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News regarding Mobility at CERN

CERN Bikes CERN owns a fleet of more than 500 bikes, managed by the Mobility Centre (bdg. 6167). Members of CERN personnel (MPE and MPA) can use these free of charge during work-related activities at CERN (a security deposit is requested). >>

Closure of the flagpole car park from 1 to 5 September

Please note that, owing to the flag-raising ceremony to mark the accession of Romania to the status of CERN Member State, the flagpole car park will be inaccessible from the morning of 1 September 2016 until around 1 p.m. on 5 September 2016. >>

New signage in the "Les Cèdres" car park

Please note that new signage is now in force in the Les Cèdres car park. The car park may only be entered from Route Scherrer and exited onto Route Bohr, as indicated by the signs. >>

General Purpose (office) Network reorganisation

On Saturday 27 August, the IT Department’s Communication Systems group will perform a major reorganisation of CERN’s General Purpose Network. >>

New location of the Learning and Development group

The HR-LD group would like to inform you that, owing to renovations, the service currently located on the fourth floor of Building 5 will be moving to the first floor of Building 653 for around eight months from September 2016. >>

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. >>

Entrepreneurship as a career path

After a summer break, the CERN Entrepreneurship Meet-Ups (EM-Us) will start again on 23 August 2016. The meet-ups are open to all those who are interested in learning more about entrepreneurship, with or without a particular project in mind. >>

New AIDA-2020 call for breakthrough detector technologies

Physicists, engineers, and industry will be interested in a new proof-of-concept fund for breakthrough projects from the general field of detector development and testing. >>

CERN announces the fourth annual Beamline for Schools competition

CERN is pleased to announce the fourth annual Beamline for Schools (BL4S) competition. Once again, in 2017, a fully equipped beamline will be made available at CERN for students. As in previous years, two teams will be invited to the Laboratory to execute the experiments they proposed in their applications. The 2017 competition is being made possible thanks to support from the Alcoa Foundation for the second consecutive year. >>

New shuttle stop in front of the Safety Training Centre

Since the 4 July, a free shuttle runs between the Meyrin and Prévessin sites every 45 minutes. >>

CERN restaurants: opening hours during summer

In the summer, the three CERN restaurants remain open during their usual hours. On Monday 1st August and Thursday 8 September, the Restaurant 1 will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. >>

News Articles

A dual tech gem for future neutrino detectors  
ESOF: Showcasing science, diversity and inclusivity  
ICHEP 2016: to b(ump) or not to b(ump)  
LHC Report: a break from luminosity production  
CERN at ESOF 2016  
CERN tours: more popular than ever  
10,000th teacher visits CERN  
José Miguel Jiménez receives Order of Alfonso X the Wise  
Cosmic vibes: CERN raves at summer festivals  
Computer Security: Pokémon GO! Or not?  
Roberto Petronzio (1949 – 2016)  

Official News

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  
Human Resources Department: report on the settlement of disputes and discipline  
Don’t leave your baggage unattended  
Procedure for obtaining visas for Switzerland and France - Signature rights  
Security affects us all!  

Training and Development

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


Conference: Seeing two black holes merge (with gravitational waves!) | 14 September | Uni Dufour  
Conference: Probing the warped side of our Universe with gravitational waves and computer simulations | 16 September | Uni Dufour  
This summer, go behind-the-scenes of CERN in photos in the Microcosm  
Cryogenic Safety HSE Seminar | 21 - 23 September 2016  

Staff Association

Changes at the helm but still on course at the Staff Association  
Summer Camp, July 2016  
Club de Pétanque  
Cricket club looking for new players  
Yoga Club  
Yoga Club  
Cine Club  
Un canoéiste du CERN vice-champion de France V3  



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