WHAT IS CHEIRON SCHOOL?
The Cheiron School's main aim is to provide useful and basic knowledge as well as perspectives of synchrotron radiation science and technology for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, young scientists and engineers who wish to pursue their career in a field requiring synchrotron radiation and join a synchrotron radiation facility in the Asia Oceania region.
DATE & VENUE
DATE: September 24th (Mon) - October 3rd (Wed), 2012
VENUE: SPring-8, Hyogo, JAPAN
The qualification requirements of the Cheiron School students are undergraduate students, young scientists and engineers related to synchrotron facilities in the Asia-Oceania region.
Overseas Participants need a recommendation from AOFSRR Council Members or Associate Members.
Japan Domestic Participants need a recommendation from JSSRR or Cheiron School Organizers.
If you wish to join the Cheiron School, please contact the above members in your country.
Cheiron School is named for the Centaur “Cheiron”, one of the immortal Greek Gods who received instructions in Music and Medical arts from Apollon and Hunt from Artemis. He was also known as the first among centaurs and highly revered as a teacher and tutor. His feats included giving instructions in Martial arts to Hercules, Medical arts to Aesculapius, and Equestrian arts to Castor.