Conferences - Seminars

21JUN
05SEP
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  Learning Center

This symposium, hosted by the EPFL Brain Mind Institute, will take place at the ROLEX Learning Center on the EPFL campus in Lausanne on September 4th and 5th 2017. Recent studies have implicated the interconnectedness of neurons within circuits as a critical factor in selective vulnerability to neurodegenerative disease. In this 2-day program leaders from ... Read more about "BMI LATSIS SYMPOSIUM "Degeneration of Neuronal Circuits""
14JUL
22SEP
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  Swiss Tech Convention Center and Campus Biotech

The Blue Brain Project is delighted to host a three day Conference – Neuromodulation of Neural Microcircuits NM² from September 18th to 20th, 2017. The Conference will be held at the SwissTech Convention Center, EPFL on September 18th and 19th and at the Campus Biotech in Geneva on September 20th. Neuromodulators dynamically reconfigure neural microcircuits ... Read more about "Neuromodulation of Neural Microcircuits NM2 Conference 2017"
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03AUG
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  11:00-12:00 BC129

Cloud radio access network (C-RAN) architectures in which the processing/decoding is migrated from the local base-stations/radio units (RUs) to a control/central units (CU) in the "cloud" offer a variety of advantages to cellular and wireless networks in general. Fog radio access networks (F-RAN) address the case where the RUs are enhanced by having the ability ... Read more about ""An Information Theoretic Perspective of Fronthaul Constrained Cloud and Fog Radio Access Networks""
By Prof. Shlomo Shamai The Andrew and Erna Viterbi Department of ...
07AUG
  14:00-16:00 ELE 111

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Martin Jaggi Thesis advisor: Prof. Volkan Cevher Co-examiner: Prof. Michel Bierlaire Abstract Background papers Efficiency of coordinate descent methods on huge-scale optimization problems, by Y. Nesterov, SIAM J. Optim., 2012. Accelerated, parallel, and proximal coordinate descent, by O. Fercoq and P. Richtarik, SIAM J. Optim., 2015. Federated Optimization: Distributed ... Read more about "Scalable Methods for Nonsmooth Optimization Problems"
By Ahmet Alacaoglu
09AUG
  10:00-12:00 INJ 328

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Volkan Cevher Thesis advisor: Prof. Martin Jaggi Co-examiner: Prof. Daniel Kuhn Abstract Coordinate descent algorithms are the workhorse of convex optimization in practice since they are easy to implement, fast, and hard to beat. We want to design even faster coordinate descent algorithms which take geometry, communication costs etc. ... Read more about "Coordinate descent algorithms for convex optimization"
By Sai Praneeth Karimireddy 
15AUG
  10:00-12:00 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Sabine Süsstrunk Thesis advisor: Prof. Martin Vetterli Thesis co-advisor: Prof. Adam Scholefield Co-examiner: Prof. Wenzel Jakob Abstract Background papers Quantization, by Robert M. Gray, David L. Neuhoff, 1998, Sections III and IV Propagation through nonuniform grating structures,by J.E. Sipe, L. Poladian, C. Martijn de Sterke, 1993 Modeling of the ... Read more about "Lippmann Photography"
By Michalina Pacholska
21AUG
25AUG
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 448

The method of Euler systems models L-functions of automorphic forms in terms of motivic or Galois cohomological data (Galois cohomology classes). It is a major tool in the proof of the known cases of the Bloch-Kato conjectures. The objective of the workshop is to introduce graduate students and junior researchers to the theory of Euler ... Read more about "Introductory Workshop on Euler Systems and Special Values of L-functions"
21AUG
  10:00-12:00 BC129

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Boi Faltings Thesis advisor: Prof. Karl Aberer Co-examiner: Prof. Denis Gillet Abstract With the advance of social media networks, people are sharing contents in an unprecedented scale. This makes social networks such as microblogs an ideal place for spreading rumors. Although rumors can have severe impact on real-life world, ... Read more about "Progressive Detecting Rumors from Streams of Social Platforms"
By Chi Thang Duong
22AUG
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  11:00-12:00 SV1717

BIOENGINEERING SEMINAR Abstract: Electron cryotomography (ECT) enables intact cells to be visualized in 3D in an essentially native state to macromolecular (~4 nm) resolution. It has allowed us to visualize the structures of macromolecular machines in their native context inside intact cells. In many cases, such machines cannot be purified intact for in vitro study. ... Read more about "Structural Biology in vivo by Electron Cryotomography"
By Yi-Wei Chang, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA ...
22AUG
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  11:30-12:30 AI1153

BIOENGINEERING SEMINAR Abstract: Intergenic long noncoding RNAs (lincRNAs) are the largest class of transcripts in the human genome and their transcription is pervasive in higher eukaryotes. Functional and evolutionary analyses together with extensive characterization of a handful of lincRNAs support the general consensus that these transcripts contribute to the regulation of gene expression programs and ... Read more about "Do lincRNAs Contribute to Mouse Embryonic Stem Cell Cycle Adaptations?"
By Prof. Ana Claudia Marques, University of Lausanne (CH)
22AUG
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  13:15-17:30 Bern

ERC Synergy Grants enable 2-4 top researchers with complimentary skills and knowledge to jointly address a research problem of their choice in unconventional ways. After a pilot in 2012 and 2013, the ERC decided to re-introduce the Synergy Grant to its portfolio, with the next Synergy Call expected to close on 14 November 2017. Consider ... Read more about "National Information Event on the ERC Synergy Grant"
24AUG
  10:30-12:30 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Katerina Argyraki Thesis advisor: Prof. Jean-Pierre Hubaux Thesis co-advisor: Prof. Bryan Ford Co-examiner: Prof. Jacques Fellay Abstract Background papers SMCQL: secure querying for federated databases. Bater, Johes, et al. Towards Statistical Queries over Distributed Private User Data. Chen, R. et al. Expanding Access to Large-Scale Genomic Data While Promoting ... Read more about "Decentralized, secure and privacy-conscious (medical) data sharing with distributed trust"
By David Froelicher
24AUG
  12:15-14:15 INR 113

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Karl Aberer Thesis advisor: Prof. Pierre Dillenbour Thesis coadvisor: Prof. Robert West Co-examiner: Prof. Daniel Gatica-Perez Abstract Background papers What are developers talking about? an analysis of topics and trends in stack overflow, by Barua, Anton, Stephen W. Thomas, and Ahmed E. Hassan. Empirical Software Engineering 19.3 (2014): 619-654. ... Read more about "Detecting Latent Training Needs from Digital Traces"
By Fu-Yin Cherng
24AUG
  14:00-16:00 INR113

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Karl Aberer Thesis advisor: Prof. Robert West Co-examiner: Prof. Pierre Dillenbourg Abstract Background papers Omnipedia: bridging the wikipedia language gap, by Patti Bao et al. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '12). MultiWiBi: The multilingual Wikipedia bitaxonomy project, by Tiziano Flati et ... Read more about "Improving Wikipedia quality across languages"
By Tiziano Piccardi
24AUG
  16:00-18:00 BP 1227

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Mark Pauly Thesis advisor: Prof. Wenzel Jakob Co-examiner: Prof. Sabine Süsstrunk Abstract Background papers A Comprehensive Framework for Rendering Layered Materials (Jakob et al. 2014) Minimal Sampling for Effective Acquisition of Anisotropic BRDFs (Vávra and Filip 2016) Multiple-Scattering Microfacet BSDFs with the Smith Model (Heitz et al. 2016) Read more about "Frequency Space Methods for General Surface Modeling"
By Tizian Zeltner
25AUG
  09:15-11:15 INR 331

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Viktor Kuncak Thesis advisor: Prof. Martin Odersky Co-examiner: Prof. Christoph Koch Abstract Background papers Read more about "Whole program type driven optimizations"
By Nicolas Stucki
25AUG
Cancelled
  10:00-12:00 BC229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Matthias Grossglauser Thesis advisor: Prof. Katerina Argyraki Thesis coadvisor: Prof. Bryan Ford Co-examiner: Prof. Jean-Pierre Hubaux Abstract Background papers Trajectory sampling for direct traffic observation, by Grossglauser M., Duffield N.G., IEEE/ACM Transactions on Netw., Volume: 9 Issue: 3. The traffic analysis of continuous-time mixes, by Danezis G., In: Martin ... Read more about "Accuracy and privacy on network traffic monitoring"
By Georgia Fragkouli
28AUG
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  CM4

As of October 2017, researchers will have to submit a data management plan (DMP) as an integral part of their SNSF research proposals. The aim of this workshop is to guide researchers in the preparation of this document and to give an update on all SNSF new funding opportunities. When: August 28, 2017 Time: 12:00 ... Read more about "Workshop on SNSF reforms and DMP"
28AUG
30AUG
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  08:30-17:30 MA B0 426

Le cours National Instruments LabVIEW Fondamental 1 (Core I) présente l'environnement LabVIEW, ses fonctionnalités, la programmation par flux de données et les architectures LabVIEW courantes. Ce cours est le moyen le plus rapide de devenir productif avec LabVIEW. Il vous prépare à développer des applications de test et de mesure, d'acquisition de données, de contrôle ... Read more about "LabVIEW, Core I (FR)"
By National Instruments
28AUG
  09:00-11:00 INF 226

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Arjen Lenstra Thesis advisor: Prof. Serge Vaudenay Co-examiner: Prof. Viktor Kuncak Abstract Background papers Read more about "Time-based cryptography"
By Gwangbae Choi
28AUG
30AUG
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  09:00-16:00 BC01

Featuring talks by internationally-renowned researchers and lecturers from industry, this course gives students a short, intensive overview of the different techniques and applications of materials characterisation available to scientists and engineers. Students also have a chance to perfect their presentation skills in the form of a short, three-minute pitch as well as in a more ... Read more about "CCMX Summer School — Characterisation of Materials"
By A wide range of experts in the domain Speakers: Véronique ...
28AUG
01SEP
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 448

Euler systems have been powerful tools in the study of the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture. As such, understanding more conceptually the constructions of Euler systems and relating these to other areas of mathematics such as representation theory could be of great interest. The goal of the conference will be to discuss novel constructions of Euler ... Read more about "Special Cycles on Shimura Varieties and Iwasawa Theory"
28AUG
  10:30-12:30 INF 226

