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Larger Angles For COMPASS

A new magnet at CERN is going to allow COMPASS (Common Muon Proton Apparatus for Structure and Spectroscopy) maximum acceptance. Thanks to the 5 tonne, 2.5 m long magnet, which arrived last December, many more events are expected compared to the previous data-taking. >>

CERN signs up to the Global Digital Solidarity Fund

From its championing of the cause of open access to scientific publications to its promotion of freeware and support for research and training networks in Africa, CERN has recently stepped up its initiatives aimed at building an information society based on the principles of equality and solidarity. >>

Report on the use of your contributions to the Pakistan earthquake relief effort

Thanks to your generosity, a total of 56 032.50 CHF was collected. On the advice of local physicists from the Qaid-i-Azam University and the National Centre for Physics in Islamabad, the money was given to the Eqbal Ahmad Foundation, where it has been used under their close supervision. >>

Discovery Mondays - 'Eureka! Meet the inventors'

Do you imagine an invention as a spontaneous brainchild emergi from the convoluted mind of some scatterbrained and dishevelled scientist? If so, you are mistaken! Join us at Microcosm for the next Discovery Monday at which inventors will be the guests of honour. >>

Official News

Amendments to the rules of the Pension Fund concerning family composition  
MAPS evaluation report and procedures governing interviews and performance appraisals  

Training and Development

Language Training: English & French courses  
Technical Training: Places available  
Apprentissages techniques - French version only  
Technical training: AXEL-2006 - Introduction to Particle Accelerators  

General Information

Call for candidates to be part of the CERN Equal Opportunities Advisory Panel  
Carlson Wagonlit Travel  
CERN Bookshop World Scientific exhibition and sale  
Dosimetry service  
Frontpage and Dreamweaver users must use encryption  
Work at Building 513  
Mail Office  
Non-official mail  

Staff Association

Bon courage! (Five-Yearly Review)