Updates for students and educators

Summer Student takes ISOLDE by surprise

10 Sep 2012 – A model developed by a Belgian student has helped ISOLDE to perform sensitive measurements of franconium, one of the world's rarest elements

CAS Accelerator Physics (Ion Sources) in Slovakia

27 Aug 2012 – The CERN Accelerator School (CAS) and the Slovak University of Technology jointly organized a course on ion sources in Senec, Slovakia

Bringing physics training to Africa

21 Aug 2012 – The African School of Physics was held in Ghana this summer, where lecturers from CERN shared their expertise with 50 motivated students

Cosmic rays discovered 100 years ago

7 Aug 2012 – Today marks 100 years since Victor Hess made last of series of balloon flights leading to the discovery of cosmic rays

Over one million followers reached in CERN TweetUp

3 Aug 2012 – Five tweeps visited CERN to take part in events held with STS-134 astronauts to commemorate the AMS detector's first year in space

CERN welcomes summer students

27 Jul 2012 – CERN welcomed 279 young scientists from 71 nations this year on its Summer Students Programme

The CERN summer school: unique in many ways

26 Jul 2012 – CERN's summer school attracts students from all over the world to learn alongside experimentalists and theorists

CERN welcomes Intel Science Fair winners

23 Jul 2012 – Twelve talented students aged 15-18 got to spend a week at CERN as part of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair prize

Make-A-Wish recipient visits CERN

22 Jul 2012 – Katie Kemp, an 18-year-old from Seattle, visited CERN with help from a charitable foundation

Google Science Fair winner Shree Bose visits CERN

19 Jul 2012 – Last year's winner Shree Bose won a trip to CERN, which coincided with the announcement of the discovery of a new, Higgs-like particle

Trigger happy in Poland: Krakow hosts ISOTDAQ 2012

20 Mar 2012 – In February, Krakow hosted the third International School of Trigger and Data Acquisition (ISOTDAQ), which gives students practical TDAQ experience

Applications now open for physics teachers' programme

21 Feb 2012 – Find out details of the programme and how to apply

Summer student programme now closed for applications

18 Feb 2012 – Find out more about the programme and how to apply


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