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Arjen Lenstra Thesis advisor: Prof. Serge Vaudenay Co-examiner: Prof. Viktor Kuncak Abstract Background papers Read more about "Group Signatures"
By Muhammed Fatih Balli
28AUG
  15:00-17:00 RLC D1 661

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Volkan Cevher Thesis advisor: Prof. Pierre Dillenbourg Co-examiner: Prof. Martin Jaggi Abstract Background papers Read more about "Learning Analytics for Adaptive and Self-Improving Learning Environments"
By Louis Faucon
29AUG
  13:00-15:00 INR 331

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Rachid Guerraoui Thesis advisor: Prof. Martin Odersky Co-examiner: Prof. Viktor Kuncak Abstract Background papers Gentrification Gone Too Far? Affordable 2nd-Class Values for Fun and (Co-) Effect, by Leso Osvald et al., 2016. Algebraic effects for Functional Programming, by Daan Leijen, 2016. The marriage of effects and monads, by Philip ... Read more about "Lightweight effects for Scala"
By Fengyun Liu
29AUG
  13:00-15:00 INR 331

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Rachid Guerraoui Thesis advisor: Prof. Martin Odersky Co-examiner: Prof. Viktor Kuncak Abstract Background papers Data types a la carte Type checking with open type functions, by Schrijvers T., et al. Optimisation of Generic Programs through Inlining, by Magalhães J.P. Read more about "Abstractions for Generic Programming"
By Olivier  Blanvillain
29AUG
  16:30-18:30 BC329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Martin Odersky Thesis advisor: Prof. Rachid Guerraoui Co-examiner: Prof. Willy Zwaenepoel Abstract Background papers Abstracting Multi-Core Topologies with MCTOP (EuroSys '17) Pandia: comprehensive contention-sensitivethread placement (EuroSys '17) The Linux Scheduler: a Decade of Wasted Cores (EuroSys '16) Read more about "Scheduling on Multicores"
By Karolos Antoniadis
30AUG
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  12:15-13:15 SV1717

Hong Kong Huntington’s disease (HD) is a genetic neurodegenerative disorder caused by an abnormal expansion of CAG trinucleotide repeats in the huntingtin gene. Mutant huntingtin (mhtt) proteins induce the progressive neuronal loss from the striatum and cortex, despite of their ubiquitous expression. One possible mechanism of this selective degeneration is that dysfunction in synaptic transmission ... Read more about "BMI Seminar // Abnormal release of neurotransmitter and Ca2+ influx in presynaptic terminals in cortical neurons of a knock-in mouse model of Huntington’s disease"
By  Hyokeun Park, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University and ...
30AUG
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  17:15-18:30 ELA 1

The performance of analog integrated circuits is limited by the noise generated in its components. Some of this noise (thermal and shot noises) have a white spectrum, while others (dc offset, 1/f noise) are restricted to a narrow frequency range near dc. Several circuit techniques (correlated double sampling, chopping) exist for mitigating the effects of ... Read more about "System-Level Noise Filtering and Linearization Scheme"
By Gabor C. Temes, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
31AUG
01SEP
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  08:30-17:00 MA B0 426

Le cours National Instruments LabVIEW Fondamental 2 (Core II) vous apprend à concevoir des applications complètes et autonomes avec LabVIEW. Ce cours est une extension du cours LabVIEW Fondamental 1 (Core I) ; il présente des techniques de conception courantes pour l'implémentation et la distribution réussies d'applications pour la recherche, l'ingénierie et les environnements de ... Read more about "LabVIEW, Core II (FR)"
By National Instruments
04SEP
06SEP
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This successful course, held for the first time last year, will in 2017 be held partially at the Haute école d'ingénierie et d'architecture de Fribourg's iPrint institute in order to give participants more hands-on experience. Students will also participate in a group case study and have plenty of access to experts in the field during ... Read more about "Additive Manufacturing of Polymeric Materials 3D Camp"
By A worldwide range of experts in the domain
Speakers: Matteo ...
06SEP
08SEP
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  SG1

Created to further energy efficiency in the built environment, the international CISBAT conference offers a dynamic scientific exchange platform in fields ranging from nanostructured materials for renewable energy applications to urban energy systems. Read more about "CISBAT 2017 - Future Buildings & Districts - Energy Efficiency from Nano to Urban Scale"
06SEP
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Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture Abstract: Numerous applications are arising where an active circuit is powered by a remote unit, which also exchanges bidirectional data. In our application, an active circuit is implanted in the brain, powered by a small battery worn in an external earpiece. The implanted circuit stimulates and senses a dense ... Read more about "Transfer of Power and Data Over Coupled LC Resonators"
06SEP
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By Marlen Knobloch, Laboratory of Stem Cell Metabolism, Department of Physiology ...
06SEP
08SEP
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  13:30-17:00 MA B0 424

Créer des tableaux peut paraître chose facile, mais tirer parti des principales fonctionnalités d'un logiciel comme Excel est plus difficile. Si vous avez fréquemment besoin de créer des tableaux, de faire des tris, d'analyser des données, cette formation s'adresse à vous. Cette formation s’adresse autant aux érudits qu’aux néophytes car elle partira des bases de ... Read more about "Excel 2010, de la feuille de calcul aux tableaux croisés dynamiques"
By Charles Lalieu
08SEP
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This year’s meeting will take place on the 8th of September 2017 in the Auditorium Ettore Rossi (Inselspital). The program includes keynote lectures of Prof. Lutz Jäncke (University of Zurich) and Prof. Grégoire Courtine (EPFL). As in previous years, the congress also provides young researchers with the opportunity to present their ideas and research achievements ... Read more about "Bern University // 12th annual meeting of the Clinical Neuroscience Bern"
11SEP
12SEP
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  Crans-Montana

Climate change has global causes and effects. This conference addresses growing challenges and their consequences for fragile environments both in the high latitudes and high altitudes, focusing on the polar regions and the Alps. It brings together researches from natural and social sciences to facilitate dialogue among experts with the aim of comparing observations from ... Read more about "High Altitudes meet High Latitudes: Globalizing Polar Issues"
By The list of speakers is available on the conference website.
11SEP
13SEP
By Luca M. Ghiringhelli -Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck ...
11SEP
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  16:15-18:00 SV1717.A

Plant homeodomain (PHD) fingers, YEATS, Tudor and bromodomains are found in proteins involved in a wide array of fundamental biological processes, including transcription, replication, DNA damage repair, cell differentiation and survival. These domains comprise the largest families of epigenetic readers, capable of recognizing PTMs (posttranslational modifications) in histones. During her talk, Prof. Kutateladze will detail ... Read more about "Molecular mechanisms of epigenetic regulation"
By Prof. Tatiana Kutateladze Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado School ...
12SEP
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  09:00-10:00 BI A2 458

Vous avez des questions au sujet de l'utilisation de GrantsDB ? ou sur son interface ? Nous sommes à votre disposition pour répondre à toutes vos questions. Entrée libre, sans inscription ! Site web du Research Office - GrantsDB Read more about "Prochain Forum d'aide GrantsDB : Mardi 12 septembre de 9:00 à 10:00 au BI A2 458"
12SEP
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Water is the most important liquid for life. It is intimately linked to our well-being. Without water, cell membranes cannot function. Charges and charged groups cannot be dissolved, self-assembly cannot occur, and proteins cannot fold. Apart from the intimate link with life, water also shapes the earth and our climate. Our landscape is formed by ... Read more about "Water first. It's true."
By Prof. Sylvie Roke, IBI and IMX, EPFL
13SEP
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 397

L’EPFL a une vocation internationale et dénombre plus de 100 nationalités sur son campus. La capacité de gérer les différences culturelles, soit d’interagir et de communiquer d’une manière appropriée et efficace avec des étudiants et des collaborateurs d’autres cultures, devient dès lors primordiale. Selon Edward T. Hall, «la communication est culture, la culture est communication». ... Read more about "Communication interculturelle"
By Ariane Curdy
14SEP
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  17:15-18:15 BI A0 448

In this talk I will begin by introducing elliptic curves and some basic questions about them. After recalling what is known in the case of elliptic curves over the rational numbers, I will discuss some new heuristics and conjectures about how the group of points grows in towers of abelian extensions. This is joint work ... Read more about "Bernoulli Lecture - Some new conjectures about abelian points on elliptic curves"
By Karl Rubin (University of California, Irvine)
18SEP
20SEP
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The Blue Brain Project is delighted to announce that it will be hosting a three-day conference, “Neuromodulation of Neural Microcircuits NM²” from September 18th to 20th, 2017. Neuromodulators – the master switches – dynamically reconfigure neural microcircuits and shape brain states by controlling the function of neurons and glia, dendrites, and synapses. Recently, the Blue ... Read more about "Neuromodulation of Neural Microcircuits NM² Conference"
18SEP
20SEP
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  Lausanne & Geneva

18 - 19.09.2017 Lausanne, SwissTech Convention Center & 20.09.2017 Geneva, Campus Biotech Neuromodulators – the master switches – dynamically reconfigure neural microcircuits and shape brain states by controlling the function of neurons and glia, dendrites, and synapses. Recently, the Blue Brain Project discovered that neocortical microcircuit activity shifts from synchronous to asynchronous network states that ... Read more about "Blue Brain Project three-day conference: Neuromodulation of Neural Microcircuits NM²"
19SEP
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  12:15-13:15 GR C0 01

Abstract: High-elevation catchments are highly dynamic systems which are undergoing rapid hydrological changes. Seasonally, headwaters are responsible for the transport of large volumes of runoff and sediment (fine and coarse) to the downstream channel network, which tend to adjust to the upstream-imposed liquid and solid fluxes. Predicting how mountain rivers will change under different future ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Sediment Supply: The Underrated Ruler in Bedload Transport""
By Dr Francesco Comiti, Associate professor, River Basin Group, Faculty of ...
20SEP
22SEP
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The three-day workshop organised and hosted by DTU (Danmarks Tekniske Universitet), in collaboration with the EuroTech Alliance Universities and the SV Postdoc Association, is aimed at preparing postdocs for their next career step and complementing their ample repertoire of technical qualifications with essential soft skills. As such, it will provide an intensive, highly interactive, and ... Read more about "3rd EuroTech Postdoc Workshop: Success in academia"
20SEP
22SEP
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  08:30-17:00 MA B0 426

