15 Feb 2018

It has been over 20 years since the original CERN History Project concluded. On 1 and 2 February 2018, CERN hosted History Days, a workshop to chronicle the history of major scientific institutions including the CERN History project.

14 Feb 2018

How can we employ environmental nudges and people analytics to address inequalities?

On 7 February 2018, CERN Head of Human Resources, James Purvis took part in the “EnGENDERing Success in STEM” workshop, which was organised by Crédit Suisse and took place at EPFL.

09 Feb 2018

With 11 February marking the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, female physicists, engineers and computer scientists from CERN and from Fermilab share their experiences of building a career in science. Which is this year’s focus? Women working in technology and computing!

06 Feb 2018

In November 2017, the eight EIROforum organisations established an ad hoc Working Group focusing on Diversity and Inclusiveness matters. This is the outcome of a proposal brought forward by CERN and ESO in May 2017.

20 Nov 2017

A few days ago, on 18 November, CERN participated in the biennial "Expanding your Horizons - Geneva" event for the 5th time, at the University of Geneva.

The free event is organised by the "Elargis tes Horizons" association, which belongs to the wider Expanding your Horizons (EYH) network. EYH is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing gateway Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) experiences to middle and high school girls that spark interest in STEM activities and careers. ​

08 Nov 2017

Would you like to learn more about CERN's policies and practices around diversity, particularly concerning LGBTQ matters at work?

A few days ago, CERN Diversity Programme Leader, Genevieve Guinot participated on panel discussion at the University of Geneva, which focused on diversity management; inclusion and particularly LGBT rights

Check out the slides of the presentation, here (slides in French).

06 Nov 2017

The topic of sexual harassment has captivated the interest of media as well as sparked discussions in numerous fora the latest weeks.

At CERN, Ombudsperson, Pierre Gildemyn provides advice for the members of personnel via the "Ombud's corner" blog. Read the Ombud's last post on: "Sexual Harassment: Learn to recognise the signs and take action!".

26 Oct 2017

The Diversity Newsletter for October 2017 has just been published, including news on our activities and suggestions for videos and articles we liked.

Read it here.

26 Oct 2017

Sudeshna Datta Cockerill, former CERN Ombudsperson has retired after a reputable career of 41 years at CERN. During this time Sudeshna Datta Cockerill covered a range of roles in HR, including Diversity Programme Leader. At her last presentation at the Tripartite Employment Conditions Forum (TREF), Datta Cockerill gave the presentation  "Diversity at CERN - a personal journey".

02 Oct 2017

Are you motivated to share your ideas? 

LHCreate brings together creative people and scientists from CERN as well as students from IPAC Design Genève. The goal is to build prototype exhibits illustrating what CERN does, why and how. The prototype exhibits introduce the world of particle physics to the general public.


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