RADECS 2017, the latest annual conference on Radiation Effects on Components and Systems was held for the first time at CERN
in October this year.
At a de-briefing session with the Sri Lankan students, Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha discussed efforts being made to develop a network of Sri Lankan scientists and researchers, who could remain engaged with the research activities carried out by CERN
She hopes to complete an internship at CERN
in the future.
Around 30 Cypriots are currently working in CERN
but their numbers can increase significantly since they can apply for scholarships and for posts.
The membership of Pakistan has opened a new era of cooperation that will strengthen long-term partnership between CERN
and the Pakistani scientific community.
He said that Pakistan and CERN
had been collaborating since 1994, and had carried out a number of successful projects involving sophisticated technologies and precision engineering.
Prime Minister's visit to CERN
is a demonstration of the Government's strong commitment to the promotion of science and technology in Pakistan.
The Prime Minister said the membership also provides an opportunity to our industrialists and businessmen and companies can now participate in construction and engineering work carried out at CERN
Student Cameron McAllister said: "Seeing CERN
was an amazing experience.
In an announcement, CERN
said that the reliability and high
The team members included John Paul Chou, a professor of particle physics from Rutgers University in the United States, who has been undertaking research at CERN
for the past five years.
The world's first website was about the technology itself, according to CERN
, allowing early browsers to learn about the new system and create their own web pages.