Python est un langage de script Orienté-Objets puissant, portable et flexible conçu pour être facile à utiliser et améliorer la productivité. Il peut être utilisé pour développer tous types de programmes : du script de quelques lignes, au programme offrant une interface graphique riche, en passant par les applications Web et les applications de calculs ... Read more about "Python Niveau 1, les fondamentaux"
By Jean-Philippe Forestier
20SEP
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  20:00-21:30 Pavillon en bois du Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne, Av. J-E. Dalcroze 5, 1007 Lausanne

Le Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne invite régulièrement artistes et chercheurs à intervenir sur des questions liées à l’art, à la société ou à la recherche aujourd’hui, en prolongement de la programmation théâtrale. La première conférence de la saison sera proposée par le professeur Yves Weinand, directeur du laboratoire IBOIS de l’EPFL et architecte du nouveau Pavillon en ... Read more about "Masterclass d'Yves Weinand"
By Yves Weinand, professeur ordinaire et directeur du Laboratoire IBOIS, EPFL
22SEP
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By Ashwini AGRAWAL (LSE)
25SEP
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  EPFL Rolex Learning Center, Forum Rolex

Laureate: Prof. Mary O’Kane, O’Kane Associates (Australia) A computer engineer, pioneering research in artificial intelligence, a former Dean and university vice-chancellor, and member or chair of many public and private sector boards and committees, Mary O’Kane has acquired an extraordinary breadth and depth of experience in the innovation, research, higher education, energy, ICT, public policy ... Read more about "Erna Hamburger Prize - September 25th, 2017"
02OCT
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DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be communicated Bio: Prof Dek Woolfson took his first degree in Chemistry at the University of Oxford in 1987. He then did a PhD at the University of Cambridge followed by post-doctoral research at University College London and the University of California, Berkeley. After 10 years ... Read more about "Title to be announced"
By Prof. Dek Woolfson, University of Bristol, Bristol (UK)
05OCT
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By Professor Richard MARAIS, Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, the University ...
06OCT
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By Lu ZHANG (Ohio State University)
10OCT
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  09:00-10:00 BI A2 468

Vous avez des questions au sujet de l'utilisation de GrantsDB ? ou sur son interface ? Nous sommes à votre disposition pour répondre à toutes vos questions. Entrée libre, sans inscription ! Site web du Research Office - GrantsDB Read more about "Prochain Forum d'aide GrantsDB : Mardi 10 octobre de 9:00 à 10:00 au BI A2 468"
11OCT
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By  Ewelina Knapska, Laboratory of Emotions Neurobiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental ...
16OCT
18OCT
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By Chinmay Das - University of Leeds, United Kingdom Massimo Noro - Unilever ...
16OCT
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  12:15 SV1717

DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be communicated Research Description: Basic cell culture techniques have changed little in almost a century. By far the most dominate format for cell culture is the Petri dish or similar (e.g. multi well plate). Slowly this is beginning to change as our ability to create materials, ... Read more about "Title to be announced"
By Prof. David Beebe, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (USA)
17OCT
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  12:15-13:15 GR C0 01

Abstract: The Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE) was organised by the new Swiss Polar Institute. It circled the Antarctic continent and most of its sub-antarctic islands over a period of 3 months from December 2016 to March 2017 supporting 22 projects and almost 150 scientists from 18 countries. Conceived as an opportunity to better characterise the ... Read more about "EESS talk on "ACE, an interdisciplinary expedition around Antarctica""
By Dr Danièle Rod, Swiss Polar Institute @EPFL, ACE expedition 2017 ...
20OCT
  12:00-13:30 EPFL, ODY 4.03, VIP Room

"Is there a future for open science? Sharing and research progress in scientific research " Abstract: Sharing of information, data and materials between scientists has been described as crucial for the replication, validation and advancement of research, and recent years have seen a policy push towards open science and open data that seeks to enable ... Read more about "Seminar by Dr. Corniela Lawson, University of Bath"
23OCT
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  13:15-14:15 MXF1

Colloidal particles in suspension form liquid, crystalline and glassy phases similar to those formed by atoms. Since the particles are “fat” (~1µm) and “slow” (~10Hz), they can be individually tracked in space and time by confocal microscopy. Dense colloidal systems therefore serve as "analog computers" to study the dynamics of defects in crystals (vacancies, stacking ... Read more about "Live 3D Modeling with Colloids"
By Prof. Frans Spaepen, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Harvard ...
24OCT
26OCT
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  STTC

This Life Sciences Symposium, co-organised by EPFL and EMBO Press, will be held from 24 to 26 October 2017 at the EPFL campus in Lausanne-Switzerland, at the SwissTech Convention Center. Limited seatings available! Accredited symposium (continuous education) by the RESAL. Read more about "EPFL Life Sciences - EMBO Press Symposium 2017 : Frontiers in Metabolism"
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30 speakers: See the symposium web site
30OCT
01NOV
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By Emanuele Paci - University of Leeds, United Kingdom Shoshana Wodak - VIB ...
01NOV
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By David Dupret, MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit, University of Oxford ...
07NOV
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  11:00-12:00 SV 1717

IMT Distinguished Lecture Abstract: In recent years there has been an ever-increasing explosion of “Big Data” mainly in the form of unstructured data sets. Likewise, the growth of our awareness of complexity and emergent behavior has been recognized in networks ranging from social media, economics, bio complexity and the weather. Together with the slowing down ... Read more about "Neuroarchitectonic Devices using Atomic Switches"
07NOV
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  12:15-13:15 GR C0 01

Abstract: Every year, more than half a million children die due to diarrheal diseases. Recent studies have identified the most important etiologies of diarrheal disease are enterotoxigenic and enteropathogenic E. coli, Shigella spp., rotavirus, norovirus and Cryptosporidium spp. These etiologies are characterized by a combination of high shedding, high infectivity, and transmissibility through multiple environmental ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Environmental Transmission of Enteric Bacteria: Lessons from Bangladesh, Tanzania, Vietnam, U.S.A, and Zimbabwe""
08NOV
10NOV
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By Matthias Scheffler - Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society ...
10NOV
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By Jessica JEFFERS (University of Chicago)
13NOV
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  13:15-14:15 MXF1

Precise macromolecular engineering has been enabled by various controlled radical polymerization procedures. Copper-based ATRP (atom transfer radical polymerization) catalytic systems with polydentate nitrogen ligands are among most efficient controlled/living radical polymerization systems. By applying new initiating/catalytic systems, Cu level in ATRP was reduced to a few ppm. The activators are regenerated by light, reducing agents, ... Read more about "Macromolecular Engineering by Taming Free Radicals"
By Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Carnegie Mellon University - Center for Macromolecular Engineering ...
14NOV
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  09:00-10:00 BI A2 468

Vous avez des questions au sujet de l'utilisation de GrantsDB ? ou sur son interface ? Nous sommes à votre disposition pour répondre à toutes vos questions. Entrée libre, sans inscription ! Site web du Research Office - GrantsDB Read more about "Prochain Forum d'aide GrantsDB : Mardi 14 novembre de 9:00 à 10:00 au BI A2 468"
23NOV
Cancelled
  16:30-20:00 CM2

A CECAM Celebration of Simulation & Modeling 16.30 CECAM Lecture Prof. Erik Lindhal, Stockholm University, Sweden “Modeling Experiments in Simulations and Simulations in Experiments: Combining Biomolecular Simulations with Low Resolution Measurements” https://www.cecam.org/upload/Flyer-Erik.pdf 17.45 Berni J. Alder CECAM Prize Award Ceremony The Berni J. Alder CECAM Prize recognizes exceptional contributions to the field of microscopic simulation ... Read more about "A CECAM Celebration of Simulation & Modeling"
06DEC
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11DEC
15DEC
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This conference will conclude the semester program on "Euler Systems and Special Values of L-functions". The goal will be to present recent advances in the constructions of Euler systems, their applications to the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture and Iwasawa theory. Emphasis will be given on novel results obtained during the semester. Read more about "Recent Developments on the Arithmetic of Special Values of L-functions"
By CIB
18DEC
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Iron oxide nanoparticles have been in development for medical applications for more than 20 years. In the mean time, several products were on the market and used in clinics as a contrast agent for MRI or as a drug for the successful treatment of anemia. For economic reasons, iron oxide as a contrast agent disappeared ... Read more about "Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for medical application: still a challenging task for materials research"
By Prof. Heinrich Hofmann, EPFL
20DEC
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By Alain Buisson, Neuropathologies and Synaptic Dysfunctions, Neurosciences Institute, Grenoble, France

Cultural events

01SEP
03SEP
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Come and be amazed by the spectacle of drones flying at 150 km/h, discover the most amazing technological developments and explore the crucial trends and challenges of this fast-growing field. The EPFL Drone Days are a one-of-a-kind event, open to the general public and combining drone racing, robotics showcase and conferences, allowing you to learn ... Read more about "EPFL Drone Days 2017"
03OCT
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Il y a tout juste cent ans, Lénine et Trotski se lançaient à l’assaut de Petrograd et instauraient un régime communiste dans ce qui deviendra pour près de septante ans l’Union des républiques socialistes soviétiques. A l’occasion de l’anniversaire de cet événement majeur de l’histoire du XXe siècle, les Affaires culturelles et artistiques de l'EPFL ... Read more about "Movie-concert - October"
By Orchestre d'harmonie de l'Etat de Genève
31OCT
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Cette création chorégraphique réunit la danse contemporaine au monde de la vidéo et du mapping. Elle est basé sur la sensation du « déjà vu ». Nous avons tous déjà vécu cette impression d'être témoin ou d'avoir déjà vécu une situation présente, accompagnée d'une sensation d'irréalité, d'étrangeté. Rébecca Spinetti s'est basée sur diverses théories traitant ... Read more about "Dance-performance - Dédoublement, le hasard du commun!"
By Rébecca Spinetti, Cie CoBalt
04NOV
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Microcity, l''antenne Neuchâteloise de l'EPFL ouvrira ses portes le 4 novembre 2017. Un programme riche pour tous les âges, préparé en collaboration avec Scientastic, le Festival des Sciences de l'EPFL, vous attend. Visites de laboratoires Conférences des professeurs de Microcity Exposition interactive "comment ça marche ?" sur la thématique du temps Ateliers Jeunesse sur la ... Read more about "Portes ouvertes de l'EPFL à Microcity, Neuchâtel."
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Exhibitions

