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CERN, an Invaluable Asset for Humanity – Interview with the Director-General, Fabiola Gianotti

Fabiola Gianotti is an Italian physicist and the first woman appointed by the CERN Council as the Director-General of the Laboratory. She took office on January 1st, 2016. The two Vice-Presidents of the Staff Association (SA) met with her to discuss the current affairs of the Organization. >>

Collection for Ecuador

Following the terrible earthquake in Ecuador on April 16th, 2016, a collection was organized at CERN and sent to the INEPE Institute in Quito to help the victims. >>

Offers for our members

Summer is here, enjoy our offers for the aquatic parcs! >>

Cine club

Wednesday 27 July 2016 at 20:00 CERN Council Chamber The Theory of Everything   Directed by James Marsh UK, 2014, 123 minutes A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. >>


Le GAC organise chaque mois des permanences avec entretiens individuels. >>


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News Articles

Once upon a time, there was a brittle but superconducting niobium-tin…  
LHC Report: imaginative injectors  
Voices of Romanian scientists  
Fighting fires... with science  
Muse at CERN  
The hundredth Gentner Doctoral Student has started at CERN  
EUCYS prizewinner visits CERN  
EIROforum goes to ESOF 2016  
The CERN & Society programme launches its newsletter  
Bike2Work 2016 is over – keep on pedalling!  
Spaceflight participant visits CERN!  
Computer Security: WWW censorship? Not at CERN  
Ombud’s Corner: due credit!  

Official News

Don’t leave your baggage unattended  
Procedure for obtaining visas for Switzerland and France - Signature rights  
Administrative Circular No. 11 (Rev. 4) - Categories of members of the personnel  
Security affects us all!  
Change of mobile network coverage in France from 29 August  
Change to mobile telephony coverage and billing in France  

Training and Development

Safety Training: "Habilitation électrique - Non-Electrician - Initial" course in September  
Safety Training: "Manual Handling" course in September  


New AIDA-2020 call for breakthrough detector technologies  
CERN announces the fourth annual Beamline for Schools competition  
New shuttle stop in front of the Safety Training Centre  
Logistics Services Reminder  
CERN restaurants: opening hours during summer  
Roadworks around the "Les Cèdres" car park  
Telephony user survey  


CERN Summer Student Webfest: a weekend for science and creativity | 29 - 31 July 2016  
‘Lightning talks’ from the CERN openlab summer students | 15 and 18 August 2016  
This summer, go behind-the-scenes of CERN in photos in the Microcosm  
Cryogenic Safety HSE Seminar | 21 - 23 September 2016