Updates for CERN people

Ground-breaking ceremony for the High-Luminosity LHC

26 Jun 2018 — A ceremony was held on 15 June to mark the start of civil-engineering work for the High-Luminosity LHC

LHC Report: Investing in the future

26 Jun 2018 — The latest Machine Development period ended on early Monday morning, 18 June, after six days of intensive studies of the LHC accelerator

Successfully switching careers as a scientist

26 Jun 2018 — The CERN Alumni network has initiated a series of workshops to help scientists explore new career opportunities

Broadening access to STEM

26 Jun 2018 — A recent workshop looked at how and why CERN has introduced gender-inclusive teaching into its teacher programmes

Presidential visits to CERN

26 Jun 2018 — The President of Slovenia and the President of the Swiss Confederation visit CERN on 20 and 21 June, respectively

Computer security: Scaling out intrusion detection

25 Jun 2018 — Automatically and autonomously monitoring digital activities on CERN’s network and its firewalls between CERN and the Internet...

Get ready for a new CERN Learning Hub

25 Jun 2018 — CERN’s training application is about to get better, with additional functionality and a new user interface. Welcome to the Learning Hub!

Complete makeover of the East Area

12 Jun 2018 — Major renovation work will reduce energy consumption and improve the reliability and safety of the experiment hall

LHC Report: Standing strong through the storms

12 Jun 2018 — As I write this report, the integrated luminosity counter for ATLAS and CMS is at 23.1 fb-1, exceeding our goal of around 18 fb-1

ECSITEment reigns at CERN’s exhibitions

12 Jun 2018 — Museum directors and science outreach experts visited CERN on the occasion of the annual ECSITE meeting

Computer security: Smile, you’re on camera…

12 Jun 2018 — What do some webcams, cameras, video-conferencing cameras, control devices and Internet-of-Things devices connected to CERN networks have in common?

World’s first crabbing of a proton beam

29 May 2018 — CERN successfully tests crab cavities, a key component of the High-Luminosity LHC

LHC Report: Running towards a production break

29 May 2018 — The LHC is in full production mode with 2556 bunches per beam and has already successfully provided 14.6 fb-1 to each of ATLAS and CMS

A different perspective of CERN

29 May 2018 — Discover the new aerial photos of CERN taken by drone at gis.cern.ch. You’ll be amazed by the level of detail

Defining technology for tomorrow’s experiments

29 May 2018 — More than 450 physicists and engineers took part in the first workshop to define CERN’s experimental programme from 2020 onwards

Mobility: we need your help!

29 May 2018 — By responding to a survey about how you travel to, from and around CERN, you will help new mobility proposals to be drawn up

Computer security: Another way of making money with ads

29 May 2018 — One major source of revenue on the Internet is advertisements. Interestingly, not only honest companies have embarked on online advertising...

X-rays see all

16 May 2018 — Don’t miss the metrology laboratory’s open day on 6 June when its state-of-the-art tomograph will be on display

LHC Report: The LHC is full!

15 May 2018 — On 5 May, the last step in the intensity ramp-up process was completed, ten days ahead of schedule. The LHC is now filled with 2556 bunches per beam

Much less plastic? That’s fantastic!

15 May 2018 — From 28 May 2018, plastic cups will no longer be used in CERN’s restaurants

Journalist visiting? Contact the Press Office

15 May 2018 — Around 500 to 1000 people from the media visit CERN every year, and the Press Office organises bespoke visits for them.

Computer security: Rules: what’s allowed and what isn’t

15 May 2018 — The CERN Computing Rules govern the usage of CERN’s computing facilities, CERN’s wired and wireless networks including all devices connected to them

Discussing future colliders at FCC Week 2018

2 May 2018 — Some 500 scientists from 147 institutes met in Amsterdam for the 2018 Future Circular Collider (FCC) week from 9 to 13 April

LHC Report: Collisions and spring cleaning at the LHC

2 May 2018 — On 28 April 2018, 13 days ahead of schedule, the operators of the LHC successfully injected 1200 bunches of protons into the machine and collided them

CERN takes to the saddle

30 Apr 2018 — CERN doesn’t just accelerate particles... it also accelerates people!

Call for input to the European Strategy update

27 Apr 2018 — The European Strategy for Particle Physics, which is due to be updated by May 2020, will guide the direction of the field to the mid-2020s and beyond

Hacking solutions to MedTech challenges

25 Apr 2018 — The very first CERN Medical Technology Hackathon – MedTech:Hack – was held at IdeaSquare from 6 to 9 April

Crabs settled in the tunnel

25 Apr 2018 — After several years of preparatory work, the first crab cavity prototypes have been installed in the SPS tunnel and are ready for testing

Computer Security: A free click for your awareness

25 Apr 2018 — After our Bulletin article entitled “Curiosity clicks the link” at the end of February, our annual “clicking campaign” followed on one month later

A new era of precision for antimatter research

13 Apr 2018 — The ALPHA experiment at CERN has measured a light-induced transition in antihydrogen with unprecedented precision


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