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Staff Rules and Regulations – modifications Nos. 6 and 7 to the 11th edition

Please note that, following decisions taken at the June and December 2011 Finance Committee and Council meetings, the following pages of the Staff Rules and Regulations have been modified with effect from 1 July 2011 and 1 January 2012. >>


Memorandum concerning the 2011 internal taxation certificate and the 2011 income tax declaration forms issued by the Swiss cantonal tax administrations. >>

News Articles

An interview with the Director-General  
An annual performance appraisal for CERN  
LHC Report: First collisions soon  
The fundamental mass (this is not about the Higgs)  
CERN to start producing medical isotopes  
COMPASS spins in new directions  
CERN HR receives award for on-line recruitment and communication  
The inventor of the “Rencontres”  
“Accelerating Science” exhibition zooms to Turkey  
Different way, same goal  
Helix Nebula: sunshine and clouds on the CERN computing horizon  
Highlights from e-EPS: Gender Manifesto / Energy Conference / ERASMUS Anniversary  
Higgs Reconstructed at CERN’s Computer Centre  
Ombuds’ corner: Code of Conduct and change of behaviour  

Training and Development

Academic Training Lecture: Statistical Methods for Particle Physics  
“Use of fire extinguishers”—a new course with a new simulator  


CERN meets Facebook  
New Snail Mail Scanning Service  
AMFIE Information meetings  
CERN restaurant opening times during the Easter weekend  
New arrivals  
Global INET 2012: Meeting at the Crossroads: Imagining the future Internet  


Conference: STANDARD MODEL @ LHC  
Show: Dr. H, the life and death of pancakes  

Staff Association

Assemblée générale  
Yachting Club  
Record Club  
Dancing Club