04NOV
31DEC
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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
20FEB
22AUG
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On the occasion of "L'Astronomie" 100th issue, the EPFL Library invites you to journey through time at the heart of this magazine. An exhibition to be seen until August 2016 in the Rolex Learning Center ancient books display area. In the preface of the first issue (1882), Camille Flammarion mentions "Thus our journal will be ... Read more about "3 brèves histoires de L'Astronomie"
27APR
02OCT
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Trois chaises à bascule musicales, de taille plus grande que la normale, sont installées par l'artiste suisse Camille Scherrer au centre du grand patio est du Rolex Learning Center de l'EPFL. Cette installation artistique, nommée Rocking chair, propose aux étudiants et aux passants de se reposer en se basculant. Le balancement de chaque chaise provoque ... Read more about "Rocking chair - artistic installation by Camille Scherrer"
By Camille Scherrer, artiste
29JUN
24SEP
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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
17JUL
28JUL
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Exposition de tous les Projets De Master de la section architecture, PDM_2017, ouverte au public. Read more about "Architecture - Projet De Master - Exposition"
23SEP
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Shows, animations and performances take place on the EPFL campus during the Museum Night of Lausanne : exhibitions between art and science in the ArtLab, performance and outside artistic installation, architecture exhibitions, showing of old computers… Exhibitions and animations places on campus: ARTLAB BUILDING COSANDEY SQUARE ROLEX LEARNING CENTER - Outdoor patio ARCHIZOOM - SG ... Read more about "Museum Night of Lausanne at EPFL"
By Geneviève Favre Petroff, ArtLab, Archizoom, Musée Bolo
14NOV
08APR
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L’exposition Echoing Triennale Valais/Wallis présente, en extérieur, sur le Campus, une série d’œuvres créées pour la Triennale et réadaptées pour le site de l’EPFL. En 2014, les Affaires culturelles et artistiques avaient organisé Echoing Bex&Arts en prolongement de l’exposition de sculptures en plein air de Bex. Cette année, une autre manifestation trisannuelle d’ampleur nationale est ... Read more about "Echoing Triennale d'art contemporain Valais/Wallis"
By Triennale d'art contemporain Valais/Wallis
05DEC
20DEC
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CREApoly is an exhibition of artworks made by EPFL staff, from its different antenna as well as the EPFL Innovation Park. All visual art techniques are welcome. After two editions in 2013 and 2015, the Cultural and Art Affairs again give to the EPFL staff the possibility to showcase their artworks (professional or amateur) in ... Read more about "CREApoly 2017 - EPFL staff art exhibition"
By Collaborateurs EPFL

Thesis defenses

28JUL
By Lin YUAN
28JUL
By Lucas-Alexandre STERN
03AUG
  17:30 Auditorium MXF 1

Thesis directors : Prof. J.-A. Månson - Dr P.-E. Bourban Materials Science and Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 7868 Read more about "Hybrid Processing of Thermoplastic Based Multimaterials"
By Rajasundar CHANDRAN
08AUG
By Andrzej Pawel NOWAK
21AUG
By Chafic ABU ANTOUN
22AUG
  17:30 Auditorium MC A1 272 Microcity NE - Rue de la Maladière 71, 2000 Neuchâtel

Thesis director : Prof. H. P. Herzig Photonics doctoral program. Thesis 7870 Read more about "Near-field characterization of Bloch surface waves based 2D optical components"
By Richa DUBEY
24AUG
By Dimitrios MOUSADAKOS
25AUG
  18:15 Salle BC 410

Thesis director : Prof. V. Kuncak Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program Thesis 7636 Read more about "Verification by Reduction to Functional Programs"
By Régis William BLANC
08SEP
By Mervegül KIRCI
08SEP
By Haifeng FAN
08SEP
  17:15 Salle BC 420

Thesis directors : Prof. S. Süsstrunk , Dr R. Achanta Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program. Thesis 7913 Read more about "Sparse Gradient Optimization and its Applications in Image Processing"
By Nikolaos ARVANITOPOULOS DARGINIS
15SEP
  17:00 Salle Zeuzier, EPFL Valais, Rue de l'Industrie 17, 1950 Sion

Thesis directors : Prof. F. Maréchal , Dr R. Aggoune Energy doctoral program Thesis 7927 Read more about "Waste heat valorisation at multiple scales: focus on in-building waste water and regional heat recovery"
By Alexandre Suzanne Jean-Marie BERTRAND
15SEP
  18:00 BC420

Thesis director : Prof. B. Falsafi Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program Thesis 7875 Read more about "Near-Memory Address Translation"
By Javier PICOREL OBANDO
22SEP
By Sonia YANES ARMAS
29SEP
By Adrian Claudiu VALCULESCU

Inaugural lectures - Honorary Lecture

12SEP
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Water is the most important liquid for life. It is intimately linked to our well-being. Without water, cell membranes cannot function. Charges and charged groups cannot be dissolved, self-assembly cannot occur, and proteins cannot fold. Apart from the intimate link with life, water also shapes the earth and our climate. Our landscape is formed by ... Read more about "Water first. It's true."
By Prof. Sylvie Roke, IBI and IMX, EPFL

Management Board meetings

Miscellaneous

17AUG
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Apprendre, pratiquer et nouer des contacts Tu as entre 16-20 ans ? L’informatique te passionne ? Cherches-tu une plate-forme pour développer tes connaissances en informatique avec des personnes partageant tes intérêts, te permettant ainsi de nouer des contacts ? La Science appelle les jeunes offre une chance unique à des jeunes motivés de mener leur ... Read more about "Semaine d'étude Fascination informatique pour les 16-20 ans - Date limite d'inscription"
04SEP
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An interdisciplinary and international conference to challenge your way of thinking about Economics, Innovation, Research and Market. The conference will be held from Sept. 04 to Sept.06, 2017 in Geneva at the Brocher Foundation, interdisciplinary center. The conference aims to determine the state of the art in the field of economic theory of innovation and ... Read more about ""The Economics of Innovation 2017: from Basic research to the Market""
By Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, Prof. Maria Leptin, Prof. Dietmar Harhoff, Prof ...
02OCT
04OCT
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  Coimbra, Portugal

Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Forum 2017 The AAL Forum is an annual showcase and the largest event in the Active and Assisted Living field, which aims to bring together all the stakeholders in Active and Assisted Living domain. The Forum brings together policy makers, ICT developers, manufacturers, healthcare professionals, commissioners, companies, venture companies, technologists, ... Read more about "Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Forum 2017"
03OCT
04OCT
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SAVE THE DATE: Industrial Innovation Information Days 2017 in Brussels The European Commission is organising the "Industrial Innovation" Info Days 2017, with the support of external stakeholders. The event will take place in Brussels on 3-4 October 2017. The aim is to: • Build the basis for the future of Industrial Research in Europe, • ... Read more about "Industrial Innovation Info Days 2017"
15JAN
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The Congressi Stefano Franscini, conference platform of the ETH Zurich, offers scientists the possibility of organising research conferences at Monte Verità. A conference should last between 3 and 5 days and attract an international audience of between 50 and 100 participants. International collaboration are welcome. Congressi Stefano Franscini now also funds workshops. Proposals can be ... Read more about "[CONGRESSI STEFANO FRANSCINI I CONFERENCE"

Academic Calendar

21AUG
08SEP
 

For incoming exchange students, incoming master students, incoming Swiss German and Swiss Italian students Read more about "Start of French classes"
04SEP
06SEP
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EDAR: doctoral program in architecture and sciences of the city EDCE: civil and environmental engineering EDCH: chemistry and chemical engineering EDEE: electrical engineering EDEY: energy EDMA: mathematics EDME: mechanics EDMI: microsystems and microelectronics EDPO: photonics EDPR: manufacturing systems and robotics Read more about "Online application deadline for prospective PhD students in the EDAR, EDCE, EDCH, EDEE, EDEY, EDMA, EDME, EDMI, EDPO and EDPR doctoral programs"
15SEP
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Morning : information, activities. Afternoon : welcoming by Sections Read more about "Welcome day for new students"
07OCT
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Journée magistrale and graduation ceremony for all sections Read more about "Graduation Day"
09OCT
13OCT
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Meetings for students and companies. Companies presentations, conferences, workshops (mon, tue, wed, fri) Read more about "EPFL Forum - companies presentations and workshops"
10OCT
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Presentations and exhibition stands during EPFL Forum. Read more about "StartUP Day"
12OCT
13OCT
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Companies presentations, stands, job interviews. Continuation of meetings for students and companies, workshops Read more about "EPFL Forum - stand fair"
24NOV
 

For sections secretaries, deadline for validation of enrolments for Bachelor and Master examinations for Winter session Read more about "Validation of enrolments for examinations"
24NOV
 

Deadline for the announcement by the sections to the Academic Registrar's Office Read more about "Specialisations passed by PDM students"
01DEC
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18DEC
 

Deadline for submitting proposed modifications to study plans and regulations for the next academic year Read more about "Submissions of modifications to study plans"
15JAN
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Deadline for submitting Master on-line applications which will be taken into account in the 1st round of admissions Read more about "Master applications -  1st deadline for file submission"
15JAN
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EDAR: doctoral program in architecture and sciences of the city EDCE: civil and environmental engineering EDCH: chemistry and chemical engineering EDEE: electrical engineering EDEY: energy EDFI: finance EDMA: mathematics EDME: mechanics EDMI: microsystems and microelectronics EDMT: management of technology EDMX: materials science and engineering EDPR: manufacturing systems and robotics Read more about "Online application deadline for prospective PhD students in the EDAR, EDCE, EDCH, EDEE, EDEY, EDFI, EDMA, EDME, EDMI, EDMT, EDMX and EDPR doctoral programs"
15JAN
03FEB
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For 1st year, Bachelor and Master from all sections Read more about "Winter session examinations"

Internal trainings

17AUG
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This 4 hours course is compulsory for all the collaborators, visitors or master students at EPFL accessing a P2 or P3 laboratory. Content: Risk assessment – Functioning of the various Biosafety cabinets – donning and doffing equipment – Treating a biological spill – Inactivation and disinfection - Waste Registrations : formations.dsps@epfl.ch Read more about "FOBS 3 – BIOLOGICAL RISKS « Working in a P2 & P3 environment »"
By Stéphane Karlen, Camille Freyssenet
22AUG
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Première demi-journée du programme de formation FOBA qui permet au personnel administratif de découvrir les outils à disposition, les règlements et les normes à respecter et de se créer un réseau de répondants dans les divers métiers. Read more about "FOBA (Formation de base administrative)"
By les spécialistes des services administratifs centraux 
24AUG
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Deuxième demi-journée du programme de formation FOBA qui permet au personnel administratif de découvrir les outils à disposition, les règlements et les normes à respecter et de se créer un réseau de répondants dans les divers métiers. Read more about "FOBA (Formation de base administrative)"
By les spécialistes des services administratifs centraux 
25AUG
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Come and meet the Vice Presidency for Research! The Vice Presidency for Research (VPR) is organising a half day meeting to give new professors at EPFL the opportunity to meet all the services of the VPR. The VPR determines and implements the research strategy of EPFL. It is responsible for research contracts, technology transfer, scientific ... Read more about "Presentation of the Vice Presidency for Research"
29AUG
31AUG
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 398

