BOOST2014, 18-22 August 2014, University College London

6th International Workshop on Boosted Object Phenomenology, Reconstruction & Searches in HEP


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Where we are

UCL is located just south of Euston Road, within walking distance of Euston and King's Cross-St. Pancras mainline stations. The nearest underground stations are Euston, Euston Square and Warren Street.

The postal address is:
Department of Physics & Astronomy,
University College London,
Gower Street,
United Kingdom

The location of the Roberts Buildng, where the Workshop will be held, can be seen here .
The location of the Wilkins Buildng, where the Welcome Reception will be held, can be seen here .
The location of the Physics Building, where the HEP group is housed, can be seen here .

Getting here

At weekends, there are often tube lines closed for repair. Please consult the plans for lines which may affect you.

There are 5 airports serving London: Heathrow, Gatwick, City, Luton, Stanstead; all within 60-80mins reach from UCL.

Help getting around London

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Details can be found here for both Android phones and iPhones.
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