Special event Tuesday, 29 June 2021

V&A and CERN Classroom Live (June 2021)

As part of our Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser exhibition, join us to go down the rabbit hole and experience a livestreamed guided tour of CERN’s A.L.I.C.E detector (A Large Ion Collider Experiment).

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  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021

  • Online, Online

  • Free event

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An exciting chance to go behind the scenes and find out about the work of physicists, artists and curators at CERN. Students will hear how creativity, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths combine at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research and one of the world’s largest and most respected centres for scientific research.

The event will include:

Introduction to the V&A's Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser exhibition

Introduction to CERN, their research and experiments, and the Arts at CERN programme

Behind the scenes livestreamed guided tour of the A.L.I.C.E. experiment detector

Q&A with our speakers.

Speakers

Kate Bailey, Senior Curator and Producer, Theatre and Performance, V&A
Mónica Bello, Curator and Head of Arts, CERN
Dr Despina Hatzifotiadou, physicist and researcher in the ALICE experiment, CERN

Free.
Booking essential.
Event suitable for KS3 and KS4, STEAM subjects.

Background image: The ALICE detector, Le détecteur ALICE, Photo: Saba, A © 2021-2021 CERN