Communication & Documentation Cell

The activities of the Communication & Documentation Cell cover the following objectives:

  • Enhance the laboratory's activities and promote its image,
  • Ensure the dissemination and sharing of research results,
  • Facilitate internal exchanges,
  • Contribute to the dialogue between science and society,
  • Support knowledge sharing,
  • Attract young people to science.

The activities are carried out in coherence with the activities of the CNRS and Aix-Marseille University authorities and in connection with the networks of:

  • Communication: Com'IN2P3, Com'On CNRS,
  • Technical and Scientific Culture (CST): CST- AMU, CST-Culture Science Paca,
  • Technical and Scientific Information: Democrite-IN2P3, Renatis-CNRS.

Head of the department: Magali Damoiseaux

  • scientific communication,
  • dissemination of knowledge,
  • technical and scientific culture,
  • technical and scientific information,
  • open science,
  • digital communication.
  • Design of institutional supports: websites, activity reports, leaflets,
  • Writing articles for the general public,
  • Setting up a photo and video library, photo and video reports,
  • Animation of the social network Twitter,
  • Recommendations and coaching of staff in « Technical and Scientific Information » and also in « Communication »,
  • Metadata processing of scientific production through the Inspire-HEP platform for automatic data transfer into the HAL-IN2P3 open archive and the CPPM Limbra database, with more than 250 publications per year,
  • Organization of the monthly Conferences Series for the general public "Mysteries at the heart of the Universe and matter" about 1,500 people per year,
  • Coordination of CPPM involvement: at the "Fête de la Science", with the « Village of La Seyne-sur-Mer », about 5,000 people; in the International Physics Masterclasses for approximately 350 high school students per year,
  • Co-coordination of the "Dialogu'IST" workshops on innovative practices and services of Scientific and Technical Information (IST). Organized twice a year and backed by the national network Renatis, these workshops are training sessions via a videoconferencing system spread over 12 sites in France, allowing to promote exchanges and to train about 100 people at each edition.