Peter Higgs' 90th Birthday Celebration

General event

Peter Higgs' 90th Birthday Celebration

  • Event time: 1:30pm until 7:00pm
  • Event date: 20th September 2019
  • Location: Playfair Library, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh

Event details

We will celebrate Peter Higgs' 90th birthday with an afternoon of talks looking back to the journey to the discovery of the Higgs boson and looking forward to future discoveries in particle physics.

The talks will be given by:

  • Lyn Evans (CERN)
  • Marcela Carena (Fermilab)
  • Chiara Mariotti (Torino)
  • Christoph Englert (University of Glasgow)

This will be followed by a drinks reception.

Registration is now open to all here. There is a registration fee of £15 (waived for UoE undergraduate students).

Photographs will be taken at this event and shared on our website and social media channels. If you do not want to be included in any photographs, please email ines.foidl [at] or speak to the photographer on the day.

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