Updates for students and educators

ATLAS Open data used at a University

5 Oct 2016 – The Technical University of Dortmund (Germany) is the first university to use ATLAS data in a lab course

Beamline for Schools 2016: how to be a CERN scientist

3 Oct 2016 – Two teams of high-school students from the UK and Poland had the opportunity to conduct their own experiments at a fully equipped CERN beamline

Code challenge winners come to CERN

29 Sep 2016 – Last week, winners of the Intel Modern Code Challenge came to CERN

Higgs Prize winners visit CERN

6 Sep 2016 – This summer CERN welcomed the winning students of the 2016 Higgs Prize, sponsored by the Scottish Government.

CERN hosts training on gender inclusive teaching

23 Aug 2016 – For the second time, CERN’s Diversity Office facilitated a working group on gender inclusive teaching as part of their High School Teacher Programme

CERN openlab student programme closes with lightning talks

19 Aug 2016 – Earlier this week, this year’s CERN openlab summer students presented their work as 5-minute ‘lighting talk’ presentations

10,000th teacher visits CERN

4 Aug 2016 – This year marks the 10,000th teacher to visit CERN since its first teacher programme in 1998

Take part in the 2017 Beamline for Schools competition!

19 Jul 2016 – Pre-registration is open for the fourth annual Beamline for Schools competition

Winning Intel ISEF students come to CERN

1 Jul 2016 – From 11 to 17 June, CERN hosted the 10 young students who won the CERN Special Award at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

Innovation for Change rewards student water leak solution

21 Jun 2016 – Innovation for Change project, which began at CERN, rewards students that put existing technologies to better use for global, societal needs

Bringing CMS to South Korea

21 Jun 2016 – Virtual visits give CMS collaborators in Seoul chance to introduce students to particle physics

Applications for S’Cool LAB days in 2017 now open

20 Jun 2016 – High school teachers are invited apply online now to visit CERN’s S’Cool LAB for a full day of guided tours and hands-on experiment workshops

Winners of 2016 Beamline for Schools competition announced

13 Jun 2016 – Two teams of high-school students, from Poland and the UK, will travel to CERN in September to conduct experiments using a CERN accelerator beam

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


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