Conferences - Seminars

06FEB
03DEC
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  11:00-13:00 smart living lab, Fribourg room

The smart living lunches take place once a month from 11am to 1pm at the EPFL Fribourg to present the research activities of the smart living lab. A lunch is served after the presentation. These events are designed for the smart living lab's community. Read more about "smart living lunches"
19FEB
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Abstract The history of the Internet serves both as an inspiration on how much value can be created when building systems on top of open, neutral, and fair protocols but also as a warning that placing too much trust and power in a small number of for-profit organizations might turn into an existential threat to ... Read more about "Towards Digital Trust at Scale"
By Philipp Jovanovic
19FEB
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  10:00-17:00 SV 1717

The scientific symposium ‘Faces of Industrial Research-FIR’ is organized by the Nestlé PhD Students in collaboration with BSNL, an EPFL/UNIL non-profit organization that aims to bridge the gap between upcoming academic scientists and those in Life Science industries. This event, supported by EPFL, UNIL and Nestlé, will be a 1-day symposium taking place the 19th ... Read more about "Faces of Industrial Research Symposium"
By There will be speakers from Roche, the Novartis Institute for ...
19FEB
  10:30-11:30 ppb019

The first ITER tungsten (W) divertor is the largest and most complex of its kind ever to be constructed. It must survive an expected ~2000 hours of plasma exposure through the non-active to the first DT campaigns. A key parameter determining the operational range for stationary loading is the peak target power flux density, qpk, ... Read more about "Physics basis for the ITER tungsten divertor"
By Dr. Richard A. Pitts, ITER Organization, St-Paul-lez-Durance, France
19FEB
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  12:15-13:15 MED 0 1418

Abstract: Experiments and numerical studies have demonstrated that the power extracted by the wind plant is directly and proportionately related to the transport of mean kinetic energy - here the parting point. This is intimately tied with the balance of turbulence kinetic energy. These relations are shown through wind tunnel experiments and large eddy simulations ... Read more about "IGM Colloquium: Considering mean and turbulence kinetic energy transport on stratified wind plant boundary layers"
19FEB
  15:00-16:00 BM 1130

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is a X-recessive genetic disease affecting 1 in 3500 boys, culminating with cardiac failure around age 30. This disease results from more than 200 possible mutations on a single gene coding for the dystrophin, an important structural protein linking the intracellular skeleton to the extracellular matrix. Such dystrophin deficiency readily generates severe ... Read more about "Bioengineered platforms for the measurement of force production of single hiPSC-cardiomyocytes in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy cardiomyopathy"
By Dr Gaspard Pardon Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology
Stanford ...
19FEB
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  16:00-17:00 BC 420

Abstract Mass digitization has provided a mountain of source material for the humanities and social sciences, but its structure is unevenly mapped. Dependencies among documents arise when copying manuscripts, citing scholarly literature, speaking from talking points, reposting social networking content, popularizing scientific papers, or otherwise transforming earlier sources. While some dependencies are observable—e.g., by citations ... Read more about "DH Seminar Lecture - Network Inference from Textual Evidence: Information Propagation, Translation, and Multi-Input Attention"
19FEB
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  16:15-17:15 BCH 3118

Thalidomide became infamous in the 60’s for its teratogenic effects but since then it and derivatives have been rediscovered as potent drugs against myeloma. These molecules act as catalysts by orchestrating the degradation of proteins important for the cancer. In a sense they offer a chemical approach to accomplish the same ends as siRNA or ... Read more about "Developing small molecule catalysts for chemical protein degradation"
20FEB
05MAR
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  08:00-18:00 EPFL

Are you interested in shaping the future of radio and media? Registration to Radio Hack Europe is now open and is FREE for EPFL / UNIL employees, researchers, and students using the discount code HKSPO19LS. Register here Radio Hack Europe by Radiodays Europe is a 48-hour hackathon around the theme “Radio and media of tomorrow”, ... Read more about "Radio Hack Europe 2019 (29-31 March, EPFL) – Register Now!"
20FEB
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  12:15-13:15 SV 1717

