Switzerland - Visit to Paul Scheerer Institut (PSI)

  • Date: –13:00
  • Location: Switzerland Visitor Centre PSI, 5232 Villigen
  • Organiser: Uppsala University Switzerland Alumni Chapter
  • Contact person: The UUSAC organising committee
  • Visning

Join the Uppsala University Switzerland Alumni Chapter (UUSAC) for a study visit to Paul Scheerer Institut (PSI), the largest research institute in Switzerland supporting engineering and natural sciences.

UUSAC in collaboration with SKANDAC, "der Skandinavische Akademische Club", invite you to join a study visit to Paul Scheerer Institut (PSI). 

PSI is the largest research institute in Switzerland supporting engineering and natural sciences. World class research with the main topics Matter and Material, Energy and Environment and Human Health. Fundamental and applied research is conducted aiming to find long term solutions on challenges in society, industrial and science. 

It will be a guided tour of the large-scale research area taking 3 hours. We will visit the Swiss Light Source, the experimental hall and the Centre for Proton Therapy (depending on availability). Detailed plan:

10:00 Meeting point and welcome at visitor centre PSI forum
- Overview of PSI
- Introduction to large-scale research facilities
- Discover exhibits

10:45 Short refreshment break 

11:00 Guided tour of large-scale research facilities

13:00 End of tour

 

Date & time: Saturday 18th of January 2020, 10:00 (but we will arrive 10 minutes earlier)

Location: Visitor Centre PSI, 5232 Villigen

Public transport option: 09:06 Zürich HB IR16 towards Bern track 16, change 09:35 in Brugg Bus 376 arriving 09:49 at PSI West. We will travel in the 2:nd class wagon furthest away from HB.

Costs: Free entrance

Number participants: Minimum 12, maximum 25. Members may bring one friend.

RSVP: No later than 6th of January 2020 (earlier RSVP are appreciated). First come first serve.

Register: By email to uusac@alumni.uu.se

Switzerland - Visit to Paul Scheerer Institut (PSI)