Le stress est une réaction de l’organisme qui nous aide à faire face aux situations difficiles. Identifions les manifestations et les causes du stress ainsi que vos réactions propres au stress afin de pouvoir le gérer pour bien vivre. Comprenons et utilisons la sophrologie pour mieux le gérer. Read more about "Formation "Gestion du stress""
By Dr Catherine Monnin
04SEP
05SEP
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 397

Critiques, passifs, manipulateurs, rigides, agressifs… . Vous êtes parfois dérouté, inhibé, impuissant face à leur attitude jugée négative. Comment mieux les comprendre, comment les gérer ? Et par là, asseoir votre intuition sur des connaissances basées sur des grilles de lecture de la personnalité. Read more about "Formation "Comprendre et gérer les différentes personnalités""
By Véronique Kohn
05SEP
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  08:30-12:00 MA B0 424

Au-delà d'une visibilité et d'un suivi de vos équipements, l'application Sesame inventaire vous offre des fonctionnalités intéressantes en termes de maintenance, de classification, de renouvellement ou de gestion de la documentation de vos équipements. Cette application a également pour objectif de mettre en valeur les équipements de votre laboratoire et facilite la communication et la ... Read more about "Formation SESAME INVENTAIRE"
By Anthony Ciavardini
06SEP
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  09:00-17:00 Université de Lausanne

Cet atelier est ouvert aux femmes et hommes. Description et objectifs Motiver une équipe à travailler dans un sens commun est un défi pour toute personne qui en a la charge. Dans le domaine de la recherche, la difficulté peut être particulière: si les membres d’une équipe ont tendance à être intéressés et motivés par ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Gérer son équipe, de la collaboration à la motivation (atelier mixte)"
By Dr Samuel Bendahan, maître d’enseignement et de recherche, Faculté ...
07SEP
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L’application permet le suivi des commandes de votre unité, le suivi des engagements intégrés à la comptabilité, la consultation de l’historique des commandes en passant par la liste des fournisseurs agréés. A travers cette application, vous serez instruits sur l’utilisation de l’e-procurement (catalogues en ligne) et les approbations électroniques. Vous aurez également l’occasion de vous ... Read more about "Formation SESAME ACHATS"
By Anthony Ciavardini
Anna Lucciarini
11SEP
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This one-day workshop will introduce you to techniques for writing effective email in straightforward international English that everyone understands. Participants get practice at how to word their messages clearly and come out of the seminar with a variety of practical examples to refer to. Read more about "Training "Writing Effective Email in English""
By Ralph Bland
12SEP
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Ce cours permet d’acquérir les compétences nécessaires à créer un budget de voyage et une note de frais via le système i-moniteur. Programme : Directives sur les voyages, Création d'un Budget de voyage, Création d'une Note de Frais. Read more about "Formation Notes de frais"
By Service Financier
12SEP
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  13:30-17:00 BI A0 397

Ce cours s’adresse aux personnes occupant un rôle d’administratice/teur ou de gestionnaire d’équipe pour la gestion des absences au sein d’une unité de l’EPFL. Il est recommandé de le suivre au début de votre activité à l’EPFL. Il a pour but de vous familiariser avec le logiciel de la gestion des absences, en présentant notamment ... Read more about "Formation Gestion des absences"
By Service de gestion des absences
13SEP
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Description et objectifs Vous avez déjà participé à l’atelier « Question de regard ? Perception de soi et choix de carrière ». Vous êtes reparties avec des pistes à suivre, avec des engagements de passer à l’action selon vos choix. Quel regard portez-vous aujourd’hui sur votre degré de satisfaction dans l’évolution de votre carrière ? ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Perception de soi et évolution de carrière"
By Ana María Vidal, formatrice, coach ICF, conférencière et écrivaine
14SEP
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Animée par l'équipe du SF. Séance d'information précédant le cours Infocentre sur le fonctionnement de la comptabilité à l'EPFL. Les formateurs du Service Financier expliqueront également l'utilisation des tampons analytiques, la structure comptable de l'EPFL et la recherche des codes barres. Programme : Généralités, Structure financière, Règlements et directives, Présentation des collaborateurs du Service Financier, ... Read more about "Formation comptabilité à l'EPFL"
By Service Financier
19SEP
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L'onglet Finance dans SESAME est l’outil de reporting du Service financier. Intégré au portail web SESAME, il permet d’assurer la bonne gestion des finances d’une unité. Programme : Chemin d'accès à la connexion du portail Sesame, Navigateurs supportés, les pages web dédiées avec l'aide à disposition, Description détaillée du journal des écritures et de ses ... Read more about "Formation SESAME FINANCES"
By Anna Lucciarini
20SEP
21SEP
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Comment développer sa capacité à se centrer autant sur l’écoute de soi que sur l’écoute de l’autre ? Ce cours offre à tout participant les outils issus de l’approche de la «Communication Non Violente» développée par le Dr Marshall Rosenberg. Read more about "Formation "Communication non violente""
By Laurence Bruschweiler
21SEP
26SEP
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For most of us self-marketing is a difficult thing to do. While realizing how important it is in order to become visible to others and to be taken seriously by them, many of us have reservations against self-selling or are not clear about how to do it in a coherent way. The goal of this ... Read more about "Training "Self-Marketing skills - indispensable to boost your career""
By Dr. Monika Clausen
25SEP
26SEP
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Quand vous devez réaliser une présentation et que vous avez tellement de choses à partager, est-ce que bricoler quelques pages dans PowerPoint suffira ? Découvrez quels moyens de communication utiliser pour interpeler vos participants et leur présenter vos idées de manière pertinente et mémorable. Read more about "Formation "Concevoir des présentations efficaces""
By Alexandre Krstic
26SEP
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Votre laboratoire participe à un projet européen H2020 (nouveau programme cadre de recherche européen) et une de vos missions sera d'en assurer une gestion administrative, financière et RH efficace. Pour cela, il est important de prendre le temps de vous familiariser avec la structure de ces projets et certaines règles de gestion qui leurs sont ... Read more about "[GESTION DE PROJETS H2020 I FORMATION]"
By Research Office
26SEP
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Votre laboratoire participe à un projet européen H2020 (nouveau programme cadre de recherche européen) et une de vos missions sera d’en assurer une gestion administrative, financière et RH efficace. Pour cela, il est important de prendre le temps de vous familiariser avec la structure de ces projets et certaines règles de gestion qui leurs sont ... Read more about "Programme cadre européen H2020"
26SEP
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L’infocentre est l’outil de reporting du Service financier et des Ressources Humaines. Intégré au portail web SESAME, il permet d’assurer la bonne gestion des finances et du personnel d’une unité. Lors de cette formation, vous découvrirez infocentre RH sous tous ces angles. Programme : Portail SESAME, les pages web dédiées avec l'aide à disposition, Notions ... Read more about "Formation SESAME INFOCENTRE RH"
By Michel de Graffenried
26SEP
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  13:00-17:00 BS190

This 4 hours course is compulsory for all the collaborators, visitors or master students at EPFL accessing a P2 or P3 laboratory. Content: Risk assessment – Functioning of the various Biosafety cabinets – donning and doffing equipment – Treating a biological spill – Inactivation and disinfection - Waste Registrations : formations.dsps@epfl.ch Read more about "FOBS 3 – BIOLOGICAL RISKS « Working in a P2 & P3 environment »"
By Stéphane Karlen, Camille Freyssenet
26SEP
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Description et objectifs Devoir préparer une leçon d’épreuve est le signal que votre dossier de candidature a passé les premières phases de sélection et que votre profil a émergé par rapport à l’ensemble des dossiers. La commission de nomination souhaite vous voir à l’oeuvre et s’entretenir avec vous pour attester de votre adéquation avec le ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Se préparer à la leçon d’épreuve"
By Dre Mallory Schaub, responsable du Secteur formation et évaluation, UniGE
03OCT
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  08:30-12:00 MA B0 424

Beyond visibility and monitoring of your equipment, application Sesame inventory offers attractive features in terms of maintenance, classification, renewal or document management of your equipment. This application also aims to showcase the equipment in your lab and facilitates communication and data transparency for the benefit of all. Managing an inventory object is similar to a ... Read more about "Training SESAME INVENTORY"
By Anna Lucciarini
Anthony Ciavardini
05OCT
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The application allows the purchase order tracking your unit, monitoring integrated accounting engagements, consulting command history through the list of approved suppliers. Through this application, you will be educated on the use of e-procurement (online catalogs) and electronic approvals. You will also have the opportunity to introduce you to capture so-called "off-list" commands to place ... Read more about "Training SESAME PURCHASES"
By Anna Lucciarini
Anthony Ciavardini
05OCT
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  09:00-17:00 University of Fribourg

Description and objectives Do you think that “collaboration” is way more than a buzzword or a to-do list item? How do you promote and support innovation and joint effort in your team? As academia supposes collaboration among various players who see the world in different ways, this workshop specially designed for post-docs, MER, and professors ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Team management-from supporting collaboration to conflict resolution"
By Marie-Paule Haefliger, psychologist, business and executive coach, and trainer mph-development ...
06OCT
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Academic mobility comes in two main flavours. Accepting a research position abroad, and short-term travelling for collaborations, meetings or fieldwork. Both can provide great opportunities as well as challenges. They can be important factors for success in an academic career, and are nowadays even seen as an essential requirement in many cases. In this workshop, ... Read more about "Training "Academic Mobility & dual Career planning""
By Dr. Hilde Janssens
06OCT
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This workshop is open to female and male PhD students and postdocs. Description and objectives Academic mobility comes in two main flavours: accepting a research position abroad, and short-term travelling for collaborations, meetings or fieldwork. Both can provide great opportunities as well as challenges, especially with children involved. Mobility can be an important factor for ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Academic mobility and dual career planning (mixed-gender group)"
By Sarah Blackford, academic careers specialist
17OCT
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  13:00-17:00 BS190

