Conferences - Seminars

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

The smart living lunches take place every first Tuesday of the month from 11 am to 1 pm at the smart living lab in Fribourg. Two researchers present during 20 minutes their work related to the smart living lab's research fields that can range from construction technologies, to material sciences and renewable energy production systems, ... Read more about "smart living lunches"
17AUG
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En 2018, cela fera 100 ans que le Laboratoire des matériaux de construction (LMC) a été créé par Henri Demierre et le professeur Marius Lacombe, respectivement secrétaire et directeur de l’Ecole d’ingénieurs de Lausanne. Ce laboratoire est l’un des plus anciens de l’EPFL. A cette occasion, nous ouvrons les portes du laboratoire et nous vous ... Read more about "Centenaire du Laboratoire des Matériaux de Construction - Portes Ouvertes"
By Prof. Karen Scrivener, et al.
19AUG
22AUG
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En Août 2018, on fêtera les 100 ans du Laboratoire des Matériaux de Construction ainsi que les 60 ans de sa directrice actuelle, Prof. Karen Scrivener. Un conférence sur Read more about "Les100 ans du Laboratoire des Matériaux de Construction et les 60 ans de sa directrice Prof. Karen Scrivener"
By Prof. Karen Scrivener et al.
20AUG
  10:30-11:30 GC C1 384

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Pascal Frossard Thesis advisor: Prof. Alexandre Massoud Alahi Co-examiner: Prof. Jean-Philippe Thiran Abstract Autonomous vehicles rely on an accurate perception module. One of the fundamental challenges is to efficiently track pedestrians surrounding a vehicle to anticipate risky situations. Over the past decades, researchers have formulated the tracking problem as ... Read more about "Multi-task learning for autonomous driving"
By George Adaimi
21AUG
  14:00-16:00 BC 129

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Olivier Lévêque Thesis advisor: Prof. Michael Gastpar Co-examiner: Prof. Volkan Cevher Abstract There is an increasing concern that most current published research findings are false. The main cause seems to lie in the fundamental disconnection between theory and practise in data analysis. While the former typically relies on statistical ... Read more about "Adaptive Data Analysis and Error-Control via Information Measures"
By Amedeo Esposito
21AUG
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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. The upcoming call is expected to open in late July 2018 and close in early November 2018. If you are amongst the best researchers in your field and research age and ... Read more about "[ National Information Event on the ERC Synergy Grant | Research funding ]"
22AUG
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  08:30-17:00 BI A0 398

WordPress est une application de gestion de contenus web qui permet aux collaborateurs de l’EPFL, sans connaissances techniques particulières, de concevoir, structurer, animer et éditer leur site web avec la Charte graphique EPFL. WordPress est appelé à remplacer Jahia utilisé actuellement et devenir le principal outil utilisé sur le campus pour les sites de facultés, ... Read more about "Wordpress - Base"
By Hicham Dennaoui
22AUG
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  12:00-13:00 RLC B1 520

Marc Robinson, professor at the Department of evolution and ecology at UNIL, will present the benefits from publishing preprints. Alain Foehn, PhD student at the Laboratory of hydraulic constructions at EPFL, will share his experience with submitting a paper to Elsevier. Read more about "NoonTalk#4: Publishing preprints"
23AUG
  09:30-11:30 ELD 120

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Pascal Frossard Thesis advisor: Prof. Volkan Cevher Co-examiner: Prof. Alexandre Alahi Abstract Deep neural networks dominate the state-of-the-art models in tasks of computer vision, speech, bioinformatics etc. However, training modern deep neural networks is difficult, because of the highly non-convexity of the objective functions. On one hand, deep neural ... Read more about "Training and Tuning Deep Neural Networks: Faster, Stronger and Better"
By Chen Liu
23AUG
  13:00-15:00 ELD 120

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Ali Sayed Thesis advisor: Prof. Volkan Cevher Co-examiner: Patrick Thiran Abstract In the recent years, there has been an increasing number of works that couples continuous-time processes with iterative descent methods in optimization literature to provide alternative perspective to convergence analysis and develop new algorithms. Background papers Coupling and ... Read more about "Differential Equations and Continuous-Time Dynamics in Optimization and Sampling"
By Ali Kavis
23AUG
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Chemical reactions at gas-solid interfaces are of great importance in many heterogeneous processes such as catalysis, corrosion, and material fabrication. In this talk, dynamics of several prototypical surface processes, including dissociative chemisorption, Eley-Rideal reactions, and desorption, are explored theoretically on metal surfaces. Classical trajectories either on analytical potential energy surfaces or with forces calculated on ... Read more about "Dynamics of Surface Reactions: Reactant Mode Specificity and Product Energy Disposal"
By Prof. Hua Guo
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
University ...
27AUG
29AUG
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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    
27AUG
  09:00-11:00 INR 212

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Martin Rajman Thesis advisor: Prof. Pearl Pu Co-examiner: Prof. Wulfram Gerstner Abstract In the recent years, the successful application of sequence to sequence neural networks to statistical machine translation, including the usage of attention mechanism for the aim of translation alignment, has inspired a huge amount of work in ... Read more about "Modeling Emotional Dialogs with Sequence to Sequence Networks"
By Yubo Xie
27AUG
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Abstract Diagnosis and treatment methods based on big genomic data are becoming widespread as the cost of genome sequencing decreases gradually. In this context, disease-gene association studies are of great importance. The genomic data is very sensitive when compared to other data types and contains information about the individual and his / her relatives. Many ... Read more about "Achieving Scalable and Privacy-Preserving Whole Genome Variant Queries"
By Dr. Mete Akgün, University of Tübingen, Germany
27AUG
  14:00-16:00 ELD 120

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Olivier Lévêque Thesis advisor: Prof. Volkan Cevher Co-examiner: Prof. Wulfram Gerstner Abstract We consider the problem of policy optimization in Reinforcement Learning via policy gradient method. We first show that it is possible to design a theoretical update rule for the policy parameters that converges to an optimal policy. ... Read more about "Policy gradient methods for Reinforcement Learning"
By Paul Rolland
28AUG
  09:00-11:00 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Michael Unser Thesis advisor: Prof. Martin Vetterli Co-examiner: Prof. Michael Gastpar Abstract Background papers Theory and Practice of Irregular Sampling (Part I only), by Feichtinger, H.G., Gröchening, K. Perfect Recovery and Sensitivity Analysis of Time Encoded Bandlimited Signals, by Lazar, A., Tóth, T. A Review of the Integrate-and-Fire Neuron ... Read more about "Sampling using Unsynchronized Time Encoding Machines"
By Karen Adam
29AUG
  10:00-12:00 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Mark Pauly Thesis advisor: Prof. Wenzel Jakob Co-examiner: Prof. Sabine Süsstrunk Abstract Background papers Read more about "Markov Chains for Light Transport"
By Merlin Nimier-David
29AUG
  10:15 BC 420

