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21 Jun 2021 | losmith | Collaboration
Congratulations to Andrew Gilbert, Marco Luccini and Meng Xiao for winning the CMS Young Researchers Prize for 2021! The CMS Young Researchers Prize is intended to recognise the outstanding achievements of young members of CMS. It is awarded…
21 Jun 2021 | losmith | Collaboration
The awardees of the 2020 CMS Thesis Award are Matteo Defranchis, Cristina Martin Perez and Thorben Quast! Every year, since 2000, the CMS Thesis Award Committee recognizes and rewards excellence in the CMS PhD student research. Thesis can be written…
15 Jun 2021 | losmith | Collaboration
CMS members Phil Harris and Indara Suarez have been awarded with the US Department of Energy (DOE) Early-Career Researcher Grant!  The DOE Early CareerResearch Program is designed to help the scientific workforce by providing support to exceptional…
26 May 2021 | losmith | Collaboration
At a virtual ceremony, held on the 21st of May 2021, the European Academy of Sciences presented its 2020 Blaise Pascal Medal for Physics to our former Spokesperson Tejinder Virdee. At the ceremony Tejinder gave a talk about the significance of the…
11 May 2021 | losmith | Collaboration
Professor Geoff Hall from Imperial London College has been elected for the prestigious fellowship granted by the Royal Society. Fellows and Foreign Members are elected for life through a peer review process on the basis of excellence in science.…
29 Apr 2021 | fbaldass | Collaboration
The CMS Collaboration Board has elected Dr. Claudia-Elisabeth Wulz as the next CMS Collaboration Board Chair following Prof. Harrison Prosper’s mandate which ends on the 31st of August 2021.   The Collaboration Board is the governing body of the…
08 Apr 2021 | losmith | Collaboration
Around the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 lockdown in Switzerland, physicists and engineers working on the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment closed the case on an elusive problem affecting the operation of the Hadron Calorimeter (…
01 Feb 2021 | losmith | Collaboration
Congratulations to CMS members who have received the CMS Award for 2020!  As is the tradition, every year during the February CMS week, members of the CMS collaboration are presented with awards for their incredible contributions and dedication to…
27 Dec 2020 | losmith | Collaboration
  The year 2020 is coming to an end; despite its exceptional difficulties and challenges caused by the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic, the CMS collaboration reached many important milestones during this period. This overview gives a brief glimpse of…
18 Dec 2020 | losmith | Collaboration
The CMS experiment at CERN has released into the public domain its first batches of open data from heavy-ion collisions at the Large Hadron Collider. The two batches contain two datasets from 2010 and four from 2011, recorded during the LHC’s first…
14 Dec 2020 | mashah | Collaboration
After the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was shut down in December 2018 following the successful completion of RUN 2 operation (2015-2018), CMS is undergoing an intensive upgrade and maintenance program during the current 3-years break (“Long Shutdown…
30 Nov 2020 | losmith | Collaboration
On November 24th, the CMS collaboration at CERN's Large Hadron Collider announced the publication of the 1000th paper in a peer-review journal, a truly exceptional achievement for a single Experiment. A thousand published papers, more than 100 per…