Conferences & Speeches

  • The 2018 “International Conference on High Energy Physics” (ICHEP) hosted a session on: “Diversity and Inclusion”; on behalf of CERN, Geneviève Guinot delivered two presentations. 

  • On 5 June 2018, the Diversity Office organised a workshop, inviting scholars and field experts from OECD, UNIGE and IOP and presenting on its own activity, on the topic of Gender Equality in Education.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Time and Venue: Tuesday, 4 October 2016 at 3:30 PM in Room Georges Charpak (Room F / 60-6-015)

    Tasneem Zehra Husain is a string theorist and the first Pakistani woman to obtain a PhD in this field. She is very active in advocating education in Pakistan: she helped setting up a Science and Engineering School in her home town Lahore, conducts educational workshops for science teachers, and also contributed to anthologies of science writing for adults and kids.

  • Professor Agnieszka Zalewska, President of CERN Council, participated in the Annual High-Level Forum “Women in Leadership” which took place on April 29 in Geneva. The event, intended to set a tradition for annual university conferences, was organized by a group of students participating in the International Organizations MBA programme at the University of Geneva, which maintains friendly relationship with CERN since its creation.

  • Jocelyn Bell Burnell is a Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford. In a career spanning over four decades, she has made outstanding contributions to astronomy, the public understanding of science, in particular advancing the role of women in science, and to the promotion of physics.

  • With the advances in neuroscience, we might be tempted to believe that clichés about differences between the brains of men and women are a thing of the past. But the media and magazines continue to trot out the old clichés about men and women, leading us to believe that our skills and our personalities are hardwired into immutable mental structures.

    Read the full Bulletin article here.