This 4 hours course is compulsory for all the collaborators, visitors or master students at EPFL accessing a P2 or P3 laboratory. Content: Risk assessment – Functioning of the various Biosafety cabinets – donning and doffing equipment – Treating a biological spill – Inactivation and disinfection - Waste Registrations : formations.dsps@epfl.ch Read more about "FOBS 3 – BIOLOGICAL RISKS « Working in a P2 & P3 environment »"
By Stéphane Karlen, Camille Freyssenet
24OCT
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Première demi-journée du programme de formation FOBA qui permet au personnel administratif de découvrir les outils à disposition, les règlements et les normes à respecter et de se créer un réseau de répondants dans les divers métiers. Read more about "FOBA (Formation de base administrative)"
By les spécialistes des services administratifs centraux 
26OCT
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Deuxième demi-journée du programme de formation FOBA qui permet au personnel administratif de découvrir les outils à disposition, les règlements et les normes à respecter et de se créer un réseau de répondants dans les divers métiers. Read more about "FOBA (Formation de base administrative)"
By les spécialistes des services administratifs centraux 
31OCT
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Animée par l'équipe du SF. Séance d'information précédant le cours Infocentre sur le fonctionnement de la comptabilité à l'EPFL. Les formateurs du Service Financier expliqueront également l'utilisation des tampons analytiques, la structure comptable de l'EPFL et la recherche des codes barres. Programme : Généralités, Structure financière, Règlements et directives, Présentation des collaborateurs du Service Financier, ... Read more about "Formation comptabilité à l'EPFL"
By Service Financier
02NOV
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Ce cours permet d’acquérir les compétences nécessaires à créer un budget de voyage et une note de frais via le système i-moniteur. Programme : Directives sur les voyages, Création d'un Budget de voyage, Création d'une Note de Frais. Read more about "Formation Notes de frais"
By Service Financier
03NOV
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Description et objectifs L’atelier s’organisera autour des questions suivantes : De quoi se compose un budget : quelles sont les dépenses et revenus d’un budget de recherche? A quel organisme demandons-nous ce financement ? Quelle est son influence sur la nature des sommes qu’on peut demander ? Comment construire ce budget : quels paramètres devons-nous ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Budgets de recherche (Construction et compréhension)"
By Dr Luc Gauthier, sociologue, Grants Office Manager, Université de Neuchâtel
06NOV
07NOV
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If you have to manage projects, implement changes or motivate your colleagues and your boss without having formal authority, this interactive workshop will help you to discover new ways to influence your stakeholders and to develop your personal impact. - Last day on December 14, 2017 Read more about "Training "Transversal Leadership""
By Nir Zalts
07NOV
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L'onglet Finance dans SESAME est l’outil de reporting du Service financier. Intégré au portail web SESAME, il permet d’assurer la bonne gestion des finances d’une unité. Programme : Chemin d'accès à la connexion du portail Sesame, Navigateurs supportés, les pages web dédiées avec l'aide à disposition, Description détaillée du journal des écritures et de ses ... Read more about "Formation SESAME FINANCES"
By Anna Lucciarini
07NOV
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Description and objectives Professional careers are partially based on technical, scientific, and professional skills (“what you know”) and partially on social networks and professional networks (“who you know”). However, many young professionals are surprised to discover that “who you know” is often much more important than “what you know” in determining interesting job offers and ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Developing and harnessing professional networks"
By Dr. Tanja Wranik, work and organizational psychologist FSP, business and ...
09NOV
10NOV
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Conflicts at the workplace can quickly drain energy, destroy morale and reduce productivity. But where there are relationships, some degree of conflict is inevitable. Conflict is not necessarily a bad thing. As long as it is resolved effectively, it can lead to personal and professional growth. Read more about "Training "Resolving Conflicts""
By Nathalie Horvath
09NOV
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L’infocentre est l’outil de reporting du Service financier et des Ressources Humaines. Intégré au portail web SESAME, il permet d’assurer la bonne gestion des finances et du personnel d’une unité. Lors de cette formation, vous découvrirez infocentre RH sous tous ces angles. Programme : Portail SESAME, les pages web dédiées avec l'aide à disposition, Notions ... Read more about "Formation SESAME INFOCENTRE RH"
By Michel de Graffenried
10NOV
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Description et objectifs La matinée de cet atelier est organisée en table-ronde avec des représentant-e-s de la délégation à l’égalité et le Bureau de l’égalité de l’Université de Genève. L’après-midi sera dispensé un atelier pratique (animé par FormEv). L’atelier cherchera à répondre aux questions suivantes : Comment se déroule une procédure de nomination ? Comment ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Devenir professeure, mettre toutes les chances de son côté !"
By Table ronde et inputs : Présidence de la Délégation à l ...
14NOV
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L’application permet le suivi des commandes de votre unité, le suivi des engagements intégrés à la comptabilité, la consultation de l’historique des commandes en passant par la liste des fournisseurs agréés. A travers cette application, vous serez instruits sur l’utilisation de l’e-procurement (catalogues en ligne) et les approbations électroniques. Vous aurez également l’occasion de vous ... Read more about "Formation SESAME ACHATS"
By Anthony Ciavardini
Anna Lucciarini
16NOV
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Au-delà d'une visibilité et d'un suivi de vos équipements, l'application Sesame inventaire vous offre des fonctionnalités intéressantes en termes de maintenance, de classification, de renouvellement ou de gestion de la documentation de vos équipements. Cette application a également pour objectif de mettre en valeur les équipements de votre laboratoire et facilite la communication et la ... Read more about "Formation SESAME INVENTAIRE"
By Anthony Ciavardini
16NOV
07DEC
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Postures, gestures, looks, facial expressions, handshakes… all these non-verbal elements help us to understand how others communicate. They are all “silent” sources of information telling us more about other people and also ourselves that we must learn to listen to in order to communicate better ! Read more about "Training "Body Language""
By Dr Catherine Monnin
17NOV
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Come and meet the Vice Presidency for Research! The Vice Presidency for Research (VPR) is organising a half day meeting to give new professors at EPFL the opportunity to meet all the services of the VPR. The VPR determines and implements the research strategy of EPFL. It is responsible for research contracts, technology transfer, scientific ... Read more about "Presentation of the Vice Presidency for Research"
22NOV
23NOV
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La simplicité et l’efficacité de cette approche à la négociation comptent parmi ses caractéristiques. Très pragmatique, elle vous conduit à considérer la négociation comme la construction d’un puzzle plutôt que comme un jeu d’échec. Le processus de négociation est décomposé et articulé en une série d’étapes, chacune ayant ses propres outils et techniques. Les apports ... Read more about "Formation "la négociation - attitude et outils""
By Melissa Davies
23NOV
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Votre laboratoire participe à un projet européen H2020 (nouveau programme cadre de recherche européen) et une de vos missions sera d'en assurer une gestion administrative, financière et RH efficace. Pour cela, il est important de prendre le temps de vous familiariser avec la structure de ces projets et certaines règles de gestion qui leurs sont ... Read more about "[GESTION DE PROJETS H2020 I FORMATION]"
By Research Office
23NOV
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Votre laboratoire participe à un projet européen H2020 (nouveau programme cadre de recherche européen) et une de vos missions sera d’en assurer une gestion administrative, financière et RH efficace. Pour cela, il est important de prendre le temps de vous familiariser avec la structure de ces projets et certaines règles de gestion qui leurs sont ... Read more about "Programme cadre européen H2020"
23NOV
24NOV
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Description and objectives After this workshop, participants will have methods and tools to successfully develop, manage and supervise research projects. They will be able to: set project objectives structure and plan a project define roles and responsibilities in projects create the project budget manage risks establish a communication plan guide and control projects in a ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Project management for successful researchers"
By Dr. Carine Galli Marxer, physicist, project manager and trainer, Cubisma ...
27NOV
28NOV
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En tant que manager vous souhaitez adopter un style de leadership adéquat, communiquer avec pertinence et motiver efficacement vos collaborateurs. Ce séminaire vous permettra de vous approprier les clés de base du management ainsi que les outils nécessaires à l’optimisation de la performance de votre équipe. - Dernière partie le 11 décembre 2016. Read more about "Formation "Conduire une équipe""
By Anne-Marie Turcotte
28NOV
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Première demi-journée du programme de formation FOBA qui permet au personnel administratif de découvrir les outils à disposition, les règlements et les normes à respecter et de se créer un réseau de répondants dans les divers métiers. Read more about "FOBA (Formation de base administrative)"
By les spécialistes des services administratifs centraux 
30NOV
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Deuxième demi-journée du programme de formation FOBA qui permet au personnel administratif de découvrir les outils à disposition, les règlements et les normes à respecter et de se créer un réseau de répondants dans les divers métiers. Read more about "FOBA (Formation de base administrative)"
By les spécialistes des services administratifs centraux 
05DEC
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Animée par l'équipe du SF. Séance d'information précédant le cours Infocentre sur le fonctionnement de la comptabilité à l'EPFL. Les formateurs du Service Financier expliqueront également l'utilisation des tampons analytiques, la structure comptable de l'EPFL et la recherche des codes barres. Programme : Généralités, Structure financière, Règlements et directives, Présentation des collaborateurs du Service Financier, ... Read more about "Formation comptabilité à l'EPFL"
By Service Financier
06DEC
07DEC
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Bien rédigés, le PV ou le compte-rendu sont la mémoire de l’activité de l’organisation. Pour gagner en efficacité, savoir prendre des notes in vivo, rédiger objectivement et transcrire d’une manière aussi claire que concise les idées et les décisions lors de séances en sont les clés du succès. Read more about "Formation "Prise de notes et rédaction de procès-verbaux""
By Nathalie Schwery
07DEC
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L'onglet Finance dans SESAME est l’outil de reporting du Service financier. Intégré au portail web SESAME, il permet d’assurer la bonne gestion des finances d’une unité. Programme : Chemin d'accès à la connexion du portail Sesame, Navigateurs supportés, les pages web dédiées avec l'aide à disposition, Description détaillée du journal des écritures et de ses ... Read more about "Formation SESAME FINANCES"
By Anna Lucciarini
12DEC
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Ce cours permet d’acquérir les compétences nécessaires à créer un budget de voyage et une note de frais via le système i-moniteur. Programme : Directives sur les voyages, Création d'un Budget de voyage, Création d'une Note de Frais. Read more about "Formation Notes de frais"
By Service Financier
14DEC
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L’infocentre est l’outil de reporting du Service financier et des Ressources Humaines. Intégré au portail web SESAME, il permet d’assurer la bonne gestion des finances et du personnel d’une unité. Lors de cette formation, vous découvrirez infocentre RH sous tous ces angles. Programme : Portail SESAME, les pages web dédiées avec l'aide à disposition, Notions ... Read more about "Formation SESAME INFOCENTRE RH"
By Michel de Graffenried

