Short articles archive
The 10th edition of the Diversity in Action workshop will be taking place on 29 October 2018. During this interactive workshop, you will: explore the meaning and scope of diversity at CERN, learn more about unconscious bias and explore ways to overcome it, thereby strengthening our tradition of inclusiveness at CERN. Places are limited, so save the date and sign up on https://indico.cern.ch/e/diversity-in-action!
Since 2016, CERN proudly hosts the Spouse Welcome event, a two-hour session dedicated to welcoming the spouses and partners of CERN’s employed members of personnel, as well as of CERN Administrative, Technical and Doctoral students. Most recently, on 18 September, 30 participants attended the latest Spouse Welcome event at CERN which was organised by the Social Affairs Service.
The ALICE Collaboration hold its 2nd ALICE week for 2018, on 16 to 20 July. Building on the fruitful teamwork ALICE and the Diversity Office have accomplished since 2014, the Collaboration invited the Diversity Office to deliver an interactive workshop on 19 July. The event was coordinated by the ALICE Junior Committee, which acts as a liaison between the ALICE junior community and the Collaboration Board itself.
On 29 May, Symmetry magazine published the article "Approaching disability like a scientist" presenting the perspective of scientists with disabilities and interviewing, among other, CERN's Diversity Office, as well as physicist Claire Malone who who worked within the ATLAS Collaboration at CERN in the past, and sociologist Tom Shakespeare. Read Symmetry's article here.
The 27th Quark Matter conference took place in Venice on 14 - 19 May. The conference, which welcomed 900 participants this year, brings together theoretical and experimental physicists from around the world to discuss new developments in physics.
The CERN Diversity Office is rolling out a module on Gender Inclusive Teaching in National Teacher Programmes. In this framework, it organises a two-hour workshop with scholars and field experts on 5 June 2018 in Council Chamber, at CERN.