Abstract: During our daily life, we depend on memories of past experiences to plan future behaviour. These memories are represented by the activity of specific neuronal groups or ‘engrams’. Neuronal engrams are assembled during learning by synaptic modification, and engram reactivation represents the memorized experience. Engrams of conscious memories are initially stored in the hippocampus ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Marlene Bartos - Emergence of stable and dynamic memory engrams in the hippocampus"
By  Marlene Bartos, Cellular and Systemic Neuroscience, Institute for Physiology I ...
20FEB
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  15:00-16:00 BCH 2201

High energy long life rechargeable battery is considered as key enabling technology for deep de-carbonization. Energy storage in the electrochemical form is attractive because of its high efficiency and fast response time. Besides the technological importance, electrochemical devices also provide a unique platform for fundamental and applied materials research since ion movement is often accompanied ... Read more about "From Atom to Microgrid – New Perspectives for Electrochemical Energy Storage"
20FEB
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  15:00-16:00 BCH 2201

High energy long life rechargeable battery is considered as key enabling technology for deep de-carbonization. Energy storage in the electrochemical form is attractive because of its high efficiency and fast response time. Besides the technological importance, electrochemical devices also provide a unique platform for fundamental and applied materials research since ion movement is often accompanied ... Read more about "Chemical Engineering Seminar - From Atom to Microgrid – New Perspectives for Electrochemical Energy Storage"
By Prof. Shirley Meng, Materials Science & NanoEngineering, University of California ...
20FEB
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  16:30-18:15 SV 1717

Frank Dobbin is a professor of Sociology at Harvard. He is chair of the Organizational Behavior Ph.D. Program and coordinator (Harvard) for the MIT-Harvard Economic Sociology Seminar. Frank Dobbin has long standing experience in analysing the impact of institutional strategies and actions to promote gender and diversity and is currently completing research on major diversity ... Read more about "CONFERENCE & ROUND TABLE: Which Diversity Initiatives Work? Thirty Years of Evidence from U.S. Employers"
By Prof. Frank Dobbin Round table with:
Prof. Franciska Krings, Professor ...
20FEB
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  17:00-18:30 BC 420

Assessing the habitability of Mars has been an objective of the scientific community for a long time, but it has recently become a sustained focus in light of data being returned from the planet and growing knowledge about life in extreme environments. The Curiosity rover on the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), one of NASAs flagship ... Read more about "Is Mars Habitable ?"
By Prof. Javier Martín-Torres
20FEB
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  18:30-21:00 ELA 1

All EPFL PhD students are invited to join us for the first EPFL Alumni/Polydoc joint event : Soirée carrière, in which you will hear from three distinguished doctors of philosophy how life doesn't end with your thesis in your hands. The program is the following : Welcome addresses Alumni presentations Maxime Baud (PhD SV'11), Inselspital, ... Read more about "EPFL Alumni/PolyDoc joint event for PhD students, followed by an apéro"
21FEB
  09:00-16:00 Microcity Amphi, Neuchâtel

This annual meeting day has multiple objectives. One objective is to give our doctoral students a chance to get to know each other better and to network with other people interested in their research topic (the day is opened to a broader audience than EPFL). A second objective is to hear about other disciplines of ... Read more about "EDAM DAY"
By See the enclosed program
21FEB
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  12:00-13:30 ODY -1 0020

Seminar organized in collaboration with UNIL-HEC "Does Diversity Management Increase Diversity? Evidence from Industry and Academia " Abstract U.S. companies and universities have been building elaborate diversity management programs since the 1980s. Have their innovations increased diversity among corporate managers and academic faculty? Data from hundreds of companies and universities, over several decades, provide answers. ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Frank Dobbin, Harvard University"
21FEB
  14:00-16:00 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Pascal Fua Thesis advisor: Prof. Sabine Süsstrunk Co-examiner: Prof. Wenzel Jacob Abstract Image fusion is the process of joining complementary information as well as common features from a set of images. The challenge in image fusion is to construct images that are appropriate, understandable and more informative to the ... Read more about "Visible and infrared image fusion"
By Fayez Lahoud
21FEB
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  16:30-17:30 INM 203

