Athena Swan

Athena Swan promotes and supports the careers of women in Science, Engineering and Technology (STEM), and aims to address gender inequalities and imbalance in these disciplines and, in particular, the under-representation of women in senior roles.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

In the news

Caption competition: CERN seeks help with photo archive - BBC News, 28 October 2014

Scientists at the European nuclear research centre CERN have uncovered an archive of images from its first 50 years - and are asking for help in deciphering what is going on in them.
Archivists are digitising more than 250,000 hard-copy images, dating from 1955 to 2005.
They are being processed in batches, with the first focusing on around 120,000 taken between 1955 and 1985.
CERN said that some descriptions exist but are incomplete.

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