Beamline for Schools

The Beamline for Schools competition offers high-school students the chance to conduct experiments at a real, functioning physics beamline at CERN. More about the competition.

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Beamline for Schools: Inspiring the next generation of scientists

The winning teams of Beamline for Schools 2021 spent two full weeks at DESY working on their experiments

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01 October, 2021
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01 October, 2021

Two high-school teams from Italy and Mexico win the CERN Beamline for Schools competition

Two teams of high-school students from the Liceo Scientifico Statale “A. Scacchi” (Bari, Italy) and the Escuela Nacional Preparatoria “Plantel 2” (Mexico City, Mexico) have won the 2021 edition of the Beamline for Schools competition

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At CERN
23 June, 2021
At CERN
Press release
23 June, 2021

Registration is open for Beamline for Schools 2021

In this unique competition, high-school students anywhere in the world team up to create and perform their scientific experiment at a leading particle physics laboratory

Announcement
At CERN
12 January, 2021
At CERN
Announcement
12 January, 2021

Registration is open for Beamline for Schools 2021

In this unique competition, high-school students anywhere in the world team up to create and perform their scientific experiment at a leading particle physics laboratory

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At CERN
11 December, 2020

Beamline for Schools 2020: It’s a wrap!

The two winning teams of this year’s competition tested their projects on real-life particle beams in September

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At CERN
19 October, 2020
At CERN
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19 October, 2020

High-school teams from Switzerland and Germany win CERN Beamline for Schools competition

Two teams of high-school students from Switzerland and Germany, have won the 2020 Beamline for Schools competition

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At CERN
15 June, 2020
At CERN
Press release
15 June, 2020

Apply for the 2020 Beamline for Schools competition

Groups of physics students are invited, along with their teachers, to propose an idea for a particle-physics experiment

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20 March, 2020
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20 March, 2020

Beamline for Schools 2019 participants present results

The winning teams from this year’s competition have successfully finished their data-collection runs

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08 November, 2019
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08 November, 2019

Dutch and US students win 2019 CERN Beamline for Schools competition

Two teams of high-school students, one from the Praedinius Gymnasium in Groningen, Netherlands, and one from the West High School in Salt Lake City, USA, have won the 2019 Beamline for Schools competition

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At CERN
24 June, 2019
At CERN
Press release
24 June, 2019

Beamline for Schools: the worldwide competition is growing

Two high-school teams from India and the Philippines conducted their proposed experiments at CERN

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08 October, 2018
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08 October, 2018

Beamline for Schools 2017: a successful story continues

Two high-school teams from Italy and Canada had the opportunity to conduct their own experiments at a fully-equipped CERN beamline

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At CERN
10 October, 2017

Students from CERN competition publish research paper

The first ever paper to come from research conducted as part of CERN’s Beamline for Schools competition, has been published in a scientific journal

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At CERN
22 November, 2016