Call for proposal

30MAY
31JUL
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The submission deadline for this Call is 31st July, 2017. Synapsis Foundation - Alzheimer Research Switzerland ARS announces a Research Grants competition. The goal of the Synapsis Foundation is to support innovative research projects on Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. This mechanism supports postdoctoral and PhD research projects (submitted by principal investigators) at Swiss ... Read more about "Synapsis Foundation - Alzheimer Research Switzerland ARS // Research Grants for Principal Investigators"
30MAY
31JUL
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Submission Deadline 31st July 2017 Synapsis Foundation - Alzheimer Research Switzerland ARS announces a Career Development Award competition. The goal of the Synapsis Foundation is to support outstanding scientists seeking to establish themselves as independent researchers in the area of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. This mechanism supports advanced postdoctoral researchers at Swiss Universities ... Read more about "Synapsis Fondation - Alzheimer Forschung Schweiz AFS // Career Development Awards (for Advanced PostDocs) Call for Proposals 2017"
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]"
17JUL
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"
17JUL
30AUG
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With the aim of creating new synergies between the different EPFL Faculties, the Faculty of Life Sciences is launching a SV iPhD funding program. Deadline: from today to August 30, 2017 Duration : This program is initially planned for 4 years. It will support up to 4 projects per year. Submission Criteria : The idea ... Read more about "[SV iPhD FUNDING PROGRAM I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
28JUL
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Call Microbials 2017 With its initiative, Gebert Rüf Stiftung seeks to generate a significant impact by exploiting the potential and widespread use microbial resources in health and technology. The focus is on applications in human and veterinary medicine, the environment, energy production, water treatment, food science and other areas. Submission deadlines: 28.07.2017 Funding: CHF 300'000 ... Read more about "[GEBERT RUF STIFTUNG I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
31JUL
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The Swiss Foundation for Nutrition Research SFEFS supports researchers working in Switzerland with an emphasis on funding experimental or clinical studies or surveys to generate new nutritional knowledge in human nutrition. Submission deadlines: Above CHF 10'000, deadline is 31.07.2017 (decision mid-November) ; applications up to CHF 10'000 can be submitted throughout the year (decision within ... Read more about "[SFEFS I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
31JUL
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The Swiss Leading Houses (University of Basel and Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute) and the South African Leading House (NRF National Research Foundation) are interested in identifying and supporting sustainable social innovations aiming to improve health in human settlements across South Africa. The following social innovations in housing are targeted: Innovations in renewable, clean ... Read more about "[OPEN INNOVATION CHALLENGE I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
31JUL
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Promoting patient-centered cancer research at Swiss universities, hospitals and research institutes is one of the main tasks of the Ligue Contre le Cancer and its partner organization, the Fondation Recherche Suisse Contre le Cancer. Submission deadline : 31.07.2017 Funding : a single project may be supported with at most CHF 375'000, yearly budget should not ... Read more about "[LIGUE CONTRE LE CANCER I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
31JUL
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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is proud to announce the fourth year of The New Idea Award, a grant program designed to identify novel research strategies with a potential for high impact on blood cancer. Specifically, this program supports the initial exploration of untested but potentially transformative ideas that challenge our knowledge of blood cancer ... Read more about "[LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
01AUG
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Advanced Postdoc.Mobility fellowships are designed for postdocs who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. In addition to the fellowship, applicants can request a grant for a research period upon returning to Switzerland. Deadlines: 1st of February and 1st of August 2017 (17.00h Swiss local time) Funding : Living ... Read more about "[ADVANCED POSTDOC MOBILITY I FELLOWSHIP]"
10AUG
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HFSP postdoctoral fellowships encourage early career scientists to broaden their research skills by moving into new areas of study while working in a new country. Submission deadlines: Initiation deadline: 10.08.2017 / Submission deadline: 24.08.2017 Funding: Depends on the hosting country, please check the application guidelines Duration: up to 36 months For more information and application ... Read more about "[HFSP I FELLOWSHIP]"
11AUG
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EMBO Long-Term Fellowships are intended to promote international exchange. As a consequence all applications must involve a change of country. Submission deadlines: 11.08.2017 2 pm CEST Funding: From 12 months to up to 24 months Duration: The stipend is a subsistence allowance and is intended to cover the cost of living in the host country. ... Read more about "[EMBO I FELLOWSHIP]"
13AUG
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BREF – Brückenschläge mit Erfolg The BREF funding programme, which is implemented in close collaboration with "swissuniversities – chamber of universities of applied sciences", has been focusing on the topic of social innovation since 2011. The annual calls for projects are aimed at members of universities of applied science who develop strong ideas that can ... Read more about "[GERBERT RÜF STIFTUNG I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
30AUG
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Horizontal Activities - Horizon 2020 Please find below a list of H2020 Science with & for Society calls with a deadline on the 30th of August 2017: SwafS-03-2016-2017 Support to research organisations to implement gender equality plans SwafS-05-2017 New constellations of Changing Institutions and Actors SwafS-06-2017 Engaging industry – Champions for RRI in Industrial Sectors ... Read more about "[H2020 SCIENCE WITH & FOR SOCIETY I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
30AUG
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The University of St.Gallen, through its Centro Latinoamericano-Suizo (CLS-HSG), has been mandated by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), to act as Leading House granting incentives and developing joint research cooperation programs with the Latin American region. The goal of the Seed Money Grants is to strengthen or initiate scientific exchanges between ... Read more about "[SERI I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
30AUG
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The University of St.Gallen, through its Centro Latinoamericano-Suizo (CLS-HSG), has been mandated by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), to act as Leading House granting incentives and developing joint research cooperation programs with the Latin American region. The goal of the Seed Money Grants is to strengthen or initiate scientific exchange between ... Read more about "[CLS-HSG I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
31AUG
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ERC Advanced Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are already established research leaders with a recognised track record of research achievements. Applicant Principal Investigators must demonstrate the ground-breaking nature, ambition and feasibility of their scientific proposal. Submission deadline: 31.08.2017 Funding: up to EUR 2'500'000 Duration: up ... Read more about "[ERC ADVANCED GRANT I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
31AUG
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Upon the concept of the founder of the Matsumae International Foundation (MIF), “Towards A Greater Understanding of Japan and a Lasting World Peace”, MIF has started the Research Fellowship Program in 1980 to encourage short-term research exchanges of 3-6 months in Japan. Next Call Deadline: August 31st, 2017 Eligibility Requirements: Applicants of non-Japanese nationality; a ... Read more about "[MATSUMAE I FELLOWSHIP]"
01SEP
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The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) awards fellowships to doctoral students who wish to gain further scientific education abroad during their doctoral studies. Doc.Mobility fellowships enable doctoral students to make a research stay abroad in order to acquire more in-depth scientific knowledge and make progress with their dissertation within the scope of the awarded mobility. ... Read more about "[DOC MOBILITY I FELLOWSHIP]"
01SEP
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Early Postdoc.Mobility fellowships awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and are designed for postdocs at the beginning of their career who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. Deadlines: 1st of March and 1st of September 2017 (17.00h Swiss local time) Funding : Living costs, higher amount ... Read more about "[EARLY POSTDOC MOBILITY I FELLOWSHIP]"
01SEP
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European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Lilly European Diabetes Research Programme aims to encourage and support research in the field of diabetes, and to raise public awareness and political understanding of the magnitude and burden of the disease. To achieve the goals and objectives of this Programme, EFSD and Lilly invite applications ... Read more about "[EFSD I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
01SEP
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The Agora scheme aims to foster dialogue between scientists and society. It encourages researchers to communicate their current research to a non-specialist audience. Agora projects have to initiate a dialogue between researchers and the target audience in which they interact and listen to each other. Submission deadline : 01.09.2017, 5 p.m. Funding : between CHF ... Read more about "[SNSF AGORA I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
05SEP
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Frontier research often generates unexpected or new opportunities for commercial or societal application. The ERC Proof of Concept Grants aim to maximise the value of the excellent research that the ERC funds, by funding further work (i.e. activities which were not scheduled to be funded by the original ERC frontier research grant) to verify the ... Read more about "[ERC PROOF OF CONCEPT GRANT I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
07SEP
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Societal Challenges - Horizon 2020 Please find below a list of the Societal Challenges Energy calls with a deadline on the 7th of September 2017: LCE-10-2017 Reducing the cost of PV electricity LCE-11-2017 Near-to-market solutions for reducing the water consumption of CSP Plants LCE-12-2017 Near-to-market solutions for the use of solar heat in industrial processes ... Read more about "[H2020 SC ENERGY I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
11SEP
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Doc.CH fellowships are aimed at promising researchers, who graduated from a Swiss university or who hold Swiss nationality. It allows grantees to write a doctoral thesis in Switzerland, on a topic of their own choice in the humanities and social sciences, by covering their salary and an eventual contribution towards costs directly related to project ... Read more about "[SNSF DOC.CH I FELLOWSHIP]"
11SEP
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BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). It offers new funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation, thereby supplementing the funding activities of the two organisations. Bridge Proof of Concept projects support young researchers (see eligibility criteria ... Read more about "[BRIDGE I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
14SEP
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The Eurostars initiative concentrates on small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) which devote over 10% of their turnover to R&D activities. Eurostars supports the development of rapidly marketable innovative products, processes and services. Projects, which must be led by a SME, generally involve several international partners, including Research institutions. The maximum duration is 36 months. Swiss ... Read more about "[EUROSTARS / RESEARCH FUNDING]"
14SEP
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IMI 2 - Call 8 The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is working to improve health by speeding up the development of, and patient access to, innovative medicines, particularly in areas where there is an unmet medical or social need. It does this by facilitating collaboration between the key players involved in healthcare research, including universities, ... Read more about "[H2020 I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
14SEP
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The goal of the MSCA Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility. Deadline: 14th of September 2017 Funding : May vary Duration : up to 2 years abroad Some of the ... Read more about "[MARIE SKOLODOSWKA CURIE I FELLOWSHIP]"
15SEP
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The Personalized Health and Related Technologies (PHRT) will support research projects in the field of personalized health and support young scientists at the PhD and postdoctoral level to embark on a career in personalized health. Specifically, PHRT will create three project categories: (1) education, (2) technology translation (3) personalized medicine/health research projects (including Driver projects ... Read more about "[PHRT I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
15SEP
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Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN) is launching a call for proposals aimed at the development of a national interoperable research infrastructure ecosystem for competitive personalized health research. Grants are awarded for projects aiming at the development, implementation and validation of data infrastructures that allow connecting research institutions and hospitals in order to share and use ... Read more about "[SPHN I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
20SEP
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COMPETITION FOR THE 2017-18 BANTING POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research-based growth. The program is open to both Canadian and international researchers who have recently completed a PhD, PhD- equivalent, or ... Read more about "[BANTING I FELLOWSHIP]"
22SEP
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EUROGIA2020 goal is to support and promote international partnerships developing innovative projects in low-carbon energy technologies. Submission deadlines: 22.09.2017 (in 2 phases) Funding: May vary Duration: May vary For more information and application : Please have a look at the EUROGIA's website. Read more about "[EUROGIA2020 I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
26SEP
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Excellent Science - Horizon 2020 Please find below a list of H2020 Future and Emerging Technologies calls with a deadline on the 26th of September 2017: FETHPC-02-2017 High Performance Computing: Transition to Exascale Computing FETHPC-03-2017 High Performance Computing: Exascale HPC ecosystem development For more information on the H2020 expected calls, please have a look at ... Read more about "[H2020 FUTURE & EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
30SEP
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CROSS - Collaborative Research on Science and Society CROSS aims to support research projects that bring together UNIL and EPFL researchers in transdisciplinary projects that explore contemporary socio-technical challenges. All researchers based at UNIL or EPFL are welcome to answer to the annual call for proposals. Deadline: 30th of September 2017 Funding : CHF 60'000 ... Read more about "[CROSS I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
01OCT
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The purpose of the Novartis Foundation is to foster medical-biological science by means of financial support for research projects conducted at Swiss universities in the field of medicine and medically oriented biology/biochemistry. The Foundation also funds a limited number of research fellowships abroad (e.g. postdocs) for advancement of the scientific education of young researchers (PhD/MD). ... Read more about "[NOVARTIS I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
02OCT
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The SNSF Project Funding is aimed at experienced researchers working in Switzerland who wish to obtain funding for a project of their own. The research topic can be chosen freely. Submission deadlines: 02.10.2017 Funding: Unlimited amount Duration: Up to 4 years For more information and application : Please have a look at the SNSF's website. ... Read more about "[SNSF PROJECT FUNDING I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
02OCT
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The Cancer Research Institute Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports qualified young scientists at leading universities and research centers around the world who wish to receive training in cancer immunology. Submission deadlines: 02.10.2017 (5 p.m. Eastern Time) Funding: Newly awarded fellowships provide a stipend of $55,000 for the first year, $57,000 for the second year, and ... Read more about "[CRI I FELLOWSHIP]"
12OCT
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The ‘Freigeist’ scheme is open to all disciplines and topics. The main focus is on junior researchers (up to 5 years of postdoctoral experience) working at the borders of neighbouring fields or disciplines. The ‘Freigeist’ initiative offers freedom for creative thinking, whilst at the same time providing security for at least 5 years and in ... Read more about "[Volkswagen Foundation I Fellowships]"
12OCT
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For postdoctoral researchers of any nationalities wishing to embark on visionary, risk-taking research projects at the intersections between established fields of research in Germany. The flexible funding scheme help develop an entirely independent research profile. Deadlines: 12 October 2017 Funding: up to Eur 1'000'000 The Fellow’s position Positions for scientific personnel (doctoral students, PostDocs) Non-personnel ... Read more about "[VOLKSWAGER STIFTUNG I FELLOWSHIPS]"
31OCT
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The Prix Schläfli, one of the oldest science prizes in Switzerland (since 1866), is awarded by the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) to young scientists for excellent articles resulting from PhDs in the following natural sciences disciplines: ‚‚Biology ‚‚Chemistry ‚‚Geosciences with a focus on the theme ’A Habitable Planet’ ‚‚Pure or Applied Mathematics Deadline: 31 ... Read more about "[PRIX SCHLAFLI I AWARD]"
01NOV
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PRIMA (Promoting Women in Academia) grants are aimed at excellent female researchers from Switzerland and abroad who aspire to a professorship in Switzerland. PRIMA grantees lead their own research project at a Swiss higher education institution. Submission deadline: 1st of November 2017 (launch on the 1st of August 2017) Funding: up to CHF 750'000 Duration: ... Read more about "[SNSF I PRIMA]"
01NOV
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Ambizione grants are aimed at young researchers who wish to conduct, manage and lead an independent project at a Swiss higher education institution. The funding scheme would like to promote researchers from Switzerland as well from abroad. In addition, researchers working as non-professorial teaching staff at higher education institutions are entitled to apply for project ... Read more about "[AMBIZIONE I FELLOWSHIP]"
06NOV
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The EPFL-Stanford Exchange Program seeks to foster long-term collaborations between researchers at EPFL and at Stanford in a variety of life science fields, with a particular emphasis on chemical biology and neuroscience. The EPFL-Stanford Exchange Program is made possible through the generous support of Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned company in the fragrance and flavour ... Read more about "[EPFL-STANFORD I EXCHANGE]"
14NOV
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Synergy Grants’ ambition is to bring together top researchers with complementary skills and knowledge to enable them to jointly address a commonly chosen challenging research problem in unconventional ways, potentially leading to major breakthroughs that scientists would not be able to achieve working alone. Submission deadline: 14.11.2017 (the deadline might change depending on the actual ... Read more about "[SYNERGY GRANT I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
15NOV
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Horizontal Activities - Horizon 2020 - Spreading Excellence & Widening Participation Please find below a list of H2020 Horizontal Activities calls with a deadline on the 15th of November 2017: WIDESPREAD-03-2017 ERA Chairs WIDESPREAD-05-2017 Twinning For more information on the H2020 expected calls, please have a look at the Euresearch's website. Read more about "[H2020 WIDESPREAD I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
01DEC
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Sinergia promotes the interdisciplinary collaboration of two to four research groups that propose breakthrough research. Submission deadlines: 01.12.2017 Funding: Up to CHF 3.2 million Duration: 1 to 4 years For more information and application : Please have a look at the SNSF's website. For Sinergia EPFL instructions and toolkit: Please have a look at the ... Read more about "[SNSF SINERGIA I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
01DEC
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La Fondation Pierre Mercier pour la Science a pour but de soutenir des projets scientifiques originaux, essentiellement en recherche fondamentale, appliquée ou clinique dans le domaine biomédical, ainsi que de s'intéresser aux divers moyens de remédier au déséquilibre provoqué par l'industrialisation sur l'écologie et la santé. Submission deadline: 1st December 2017 Funding: N/A Duration: 2 ... Read more about "[FONDATION PIERRE MERCIER I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
31DEC
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The Swiss Foundation for Nutrition Research SFEFS supports researchers working in Switzerland with an emphasis on funding experimental or clinical studies or surveys to generate new nutritional knowledge in human nutrition. Submission deadlines: Up to CHF 10'000 can be submitted throughout the year (decision within 1-3 months) Funding : May vary. Applications for funding parts ... Read more about "[SFEFS I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
15JAN
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EPFLinnovators co-funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie: A doctoral programme for tomorrow’s entrepreneurs EPFLinnovators is a four-year doctoral programme based in the dynamic environment of the EPFL campus, Switzerland. To develop the innovation potential of PhD students, the EPFLinnovators programme integrates a six-month to two-year secondment in the non-academic sector into the doctoral programme. Furthermore, the programme ... Read more about "[EPFLinnovators I FELLOWSHIP]"
15JAN
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Society in Science – The Branco Weiss Fellowship provides a platform for exceptionally qualified researchers, demonstrating a willingness to engage in a dialogue on relevant social, cultural, political or economic issues across the frontiers of their particular discipline. Submission deadlines: 15.01.2018 Funding: CHF 100'000/year Duration: Up to 5 years For more information and application : ... Read more about "[BRANCO WEISS I FELLOWSHIP]"

