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Pension payment dates in 2012   >>

Extension of the pre-retirement programmes   >>

To all members of personnel in receipt of remuneration from CERN

In 2012 net monthly remuneration will be paid into individual bank accounts on the following dates: >>

Administrative Circular No. 26 (Rev. 9) – Recognition of Merit

Administrative Circular No. 26 (Rev. 9) entitled "Recognition of Merit”, approved by the Director-General following discussion in the Standing Concertation Committee meeting on 27 September 2011 is available on the intranet site of the Human Resources Department: https://cern. >>

Adjustments to financial benefits and contributions with effect from 1 January 2012

1)  Five-yearly review 2010 (decisions taken by Council in December 2010) >>

Residence in Switzerland of partners of members of the personnel

a) CERN Staff Rules and Regulations Article S IV 1.02 of the Staff Rules defines a "partner", irrespective of gender, as "any person linked to an employed member of the personnel by a partnership officially registered in a Member State". >>

News Articles

Prevention is better than cure  
Route de Meyrin-CERN: and the winner is...  
LHC Report: The machine under maintenance  
Behind the scenes at FameLab, the international competition for young scientists  
Funding innovation  
Data goes faster than ever  
New solutions for data management on the horizon  
Visiting CERN… like “common people”  
Inspired at a book fair  
Serbian President visits CERN  
Science Hack Day uses CMS data  
Not just for printing: new services from the CERN Printshop  
Why I like power cuts...  
Ombuds’ corner: Two striking features from last year  
News from the Library: Learning a profession at the CERN Library  

Training and Development

English Course  
CERN Technical training: Available places in forthcoming courses  
Novelties on Sharepoint Collaboration Workspace  


Modifications to the Rules of the CERN Health Insurance Scheme (CHIS) on 1 January 2012  
Geneva University: New frontiers on photodetection   
Health, hygiene and safety in the workplace and the MARS interview  
R.I.P. Computer Animal Shelter  
Results of the Route de Meyrin - CERN international competition  
Accelerator and Technical Sector Seminar: Future neutrino facilities: the neutrino factory  
New arrivals  
Visit of Danish firms at CERN  
Workshop "Chamonix 2012"  
Model United Nations at CERN  


Lecture: Broken mirrors, lost antimatter, hidden matter-inquiries into the turbulent beginnings of the universe  
Concert: Florilège  

Staff Association

2011 : Qu'elle année !  
Banque cantonale de Genève (BCGE)  
Dancing Club  
Car Club  
Yoga Club  
Learning Classical Music Club  
Théâtre de Carouge  
Théâtre Le Poche