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Publication of administrative circular No. 26 (Rev. 8) – Recognition of merit   >>

Pension Fund   >>

Obligatory Radiation Protection Course

Since February 2008, participation in the radiation protection course has been a prerequisite for obtaining a CERN personal dosimeter for all Staff Members and Users. >>

Recall of Personal Dosimeters Not Presently in Use

The Dosimetry Service requests all persons who do not require access to radiation areas in the foreseeable future to return their personal dosimeter to the Dosimetry Service. >>

Special traffic arrangements for the LHC Inauguration Ceremony on 21 October

Road, gate and tunnel closures The following will be closed to all traffic between 11.00 a.m. and 7.00 p. >>

News Articles

New arrivals   
A word from James Gillies  
SESAME: physics for peace in the Middle East  
UN Secretary General visits CERN  
The English Book Club (or, The Book Lives On)  
LHC rap: a global phenomenon  
LHC INAUGURATION, LHC Fest highlights: exhibition time!  

Training and Development

CERN Technical Training: available Places in forthcoming Courses   
Cours d’anglais – French Course  
CERN Technical Training: available places in forthcoming courses  

General Information

CERN’s Computing rules updated to include policy for control systems  
Private mail  
Russian Language Classes  
2008 annual CERN Road Race  
Geneva University  



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