Deadline

07APR
01SEP
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EARLY BIRD Registration until SEPTEMBER 1st, 2017! Abstract submission deadline: 15 September 2017 This Life Sciences Symposium will be held from 24 to 26 October 2017 (2.5 days) at the EPFL campus/STCC. The 1st day/October 24th 2017 is open to the public and the entrance is free, however registration is mandatory. French/English translation will be ... Read more about "Frontiers in Metabolism 2017 "From systems physiology to precision medicine": REGISTRATION DEADLINE"
By EPFL and EMBO Press
28JUL
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Join the global IMAGINE IF! network of Innovators across 16 branches world wide, competing for the non-dilutive funding. The participation is free, don’t miss this opportunity and apply now ! The global application deadline is 28th of July 2017. The IMAGINE IF! is the first truly global competition and accelerator program for science-based ventures*. The ... Read more about "IMAGINE IF! early-stage startup accelerator deadline"
04AUG
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Ce délai permet au Service financier de comptabiliser tous les documents qui ont marqué l'activité du mois de juillet afin de clôturer les comptes et d'établir les rapports financiers. Read more about "Délai de réception des pièces comptables de juillet 2017"
10AUG
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A partir de cette date, les rapports financiers commenceront d’être établis, les unités pourront effectuer les contrôles mensuels (voir Règlement financier art. 72) et procéder le cas échéant aux corrections d’écriture nécessaires (voir Règlement financier art. 31). Read more about "Bouclement mensuel juillet 2017"
04SEP
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Ce délai permet au Service financier de comptabiliser tous les documents qui ont marqué l'activité du mois de août afin de clôturer les comptes et d'établir les rapports financiers. Read more about "Délai de réception des pièces comptables d'août 2017"
08SEP
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A partir de cette date, les rapports financiers commenceront d’être établis, les unités pourront effectuer les contrôles mensuels (voir Règlement financier art. 72) et procéder le cas échéant aux corrections d’écriture nécessaires (voir Règlement financier art. 31). Read more about "Bouclement mensuel août 2017"