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On 20 July 2015, the Royal Society announced that Professor Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith FRS, President of the SESAME Council,

SESAME, in collaboration with the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency), is pleased to announce short-term fellowships (2-6 months) for young scientists from the SESAME Members needing to acqui

The 13th SESAME users’ meeting will take place in Amman on November 25 and 26, 2015. It will include:

On 13 April, the European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, and the Director General of CERN, Rolf Heuer, visited SESAME where

At CERN in Geneva from Friday, 27 March, members of the CERN team leading work on construction of the magnetic system for SESAME’s brand new storage ring (the

The new SESAME roof is now fully in place.

Reconstruction of the roof of SESAME’s experimental hall started on 6 December 2014, and the skeleton, consisting of the spine truss, secondary trusses, sway trusses and bracers, is now in place.

Following the agreement for reconstruction of the roof of SESAME’s experimental hall signed on 20 April 2014 with the contractor who built the SESAME building, considerable work has been carried ou

On 19th September 2014, a new scientific collaboration agreement was signed between SOLEIL and Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME).

Eight high-school teachers in physics from 4 Members of SESAME (Iran, Israel, Jordan and Palestinian Authority) were among the 54 teachers taking part in the CERN High School Teacher Programme 2014

Event: The 4th SESAME – LinkSCEEM Summer School
Date: 15-17 June, 2014
Location: Amman - Ibis Hotel, Jordan.

On May 12, the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste and the International Centre for Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle E

Following the agreement for reconstruction of the roof of SESAME’s experimental hall signed on 20 April 2014 with the contractor who built the SESAME building, the contractor has provided a time sc

On 20 April 2014, an agreement for reconstruction of the roof of SESAME's experimental hall was signed with the contractor who built the SESAME building.

Sponsors: The EU funded project (LinkSCEEM-2)

Location: Amman, Jordan, Ibis Hotel – Amman , Open One Meeting room

The first IMAN1-LinkSCEEM User’s Meeting took place on Wednesday 12th of March, 2014 (9:00-14:00) at IMAN1 Center in Amman – King Hussein Business Park Building #25.

At its 23rd meeting in November 2013, the SESAME Council appointed Giorgio Paolucci Scientific Director of SESAME.

As part of the celebrations of the International Year of Crystallography 2014, the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) is pleased to support the SESAME project by providing free online ac

SESAME, in collaboration with the Richard Lounsbery Foundation in the USA, is pleased to announce travel and subsistence fellowships for scientists from th

On 29 December 2013, after an absence of two weeks during which they carried out their duties away from their normal place of work, the staff of SESAME returned to their offices and laboratories on

Jordan was hit by unusually severe snowstorms that started on the evening of 11 December and continued until the night of 14 December, with intermittent rain and sleet.

In a special session on 25 November 2013 during its 23rd meeting held on the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan, the SESAME Council paid homage to Gustav-Adolf (alias Gus) Voss who passed away on 5 O

Event: The 3rd SESAME – LinkSCEEM Summer School

Date: 8-10 September, 2013

Location: SESAME, Jordan.

The SESAME stand at the exhibition organized by the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) as a side event of its 57th session of the General Conference held at