Welcome to the Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology

The IPPP was founded in 1999 as the UK’s national centre for particle phenomenology, researching the properties and behaviour of the most fundamental building blocks of nature. Since then, we have grown to become one of the largest particle phenomenology groups in the world. Our research sits at the interface between theoretical particle physics and experiments ranging from particle colliders to gravitational wave detectors. We host an extensive programme of workshops and conferences for the international particle physics community, helping to shape the future of particle physics in the UK. Promoting public understanding of fundamental physics is also central to the IPPP’s goals, particularly with outreach to schools and teachers as well as online content.

Recent IPPP Preprints

Steven Abel, Luca A. Nutricati, Michael Spannowsky

Enrico Bothmann, Andy Buckley, Ilektra A. Christidi, Christian Gütschow, Stefan Höche, Max Knobbe, Tim Martin, Marek Schönherr

Jack Y. Araz, Andy Buckley, Benjamin Fuks, Humberto Reyes-Gonzalez, Wolfgang Waltenberger, Sophie L. Williamson, Jamie Yellen

Bowen Fu, Stephen F. King, Luca Marsili, Silvia Pascoli, Jessica Turner, Ye-Ling Zhou

Steven Abel, Andrei Constantin, Thomas R. Harvey, Andre Lukas



July 18, 2022

Martin Bauer and Stephen Jones have written a piece in theconversation.com reflecting on the road from theoretical idea to discovery of the Higgs Boson, and some of the yet unanswered questions in...

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May 23, 2022

Martin Bauer has written a piece for The Institute of Art and Ideas on the recent measurement of the mass of the W boson by CDF at the Tevatron. Their very precise determination puts its mass...

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March 22, 2022

Asli Abdullahi passed her viva on 21 March, after a good discussion about neutrino physics with examiners Prof. Joachim Kopp and Dr. Djuna Croon. Dr. Abdullahi wrote an excellent thesis on aspects...

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Forthcoming Workshops

November 3, 2022 - November 4, 2022

Forthcoming Seminars