Abstract In mix networks, communication anonymity is achieved by relaying messages through multiple routers called mixes, where each mix shuffles messages independently. Mix networks were originally set up as fixed sequences of mixes, called cascades. Later, more flexible configurations were proposed, such as free routes, where routes are not fixed and can be any sequence ... Read more about "Multiparty Routing: Secure Routing for Mixnets"
By Dr. Fatemeh Shirazi, KU Leuven, Belgium
29AUG
  11:15-13:15 RLC D1 661

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Boi Faltings Thesis advisor: Prof. Volkan Cevher Thesis co-advisor: Prof. Pierre Dillenbourg Co-examiner: Dr. Mathieu Salzmann Abstract Background papers Apprenticeship Learning via Inverse Reinforcement Learning, by Pieter Abbel and Andrew Ng [ICML04] Model-free Imitation Learning with Policy Optimization, by Jonathan Ho, Jayesh Gupta and Stefano Ermon [ICML16] Understanding Black-box ... Read more about "Understanding the Behaviour of Inverse Reinforcement Learning Agents"
By Teresa Yeo
29AUG
  14:00-16:00 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Jean-Pierre Hubaux Thesis advisor: Prof. Bryan Ford Co-examiner: Prof. Katerina Argyraki Abstract The digitalization of most of today's world activities have given rise to a new class of decentralized and trustless systems. For one, distributed ledgers have found practical use in less than 10 years and have generated an ... Read more about "Improvements on Distributed Ledgers Applications and Self Sovereign Identity Systems"
By Nicolas Gailly
30AUG
01SEP
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  Microcity

In an increasingly connected world, managing and using the growing amount of data is a major challenge for our society. Today, from health care to transport, social networks, commerce and industry, all aspects of our lives are put into data. But how can we manage this infinite and constantly growing mass of information? This is ... Read more about "micro18"
30AUG
31AUG
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  08:30-17:30 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
30AUG
  09:30-11:30 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Pascal Fua Thesis advisor: Prof. Wenzel Jakob Co-examiner: Prof. Mark Pauly Abstract Background papers Read more about "Learning Light Scattering Distributions"
By Delio Vicini
30AUG
  11:00-13:00 ELD 120

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Emre Telatar Thesis advisor: Prof. Volkan Cevher Co-examiner: Prof. Daniel Kuhn Abstract Neural networks have shown great promise for task automation. However, the discovery of adversarial examples has upset this promise: small perturbations of the input data make the misclassification rate greatly increase. Recent approaches have been shown empirically ... Read more about "Obtaining Robust Classifiers via Regularization and Averaging Schemes."
By Fabian Latorre Gomez
30AUG
  12:30-13:30 SV 1717

Genomic knowledge is about to profoundly change medicine, by making it more precise and personal. At the crossroad between basic science and the clinical world, my research group’s ambition is to contribute to this exciting transformation. We use genomic and bioinformatic approaches to identify and characterize genome variants that can explain the inter-individual differences observed ... Read more about "Human genomic diversity and infection: from immunogenetics to personalized health"
By Dr Jacques Fellay, EPFL / FSV / GHI / GR-FE
30AUG
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  14:00-15:00 INR 113

We consider transmission over a cloud radio access network (CRAN) focusing on the framework of oblivious processing at the relay nodes (radio units), i.e., the relays are not cognizant of the users' codebooks. This approach is motivated by future wireless communications (5G and beyond) and the theoretical results connect to a variety of different information ... Read more about "Cloud Radio Access Networks, Distributed Information Bottleneck, and more: A Unified Information Theoretic View"
By Prof. Shlomo Shamai
The Viterbi Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Technion-Israel ...
31AUG
  10:00-12:00 INN 326

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Edouard Bugnion Thesis advisor: Prof. George Candea Co-examiner: Prof. Christoph Koch Abstract Background papers Read more about "Formal Performance Contracts for Software Network Functions"
By Rishabh Iyer
31AUG
  10:00-12:00 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam (retake) Exam president: Prof. Wenzel Jakob Thesis advisor: Prof. Mark Pauly Co-examiner: Prof. Pierre Dillenbourg Abstract Computing a feasible disassembly sequence of parts for a given 3D structure is a fundamental research topic in geometric reasoning. Its inverse problem, which is to create the geometry of a 3D assembly according to predefined ... Read more about "A Graph-based Method for Understanding Interlocking Assemblies"
By Ziqi Wang
31AUG
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Abstract The introduction of computational resources at the network edge allows us to offload computation from clients and/or servers, thereby reducing response latency, backbone bandwidth, and computational requirements on clients. More fundamentally, edge-computing moves us from a Client-Server model to a Client-Edge-Server model. While this is an attractive paradigm for many applications, it raises the ... Read more about "CESSNA - Resilient Edge Computing"
By Dr. Yotam Harchol
University of California, Berkeley , USA
03SEP
07SEP
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Data Science for Managers 5-Day Continuing Education Course September 3 - 7, 2018 College of Management of Technology, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland More information Read more about "Data Science for Managers"
By Prof. Kenneth Younge, Head of the Technology and Innovation Strategy ...
03SEP
  09:30-11:30 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Martin Jaggi Thesis advisor: Prof. Pascal Fua Thesis co-advisor: Dr. Mathieu Salzmann Co-examiner: Dr. François Fleuret Abstract Background papers Distilling the Knowledge in a Neural Network, by Hinton, G., Vinyals, O., Dean, J. Rethinking Feature Distribution for Loss Functions in Image Classification, by Wan, W., et al. Constrained Convolutional ... Read more about "Learning Compact Neural Networks"
By Shuxuan Guo
03SEP
  10:00-12:00 BC 03

EDIC candidacy exam (retake) Exam president: Prof. Robert West Thesis advisor: Prof. Karl Aberer Co-examiner: Prof. Pierre Dillenbourg Abstract The cognitive dissonance phenomena states that people feel a mental discomfort when they are exposed to information that challenges their prior beliefs. This causes homophily which is socializing with people of same beliefs, and selective exposure, ... Read more about "Analyzing Political Polarization in Twitter"
By Elmas Tugrulcan
03SEP
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Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture Abstract: Our insatiable demand for sensing, communication and computing has been a key driver in the relentless scaling of CMOS feature sizes. However, as the benefits of technology scaling are coming to an end, an increasing amount of out of the box thinking will be required to maintain the ... Read more about "Mixed-Signal Interfaces for the Data-Driven World"
03SEP
  11:00-13:00 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Boi Faltings Thesis advisor: Prof. Matthias Grossglauser Co-examiner: Prof. Martin Jaggi Abstract Background papers Read more about "Improving Neural Machine Translation through Interlingua"
By Aswin Suresh
03SEP
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DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (sandwiches served) Abstract: Next generation drug-delivery vehicles aimed to carry biological drugs, such as proteins or nucleic acids, are often designed to mimic how natural biological nanoparticles, such as viruses and exosomes, transfer genetic information between cells in vivo. Due to the large heterogeneity of nanoparticles irrespective of whether they ... Read more about "Single nanoparticle analytics: from viruses via exosomes to drug carriers"
By Prof. Fredrik Höök, Chalmers University, Sweden
04SEP
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  12:15-13:15 SV 1717

