Ellie Dobson

Ellie Dobson is a CERN Post-doctoral Research Fellow based at CERN in Geneva. She works on the ATLAS detector’s Trigger system and is currently investigating multi-parton interactions in proton-proton collisions at the LHC.

Arrival at EPS

When I was invited to give a talk on behalf of ATLAS at this summer’s European Physical Society High Energy Physics conference (EPS), I wasn’t really sure what to expect. Most conferences I have been to are relatively intimate affairs where you have long discussions after every talk and then everybody trots down to the pub together to discuss the day’s results. EPS, though, is one of the largest particle physics conferences in the world. Or at least I reckon it is, having eyeballed the number of participants registered on the website, hailing from all sorts of fields ranging from astrophysics to ultra relativistic ions to our very own LHC proton-proton collider physics.

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