Conferences - Seminars

29JUN
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  08:30-16:00 Zürich

Do not Miss the Smart Health Conference and Partnering Event The Enterprise Europe Network invites you to participate in the Smart Health conference and partnering event taking place in Zürich on 29 June 2017. The focus is on virtual/augmented reality, digitalization/big data, convergence between ICT, medtech and pharma, interfaces, devices and sensors. When: 29-06-2017, 08:30–16:00 ... Read more about "Smart Health Conference and Partnering Event"
04JUL
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  11:00-12:00 GR A3 32

The Manihiki atoll has since 1972 been the source of arguably the worlds’ finest pearls. In response to a letter of concern about declining water quality, the Coastal Group in UQ’s School of Civil Engineering has conducted hydrodynamics and water quality studies in this very remote lagoon since 2004. Most recently, June-July 2016, where the ... Read more about "Special talk on "Intriguing fluid mechanics in the Manihiki atoll""
By Short biography:
Dr Peter Nielsen’s research record has placed ...
10JUL
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  14:00-15:30 MED 0 1418

I will begin by giving a very brief overview of some of my current research interests in mechanics & materials which include: (i) mechanics of composites, especially 3D composites; (ii) granular media; (iii) ceramics and cermets; (iv) micro-architectured materials and (v) cell mechanics. The bulk of the seminar will focus on recent work on discrete ... Read more about "The role of interfacial diffusion in the creep of Ni superalloys"
By Prof. Vikram Deshpande, Cambridge University Department of Engineering, UK.
11JUL
14JUL
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  EPFL, BC Building

Exploring Edges & Beyond Colloquium 11-14 July 2017, Lausanne, Switzerland - EPFL Digital Humanities, Artistic and Architecture Research, Critical Technical Practice New forms of research, methods, knowledge Research in applied and interdisciplinary areas often push beyond methodological and epistemological notions as articulated in established scientific disciplines - it’s therefore difficult to place these research approaches ... Read more about "Digital Humanities Summer School - Call for Contributions"

Exhibitions

07JUN
12JUL
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  Arcade du bâtiment BM (Place Nord)

"Travelling slowly means encoutering". These few words might summarize the photographic exhibition by Claude Marthaler, called Zen or the art of pedalling. With 15 photographs, each going hand in hand with a "cyclosophical" aphorism (in French), Claude Marthaler shares the secret of this incredible energy he spends to travel the world: the happiness of meeting ... Read more about ""Zen or the art of pedalling" by Claude Marthaler"
29JUN
24SEP
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  11:00-18:00 Bâtiment ArtLab - pavillon Art/Science

EPFL ArtLab dedicates its second temporary exhibition to the work of !Mediengruppe Bitnik, whose acidic yet playful take on our digital everyday will occupy ArtLab’s central exhibition space all summer long. Building on a project which the Zurich-via-Berlin duo Carmen Weisskopf and Domagoj Smoljo initially developed for Kunsthaus Langenthal, Come Chat With Me follows up ... Read more about "ArtLab Summer exhibition - Come Chat With Me"
By !Mediengruppe Bitnik

Thesis defenses

Miscellaneous

01MAY
30JUN
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Bike to Work 2017 is here! We cordially invite you to participate in this new edition. In May and June, come on campus by bike! Our goal is to beat last year’s record, with 525 participants and a total distance of 131'539 km! In addition to many prizes, participants will get invitations to special events ... Read more about "Bike to work 2017"
30JUN
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  12:15-14:00 UNIGE

“Gendered Innovations” is receiving increasing attention by research funding bodies on European and national levels. In her workshop, Londa Schiebinger, the leading scholar on gender in science, will show how by including gender and diversity perspectives in research can improve and innovate science. Employing case studies from various disciplines, she will show how by doing ... Read more about "How Sex and Gender Analysis lead to Discovery!"
04JUL
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  09:00-12:30 BI A2 468

What are good reasons to flip a class? What do students and teachers actually do in a flipped class? This workshop will introduce the participants to the various forms of flipped classroom designs and to the different instructional techniques that can be used. Hands-on activities will allow the participants to work on the design of ... Read more about "Flipping a Class from 0 to 180"
10JUL
13JUL
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By les enseignants de la section architecture et les experts extérieurs
11JUL
14JUL
  IC

The Exploring Edges summer school will take place from the 11th to the 14th July, 2017, in EPFL. Research in applied, interdisciplinary and emerging areas often push beyond the methodological and epistemological conventions of scientific disciplines. This is especially the case for younger fields such as the digital humanities, critical technical practice, artistic research and ... Read more about "Exploring Edges Summer School: Artistic Research, Architecture, Computer/Natural Science and the Digital Humanities"
By Paulo de Assis; Orpheus Institute, Ghent
Alan Blackwell; Computer Science ...
11JUL
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  09:00-12:30 BI A2 468

What strategies can I use to increase student participation? What potential advantages for student learning? At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: explain the importance of using interactive teaching strategies; select appropriate teaching strategies to achieve learning objectives; construct effective interactive teaching scenarios. Read more about "Effective Interactive Teaching"
By Siara Isaac

Call for proposal

07JUN
07SEP
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Bio-Based Industries Call 2017 Open The Joint Undertaking on Bio-based Industries (BBI) is a public-private partnership aiming at increasing investment in the development of a sustainable bio-based industry sector in Europe. Submission Deadline: 07.09.2017, 17:00 CET Funding: May vary Duration: May vary Subject: The 2017 call shows 4 strategic orientations: Feedstock Process Products Market uptake ... Read more about "[BIO-BASED INDUSTRIES I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
30JUN
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The Piaget Scientific Award is a prestigious fellowship organized by EPFL and sponsored by Piaget that aims at supporting outstanding and groundbreaking research in the broad field of miniaturization and microengineering. Submission deadlines: 30.06.2017 12:00 (UTC +1) Price: The laureate will receive a one-year scholarship for post-doctoral research on the topic presented, to be conducted ... Read more about "[PIAGET I FELLOWSHIP]"
30JUN
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The SNSF is participating in the first call for proposals within the scope of the Southeast Asia – Europe Joint Funding Scheme. ​The objective of the Joint Funding Scheme (JFS) is to bring together Southeast Asian and European researchers and innovators and allow them to collaborate on topics of mutual interest. The JFS is a ... Read more about "[SOUTHEAST ASIA – EUROPE JOINT FUNDING SCHEME I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
04JUL
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ERA.Net RUS Plus Call 2017 The goal of the call is to set up a long term collaboration in the field of research and innovation between EU Member States/Associated Countries and Russia. The joint call covers science and technology projects. Deadlines: 4th July 2017, 15:00 (CEST) Funding : Maximum contribution per project for the Swiss ... Read more about "[ERA.NET RUS PLUS I RESEARCH FUNDING]"

Deadline

14JUN
01AUG
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Funding through the current call aims to attract scientists form other fields into metabolism. The 2nd Kristian Gerhard Jebsen call for proposals will favor collaborative projects that cross boundaries between metabolism/nutrition and engineering or medicine, or projects that develop or apply a systems approach to the study of nutrition and metabolism. Funding will encourage projects ... Read more about "Calls for projects in Metabolism and Nutrition proposals"