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Why don’t muons get absorbed by the electromagnetic calorimeter in the ATLAS detector?

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Muons are heavier, and so carry more momentum.

Why do you want to pursue a career in research?

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Tell us about the PhD topic

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A lot of people ask why you want to do a PhD. Coming from a non-biology background I found that a lot of people asked why I wanted to do a PhD at The Francis Crick institute, despite many administrative people giving presentations stating that The Crick was a multi disciplinary institute.

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what is your research experience

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Why do you want to do this PhD

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funding status

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technical issues of carrying out the proposed research

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Why this university?

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What experience did I have in laboratory and isotope research and how could I transfer existing skills. Did I have experience in learning new techniques and strategies and working long unsociable hours often on my own.

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