Miscellaneous

28AUG
30NOV
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From August 28, stations on the EPFL-UNIL campus will be closed in order to conduct the necessary renovation work of the Lausanne/Morges network. As of this date, passes for EPFL students and staff members will not be valid on the whole Lausanne/Morges network. The bike-sharing network will reopen on November 30. More information here. Read more about "PubliBike network at EPFL: renewal"
12SEP
29DEC
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In order to reduce the production of waste linked to takeaway meals, the food trucks will no longer provide disposable dishes. You can choose either to bring your own container or use the solution offered by EPFL: the reBOX, which will also be available in most restaurants for your takeaway meals. How does it work? ... Read more about "EPFL is switching to reusable dishes!"
18SEP
30NOV
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  08:00-23:59

The 2017 ACCES Visualization Contest is still open. Organized this semester by ACCES, the platform for Application-Centered Computational Engineering Science, this visualization contest is open to all the students and postdocs at EPFL, alone or in groups up to four people and is part a broader effort at EPFL to embed Computational Thinking into the ... Read more about "2017 ACCES Visualization Contest"
19SEP
19DEC
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  19:00-21:00 CM1104

Le club d'échecs "La Dame Blanche" vous invite tous les mardi du semestre en CM 1104 de 19 à 21h. De débutant à confirmé vous êtes tous bienvenus pour jouer, apprendre et faire connaissance. Site web : chess.epfl.ch Facebook : fb.com/chess.epfl Read more about "Club d'échecs EPFL : tous les mardis"
04OCT
25OCT
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  19:00-23:00 Darling Club

Le club EPFL de rock'n'roll "Rock Affinity" vous invite tous les mercredi soir d'octobre de 19 à 21h au bar Le Darling. De débutant à confirmé vous êtes tous bienvenus pour danser, apprendre et faire connaissance. Read more about "Soirée dansante rock'n'roll : tous les mercredis"
24OCT
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  19:30-20:30 MED 3 2215

At Octanis, we believe that learning means solving real world problems. We provide an environment where we turn theory into practice and learning means doing. We share experiences and tools, and make rapid incremental progress while embracing failure. Above all, we accept everyone for who they are. We work on different projects - an arctic ... Read more about "Open Night @ Octanis"
By Octanis Association
26OCT
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  12:25-14:00 BC 420

The selections of the contest My Thesis in 180s will be held on 20, 26 and 31 October. For each participant, the goal is to present his or her research in simple, straightforward terms in 3 minutes before an audience. This is thus an exercise in popularizing the thesis and explaining it, in French or ... Read more about "My Thesis in 180s: Selections"
31OCT
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  12:25-14:00 BC 420

The selections of the contest My Thesis in 180s will be held on 20, 26 and 31 October. For each participant, the goal is to present his or her research in simple, straightforward terms in 3 minutes before an audience. This is thus an exercise in popularizing the thesis and explaining it, in French or ... Read more about "My Thesis in 180s: Selections"
31OCT
19DEC
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  19:30-20:30 MED 3 2215

At Octanis, we learn by solving real world problems. We work on different projects - an arctic rover, a digital nestbox for barn owls, and our mini maker space on wheels. At our open nights, you can discover how we get these projects going and where you can contribute. You already have your own project ... Read more about "Open Night @ Octanis"
By Octanis Association
09NOV
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  09:00-12:30 salle BI A2 468

Explore ways to design lab experiments that help students develop a scientific approach which is transferable to real world complexity. Read more about "Running Lab sessions"
10NOV
12NOV
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  Art

JOIN A CULTURAL AND SCIENTIFIC HACKATHON AT THE EPFL ARTLAB! MUSEOMIX is an international event taking place in 8 countries all over the world at the same dates: Mexico, Brazil, France, Spain, Austria, Italy, Belgium - and Switzerland. During three days in November, participants will imagine and develop new forms of cultural mediation at the ... Read more about "Museomix 2017 ArtLab | EPFL"
13NOV
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  15:15-16:15 BC 410

The Digital Humanities Institute is happy to welcome Dr. Kirell Benzi for a a talk on 13 November at 3:15pm in room BC410. Abstract Even if it may seem unnatural at first, the combination of art and science is gaining momentum in the research community. In this talk, I will explain why data art is ... Read more about "Data art, creating artworks from scientific data? - DH Distinguished Lecture Series"
By Dr. Kirell Benzi got his Ph.D from EPFL in ...
16NOV
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  09:00-12:30 salle BI A2 468

Exercise sessions provide students with an opportunity to apply the things they have learned in lectures, to deepen their understanding, to clarify problems and to monitor their own learning. What are the features of exercise sessions that best help student to learn? How can exercises be adapted to help students deepen their understanding? What approaches ... Read more about "Effective exercise sessions"
By Roland Tormey