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After the usual six-month overlap with the previous management, Rolf-Dieter Heuer took office on 1st January as new Director-General. His mandate will cover the early years of operation of the LHC as well as its first scientific results. As he starts his new position, Rolf Heuer gives a long interview to the Bulletin. >>

CERN’s new organisational structure

CERN’s new organisational structure was made public on 1st December 2008. All the changes are explained in detail on a new web portal. >>

CERN and UNOSAT continue their collaboration

On Monday 8 December 2008, former CERN Director-General, Robert Aymar, and the UN Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNITAR, Carlos Lopes, signed a collaboration agreement. >>

Pierre Darriulat is awarded the André Lagarrigue Prize

Pierre Darriulat at the VATLY Laboratory in Hanoï. Former CERN Research Director, Pierre Darriulat, who is now Professor of Physics at VATLY in Hanoi (Vietnam), has won the 2008 André Lagarrigue Prize. >>

The LHC on Google

Where in the world could the LHC outdo Barack Obama in the popularity stakes? On Google, of course! The famous search engine has just published its Top Ten "most popular" and "fastest rising" searches for 2008 in each of 34 countries. >>

CERN’s Drinking Water


2009 events in the Globe

Globe of Science and Innovation 1st floor - Route de Meyrin, 1211 Geneva Mini-Einstein: physics for totsWednesdays from 14:30 to 15:30 January 2009: 14, 21, 28 and February 2009: 11, 18, 25 CERN is offering a series of workshops designed to teach the ABC of physics to the very young. >>

Official News

Publication of administrative circular  
Adjustments to financial and social benefits  
To all members of the personnel in receipt of remuneration from cern  
Supplementary contribution for spouses and registered partners payable to the health insurance scheme  
Foreign driving licences in France  

Training and Development

CERN Technical Training: available Places in forthcoming Courses   
CERN Academic Training Programme 2008/2009   
Language Training - French Training   
CERN Technical Training: available Places in forthcoming Courses   
CERN Technical Training : Vista !  
Technical training: AXEL-2009 - Introduction to Particle Accelerators  

General Information

Brunch and debate on theatre and quantum physics  
CHIS - Organisation  
Communication to CHIS members - Attach proof of payment to your claims !   
Lectures for CERN pensioners  
Communication from Carlson Wagonlit Travel  
Publication of the bulletin in 2009  



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