— CERN is developing a corrector magnet for the High-Luminosity project that has a peculiar design (to say nothing of its name…)
— Twenty years ago, CERN established a dedicated policy and structure for knowledge and technology transfer
— Since it began operation in 2010, the LHC has delivered over 100 fb-1 (inverse femtobarns) of integrated luminosity to each of ATLAS and CMS
— Many visitors (re)discovered CERN at Researchers' Night and the United Nations Office in Geneva Open Day
— An international group of students found new applications of superconductors during the Superconductor Hackathon at CERN
— Donation of servers to SESAME marks the thirteenth donation of CERN computing equipment
— State-of-the-art Wi-Fi coverage is now available in key buildings including – finally – a simple “visitor” Wi-Fi service
“Nothing will change” is one of the complaints often heard in the Ombud’s Office. However, four years after taking on the role of the CERN Ombud and a few days before retiring, I would like to assert that things do change, albeit sometimes very slowly, and that, by addressing issues constructively...