Bayesian models of opinion exchange are extensively studied in economics, dating back to the work of Aumann on the agreement theorem. An important class of such models features agents arranged on a network (representing, e.g., social interactions), with the network structure determining which agents communicate with each other. It is often argued that the Bayesian ... Read more about "Reasoning in Bayesian Opinion exchange Networks is Computationally Hard"
By Dr. Jan Hazla, MIT Jan Hązła is a Postdoctoral Associate ...
21FEB
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  17:10-20:00 CO 2

IMAGINE IF! is a fantastic opportunity to accelerate a scientific idea towards a business and unlike other competitions, it is the first truly global competition for healthcare science ventures. On December 12th we had announced the Swiss 10 finalists who entered the accelerator program. Since then, they have been working with their mentors to go ... Read more about "IMAGINE IF! Local Finals"
By Marc Gruber Vice President for Innovation at EPFL Diego Dupouy ...
22FEB
23FEB
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“dhelta” is the association for students and researchers in the field of Digital Humanities at EPFL. They are organising the Swiss Digital Humanities Exchange event that will take place on 22 & 23 February 2019 in Basel, Switzerland. The goal of this event is: To discover fellows working in the field of Digital Humanities at ... Read more about "Swiss Digital Humanities Exchange"
22FEB
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  10:30-12:00 Unil, Extranef building, room 126

We hypothesize that industry exchange traded funds (ETFs) encourage informed trading on underlying firms through facilitating hedging of industry-specific risks. We show that short interest on industry ETFs, reflecting part of the “long-the-stock/short-the-ETF” strategy, positively predicts returns on these ETFs and the percentage of positive earnings announcements of underlying stocks. We also show that hedge ... Read more about "Innovation and informed trading: Evidence from industry ETFs"
By Maureen O'HARA, Cornell University
22FEB
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  12:15-13:00 GC B3 30

Abstract We provide a bare–bones framework that uncovers the circumstances which lead either to the emergence of equally-spaced and equally-sized central places or to a hierarchy of central places. We show how these patterns reflect the preferences of agents and the efficiency of transportation and communication technologies. With one population of homogeneous individuals, the economy ... Read more about "CESS Seminar: About the Origin of Cities"
By Prof. André de Palma, ENS Cachan - University Paris-Saclay
22FEB
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  13:15 ELA 002

Abstract In the last few years, as Si electronics faces mounting difficulties to maintain its historical scaling path, III-V compound semiconductors have received a great deal of attention as possible alternatives. Sub-10 nm CMOS require high-aspect ratio 3D transistors with a fin or nanowire geometry. The enhanced degree of channel charge control of advanced 3D ... Read more about "Distinguished Speakers Seminar Series: Nanoscale III-V Electronics: InGaAs FinFETs and Vertical Nanowire MOSFETs"
By Jesús A. del Alamo, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director ...
22FEB
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By Prof. Éric SÉRÉ (université de Paris-Dauphine, France)
22FEB
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  16:15-17:30 BCH 2201

There is enormous potential to use microalgae as feedstocks for everything from recombinant proteins and high value chemicals to biofuels, but to implement this technology in a sustainable and economic manner, it will be necessary to optimize many parameters, and metabolic engineering strategies will be essential. However, in comparison with the well-developed molecular biology tools ... Read more about "Chemical Engineering Seminar - Thinking outside the flask - how to do something useful with algal metabolism"
By Prof. Alison Smith, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge ...
25FEB
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Modern society is unsustainable: biodiversity loss is occurring at an unprecedented rate; anthropogenic activities dominate material cycles, putting upward pressure on resource supply; and the industrial system is forcing Earth’s climate towards the brink of a critical transition, on a scale never before experienced by humans. Facts such as these highlight the imperative for transformational ... Read more about "A sustainable materials system research agenda"
By Dr Rupert Myers, Chemical Engineering: Industrial Ecology, University of Edinburgh
25FEB
  14:00-15:00 BSP 727

