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Following the Government of Jordan’s directives to restrict the movement of people to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and for the health and safety of SESAME’s staff and visitors to the Centre, SESAME is closed until further notice.
News | 18 March, 2020
On 4 March, the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Audrey Azoulay visited SESAME on her first official visit to Jordan.
News | 15 March, 2020
Maher Attal, an accelerator physicist who has been acting Technical Director of SESAME since 24 September 2019, has now been confirmed in this position.
News | 10 March, 2020

The Australian Synchrotron (ANSTO) welcomed Nashat Sawai, a senior RF engineer from SESAME, following the donation of bunch by bunch feedback digital electronics to SESAME.

News | 09 March, 2020
The first published paper utilizing data taken at the recently operational IR (Infrared) spectromicroscopy beamline of SESAME describes an interesting possible research path in the identification of the background of preeclampsia, a serious hypertensive disorder with unclear etiology and lack of reliable diagnostic tests.
News | 02 March, 2020
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The second round of SESAME-Sweden-MAX IV Laboratory scholarships is being launched. It will cover the years 2020-2021.
Announcement | 26 February, 2020
On 16 February, Andrea Lausi arrived in Jordan to take up the position of Scientific Director of SESAME. 
News | 20 February, 2020
No less than 151 proposals have been submitted in response to SESAME’s third call (Call “2”) for experiments on its three beamlines that closed on 27 January, thus confirming the ever-increasing demand for use of its facilities.
News | 11 February, 2020

On 19 January 2020, SESAME was the venue for the workshop Synchrotron Light: A Powerful Tool for Scientific Research organized by the Association of Arab Universities (AArU).

News | 23 January, 2020
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We are pleased to announce the 4th International Workshop on X-ray Crystallography in Structural Biology and will be held on February 25th-27th, 2020, at The Islamic University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
Announcement | 07 January, 2020