The vast majority of our knowledge on vibrio pathogenesis is based on the ancient and well-studied human pathogen, V. cholerae. Often neglected and relegated to specialized journals are vibrio infections in non-human species. While the studies of animal pathogens have benefited from the era of genomics, the search for pathogenesis determinants is often biased by ... Read more about "Environmental vibrios : « a walk on the wild side »"
By Frédérique Le Roux, Laboratory of Integrative Biology of Marine Models ...
06SEP
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Crystal Structure Prediction (CSP) methods were developed on the assumption that an organic molecule would crystallize in its most stable crystal structure. Even implementing this approach is a challenge to computational chemistry methods,[1] as shown by the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre’s blind tests.[2] Polymorphism adds additional challenges, as this is usually a kinetic phenomenon with ... Read more about "Can we predict how pharmaceuticals will crystallize?"
By Prof. Sally Price (University College London, UK)
07SEP
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Today's global society strongly relies on collaborative document editing, which plays an increasingly large role in sensitive workflows. While other collaborative venues, such as secure messaging, have seen secure protocols being standardized and widely implemented, the same cannot be said for collaborative document editing. Popular tools such as Google Docs, Microsoft Office365 and Etherpad are ... Read more about "Capsule: A Protocol for Secure Collaborative Document Editing"
By Nadim Kobeissi
07SEP
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Abstract: Historical examples of demographic change, in China, Italy, Nigeria, Utah, the Philippines, and elsewhere, together with simple mathematics and biological principles, show that stabilizing world population before it is limited by food supply will be more difficult than is generally appreciated. United Nations population projections are based on a logical fallacy in that they ... Read more about "EESS Special event - talk on "An earth-scientist’s view of human population dynamics""
By Dr Stephen Warren, Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, and Department ...
08SEP
11SEP
  STCC 2 52

ISREC-SWISS CANCER CENTER SYMPOSIUM Following on from the ISREC Symposia in 2011 to 2016, the next ISREC Symposium, to be held in Lausanne in September 2018, will focus on broad themes – horizons – in cancer biology and therapy. This symposium will also present the new multi–institutional Swiss Cancer Center (SCC) which leverages complementary expertise ... Read more about "HORIZONS OF CANCER BIOLOGY AND THERAPY - 2018"
By Eduard Batlle, Stephen Baylin, Carlos Caldas, Lew Cantley, Karen Cichowski ...
10SEP
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  08:30-17:00 BI A0 398

WordPress est une application de gestion de contenus web qui permet aux collaborateurs de l’EPFL, sans connaissances techniques particulières, de concevoir, structurer, animer et éditer leur site web avec la Charte graphique EPFL. WordPress est appelé à remplacer Jahia utilisé actuellement et devenir le principal outil utilisé sur le campus pour les sites de facultés, ... Read more about "Wordpress - Base"
By Hicham Dennaoui
10SEP
12SEP
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  08:30-17:30 MA B0 426

The first step in any NI LabVIEW learning path, LabVIEW Core I gives you the chance to explore the LabVIEW environment, dataflow programming, and common LabVIEW development techniques in a hands-on format. In this course you will learn to develop data acquisition, instrument control, data-logging, and measurement analysis applications. At the end of the course, ... Read more about "LabVIEW, Core I (EN)"
By National Instruments    
11SEP
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  09:00-12:30 CO 120

What strategies can I use to increase student participation? What potential advantages for student learning? At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: explain the importance of using interactive teaching strategies; select appropriate teaching strategies to achieve learning objectives; construct effective interactive teaching scenarios. Read more about "Effective Interactive Teaching"
By Siara Isaac
11SEP
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Abstract: Have you ever been stuck in meetings with discussions going in circles, meetings from which no decision emerges or one with which everyone is frustrated? Do you sometimes feel that you misunderstood the relationships among members of your professional or personal circles? Have you ever wondered how you could get to stop smoking, eat ... Read more about "Understanding decisions, relationships and behaviors through text… and Natural Language Processing"
By Léa Deleris
12SEP
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  12:15-13:15 SV 1717

In my presentation, I will present new approaches to characterize the dynamics and diversity of mitochondria in the nervous system. While many functions have been ascribed to neural mitochondria, how these functions are executed in the in vivo context of vastly extended neuronal geometries remains unresolved. My lab uses in vivo imaging approaches, as well ... Read more about "BMI Seminar // Mitochondrial dynamics and diversity in the mouse nervous system"
By Thomas Misgeld, Institute of Neuronal Cell Biology, TUM School of ...
13SEP
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  09:00-10:00 SV 1717

‘Neural Circuits and Behavior Progress Reports’ provide a forum for scientific discussion of ongoing research projects at the Brain Mind Institute related to neural circuit function. Anyone is welcome to attend these presentations, which take place monthly, usually on the 1st or 2nd Thursday of each month in room SV 1 717. Read more about "Neural Circuits and Behavior - Progress Report"
By Computational Neuroscience Laboratory, Gerstner Lab
13SEP
  10:00-12:00 INF 211

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Babak Falsafi Thesis advisor: Prof. Arjen Lenstra Thesis co-advisor: Prof. Serge Vaudenay Co-examiner: Prof. Bryan Ford Abstract Background papers Lattice Signatures and Bimodal Gaussians (BLISS), by Ducas, L., et al. Side-Channel Attacks on BLISS Lattice-Based Signatures -- Exploiting Branch Tracing Against strongSwan and Electromagnetic Emanations in Microcontrollers, by Espitau, ... Read more about "Side-channel evaluation of NIST's candidates for post-quantum standardisation"
By Aymeric Genet
15SEP
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Workshop in honour of Anthony C. Davison on the occasion of his 60th birthday Read more about "Data, Models and Statistical Inference"

Exhibitions

21FEB
17AUG
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  10:00-13:00 Rolex Learning Center

For the start of the semester of Spring 2018, the EPFL Library is putting Mathematics in the spotlight and offers from Wednesday, February 21, a selection of documents at the Espace Découverte "Mathematics and Music", as well as an exhibition of Ancient Books "Les Mathématiques sous toutes leurs formes". "Mathematics and Music", February-April 2018, Espace ... Read more about "Mathematics expose themselves"
27APR
26AUG
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  11:00-18:00 Bâtiment ArtLab

