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Magnet production for the LHC is complete!

On 27 November, the LHC teams celebrated the end of production of the machine's main magnets. Some 1232 main dipole and 392 main quadrupole magnets have been manufactured in an unprecedented collaboration effort between CERN and European industry. >>

The wonders of CERN need your vote!

Two of CERN's creations were chosen by the US news group CNN as their 'seven wonders of the modern world'. The LHC and the World Wide Web are among the leading entries you can vote for to find the greatest wonder of all. Cast your vote at: >>

First roman pot tested by TOTEM

TOTEM, one of the smaller experiments of the LHC, successfully tested its first 'roman pot' detectors on 3 November. A total of eight will be installed in the LHC near the CMS cavern. >>

The LHC's suppliers come up trumps

Four of the LHC Project's most exceptional suppliers have just been honoured in the fifth Golden Hadron awards ceremony. For the first time, a CERN team was among the prize-winners. >>

CERN apprenticeships honoured at the Cité des Métiers

CERN has just taken part in the Cité des Métiers et des Formations for the first time. This job and training fair, designed to assist both young people and adults in their choice of profession, training or career change, was held at Palexpo, Geneva's main exhibition centre, from 13 to 19 November. >>

CERN accelerator school: Introductory course in Poland

For the first time since the CERN Accelerator School (CAS) was set up, the 'Introduction to Accelerator Physics' course was held in Zakopane, Poland. >>

Open Access publishing in physics gains momentum

The first meeting of European particle physics funding agencies took place on 3 November at CERN to establish a consortium for Open Access publishing in particle physics, SCOAP3 (Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics). >>

Globe hosts launch of new processor

On 14 November, in a series of major media events around the world, the chip-maker Intel launched its new 'quadcore' processor. >>

Events at the Globe of Science and Innovation

CERN is organising a series of lectures based on the exhibition >>

Official News

End-of-year closure 2006/2007  
Gates to the CERN site - Changes and reminder  
Improved safety at CERN  

Training and Development

Academic Training - 2nd Term: 08.01.2007 - 31.03.2007  
Technical Training: Places available and full programme  

General Information

External conference: Geneva University  
The last Bulletin of the year delayed  
Meyrin Petrol Station  
CERN Housing Service: Hostels  
Maintenance of the telephone exchange in building 40  
CERN Shop - Christmas Sale on 13 and 14 December  
ACCU Meeting  
Practical Guide to Civil Mediation  
Information from the IT Department  
Logistics Services Communication  
Communication from the Restaurants 1 and 2  
Publication of the bulletin  
Reduced heating level during the end-of-year closure  
United Nations Women's Guild  
Décès - M. Richard HAJDAS - French version only  
Décès - M. Xavier LAGRUE - French version only