EIROforum is a partnership between eight of Europe’s largest inter-governmental scientific research organisations that are responsible for infrastructures and laboratories: CERN, EFDA-JET, EMBL, ESA, ESO, ESRF, European XFEL and ILL.
It is the mission of EIROforum to combine the resources, facilities and expertise of its member organisations to support European science in reaching its full potential.
First TEDx at CERN
The inaugural TEDxCERN event took place on 3 May 2013, under the theme ‘Multiplying Dimensions’, at the Globe of Science and Innovation with a Live Webcast at the CERN Main Auditorium and on the TEDxCERN homepage.
Invest in instrumentation or fail to measure up
Europe is not doing enough to ensure that its scientific infrastructure remains world class. A strategy is needed to boost collaboration with industry and encourage young talent, argues Andrew Harrison, Director-General of ILL.
3rd EIROforum School on Instrumentation (ESI)
ESI — A joint effort of the Instrumentation working group of the EIRO member organisations to teach basic principles of instrumentation to young researchers, scientists and engineers. The third school (ESI 2013) is held at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, 27 - 31 May 2013 (application deadline: 22 March 2013).
This month's selected article from Science in School, the European journal for science teachers - published and funded by EIROforum.
Cracking the mystery of how our planet formed
Studying the chemical composition of some of the planet’s oldest rocks has revolutionised our understanding of how our continents formed.
EIROforum Press Releases
ESO, 15 May 2013
Orion's Hidden Fiery Ribbon
This dramatic new image of cosmic clouds in the constellation of Orion reveals what seems to be a fiery ribbon in the sky
EMBL, 14 May 2013
But what does it do?
Most complete database to date of human phosphatases and their substrates