The exhibition Kung Fu Motion: The Living Archive opens on April 28. It accompanies the integration of ArtLab into EPFL’s College of Humanities and kicks off a stimulating series of fresh programs at the intersections of art/science. Kung Fu Motion is the story of the dynamic traditions of Southern China and Hong Kong’s martial arts, ... Read more about "Kung Fu Motion: the living archive"
09MAY
23SEP
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Le duo d'artistes bernois Haus am Gern (Barbara Meyer Cesta & Rudolf Steiner) a installé une septantaine de feux en plexiglas découpé et miroitant sous les voûtes du Rolex Learning Center. Une invitation à regarder l'espace de manière décalée, de voir les creux, les vides, les marges. Le Rolex Learning Center captive par les puissants ... Read more about "Haus am Gern: Fireplace"
By Haus am Gern: Barbara Meyer Cesta et Rudolf Steiner
08JUL
31DEC
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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
06SEP
28OCT
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Sur la colline de Corseaux, parmi de nombreuses habitations familiales se démarque la maison atelier ayant appartenu au peintre vaudois d’origine piémontaise Italo De Grandi. C’est un emblème remarquable de l’architecture moderne, notamment du style international, sur la Riviera lémanique. Réalisée en 1939 par l’architecte Alberto Sartoris, lui aussi d’origine piémontaise, la maison d’Italo De ... Read more about "Habiter la Modernité"

Thesis defenses

17AUG
  18:30 MXF 1

Thesis director : Prof. A. Mortensen Materials Science and Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 8615 Read more about "Mechanical properties of MC multimetallic carbides in steel"
By Lionel MICHELET
22AUG
  17:30 BC 420

Thesis directors : Prof. K. Aberer ,Prof. M. I. Schumacher Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program. Thesis 8310 Read more about "Privacy - Preserving Data Exchange and Aggregation in Healthcare"
By Alevtina DUBOVITSKAYA
24AUG
  16:30 Auditorium VE 102 -EMPA -Überlandstrasse 129 - 8600 Dübendorf

Thesis directors : Prof. F. Nüesch ,Dr J. Heier Materials Science and Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 8791 Read more about "Spatial and Morphological Control of Cyanine Dye Thin Films"
By Nicolas Alexandre Serge LECLAIRE
24AUG
By Ana SUSNJARA
24AUG
By Salman FARAJI
27AUG
By Josua Andreas STÜCKELBERGER
28AUG
  10:30 MXF 1

Thesis directors : Prof. F. Kaplan ,Prof. M. Franceschet Management of technology doctoral program. Thesis 8537 Read more about "The Intellectual Organisation of History"
By Giovanni COLAVIZZA
29AUG
By Altug BITLISLIOGLU
30AUG
  16:30 BC 410

Thesis directors : Prof. M. Pauly , Prof. A. Tagliasacchi Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program. Thesis 8573 Read more about "Real-Time Generative Hand Modeling and Tracking"
By Anastasia TKACH
31AUG
  17:00 BM 5202

Thesis director : Prof. S. Vaudenay Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program. Thesis 8681 Read more about "Provably Secure Authenticated Encryption"
By Damian VIZÁR
31AUG
  17:00 CM 1 4

Thesis directors : Prof. H. Bourlard , Prof. A. Popescu-Belis Electrical Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 8743 Read more about "Word Sense Consistency in Statistical and Neural Machine Translation"
By Xiao PU
31AUG
  17:00 CM 1 3

Thesis director : Prof. G. Fantner Microsystems and Microelectronics doctoral program. Thesis 8653 Read more about "Advances in High-Speed Atomic Force Microscopy"
By Adrian Pascal NIEVERGELT
31AUG
By Scott Anthony LINDNER
31AUG
By Giacomo GALLINO
31AUG
  18:00 BC 420

Thesis director : Prof. C. Koch Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program. Thesis 8762 Read more about "Compilation and Code Optimization for Data Analytics"
By Amir SHAIKHHA
06SEP
  17:00 BC 420

Thesis director : Prof. R. Guerraoui Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program. Thesis 8761 Read more about "The Complexity of Reliable and Secure Distributed Transactions"
By Jingjing WANG
07SEP
  17:00 BC 410

Thesis directors : Prof. B. Falsafi , Prof. E. Bugnion Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program. Thesis 8749 Read more about "Network-Compute Co-Design for Distributed In-Memory Computing"
By Alexandros DAGLIS
07SEP
By Francesca STRADOLINI
10SEP
  16:15 MXF 1

Thesis director : Prof. M. Odersky Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program. Thesis 8733 Read more about "Cross-Platform Language Design"
By Sébastien Jean R DOERAENE

Inaugural lectures - Honorary Lecture

13SEP
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INAUGURAL LECTURE Abstract: Our own bodies, like those of most animals, are segmented. This is most obvious in the structure of the backbone, a row of repeating bony units that supports the body and head. The backbone is formed sequentially during the embryo’s early development, each new unit being added rhythmically from head to tail. ... Read more about "Inaugural Lecture // Building the Body with Clocks"

Management Board meetings

Miscellaneous

23AUG
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The School Assembly is pleased to invite you to our upcoming information session on the following consultation: Revision of the Directive concerning professional travel and the reimbursement of expenses (LEX 5.6.1) and the related Directive on the use of credit cards at EPFL (LEX 5.4.1) Thursday, 23rd August, from 12:15pm to 1:15pm in room CE ... Read more about "School Assembly: information session: professional travel directive"
31AUG
02SEP
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EPFL Drone Days 2018 will feature drone races, a robotics expo and expert speakers from around the world. Following up on last year's success, the EPFL campus will again welcome drone amateurs and specialists alike for three family-friendly days of aerial robotics and eye-popping discoveries. This year’s event, which is being put together with the ... Read more about "EPFL Drone Days 2018"

Academic Calendar

03SEP
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Morning : information, activities. Afternoon : welcoming by Sections Read more about "Welcome day for new students"
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EDAM: doctoral program in advanced manufacturing EDAR: architecture and sciences of the city EDCE: civil and environmental engineering EDCH: chemistry and chemical engineering EDDH: digital humanities EDEE: electrical engineering EDEY: energy EDMA: mathematics EDME: mechanics EDMI: microsystems and microelectronics EDPO: photonics EDRS: robotics, control, and intelligent systems Read more about "Online application deadline for prospective PhD students in the EDAM, EDAR, EDCE, EDCH, EDDH, EDEE, EDEY, EDMA, EDME, EDMI, EDPO and EDRS doctoral programs"

Internal trainings

29JUL
30SEP
  BS 246.2

A new Permanence on Data Protection will take place each Monday and Friday from 9am to 11am. Place : BS 246.2 Main topics : Records of processing (research data), Data Protection Impact Assessments for High Risks Projects. By prior appointment only. Except from 13 to 27 August 2018. Read more about "Everything you've always wanted to know about GDPR!"
17AUG
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Introduction workshops are organized to support EPFL researchers from all disciplines to start planning their next SNSF funding application and Data Management Plan writing, according to their needs. Advanced workshops are planned from August 27 to September 7, 2018. More information: https://researchdata.epfl.ch/dmp-fns-workshop Read more about "Introduction SNSF DMP workshop"
By EPFL Library research data team
20AUG
24AUG
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Magnetic configurations with chiral properties have attracted enormous interest after the discovery of the magnetic skyrmions lattice in non-centrosymmetric bulk crystals. The asymmetric exchange interaction, Dzylonshinskii-Moriya interaction (DMI) that cooperates with symmetric exchange interaction, dipolar and Zeeman interactions, allows for further non-collinear spin structures beyond skyrmions, such as e.g. spin helices, conical states, and spin ... Read more about "New Trends in Chiral Magnetism Summer School"
21AUG
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  18:15-21:00 Octanis Microverse

