Updates for CERN people

Female physicists and engineers go back to school

21 Feb 2018 — Female scientists visited 108 local classrooms to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The new LHC protectors

21 Feb 2018 — New collimators are being installed and tested in the LHC. They will improve its protection and prepare it for higher luminosity in the HL-LHC

Alumni interactions left overwhelming tracks at CERN

13 Feb 2018 — The First Collisions event left all participants with fond memories of this unique experience and with a lot of enthusiasm for growth of the network

Building 107: a safe space for chemicals

13 Feb 2018 — The new Building houses equipment for the surface treatment of vacuum equipment and the production of printed circuit boards

Computer security: take it seriously

12 Feb 2018 — In the physical world, we apply many safety measures automatically and repeatedly. How come we are more relaxed in the virtual world?

Annual check-up and upgrades for the injectors

30 Jan 2018 — Maintenance, upgrades and new equipment for the accelerator complex during the year-end technical stop

New permanent ALICE exhibition inaugurated

30 Jan 2018 — Located at ALICE’s experiment site, the exhibition is now open for guided tours

Prime Minister of Estonia visits CERN

25 Jan 2018 — On 24 January, His Excellency Mr Jüri Ratas, Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia, visited CERN

Using virtual reality to improve safety

24 Jan 2018 — CERN recently carried out its first safety experiment in virtual reality

Computer security: Spectre and Meltdown, just the beginning?

23 Jan 2018 — The beginning of the year has been dominated by two security vulnerabilities, known as Meltdown and Spectre

Works accelerate when the LHC sleeps

16 Jan 2018 — For 14 weeks this winter teams are carrying out maintenance and upgrade work on the LHC

CERN and the HUG – a life-saving partnership

15 Jan 2018 — Since 2015, the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) have had a permanent presence at CERN, improving emergency response in and around the laboratory

CERN History Days: Relaunching the CERN History Project

15 Jan 2018 — Sign up for CERN’s first History Day

Get yourself an ORCID

15 Jan 2018 — ORCID is a unique way to identify yourself, link your publications and more

Computer security: Computing power for professionals… only!

12 Jan 2018 — CERN’s OpenStack service provides you with enormous computing and storage resources to achieve your professional goals

Art in the archives

12 Jan 2018 — An exhibition of slide photos transformed by time into works of art

Another successful year for CERN’s apprentices

21 Dec 2017 — Four CERN technical apprentices were awarded their certificat fédéral de capacité in 2017

Energy: making research infrastructures part of the solution

12 Dec 2017 — The fourth Energy for Sustainable Science Workshop took place in the end of November at the Extreme Light Infrastructure’s Magurele-Bucharest campus

LHC Report: An eventful and successful 2017

12 Dec 2017 — Now that the successful 2017 run has ended, let’s take a look back at a year full of events

A 350-metre-tall tower to purify argon

12 Dec 2017 — CERN is participating in ARIA, a project to build a 350-metre column to produce extra-pure argon to be used in a dark-matter search experiment

Opinion: So you want to communicate science?

11 Dec 2017 — Sijbrand de Jong explains why even the busiest physicists can find time to help inspire and educate the next generation

Show don’t tell - LHCreate asks why

11 Dec 2017 — Participants in the annual LHCreate workshop presented their most recent exciting ideas during a two-day event at IdeaSquare

CERN hosts major international fire and rescue meeting

10 Dec 2017 — Some 20 leading firefighters from 13 countries came to CERN from 15 to 19 November for a meeting of experts on fires involving hazardous materials

Why you got a new PDF reader

10 Dec 2017 — Software of high quality that is well programmed, with best-practice security principles in mind, is harder to exploit

Twenty-five years of service at CERN

2 Dec 2017 — The staff members having reached 25 years of service at CERN in 2017 were invited by the Director-General to a reception on 24 November

New magnets to feed the Proton Synchrotron Booster

21 Nov 2017 — New septum magnets will send the beam to the four rings of the PS Booster after the Long Shutdown 2

The Automnales: ten days of success

21 Nov 2017 — Tens of thousands of people visited CERN’s stand at the Automnales, where they were welcomed by enthusiastic volunteers

Recycling: we all have a role to play

20 Nov 2017 — From 20 to 24 November, head over to the Main Building (500) to find out about waste sorting and recycling at CERN

LHC Report: record luminosity, well done LHC

20 Nov 2017 — The LHC’s 2017 proton run has ended with record luminosity. The special runs will now take place before the winter shutdown

The Gentner programme celebrates its tenth anniversary

17 Nov 2017 — The German doctoral student programme has trained 122 students since 2007

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