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New open source medical imaging tools released by CERN and University of Bath collaboration

New toolbox has applications in medical imaging and cancer diagnosis. >>

Making CERN a modern and attractive employer

On 1 September 2016, the new career structure that emerged from the latest five-yearly review of employment terms and conditions came into effect. >>

A professional culture at CERN

James Purvis, Human Resources Department Head, on breaching CERN’s Code of conduct. >>

LHC Report: LHC hit the target!

Last week, the accumulated integrated luminosity reached the target value for 2016 of 25 fb-1 in both ATLAS and CMS. >>

Romania's flag raised at CERN

A ceremony was held for the raising of the Romanian flag alongside the flags of CERN’s 21 other Member States. >>

CERN featured as leader in Global Innovation Index

The Global Innovation Index 2016 report is a leading reference on innovation and uses CERN as an example of a highly successful regional initiative. >>

White hats for CERN

CERN is under attack. Permanently. Even right now. In particular, the CERN web environment, with its thousands of websites and millions of webpages, is a popular target for evil-doers as well as for security researchers. >>

Ombud’s Corner: the gift of feedback

Dealing with feedback is an essential part of any learning process. Taking into account other people’s perceptions of what we do or say can be a very valuable insight into ways in which we can develop and improve our performance. However, knowing how to give feedback does not come naturally, and we can all gain from developing this skill. >>

Erwin Gabathuler (1933 - 2016)

It was with great sadness that we learned last week that Erwin Gabathuler passed away on 29 August. >>

Bike to work safely

As the fine weather appears and CERN fills up with summer visitors, the number of people cycling to and from CERN and around the CERN campus rises dramatically – and so does the number of accidents involving bicycles. So far this summer, there have been 10 reported accidents, all of which could have been avoided. There are many things that road users of all kinds can do to make cycling safer and stop that number rising any further. >>

Official News

Individual breakdown of pension rights  
Annual Information Meeting of the Pension Fund | 26 October  
Elections to the Senior Staff Advisory Committee (“The Nine”) 2016  
113th ACCU Meeting  
Staff Rules and Regulations - Modification No. 11 to the 11th edition  
Administrative Circular No. 13 (Rev. 4) - Guarantees for representatives of the personnel  
Administrative Circular No. 22B (Rev. 2) - Compensation for hours of long-term shift work  
Administrative Circular No. 23 (Rev. 4) - Special working hours  
Administrative Cicular No. 31 (Rev. 2) - International indemnity and non-resident allowance  
Procedure for the delivering of personal short-term visitor dosimeters  

Training and Development

Safety Training: "Habilitation électrique - Electrician Low Voltage - Initial" course in October  
Upcoming training sessions (up to end October) - Places available  


Register now for ISOTDAQ 2017  
News regarding Mobility at CERN  
New location of the Learning and Development group  
Bike to work safely  
New AIDA-2020 call for breakthrough detector technologies  
CERN announces the fourth annual Beamline for Schools competition  
CERN restaurants: opening hours during summer  


UNIGE in space... hunting astroparticles  
Geneva Mix & Mash | 13 September | Brasserie des Halles de l'Île  
ICE-DIP closing workshop - Public session | 14 September  
CERN Library | Pauline Gagnon presents the book "Who cares about particle physics? : making sense of the Higgs boson, the Large Hadron Collider and CERN" | 15 September  
CMS Create #2 | 3-4 October | Register now!  
Conference: Probing the warped side of our Universe with gravitational waves and computer simulations | 16 September | Uni Dufour  
Conference: Seeing two black holes merge (with gravitational waves!) | 14 September | Uni Dufour  

Staff Association

Five-Yearly Review: the Staff Association keeps you informed!  
Rugby club  
Cine club  
Orienteering club  
Petanque club