At Octanis, we develop pragmatic, open source and low cost solutions to practical problems. Currently, we are working on developing digital nestboxes for barn owls and a rover that takes measurements of the snow surface in Antarctica. We share experiences and tools, and make rapid incremental progress while embracing failure. Above all, we accept everyone ... Read more about "Maker-Night @ Octanis"
27AUG
29AUG
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 398

Cette formation certifiante vous donne les bases nécessaires pour conduire un projet de quelque nature qu'il soit en utilisant la méthodologie PRINCE2. De plus, à la fin de la formation, vous passerez une certification officielle "Fondation" reconnue internationalement qui sera très utile dans votre CV. Read more about "Certification de Gestion de Projets PRINCE2"
By Jean-Stéphane Szijarto
27AUG
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  10:00-12:30 MED 2 1522

Advanced workshops are organized to support EPFL researchers from all disciplines to start planning their next SNSF funding application and Data Management Plan writing, according to their needs. More information: https://researchdata.epfl.ch/dmp-fns-workshop Read more about "Advanced SNSF DMP workshop"
By EPFL Library research data team
28AUG
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  18:15-21:00 Octanis Microverse

At Octanis, we develop pragmatic, open source and low cost solutions to practical problems. Currently, we are working on developing digital nestboxes for barn owls and a rover that takes measurements of the snow surface in Antarctica. We share experiences and tools, and make rapid incremental progress while embracing failure. Above all, we accept everyone ... Read more about "Maker-Night @ Octanis"
30AUG
31AUG
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En tant que responsable d’équipe, vous êtes confronté à de nombreux défis: développer la cohésion du groupe, aider vos collaborateurs à atteindre leurs objectifs, comprendre et anticiper leurs réactions, les motiver, améliorer la communication interne et adopter un style de leadership adéquat. Pour que votre équipe gagne en efficacité et en performance! + 3ème journée ... Read more about "Conduire une équipe"
By Anne-Marie Turcotte
31AUG
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When: Friday, August 31, 2018 Time: 12.00 – 13.30, Sandwich lunch provided Venue: BM 5202 Registration: Please register here Aim The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are available to post-graduate researchers from over 180 other countries in any discipline who are planning to come to Switzerland to pursue research or further studies at doctoral or post-doctoral ... Read more about "Info. session: Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships"
31AUG
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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
03SEP
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  08:30-12:00 MA B0 424

Gestion des droits d’accès aux ressources de l’EPFL ACCRED est l’outil de décision permettant à une application informatique ou à tout autre type de service de déterminer s’il est possible ou non donner à une personne authentifiée l’accès à une certaine ressource. ACCRED gère en effet les droits notamment en les attribuant par défaut non ... Read more about "Accréditation"
By Hicham Dennaoui
03SEP
06SEP
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 398

Are you paralysed by stress? When giving a presentation in public, at a meeting in front of your colleagues, in your daily work, during a discussion with your boss...? Turn it into an ally! Stress is a bodily reaction that helps us cope with difficult situations. But badly managed it can endanger our health and ... Read more about "Stress Mananagement and preventing burnout"
By Dr Catherine Monnin
04SEP
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 397

L’entretien annuel d’évaluation et la démarche de fixation d’objectifs sont des approches depuis longtemps reconnues en management. Depuis l’avènement du Nouveau Système Salarial (NSS), elles ont pris une importance accrue à l’EPFL. Dans ce séminaire, vous apprendrez à préparer et à mener un entretien pour qu’il se déroule dans un climat de dialogue et de ... Read more about "Entretiens d’évaluation et de fixation d’objectifs: Evaluateurs"
By Marie-Pier Levesque
04SEP
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  10:00-12:30 MED 2 1522

Advanced workshops are organized to support EPFL researchers from all disciplines to start planning their next SNSF funding application and Data Management Plan writing, according to their needs. More information: https://researchdata.epfl.ch/dmp-fns-workshop Read more about "Advanced SNSF DMP workshop"
By EPFL Library research data team
04SEP
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  12:15-14:00 BM 5202

To assist you within the preparation of your ERC Starting Grant 2019 application (submission deadline 17.10.2018), the Research Office is pleased to invite you to the ERC Starting Grant Applicant Workshop. When: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Time: 12:15 – 14:00, Sandwich lunch provided Venue: BM 5202 Registration: Please register here Aim The workshop is aimed ... Read more about "Applicant Workshop: ERC Starting Grant 2019"
04SEP
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  18:15-21:00 Octanis Microverse

At Octanis, we develop pragmatic, open source and low cost solutions to practical problems. Currently, we are working on developing digital nestboxes for barn owls and a rover that takes measurements of the snow surface in Antarctica. We share experiences and tools, and make rapid incremental progress while embracing failure. Above all, we accept everyone ... Read more about "Maker-Night @ Octanis"
05SEP
07SEP
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  08:45-16:45 Gastro Vaud - Pully

Comment préparer sa vie post-professionnelle…pour franchir en douceur le cap de la retraite. Si la retraite représente pour beaucoup la fin des contraintes professionnelles, la possibilité de vivre enfin à votre rythme, l’occasion d’orienter votre vie à votre guise, avec un immense capital temps à disposition, elle est aussi un arrêt brutal, même s’il est ... Read more about "Préparation à la retraite"
By AvantAge
05SEP
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  09:00-12:30 BI A0 398

L’entretien annuel d’évaluation et la démarche de fixation d’objectifs sont des approches depuis longtemps appréciées par les managers et leurs collaborateurs. Dans ce séminaire, vous apprendrez à vous préparer et à participer à vos entretiens annuels de manière constructive et efficace. Plus spécifiquement, vous verrez comment prendre une part active à la fixation et à ... Read more about "Entretiens d'évaluation et de fixation d'objectifs: Collaborateurs"
By Marie-Pier Levesque
06SEP
07SEP
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 397

As a team leader, you necessarily face many challenges, such as helping your team members to reach their goals, understanding or anticipating their reactions, applying the most powerful motivation tools, improving communication within the group and adopting an appropriate leadership style… If this sounds familiar to you, this course can help you to improve your ... Read more about "Leading a Team"
By Anne-Marie Turcotte
06SEP
07SEP
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  09:00-17:00 ELA 1

