Conferences - Seminars

06FEB
04DEC
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  11:00-13:00 EPFL Fribourg

The smart living lunches take place every first Tuesday of the month from 11 am to 1 pm at the smart living lab in Fribourg. Two researchers present during 20 minutes their work related to the smart living lab's research fields that can range from construction technologies, to material sciences and renewable energy production systems, ... Read more about "smart living lunches"
21SEP
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  08:45-19:00 MED 1 522

Journée d’étude internationale organisée par le Laboratoire des Techniques et de la Sauvegarde de l’Architecture Moderne de l’EPFL-ENAC Sous la direction de Franz GRAF et Giulia MARINO « Jean Prouvé exprime d’une manière singulièrement harmonieuse le type de “Constructeur” qui n’est pas encore accepté par la loi mais qui est réclamé par l’époque que nous ... Read more about "Restaurer les objets techniques. L’œuvre de Jean Prouvé : actualité et perspectives"
21SEP
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  10:30-12:00 Unil, Extranef building, room 126

When pricing financial assets, rational agents should think in terms of proportional price changes, i.e., returns. However, stock price movements are often reported in dollar rather than percentage units, which may cause investors to think that news should correspond to a dollar change in price rather than a percentage change in price. Non-proportional thinking in ... Read more about "Can the Market Multiply and Divide? Non-Proportional Thinking in Financial Markets"
By Kelly SHUE, Yale School of Management
21SEP
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  15:00-16:00 H4 2 232.080

Abstract Retinal prostheses represent an exciting development in science, engineering, and medicine – an opportunity to create devices that exploit our knowledge of neural circuitry in order to replace or even enhance normal function. The lessons we learn in developing them may apply to many neural interfaces of the future. Existing retinal prostheses demonstrate proof ... Read more about "Toward a natural-resolution neural interface: artificial retina"
By Prof. E.J. Chichilnisky, John R. Adler Professor of Neurosurgery ...

Exhibitions

09MAY
23SEP
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  07:00-23:59 Rolex Learning Center - Patios extérieurs

Le duo d'artistes bernois Haus am Gern (Barbara Meyer Cesta & Rudolf Steiner) a installé une septantaine de feux en plexiglas découpé et miroitant sous les voûtes du Rolex Learning Center. Une invitation à regarder l'espace de manière décalée, de voir les creux, les vides, les marges. Le Rolex Learning Center captive par les puissants ... Read more about "Haus am Gern: Fireplace"
By Haus am Gern: Barbara Meyer Cesta et Rudolf Steiner
08JUL
31DEC
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  11:00-18:00 Bâtiment ArtLab

Situé dans la partie nord du bâtiment ArtLab, ouvert sur l’Esplanade, le Datasquare est dédié à une exposition de longue durée sur la thématique du big data, ici incarnée par deux grands projets scientifiques de l'EPFL: Blue Brain Project et Venice Time Machine. Ces deux projets, particulièrement complexes, sont mis en valeur dans des présentations ... Read more about "Datasquare - une immersion dans l'univers du big data"
By Blue Brain Project, Venice Time Machine
30AUG
25OCT
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  Rolex Learning Center

Connected devices, geolocation, trackers, browsing history, social networks... The report is without call: you are permanently tracked by your connected devices. And the digital data you leave behind is used and sold by data brokers. Want to regain control over your personal data? EPFL Library offers you a Data Detox cure. Read more about "Data Detox: regain control of your personal data"
06SEP
28OCT
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  Atelier Grandi, Corseaux/Vevey

Sur la colline de Corseaux, parmi de nombreuses habitations familiales se démarque la maison atelier ayant appartenu au peintre vaudois d’origine piémontaise Italo De Grandi. C’est un emblème remarquable de l’architecture moderne, notamment du style international, sur la Riviera lémanique. Réalisée en 1939 par l’architecte Alberto Sartoris, lui aussi d’origine piémontaise, la maison d’Italo De ... Read more about "Habiter la Modernité"
12SEP
30SEP
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  11:00-18:00 ArtLab

