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Keeping an eye on the LHC

Access management at CERN has been revamped, with new optical recognition access control systems for the LHC, new electronic chip access cards and a new Cards Service in Building 55. >>

A word from the DG: CERN gears up for scientific education

Is there a crisis in physics education, and if so why? At a time when physics and other hard sciences should be becoming more attractive, demand for these subjects at universities is falling and departments are closing. >> returns to the Web

First web address is reincarnated as a historical reference on the birth of the Web. >>

Moment of truth for CMS

The atmosphere in the CMS control rooms was electric. Everbody was at the helm for the first full-scale testing of the experiment. >>

CMS launches the CMS Times

In an effort to improve communication, the CMS collaboration has started to produce a weekly online newsletter: the CMS Times. >>

HG2006 Workshop on High-Gradient Radio Frequency

Meeting to be held at CERN on 25-27 September 2006 in Room 40/S2-B01 (Building 40). The objective of the workshop is to bring the high-gradient RF community together to present and discuss recent theoretical and experimental developments. >>

Discovery Mondays: 'Separating science from fiction'

Does the imaginary word of fiction always end up becoming scientific reality? What futuristic visions can we extrapolate from today's technologies? Here is a short quiz to test your knowledge. Can YOU tell truth from fiction? >>

Cool visitors

What do the LHC and a world-famous hip-hop group have in common? They are cool! On Saturday, 1st July, before their appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival, three members of the 'Black Eyed Peas' came on a surprise visit to CERN, inspired by Dan Brown's Angels and Demons. >>

Key European Grid event to take place in Geneva

EGEE'06 is the main conference of the EGEE project, which is co-funded by the European Union and hosted by CERN. >>

Official News

Amendments to the Staff Rules and Regulations  

Training and Development

Language training  
CERN Technical Training 2006: LabVIEW Course Sessions (September-December 2006)  
CERN Technical Training 2006: Software and System Technologies Curriculum - Scheduled Course Sessions (August-December 2006)  
Places available  

General Information

Communication from the Legal Service and the HR Department: 2005 INCOME TAX DECLARATION  
Entitlement to vote in the Cantons of Geneva and Vaud and eligibility for election in the Canton of Vaud  
Changes in the Printing Service  
Renovation work at Restaurant 1  
Swiss post office on the Meyrin site  
Recuperation and Sales Service  
Radioactive sources service  
Information from the Radioactive Waste Section of the Radiation Protection Group  
Radiation Protection Section (SC/SL/RP)  
Information from the Dosimetry Service  
Hearing loss at work? Hearing loss from leisure activities?  

Staff Association

Club news - French version only  
Club news & Exhibition  
Other activities - French version only  
Staff numbers: from words to action!  



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