Exploring research programs funded by grant-making Foundations >> Check the full program here >> Check the flyer here >> Registration here ************************************************ Aim Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of grant-making foundations supporting Swiss-based research? Whether you have just started exploring the funding landscape or are currently seeking research funding, and whether you ... Read more about "EPFL Grant-making Foundation Days"
06SEP
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  10:00-12:30 CM 1 100

Advanced workshops are organized to support EPFL researchers from all disciplines to start planning their next SNSF funding application and Data Management Plan writing, according to their needs. More information: https://researchdata.epfl.ch/dmp-fns-workshop Read more about "Advanced SNSF DMP workshop"
By EPFL Library research data team
07SEP
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  08:45-17:00 BI A0 398

Planifier financièrement sa fin de vie professionnelle et sa retraite. Destiné aux collaboratrices et collaborateurs dès l’âge dès 45 ans, au plus tard 10 ans avant l’âge de la retraite. Read more about "45 + Finances"
By AvantAge
07SEP
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  10:00-12:30 CM 1 100

Advanced workshops are organized to support EPFL researchers from all disciplines to start planning their next SNSF funding application and Data Management Plan writing, according to their needs. More information: https://researchdata.epfl.ch/dmp-fns-workshop Read more about "Advanced SNSF DMP workshop"
By EPFL Library research data team
11SEP
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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 "Forum d'aide GrantsDB - 11 septembre 2018 - BI A2 468"
11SEP
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  09:00-12:15 BI A0-398

Première demi-journée du programme de formation FOBA qui permet au personnel administratif de découvrir l'environnement de travail dans lequel il va évoluer. La présentation des outils, des normes est faite par les spécialistes métiers. Cette formation permet également de se créer un réseau d'entraide avec les collaborateurs des Service Centraux et des collègues faisant le ... Read more about "FOBA (Formation de base administrative)"
By les spécialistes des sujets administratifs généraux
11SEP
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  18:15-21:00 Octanis Microverse

At Octanis, we develop pragmatic, open source and low cost solutions to practical problems. Currently, we are working on developing digital nestboxes for barn owls and a rover that takes measurements of the snow surface in Antarctica. We share experiences and tools, and make rapid incremental progress while embracing failure. Above all, we accept everyone ... Read more about "Maker-Night @ Octanis"
13SEP
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Ce cours de quatre heures a pour but de présenter un panorama des bonnes pratiques en matière de gestion de sites web. Rythmées et pragmatiques, ces 4 heures se veulent accessibles à tous et la matière enseignée pourra être mise directement en pratique. La première partie est centrée sur l’utilisateur. Bases de l'user experience design ... Read more about "Webmaster"
By Stéphane Cruchon
14SEP
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  09:00-17:00 University of Fribourg

Description et objectifs Do you sometimes feel caught up in the demands of work and life? Does your focus at times become reactive rather than proactive? Do you wish to improve your sense of balance for performing at your best? Instead of compulsively prioritizing, let’s tap into something fundamental and powerful: self-leadership! This workshop will ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Everything begins with self-leadership"
By Marie-Paule Haefliger, psychologist, business and executive coach, and trainer
14SEP
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Are you a Python or R user? Learn how to share your research code in a reproducible and interactive way using mybinder.org This one day workshop will help you get your Github repository "binder ready", getting data in and out, how to use RStudio or C++, and you get to ask the Binder team anything ... Read more about "Binder - Sharing reproducible and interactive research code"
By Tim Head (Wild Tree Technologies) is an independent software developer ...

