MSNBC piece on the Higgs
DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Program applications are now being accepted.
APS members please consider nominating a colleague for one of the Society’s committees:
National User Facilities Organization
NUFO News is now available at: http://www.nufo.org/news.aspx
AAAS Policy Alert – Science and Policy – Budget news on NSF, NASA, NOAA, and NIST.
Announcement of Opportunity for the Fall 2011 awards cycle under the URA Visiting Scholars Program at Fermilab. These awards are restricted to faculty and students of URA member universities. Deadline Aug 19, announced late Sept.
New Outreach Video Series
Reminder: Protocole d’accueil
This is a reminder that all non-Swiss or non-EU collaborators from US institutes, who spend less than 90 days per 6 months at CERN, are required to have a Protocole d’accueil (adocument allowing you to do scientific research in France).
More information at: http://cdsweb.cern.ch/journal/CERNBulletin/2010/39/Official%20News/1291960?ln=en
and at the US CMS Project Office twiki:
UBS and US Citizens – 30CHF per month will not be charged, but this only applies to CERN employees.
Listing of presentations and some panels of interest at the 2011 AAAS Forum on Science & Technology Policy
AIP FYI #73 – House FY 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill: DOE Office of Science
“… the Committee’s recommendation includes funding for inherently governmental functions, such as basic science…”.
CERN: LHC achieves 2011 data milestone
Agenda and notes are available, on the USLUO home page, from the June 15 ACCU meeting.
The issue with additional monthly charges by UBS for US users remains. A car sharing project should start in July, and a bike sharing concept started also. CERN has added to the CERN shuttle circuits.
National Academies Press
As of June 2, 2011, all PDF versions of books published by the National Academies Press(NAP) will be downloadable free of charge to anyone.