EPFL ArtLab is pleased to welcome the Prix Pictet, Prize for Photography and Sustainability. Works by the twelve of the outstanding photographers shortlisted for the prize, revolving around this years’ theme Space. The Prix Pictet (Pictet prize) is an international award in photography and sustainability. The mandate of the award is to use the power ... Read more about "Prix Pictet - Space | ArtLab"
By Mandy Barker, Saskia Groneberg, Beate Gütschow, Rinko Kawauchi, Benny Lam ...
18SEP
19OCT
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  The Project Room

Francfort, Vienne et Stockholm : trois villes européennes qui ont eu un rôle fondamental dans les politiques d’habitation mises en place durant l’entre-deux-guerres. C’est dans ce contexte historique que se sont focalisés les recherches et l’enseignement du Laboratoire de Construction et Conservation à l’EPFL. Read more about "HOUSING"

Thesis defenses

21SEP
By Daniel Camilo ROJAS QUIRÓS

Miscellaneous

09SEP
22SEP
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Pour les valaisannes de 11 à 15 ans: Des ateliers de programmation de 2h30 à Martigny, Sion et Sierre Gratuit Inscription obligatoire Débutantes également bienvenues Les ateliers peuvent être suivis indépendamment les uns des autres Le premier atelier a déjà lieu le samedi 6 octobre, à Martigny l'après-midi et à Sion le matin. Les filles ... Read more about "Coding Club des filles au Valais: délai d'inscription au 1er atelier"
09SEP
14OCT
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Pour les jurassiennes de 11 à 15 ans: Des ateliers de programmation de 2h30 à Porrentruy Gratuit Inscription obligatoire Débutantes également bienvenues Les ateliers peuvent être suivis indépendamment les uns des autres Le premier atelier a déjà lieu le samedi 27octobre, à Porrentruy, de 9h15 à 11h45 dans les locaux de la division technique du ... Read more about "Coding Club des filles au Jura: délai d'inscription au 1er atelier"

Internal trainings

29JUL
30SEP
  BS 246.2

A new Permanence on Data Protection will take place each Monday and Friday from 9am to 11am. Place : BS 246.2 Main topics : Records of processing (research data), Data Protection Impact Assessments for High Risks Projects. By prior appointment only. Except from 13 to 27 August 2018. Read more about "Everything you've always wanted to know about GDPR!"

Call for proposal

04SEP
15NOV
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CODEV Seed Money program aims at financially support the launch of cooperation projects by researchers in all scientific disciplines at EPFL, in partnership with academic institutions in the Global South. Main objectives of the Seed Money programme Enable and foster the establishment of collaborative EPFL research projects with partners from the Global South with a ... Read more about "CODEV Seed Money call for projects"
21SEP
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The H&M Foundation is looking for early stage ideas presenting new circular approaches intended to reinvent the fashion industry. The foundation is seeking innovations: with digital technologies applications (e.g. connectivity, robotics, artificial intelligence, data, internet of things, machine learning) to make fashion circular. related to waste recovery, recycling or aimed at zero-waste. supporting a climate ... Read more about "[H&M Foundation - Global Change Award 2020 | Research funding]"
21SEP
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EUROGIA2020 is launching a new project call in collaboration with the European Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan to encourage companies to participate in transnational collaborations to develop innovative industrial RD&D projects for low carbon energy technologies. The first call will be launched in September 2018 in five low carbon sector areas of common interest to ... Read more about "[ EUROGIA 2020 | Research funding ]"

Deadline

29JUN
22OCT
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  Lausanne Olympic Museum

Please note that the registration for the LIMNA symposium "Central Regulation of Metabolism and Feeding" is now open. This symposium will be held on Thursday November 8th, 2018 at the Olympic Museum of Lausanne, Switzerland. ———————————————————— Deadline for abstract submission for the poster session: October 8, 2018. Please note that 4 abstracts will be selected ... Read more about "REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN - LIMNA symposium - "Central Regulation of Metabolism and Feeding" - Nov. 8 2018 -"
By Invited speakers:    • Daniela Cota, INSERM Neurocentre Magendie, Bordeaux University, France ...