Call for proposal

17AUG
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The Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) Conference Travel Grants are aimed at early career scientists wanting to attend scientific meetings, conferences, workshops and courses relating to the areas of research covered by the journal around the world. Who can apply: PhD students, early career post-doctoral researchers, independent group leaders and PIs with no independent funding. ... Read more about "[ THE COMPANY OF BIOLOGISTS | CONFERENCE TRAVEL GRANTS ]"
19AUG
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Last chance to apply for SERI Seed Money Grants with ASEAN countries! Eligible partner countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. The call is open to all scientific disciplines and fields of research. It allows Swiss and ASEAN partners to initiate new projects together, establish new research partnerships, connect ... Read more about "[ SERI | Seed Money Grants with ASEAN countries ]"
22AUG
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The National Research Programme “Welfare and Coercion” studies the legal and social dimensions of welfare and coercion, covering their history up to the present and looking ahead into the future. The second call for projects of the NRP 76 focuses on the following topics: Interactions between non-state actors and the state Rights, proceedings, legal remedies ... Read more about "[ Call for projects NRP 76 “Welfare and Coercion” | Research funding ]"
25AUG
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Rising Tide supports innovative and unique patient-centered clinical trials that have the potential to immediately impact the lives of cancer patients. The foundation supports early stages clinical studies focused on prevention, detection, treatments and aftercare, and translational research. does NOT support basic research or phase IV trials. Who can apply: new and established clinical investigators. ... Read more about "[Rising Tide Foundation for Clinical Research | Research funding]"
27AUG
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La Société suisse d'hydrologie et de limnologie (SSHL) s’engage pour rassembler et utiliser les connaissances pluridisciplinaires en vue de la protection et de la gestion durable des eaux. A cette fin, la SSHL entretient un fonds pour la promotion de jeunes scientifiques (bachelor, master, PhD, post-Doc). Ce fonds est affecté au soutien à des missions ... Read more about "[ Société Suisse d'hydrologie et de limnologie | Research funding for MA, PhD AND Postdoc ]"
28AUG
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) for 2018. The Horizon Award supports junior-level scientists in conducting impactful research with the mentorship of an experienced cancer researcher (i.e., Mentor). The Horizon Award challenges junior scientists to develop and implement research ... Read more about "[U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE | Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Horizon Award]"
29AUG
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La Fondation Gelbert a pour but de soutenir des projets novateurs et de qualité dans les domaines de: La protection de l’environnement La protection des animaux Le développement d’énergies nouvelles et non polluantes La recherche universitaire dans le domaine de la vue Qui peut postuler : des acteurs genevois et romands dans le cadre de ... Read more about "[FONDATION GELBERT | Research Funding]"
29AUG
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program (DMDRP) for 2018. The DMDRP Investigator-Initiated Research Award supports translational research that will accelerate the movement of promising ideas in Duchenne research into clinical applications. Translational research may be defined as an integration of ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Investigator-Initiated Research Award | Research Funding ]"
30AUG
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Aim: The mission of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by funding innovative research of the highest quality and relevance. This award program is designed to enhance our existing support of autism research by providing timely resources to enable high-risk/high-impact, exploratory ... Read more about "[ SIMONS FOUNDATION | SFARI Explorer Award ]"
30AUG
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The Mercator Stiftung supports: Interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary scientific research Doctoral fellowships Knowledge transfer The Foundations supports projects in Switzerland that deal with complex social problems related to the areas of interest of the foundation: environmental issues, youth education and participation, and youth international exchange. The Foundation encourages the collaboration between natural, social sciences and the ... Read more about "[MERCATOR STIFTUNG - Rolling Call for Scientific Projects & Doctoral Fellowships - Research Funding]"
30AUG
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The Swiss Re Foundation accepts unsolicited funding requests within Swiss Re (a Zurich-based reinsurance company)’s focus areas (see description below) in Switzerland, in developing countries and in regions where Swiss Re has offices. Focus areas: Climate: help people adapt to climate change and adopt climate-friendly practices. Natural Hazards: help poor communities prepare for, prevent and ... Read more about "[Swiss RE Foundation - Funding Requests | Research Funding]"
31AUG
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) mandated the ETH Zurich for bilateral collaboration with partner institutions in Asia. In 2018, ETH Zurich opened a call for proposals for opportunity grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling base until 2020. Who can apply: senior ... Read more about "[ SERI | OPPORTUNITY GRANTS WITH CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND THE ASEAN REGION ]"
31AUG
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The Swiss Foundation for Research on Muscle Diseases (FSRMM) is calling for grant applications. The aim of the foundation is to support clinical, basic and translational biomedical research related to muscle and neuromuscular diseases in Swiss Institutions, including projects aiming at improving diagnosis of these diseases. Who can apply: researchers, working in Switzerland, who are ... Read more about "[ Swiss Foundation for Research on Muscle Diseases | Research Grants ]"
31AUG
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La Direction régionale Europe de l’Ouest (DREO) de l’Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) promeut l’élaboration et le partage en français de connaissances scientifiques, soutenant les congrès, conférences, colloques, séminaires, université d’été et journées d’études organisés du 1er juillet au 31 décembre 2018 par les établissements membres de l’AUF en Europe de l’ouest, y compris ... Read more about "[AGENCE UNIVERSITAIRE DE LA FRANCOPHONIE | APPEL POUR LE SOUTIEN À MANIFESTATIONS SCIENTIFIQUES]"
31AUG
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Are you applying to one of the Company of Biologists’ journals – Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology and Disease Models & Mechanisms? Are you an excellent graduate student or post-doctoral researcher of any nationality, working in the field of the journal to which you apply? Do you wish to make collaborative ... Read more about "[ THE COMPANY OF BIOLOGISTS | Travelling Fellowships ]"
31AUG
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The Lundbeckfonden is a Danish-based foundation, which aims at furthering research of the highest international standard, primarily in biomedical sciences. Projects in natural sciences that have a distinct biomedical focus and research content belong to this category. The Foundation is particularly interested in brain research. Funding & Duration: max. DKK 750,000 between 2-6 months. For ... Read more about "[Lundbeck Foundation | Scientific Exchange with Denmark]"
31AUG
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) mandated the ETH Zurich for bilateral collaboration with partner institutions in Asia. In 2018, ETH Zurich opened a call for proposals for opportunity grants with China, Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN countries. Applications are accepted on a rolling base until 2020. Who can apply: senior ... Read more about "[ SERI | OPPORTUNITY GRANTS WITH CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND THE ASEAN REGION ]"
01SEP
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The Gebert Rüf Stiftung (GRS) supports pre-competitive, applied research (at Swiss institutions of higher education) that seems too application-oriented for institutions of higher learning, and too far from the market for institutions that promote the transfer from research to application. GRS does NOT support purely fundamental research projects, the optimization of the already known, business-oriented ... Read more about "[GEBERT RÜF STIFTUNG VARIOUS PROGRAMMES | Research Funding]"
01SEP
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The Gebert Rüf Stiftung (GRS) supports pre-competitive, applied research (at Swiss institutions of higher education) that seems too application-oriented for institutions of higher learning, and too far from the market for institutions that promote the transfer from research to application. GRS does NOT support purely fundamental research projects, the optimization of the already known, business-oriented ... Read more about "[GEBERT RÜF STIFTUNG VARIOUS PROGRAMMES | RESEARCH FUNDING]"
01SEP
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The Dr. Josef Steiner Cancer Foundation is accepting applications for the 2019 Cancer Research Award. Who can apply Early career scientists (~40 years old or less) involved in basic and/or clinical cancer research (specifically, translational research) who are able to provide the infrastructure needed to carry out the proposed project. Priority will be given to ... Read more about "[Dr. Josef Steiner Cancer Research Foundation - 2019 Award | Research Funding]"
02SEP
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The Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation performs and promotes basic, pre-clinical and clinical research related to spinal cord injury worldwide. Examples of eligible research and clinical projects are available at this link. Preference is given to projects with the potential to provide real benefits to human patients and which focus on chronic spinal ... Read more about "[ Wings for Life - Research funding related to spinal cord injury | Research funding ]"
03SEP
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The Swiss Industry Science Fund (SISF), the former Kontaktgruppe für Forschungsfragen – KGF, promotes scientific excellence in research and education in Switzerland, within the scope of its member companies: BASF, Novartis, Roche and Syngenta. SISF supports: Scientific conferences, organizations, awards and special events in basic and applied research, for education and further development of students ... Read more about "[Swiss Industry Science Fund | Support to Scientific Events ]"
03SEP
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The Agora scheme aims to foster dialogue between scientists and society. It encourages researchers to communicate their own 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. Restrictions: minimal work-time percentage required for applicants: 20% project ... Read more about "[ SNSF AGORA | Research Funding ]"
04SEP
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Vision Research Program (VRP) Investigator-initiated Research Award. This award will support studies that will yield highly impactful discoveries or major advancements in the research and/or patient care of eye injury and/or visual dysfunction as related to military-relevant trauma. Research ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Vision Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award | Research Funding ]"
04SEP
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Vision Research Program (VRP) Focused Translational Team Science Award. This award will support a highly collaborative and translational team initiative that will fundamentally advance the understanding and treatment of eye injury and/or visual dysfunction that result from a military-relevant ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Vision Research Program Focused Translational Team Science Award | Research funding ]"
05SEP
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Fondation Leducq is a private charitable foundation, based in Paris, dedicated to improving human health through international efforts to combat cardiovascular and neurovascular disease. In support of this mission, Fondation Leducq has created the Transatlantic Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular and Neurovascular Research Program, which promotes internationally collaborative basic, translational, and clinical research in cardiovascular ... Read more about "[ Fondation Leducq | Collaborative research funding in cardiovascular and neurovascular disease ]"
05SEP
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Kidney Cancer Research Program (KCRP) for 2018. The KCRP Technology Development Award is a product-driven award mechanism intended to advance the development of technologies to aid kidney cancer clinical and patient outcomes, including prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, or quality ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Kidney Cancer Research Program Technology Development Award | Research Funding ]"
05SEP
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Kidney Cancer Research Program (KCRP) for 2018. The KCRP Translational Research Partnership Award mechanism supports partnerships between clinicians and research scientists that will accelerate the movement of promising ideas in kidney cancer toward clinical applications. The ultimate goal of ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Kidney Cancer Research Program Translational Research Partnership Award | Research Office ]"
05SEP
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Kidney Cancer Research Program (KCRP) for 2018. The KCRP Idea Development Award is intended to support innovative ideas and high-impact approaches based on scientifically sound evidence to move toward the KCRP vision of eliminating kidney cancer. The proposed research ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Kidney Cancer Research Program Idea Development Award | Research Funding ]"
06SEP
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Lunch Cancer Research Program (LCRP) for 2018. The Career Development Award supports early-career, independent investigators to conduct impactful research under the mentorship of an experienced lung cancer researcher as an opportunity to obtain the funding, mentoring, and experience necessary ... Read more about "[U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - Lung Cancer Research Program Career Development Award | Research Funding]"
10SEP
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Aim: 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 ... Read more about "[BRIDGE I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
10SEP
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The Association for research and standardization in the field of road and transportation (VSS) supports applied research aimed at promoting knowledge about the construction and conservation of the value of road infrastructure. Open call for tenders are listed below and at this link: RC-Asphalt granulate use in the AC EME 22 C1 / C2 – ... Read more about "[ Research and standardization in the field of road and transportation (VSS) | Research funding ]"
10SEP
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Aim: The Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK), The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF), and the Weston Brain Institute (Weston) announce a global Request for Applications (RFA). The main objective of BAND is to stimulate analyses across Alzheimer’s disease (AD), Parkinson’s disease (PD) and other neurodegenerative diseases to increase understanding of pathogenesis ... Read more about "[JOINT REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS | Biomarkers Across Neurodegenerative Diseases]"
11SEP
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Aim: The origin of life is among the great unsolved scientific problems of our age. To advance our knowledge of the processes that led to the emergence of life, the Simons Foundation established the Simons Collaboration on the Origins of Life (SCOL). The collaboration supports creative, innovative research on topics such as the astrophysical and ... Read more about "[ SIMONS FOUNDATION - Simons Collaboration on the Origins of Life 2019 Postdoctoral Fellowships | Fellowship funding]"
14SEP
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Aim: The mission of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by funding innovative research of the highest quality and relevance. The goal of the Pilot Award is to provide early support for exploratory ideas, particularly those with novel hypotheses. Appropriate projects ... Read more about "[ SIMONS FOUNDATION - SFARI Winter 2019 Pilot Award | Research funding ]"
14SEP
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Aim: Through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP), the Department of Defense is announcing the Breast Cancer Breakthrough Awards. The intent of these Awards is to support promising research that has high potential to lead to or make breakthroughs in breast cancer. Scope: Research proposed under this award mechanism may be small- to large-scale ... Read more about "[U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE | Breast Cancer Breakthrough Award Levels 3-4]"
15SEP
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The Foundation supports projects at universities or non-profit research institutions in the following areas of support: History, Language & Culture The interdisciplinary field “Image–Sound–Language” State, Economy and Society Medicine and the Natural Sciences Interdisciplinary projects are also welcomed. Applications must have a clear connection to the German research system: German scientists working on the project, ... Read more about "[ Fritz Thyssen Foundation - Support of Projects | Research Funding ]"
15SEP
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The Doctoral Exchange Grants of the ZKS Foundation support collaborative inter-university doctoral top research in the fields of engineering, environmental sciences (which includes bioengineering, but not life science or biology), medieval disciplines including medieval studies, as well as research in digital humanities at the intersection of medieval disciplines and computing. Aim: to encourage research collaboration ... Read more about "[ ZENO KARL SCHINDLER Foundation - Doctoral Exchange Grant | Research funding ]"
15SEP
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Every year, the HANS EGGENBERGER STIFTUNG awards a prize to outstanding Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral thesis submitted, in German or English, by young researchers to a Swiss university, ETH or technical college and supports subsequent research. The aim is to promote interdisciplinary research where electronics and/or electrical energy engineering play a crucial role. Deadline: 15 ... Read more about "[HANS-EGGENBERGER STIFTUNG | Prize + Follow-up Research Project]"
15SEP
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Every year, the Scientific Steering Committee of the Institut Henri Poincaré (IHP) chooses 3 thematic programs on the basis of their scientific excellence, their thematic relevance and their original, interdisciplinary and innovative character. The goal of the thematic quarters is to develop, over a three-month period, extensive reflection around an advanced research topic in mathematics ... Read more about "[Institut Henri Poincaré - Funding for participation in IHP thematic programmes | Research Funding]"
15SEP
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The Sophie and Karl Binding Foundation supports applied research projects in the fields of landscape conservation and spatial planning and conservation of cultural heritage in Switzerland. The foundation does NOT support basic research. The level of funding and duration are not specified. Applicants are invited to present a detailed budget, indicating the funding already secured ... Read more about "[ SOPHIE UND KARL BINDING STIFTUNG | Research Funding ]"
15SEP
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The Alpro Foundation is calling for applications for innovative research projects related to plant-based diets: impact on human health and/or biodiversity. Projects should be based on human studies (animal studies and in vitro studies are not eligible), and should focus on whole foods or plant-based food patterns (not supplements nor one particular bioactive plant compound). ... Read more about "[ALPRO FOUNDATION - Research Grants on Plant-Based Nutrition | Research Funding]"
15SEP
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Aim: As an extension of their support for our 6th annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month this past June, ACEA Biosciences is providing an Immunotherapy Research Grant to help scientists in the field of cancer research achieve their goals. The research grant winner will be provided access to an xCELLigence® Real Time Cell Analysis (RTCA) SP instrument, ... Read more about "[ACEA BIOSCIENCES | Immunotherapy Research Grant]"

