Updates for CERN people

New arrivals - December 2016

12 Dec 2016 — On Monday 5 December 2016, recently-recruited staff members and fellows participated in a session in the framework of the Induction Programme

PACMAN and CERN meet the HES-SO

12 Dec 2016 — The students of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland assisted a CERN outreach event organized by PACMAN

The 4th ALICE, ATLAS, CMS and LHCb Career Networking Event

9 Dec 2016 — The “ALICE, ATLAS, CMS and LHCb Career Networking Event” provided early career researchers with an insight into career opportunities outside academia

Collaboration agreement between CERN and the École des Mines

9 Dec 2016 — CERN, the École des Mines and ARMINES will work together in various fields of applied research

CMS Create #2: Big ideas to boost CMS exhibition

8 Dec 2016 — After a gruelling two-day workshop, the winning prototype from the CMS Create #2 competition has been chosen

A new ring to slow down antimatter

29 Nov 2016 — The commissioning of ELENA, a new antiproton deceleration ring, has begun

LHC Report: the role of the injectors

29 Nov 2016 — How the injector chain has contributed to increase the luminosity of the proton-lead ion run

How the LHC could help us peek inside the human brain

29 Nov 2016 — Superconducting technology developed for the HL-LHC and FCC could improve our understanding of the human brain

NA64 hunts the mysterious dark photon

25 Nov 2016 — NA64 is a new experiment at CERN searching for a particle called the dark photon, which might act as a bridge to the universe’s invisible, dark sector

President of the Republic of Poland visits CERN

25 Nov 2016 — On 15 November 2016 CERN welcomed Andrzej Duda, President of the Republic of Poland

Computer Security: DirtyCow BBQ - Well done, CERN!

23 Nov 2016 — On Friday, 21 October 2016, CERN's teams had to secure their Linux systems against a new and highly critical vulnerability dubbed “DirtyCow”

Linac 4 reached its energy goal

14 Nov 2016 — After having accelerated a beam up to the design energy of 160 MeV, Linac 4 is now entering a new phase of its commissioning

CERN develops cryogenic safety tool

14 Nov 2016 — Some 120 experts in cryogenic safety met at CERN for the first Cryogenic Safety Seminar. Their discussions included Kryolize, a new CERN technology

LHC Report: proton-lead physics begins at LHC

14 Nov 2016 — The LHC has begun colliding beams of protons with lead ions to probe the early universe from which matter emerged

TEDxCERN fourth edition – it’s a wrap!

14 Nov 2016 — On 5 November, the 4th edition of TEDxCERN rushed the audience through a journey of exploration and revelation on the theme ‘Ripples of Curiosity’

Computer Security: Open door, open screen, open life...

2 Nov 2016 — Do yourself a favour: protect your privacy, protect your computer. Lock the screen when leaving your laptop unattended

ICARUS cryostat and detector finally reunited

31 Oct 2016 — The ICARUS detector will be soon inserted into its own cryostat and shipped to Chicago

LHC Report: end of 2016 proton-proton operation

31 Oct 2016 — Last week saw the end of proton-proton physics operation for 2016 following a successful year of running at a centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV

THE Port makes innovation fly high

31 Oct 2016 — Tangible innovative solutions to real-life humanitarian problems

CAS Introduction to Accelerator Physics in Budapest, Hungary

31 Oct 2016 — The CERN Accelerator School (CAS) and the Wigner Research Centre for Physics held an Introduction to Accelerator Physics course in Budapest

CERN modernises its recruitment process

28 Oct 2016 — The HR department has adopted a new recruitment tool that will enhance the recruitment process both for CERN and for candidates

ATLAS and CMS physicists awarded 2017 Panofsky Prize

27 Oct 2016 — Michel Della Negra, Peter Jenni and Tejinder Virdee, former spokespersons of ATLAS and CMS, will be presented with the 2017 W.K.H. Panofsky Prize

ATLAS rewards outstanding achievements during Run 2

27 Oct 2016 — The awards recognise excellent contributions made to the ATLAS collaboration, with an emphasis on activities carried out in the first year of Run 2

Computer Security: Do we need more software liability?

25 Oct 2016 — How to make any software that you deploy or develop more secure

CERN Launches Open Journal of Experimental Innovation – CIJ

19 Oct 2016 — CERN’s IdeaSquare is launching a new on-line journal called CERN IdeaSquare Journal of Experimental Innovation or CIJ

CERN technical students win NASA competition award

17 Oct 2016 — Technical students developed ambitious probe project at CERN Idea Square to take part in NASA competition

UNOSAT: 15 years of humanitarian mapping

17 Oct 2016 — UNOSAT, UNITAR’s operational satellite applications programme, based at CERN, celebrates 15 years of supporting humanitarian work

n_TOF plays hide-and-seek with cosmological lithium

17 Oct 2016 — The n_TOF collaboration has added an important piece to the puzzle of the cosmological lithium problem

The new-look Bulletin has arrived!

17 Oct 2016 — Get all of the news on the CERN Community website and in the CERN Community Bulletin newsletter

LHC Report: towards a bright HL-LHC

17 Oct 2016 — Another very successful five-day machine development block took place last week


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