The next CESRA Workshop will be held between July 3-7, 2023 in the University of Hertfordshire, located in Hatfield, just outside Greater London. It will be hosted by the Centre for Astrophysical Research.

Key discussion topics will feature observations, modelling and theory contributions related to
Important dates:


Registration and abstract submission Will open soon...

The deadline for registration, abstract submission and fee payment is April 17, 2023.
Financial support (fee waiver) applications Will open soon...

The deadline for waiver requests is March 27, 2023.
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Program will be published here after the abstract submission deadline.

Where to stay

Perhaps the best option would be to stay in Hatfield, within walking distance from the University, or in the city of St. Albans (20-30 minutes by bus, 15-20 minutes by taxi). However, you can commute to the University from places such as Welwyn Garden City, north and central London and others. For a wider selection of hotels, see the travel sites.

Hotels

Very basic options - Travelodge Hatfield - very basic option, about 10min walk

- Travelodge St Albans - basic option, about 20-30min by bus

- Travelodge Welwyn Garden (very close to Welwyn Garden City train station) - basic option, about 20-30min by bus

see prices at travelodge.co.uk
Budget options - Premier Inn St Albans - about 30min by bus

- Premier Inn Welwyn Garden City - about 30min by bus

see prices at premierinn.com
More upmarket options - The Comet London Hatfield - about 10min walk

- Tapestry Collection Hilton St Albans - about 30min by bus
University accommodation To be confirmed...

Venue

The workshop will be held in the University of Hertfordshire (The University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield AL10 9EU, UK.)



Getting here by plane

from Luton - You can take a taxi (costing from £45-50 for private hire companies, such as Uber, one way) - 30min

- A cheaper option (around £10 one way) would be to take a train to St Albans City and then bus towards the University of Hertfordshire - 60min

- Even cheaper option would be to take a bus to Luton Town, and then bus 610 from Luton Town to the University of Hertfordshire - 90min

from Gatwick - Take a train from the airport to St Albans City (there are direct trains) and then local bus to the University of Hertfordshire (around £40 RETURN) - 90min

from Heathrow - Take Elizabeth line train, change at Farringdon, travel to St Albans City, then take a local bus to the University of Hertfordshire (around £20 one way) - 120min

- Take bus 724 from Heathrow bus station to Hatfield (around £12 one way) - 120min

from City airport - Use DLR/underground to get to Kings Cross/St Pancras, from there take a train to St Albans City (normally depart from St Pancras) or to Hatfield (normally depart from Kings Cross), then take a local bus to the University of Hertfordshire (around £20 one way) - 60-90min

from Stansted - There is a limited number of direct coach services evry day, costing from £10 one way and taking around 75min, see NX

- Otherwise, you have to take a train to London Liverpool Street, then use underground to get to Kings Cross/St Pancras, then take a train to St Albans City or Hatfield, then take a local bus to the University of Hertfordshire

NB For train times and prices, please visit see NR website

Getting here by train

Eurostar - You will arrive at St Pancras station. From there take a train to St Albans City (usually departs from St Pancras) or to Hatfield (usually departs from Kings Cross), then take a local bus to the University of Hertfordshire

Domestic - Travel either to St Albans City or Hatfield (Herts) station, then take local bus to the University of Hertfordshire

NBThere are several direct coach services every day from Oxford, Milton Keynes and other locations within UK. For times and fares please see see NX website.

Getting here by car

Parking in the University is available at extra cost. If you require parking, please contact Mykola.

For further help, please contact SOC chair Eduard Kontar or LOC chair Mykola Gordovskyy.