Deadline

29JUN
22OCT
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Please note that the registration for the LIMNA symposium "Central Regulation of Metabolism and Feeding" is now open. This symposium will be held on Thursday November 8th, 2018 at the Olympic Museum of Lausanne, Switzerland. ———————————————————— Deadline for abstract submission for the poster session: October 8, 2018. Please note that 4 abstracts will be selected ... Read more about "REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN - LIMNA symposium - "Central Regulation of Metabolism and Feeding" - Nov. 8 2018 -"
By Invited speakers:    • Daniela Cota, INSERM Neurocentre Magendie, Bordeaux University, France ...
24AUG
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Selon la directive sur l’utilisation des cartes de crédit d’achat (Lex 5.4.1, art.11.), le gestionnaire de la carte doit contrôler les dépenses. Cette date marque le délai d’envoi au service de comptabilité de tous des documents justifiant les dépenses effectuées par la carte de crédit d'achat ainsi que du tableau d’imputation et de la facture ... Read more about "Délai des cartes de crédits d'achats"
04SEP
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Ce délai permet au Service de comptabilité de comptabiliser tous les documents qui ont marqué l'activitié du mois d'août afin de clôturer les comptes et d'établir les rapports financiers. Read more about "Délai de réception des pièces comptables d'août 2018"
10SEP
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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 2018"