Updates for students and educators

Inventive ideas bring schools step closer to beamline

28 Apr 2016 – Evaluation has begun of the 151 proposals submitted for the beamline for schools 2016 competition

Geneva Summer Schools

29 Mar 2016 – Geneva Summer Schools 2016 - Apply Now!

Applications for S’Cool LAB now open

24 Mar 2016 – Applications are now open for high school teachers to apply to bring their students for a unique hands-on experience at CERN

UK launches Institute for Research in Schools

4 Mar 2016 – On 3 March, the Institute for Research in Schools, IRIS, was launched. Building on the CERN@school initiative, IRIS takes a cue from particle physics.

ATLAS announces Thesis Award winners

3 Mar 2016 – On 25 February 2016, the ATLAS collaboration announced the winners of the 2015 ATLAS Thesis Awards.

Debugging the gender gap

2 Mar 2016 – The first Django Girls event in Geneva took place at CERN last weekend

Register now for the Asia-Europe-Pacific School of HEP

18 Feb 2016 – The third Asia-Europe-Pacific School of High-Energy Physics, AEPSHEP2016, to be held near Beijing, China, 12-25 October 2016, is open for applications

Innovation for Change project starts at CERN

2 Feb 2016 – For the Innovation for Change project 50 young talents will apply advanced technology to finding solutions for social needs

Beamline for Schools: be a CERN scientist for a week

26 Jan 2016 – High-school students can register now for the beamline for schools competition to create and carry out an experiment at CERN

Register now for the European School of High-Energy Physics

19 Jan 2016 – This year's school will be held in Norway from 15-28 June. Register by 19 February 2016

CBI students: target hit!

4 Jan 2016 – The students on the third Challenge Based Innovation (CBI) @CERN course presented all their proofs-of-concept and prototypes in December.

Training course for eighteen teachers at CERN

4 Jan 2016 – 18 teachers attended a three-day training course organised by the LAMAP Foundation (Fondation La main à la pâte set up by Georges Charpak in 1995)

CERN encourages girls to "expand their horizons"

4 Jan 2016 – CERN took part in "Élargis tes horizons" a conference to encourage girls to take up studies in the scientific and technical domains.

Tim Peake’s TimPix launch into space

17 Dec 2015 – Astronaut Tim Peake is on the International Space Station with a Timepix chip from the CERN@School project

Apply now for the CERN openlab Summer Student Programme 2016

15 Dec 2015 – Are you a student interested in working on advanced IT projects at CERN? Applications are now open for 2016’s CERN openlab Summer Student Programme.

Schoolboy uses grid computing to analyse satellite data

9 Dec 2015 – Youngest person to receive grid certification uses computing power to analyse satellite data

Faster research code wins student CERN openlab internship

16 Nov 2015 – CERN openlab and Intel jointly announced the winners of the Modern Code Developer Challenge at annual Intel HPC Developer Conference in November

MOOC "From particles to stars"

16 Nov 2015 – Attend the new MOOC, "From particles to stars", organised by the Université Paris-Saclay.

CBI Students: ready for new challenges

8 Oct 2015 – Students from Mediterranean countries begin four month course to problem-solve societal issues

Win an internship at CERN openlab

17 Sep 2015 – Show off your coding skills in the Intel Modern Code Developer Challenge 2015 for a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime experience


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