OUTREACH activities

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This is an attempt to collect information regarding the Outreach and Education activities of the CHIPP community. Past, present and future activities can be found here, the right persons to contact, outreach material such as posters, talks and publications, press coverage and useful links.

For any comment, input, question etc please contact Hans Peter Beck, who at the moment coordinates the CHIPP outreach group and who is a co-chair of The International Particle Physics Outreach Group: IPPOG collaboration. (IPPOG).

Switzerland is represented by Angela Benelli in the European Particle Physics Communication Network (EPPCN).

If you would like to participate (even occasionally) in communicating Particle Physics with and to the Media, if you have news, photos, announcements to do .. please contact Angela Benelli.

Contact Persons

If you would like to get information on particle physics and related topics, invite a speaker, visit a laboratory (e.g. CERN) or any other business, contact one of the following persons:

PD Dr. Hans Peter Beck
Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics
Laboratory for High Energy Physics
University of Bern
Sidlerstrasse 5
CH-3012 Bern
Tel +41 22 767 11 94
E-Mail : hans.peter.beck@cern.ch

Univ. Bern :

Prof. Dr Antonio Ereditato
Albert Einstein Center for Fundamental Physics
Laboratory for High Energy Physics
University of Bern
Sidlerstrasse, 5
CH-3012 Bern
Tel +41 31 6318566
FAX +41 31 6314487
Secretariat : +41 31 6314064
E-Mail : antonio.ereditato@cern.ch

Univ. Geneva :

Prof. Alain Blondel
24, Quai Ernest-Ansermet
CH-1211 Geneva 4
Tel : +41 22 379 6227
E-Mail : Alain.Blondel@cern.ch

Univ. Zurich :

Prof. Thomas Gehrmann
Institute for Theoretical Physics
University of Zürich
Winterthurerstr. 190
8057 Zürich
Phone +41 44 635 5818
Fax: +41 44 635 5704
E-Mail : thomas.gehrmann@physik.unizh.ch


Dr. Quentin Ingram
Paul Scherrer Institut, OFLC/010
CH-5232 Villigen PSI
Tel : +41 56 310 3258
E-Mail : quentin.ingram@psi.ch

ETH Zurich :

Prof. Günther Dissertori
ETH Hönggerberg, HPK E28
CH-8093 Zürich
Tel : +41 44 633 4288
E-Mail : guenther.dissertori@cern.ch

Past, present and upcoming activities

Here you can find announcements for outreach activities (such as seminars, open days etc.)

  • In Oct. 2006 the CHIPP Plenary meeting has endorsed a proposal to organize a CHIPP summer school in 2007. Details on this proposal can be found in the talk by G. Dissertori given at that meeting.
  • Presentation of Swiss Outreach activities at the EPPOG meeting in Valencia in Apr05 by G. Dissertori.

Teachers programme :


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Useful material :

Here you can find and download slides of talks for the general public, posters, publications and many more...

Talks for the general public:

Talk : Talk (in German) for the general public (NWG St. Gallen) by G. Dissertori : Aktuelles aus der Teilchenphysik; oder : Die Archäologie des Universums (PDF file, 29 Mb). Talk elaborated in collaboration between F. Pauss and G. Dissertori.

Publications: Conference paper on Research Oriented Teaching of Particle Physics, by G. Dissertori