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Italy at CERN

Nineteen companies will present their latest technology at the industrial exhibition “Italy at CERN”. Italian industries will exhibit products and technologies related to the field of particle physics. The full event programme is available here. >>

100 years of superconductivity

Public lecture by Philippe Lebrun, who works at CERN on applications of superconductivity and cryogenics for particle accelerators. He was head of CERN’s Accelerator Technology Department during the LHC construction period. >>

Two Nobel Prizes for five scientists – how superfluidity was discovered in a period of political upheaval

A public lecture by Sébastien Balibar, Director of Research at the CNRS and a member of the French Academy of Science. He directs the Laboratoire de Physique Statistique at the ENS in Paris. >>

Ecocar Expo: Une exposition grand public dédiée à la voiture écologique

Des essais gratuits sur route >>

Superconductivity in all its states

Temporary exhibition at the Saint-Genis-Pouilly Tourist Office. For the 100th anniversary of its discovery, take a plunge into the amazing world of superconductivity. >>

From light to knowledge

An evening in two parts with Fabio Barblan. >>

John Adams Lecture: LHC – Bold Beginning

Following interesting initial commissioning in 2010, the LHC is now performing beyond expectations. After a brief recap of the timeline, an attempt is made to identify the contributory causes to the LHC's present success. >>

News Articles

Upstream from OPERA: extreme attention to detail  
Science driving facilities for particle physics  
LHC Report: Steady as she goes  
No mission is impossible for LHCb  
Touching base with OPERA  
Let the flowers grow…  
“Light” might be the answer  
CERN School of Physics travels to Romania  
Luis Álvarez-Gaumé to speak at El Ser Creativo 2011  
At the heart of CERN for one night  
Coming soon to a planetarium near you  
Indian President visits CERN  
A chat with James Watson  
An exact "Tour de France" passes through CERN  
Pauline Gagnon's Blog: Did we build the LHC just to find the Higgs?  
Security Bingo  
HSE Advice  

Official News

Administrative circular No. 2 (Rev. 5) – Recruitment, appointment and possible developments regarding the contractual position of staff members  
Operational circular No. 9 – Principles and procedures governing complaints of harassment  
Education fees: Indexation of the amounts for accommodation, meals and school transport for the 2011-2012 academic year  
Reminder - Extension/suppression of allowance for dependent children aged 20 to 25  

Training and Development

Safety Training: scheduled sessions in September and October 2011  


Announcement by the Logistics Service  
Changes to the shuttle circuits  
Blood donation  
Exhibition - Mathematics, A Beautiful Elsewhere  
Particle Physics Seminar: Towards 3+1 Neutrino Mixing  
Physics colloquium: Single-electron counting in quantum metrology and in statistical mechanics   
The CERN branch of the UBS has a new manager  
Vaccination against seasonal influenza: a reminder  
Preparation for Retirement Seminar  

Staff Association

Elections in November  
2011 Elections to Staff Council  
Scuba Club  
Pétanque Club  
Yachting Club  
2001-2011 : une décennie pour la Fontaine Solaire au CERN !  
Special Offers  



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