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A page is turned with the departure of Anne-Sylvie Catherin

The Staff Association wants to thank Anne Sylvie Catherin for her achievements during her career at CERN, and in particular during her mandate of head of the Human Resources Department. >>

Echo calling: What were the factors that enabled CERN to become the world's top fundamental research laboratory ?

The question is both ambitious and complex, so that the answers will not be precise but will be based on reasonable assumptions. 
The starting point shall be the CERN Convention, drawn up by our founders just after the end of the second world war, a theatre of unspeakable atrocities between nations, peoples and political systems. The founding fathers, having witnessed these atrocities, introduced several fundamental principles into the CERN Convention that laid the crucial foundations for the success of the fledgling Organization. >>


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Cine club

Wednesday 15 June 2016 at 20:00 CERN Council Chamber North Face   Directed by Philipp Stölzl Germany / Austria / Switzerland, 2008, 126 minutes Based on a true story, North Face is an adventure film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps. >>

Croquet club

Over the weekend the CERN A Class Advanced Championship was played. Ian Sexton winning the Championship with a 100 % record, 4/4 wins. >>


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News Articles

Six new projects will bridge gap between CERN and society  
Why diversity means more than just gender  
LHC Report: staying cool despite record highs  
CERN's IT Consultancy Team: a new IT project support service  
Come and play with HEAL in Microcosm!  
Horses help to maintain CERN's forests  
High Energy Sailors  
Baby falcon rescued on CERN site  
Computer Security: drive-bye   
Ombud’s Corner: are you being served?  
Thomas Walter Bannerman Kibble (1932 - 2016)  
Irene Vichou (1964 - 2016)  
Catherine Magnier (1968 - 2016)  

Official News

Director general presentation to personnel  
Next HR Department public meeting  
Change to mobile telephony coverage and billing in France  
Elections to the Mutual Aid Fund  


New gate for pedestrians and bikes on Prévessin site  
Telephony user survey  
CERN Entrepreneur Mixer | 21 June | Pas perdus  
10% discount at Novae restaurants for students  
Applications open for THE Port 2016: Humanitarian Hackathon  
The sun and its impact on your health - Use it, don't abuse it  
The CERN Accelerator School  
Large Hadron Collider Physics (LHCP2017) conference | 15-20 May 2017 | Shanghai  
Speed limit on the Route de l’Europe  
"Innovation on big data for healthy living" | Summer School | 27 June - 6 July 2016  
SaferNanoDesign Summer School | 13-18 June  


Join the CERN ISEF special award winners | 16 June - 3 p.m.  
Presenting CineGlobe Estival! | 6 - 10 July  
Science Me! | 09-10 July | Geneva