Jefferson Lab Weekly Briefs
February 11, 2015
12 GeV UpgradeThe accelerator tunnel air conditioning contract vendor, Warwick Plumbing & Heating, made excellent progress during the January scheduled accelerator down (SAD) period. All of the 132 chilled beams are installed, and the majority of the chilled water and fire protection piping is also installed. The remaining piping work in the accelerator tunnel will be completed during the Summer 2015 SAD. Also during the January SAD, Warwick connected and commissioned the backup cooling towers for the North and South Access low-conductivity water systems. These towers, along with the previously installed 12 GeV cooling towers at maximum capacity, support accelerator operations during the demolition of the old cooling towers under the Utilities Infrastructure Modernization (UIM) project.
PhysicsJefferson Lab Published Journal Articles Jan. 26-30
2014 JSA Thesis Prize Nominations Accepted
The Users Group Board of Directors is now accepting nominations for the 2014 JSA Thesis Prize for the best Jefferson Lab-related thesis. The prize is supported by the JSA Initiatives Fund Program. A complete package requires a nomination letter by a senior scientist giving the name and institution of the person being nominated and the names of three people who will send letters of recommendation, along with a copy of the thesis. All materials must be submitted electronically. The three letters of recommendation must be sent before the deadline. Theses completed during the calendar year 2014 are eligible, as well as theses completed during the last quarter of 2013 (if they haven't been submitted before). All materials must be sent by email to Lorelei Chopard by the nomination deadline of March 2. If you have any questions about the prize, contact John Arrington.
JSA Accepting Applications for 2015-16 Graduate Fellowships
Jefferson Science Associates is currently accepting applications for graduate fellowships at Jefferson Lab for the 2015-16 academic year. The JSA/JLab Graduate Fellowship Program is supported by the JSA Initiatives Fund. FY2015 funds are available for up to seven fellowship awards. Application packages should be submitted via email to email@example.com with the subject line "JSA Graduate Fellowships" by Feb. 20. See the full announcement.
JSA Accepting Applications for 2015-16 Sabbatical Leave Support Program
Jefferson Science Associates is currently accepting applications for the JSA/JLab Sabbatical Leave Support Program for academic year 2015-16 at Jefferson Lab. The JSA/JLab Sabbatical Leave Support Program is supported by the JSA Initiatives Fund. Materials should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "JSA Sabbatical Support" by March 2. See the full announcement.
Jefferson Lab Calendar of EventsFeb. 17-March 2: Benefits Open Enrollment
Feb. 19: GlueX Collaboration Meeting
Feb. 26-27: International Committee on Future Accelerators meeting
March 7: Va. Regional Middle School Science Bowl
March 12-14: Q-weak Collaboration Meeting
March 16: Safety Shoe Vendor on-site
Environment, Safety, Health & Quality
Report All Injuries to Occupational Medicine in a Timely Manner
Possible injuries or illnesses related to work can be reported to Occupational Medicine through a variety of mechanisms, including dialing 911 when necessary, visiting Occupational Medicine department in room 22 in the Support Service Center (Bldg. 28) or calling Occupational Medicine staff at x7539. If the employee is confident that the problem is trivial and does not warrant in-person assistance, then the employee can simply call Occupational Medicine staff, leave a voicemail message, or send an email to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. If the event occurs after-hours, notify Occupational Medicine staff by phone or email as soon as possible, so that staff can follow up in a timely manner once the lab reopens. You may see the full all-staff memo regarding the reporting of injuries here.
Computing and Networking Infrastructure
Annual Computer User Account Audit Begins Soon
CNI Maintenance Period Set for Feb. 17
Valentine’s at the Quark Cafe
Jefferson Lab Benefits Open Enrollment Begins Feb. 17
Professional Development Lunch & Learn Offered
Graduate Student Research Grants Available
A Workshop for Travelers is scheduled for Feb. 25, 9:30-11 a.m. in CEBAF Center room F113. If you have any questions about the workshop, contact Carol Kinsey at x7519 or email@example.com.
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