GridPP4 Tranche 1 NorthGrid Lancaster

Lead Research Organisation: Lancaster University
Department Name: Physics

Abstract

Equipment only, agreed in relation to the previously issued GridPP4 grant.

Planned Impact

Equipment only, agreed in relation to the previously issued GridPP4 grant.

Publications


10 25 50
 
Description Pilot commercial use by start-ups such as Cambridge Ontology
First Year Of Impact 2007
Sector Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software)
Impact Types Economic
 
Description GridPP 
Organisation European Grid Infrastructure (EGI)
Country Netherlands, Kingdom of the 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution Middleware, hardware, operations; ATLAS Member of the PMB, formerly Applications Co-ordinator, Deputy Chair of Users Board. Provide Deployment Team member.
Collaborator Contribution Middleware, operations, co-ordination
Impact some papers, enabled many physics papers.
 
Description T2K 
Organisation T2K Collaboration
Country Global 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Collaborators, detector builders (ND280), operators
Collaborator Contribution Collaborators
Impact Papers, detector R&D
 
Description WLCG 
Organisation European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Department Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG)
Country Switzerland, Swiss Confederation 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Hardware, middleware, operations; Collaboration Board Member and Chair
Collaborator Contribution Hardware, middleware, operations, co-ordination
Impact All LHC and Tevatron papers
 
Description 5 Particle Physics Masterclasses/Residentials 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Increases interest in science and particle physics

Increased applications to Lancaster, citing particle phsyics interest
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Big bang fair 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Big Bang Fair, general science exhibition at the NEC
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014,2015
 
Description Royal Society Summer Exhibition 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact many thousands saw stands on the Grid/Higgs physics/Beyond the Higgs
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2008,2011,2014