4th Annual Workshop

Prague, Czech Republik, 22 - 26 June 2014

The final ARDENT workshop was hosted by the IEAP at the Masarykova Kolej venue, on the main grounds of Czech Technical University (CTU) in Prague, located at address: Thákurova 550/1, 160 00 Praha 6-Dejvice, Česká Republika.

The ESRs presented their final results and anticipated future career steps. The training workshop topics covered included neutron dosimetry and radiobiology, with invited talks from international experts. Highlights included Prof. Stanislav Pospisil's special guest seminar about the history of pixel detectors and the social event dinner held out on the Vltava River.

Visit the dedicated web site https://indico.cern.ch/event/349068/

3rd Annual Workshop

Schwarzenbruck, Germany, 29 Sept. - 2 Oct. 2014

3rd ARDENT Workshop at Stadl Burgthann

The Third Annual ARDENT Workshop was jointly organised by IBA Dosimetry and CERN and took take place in Burgthann and Schwarzenbruck, nearby Nuerenberg, Germany. The Workshop, gathering together about fourty people including all fifteen ESRs, their supervisors and representatives of the Associate Partners was an update on the progress made at each institution and allowed for exchange of information.

Scientific results were presented over one and a half days by the ESRs and a poster session plus two seminars were organized.

A two-days training course by IBA Dosimetry on Quality Assurance in Therapy and Diagnostics and on Semiconductor Detectors was part of the workshop.

Meetings of the five ARDENT Project Boards took place for a total of half a day and a social event in the streets of Nuerenberg guaranteed a pleasant athmosphere despite the heavy programme.

Visit a dedicated web site (https://indico.cern.ch/event/302085/)for more details and to consult the available presentations and check some pictures out....

Business and Administration Training and Secondments

CERN, Geneva, 19 - 23 May 2014

A training course on Business and Administration (BA) was held at CERN from 19th to 23rd May 2014, consisting of three modules: Technology Transfer, Project Management and Entrepreneurship. The first module was given by CERN Knowledge and Technology Transfer group, the second by STS SAUTER Training and Simulation s.a., the third by the Said Business School at Oxford, UK.

See course program

A team building exercise took place in the evening of 21st May alongside the Allondon river close to CERN and here you can see a few photos.

Team building

Team building - Jay, Ivan, Andrej, Kevin, Francesca

Team building - Erik, Eleni, Benedikt, Alvin, Silvia

Team building - Silvia and Alvin

Team building - Chris and more

Following the BA course, each ESR will spend some weeks on secondment at one of the ARDENT partners according to this downloadable program (last edited 15 September 2015).

The secondments'program


2nd Annual Workshop and Mid term Review

Milano, October 2013

The second annual ARDENT workshop took place at the Politecnico of Milano during the celebration of the POLIMI's 150th anniversary. The Workshop gathered together all fifteen ESRs and their supervisors to update on the progress made at each institution and exchange information. During this workshop, each ESR presented the work done so far, experts were invited to deliver training courses on experimental micro- and nanodosimetry, and an entire day was dedicated especially to outreach activities. The Mid-term review also took place that week, with the participation of the EU Project Officer.

Visit a dedicated web site (http://www.150.polimi.it/) for more details on the 150th anniversary.

Visit the conference website for more details.

Check CERN bulletin article relating ARDENT Mid-Term Review.

Check also the Outreach Event flyer Outreach Event flyer.

Mid Term Review Preparatory meeting

CERN, 13th June 2013

Ardent ESR's gathered at CERN and discussed their research before the Mid Term Meeting this October in Milan. As part of this programme, a visit to the ATLAS detector in the LHC was organised.

ESR's with Ardent Scientist in charge, Marco Silari.

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Visit the external web site to see the agenda and presentations.

1st Annual Workshop

Vienna, 20-23 November 2012

The first annual ARDENT workshop gathered together all ESRs and their supervisors to update on the progress made at each institution and exchange information. Each ESR introduced himself and its work, experts were invited to deliver training courses on dosimetry, and a visit to the MedAustron was organised during the last day.

Visit the external web site to see the agenda.

The CERN Weekly Bulletin briefly reported about ARDENT's 1st Annual Workshop that was held in Vienna, Austria. Read the report at CERN Weekly Bulletin websites.

Workshop at CNAO

Pavia, 19 October 2012

This event aimed to discuss a collaboration between CNAO and ARDENT and the possibility to obtain beam time in order to perform measurements of interest to both ARDENT and CNAO. This European collaboration represents an excellent opportunity for the ESRs to collect interesting experimental data for their PhD.

Visit the external web site to see the agenda.

Kick-off Meeting

CERN, 8 May 2012

The kick-off meeting took place at CERN on Tuesday, the 8th of May, 2012.

Visit the external web site to see the agenda and presentations.

The CERN Weekly Bulletin interviews Marco Silari, ARDENT's Scientist in Charge, about the project's kick-off meeting. Read the full article at CERN Weekly Bulletin websites.