lecture at ASE conference (Invitation to Speak, PPARC/ASE 2007)
  • BA festival: A journey to the beginning of time (Invitation to Speak, STFC 2007)
  • New Fellowship holders Induction day (Invitation to Speak, Royal Society 2007)
  • Parliamentary and Scientific committee breakfast briefing on LHC (Invitation to Speak, PPARC/Parliamentary and scientific committee 2007)
  • The LHC: how the world's largest machine can investigate matter's smallest constituents (Invitation to Speak, Royal Society 2007)
  • "Secrets of our universe - how did the universe begin?" (Invitation to Speak, PPARC/BA festival of Science 2006)
  • "Four Scientists in Search of an Author" (Invitation to Speak, English PEN / SciTalk 2006)
  • "The Very Big and the Very Small" (Invitation to Speak, PAWS 2005)
  • "A gentle introduction to the Higgs" (Invitation to Speak, Institute of Physics 2005)
  • "Particle Physics" (Invitation to Speak, Expert Link: UKRC workshop to promote women 2005)
  • Cavendish prize for Physics (Prize, Sponsored by SET for Britain/IoP/PPARC/EPSRC/RAAS/Duke of Devonshire 2005)
  • "B and C production at the Tevatron" (Invitation to Speak, CDF/European Physical Society 2005)
  • Royal Society merit award (Royal Society 2004)
  • Royal Society University Research Fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, Royal Society 2000)

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