Cultural events

  Wednesday 23 March 2016 18:00 - 19:30 Forum Rolex

Ig Nobel Award Tour Show

By Marc Abrahams, Elisabeth Oberzaucher, Stephan Bolliger, Emily Baird

The Ig Nobel Awards honor research that makes people laugh, then think.

Marc Abrahams
Father of the annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony and editor of Annals of Improbable Research
Elisabeth Oberzaucher (University of Vienna)
2015 Mathematics Prize Winner — "Whether and how Moulay Ismael the Bloodthirsty, the Sharifian Emperor of Morocco, managed to father 888 children"
Stephan Bolliger (University of Zurich)
2009 Peace Prize Winner — "Is it better to be smashed over the head with a full bottle of beer, or with an empty bottle?"
Emily Baird (Lund University)
2013 Biology and Astronomy Prize Winner — "Dung beetles use the Milky Way for navigation"

Show in English

Free tickets available from 14 March at the EPFL Esplanade reception desk upon presenting your Camipro card (max. 2 tickets per person)
For people outside EPFL, please contact

Organization EPFL, NCCR MARVEL

Contact Lidia Favre-Quattropani

Accessibility General public

Admittance Registration required