The building blocks of quantum observables are collections of asymptotic series in the coupling constant, corresponding to perturbative and non-perturbative sectors. According to the theory of resurgence, these series are related to each other in a non-trivial way, and these relations are encoded in the so-called Stokes automorphisms of the theory. In this seminar we ... Read more about "A new perspective on resurgence in quantum theory"
By Marcos Marino
25FEB
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  18:15-19:15 MA A0 364

The ephemera "Replay" of television documentaries cause immense frustration, since their publication is restricted to 1 month at most. And it seems impossible to record them... So this PolyMac is made to forget those bad memories, by recording all the desired video streams! Read more about "PolyMac TV Replay"
By Francois Roulet
26FEB
27FEB
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  09:00-05:00 Hyatt Regency Osaka, 1-13-11 Nanko-Kita, Suminoe-Ku, Osaka, Japan, 559-0034

Conference Series llc Ltd invites all the participants across the globe to attend the Midwifery-Annual Congress 2019 going to be held on February 26-27, 2019 Osaka, Japan. Midwifery-Annual Congress 2019 directs towards the main issues as well as future strategies of Pregnancy and women health. This is going to be the largest and most promising ... Read more about "Global Annual Midwifery Congress"
26FEB
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  12:15-13:00 GR C0 01

Abstract: The challenge of achieving universal human development and climate change mitigation requires careful consideration of (1) the definition of a “good”, happy or decent life; (2) analytic clarity in conceptualising the consumption requirements of well-being; (3) the context surrounding intra- and inter-national inequality, and the political dynamics and social processes that could enable the ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Well-being and climate change mitigation: the Living Well Within Limits approach""
By Dr Julia K. Steinberger, Professor of Social Ecologiy and Ecological ...
26FEB
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  12:15-13:00 DIA 005

Abstract: While most of the MEMS developments have been focused on low cost and low performance markets, driven by the automotive, consumer electronics and smartphone businesses, Safran Colibrys has taken up the challenge to develop medium cost and high performance MEMS inertial sensors dedicated to high reliability, harsh environment applications. A versatile accelerometer platform sensor ... Read more about "High-end accelerometer platforms for demanding applications"
By Dr. Christophe Kergueris
26FEB
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  12:15-13:15 MED 0 1418

Abstract: In recent years, there has been significant interest in the applications of printed electronics in the realization of a range of low-cost, large area, flexible electronic systems such as displays, distributed sensors, and low-cost disposable tags. To make printed electronics a viable technology, however, there is a need for significant innovations across all aspects ... Read more about "IGM Colloquium: Tools and Processes for Printed Electronic Systems"
26FEB
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  17:15-18:15 BCH 2218

The four dNTPs (dATP, dTTP, dCTP, and dGTP) are the building blocks of DNA. A balanced supply and a correct overall concentration of dNTPs are key prerequisites for faithful genome replication. These requirements, along with the fact that the concentrations of dNTPs fluctuate during the cell cycle, mean that the production of dNTPs must be ... Read more about "dNTPs and maintenance of genome stability"
By Professor Andrei Chabes Dept. of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics Umeå ...
27FEB
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"From plan to action" workshop In this personalized workshop, you will check the consistency of your data management plan (DMP) and how to implement it in your lab. Before you attend the workshop, you will need to fill a form about your current practices. If you are not familiar with research data management already, we ... Read more about "Research Data Management workshop"
27FEB
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  11:00-12:00 Martigny, room 106

We address the optimization of a computer model, where each simulation either fails or returns a valid output performance. We suggest a joint Gaussian process model for classification of the inputs (computation failure or success) and for regression of the performance function. We discuss the maximum likelihood estimation of the covariance parameters, with a stochastic ... Read more about "Gaussian process optimization with simulation failures"
By Dr. François Bachoc
27FEB
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  15:00-16:00 CE 06

Energy density and cost of Li-ion batteries (LIBs) based on conventional intercalation compounds are closely approaching their limits. The reliance of conventional cathodes on the use of toxic metals additionally endangers health and safety of miners in developing countries. Conversion-type active materials offer an opportunity to double energy stored in LIBs, reduce their cost by ... Read more about "Beyond Lithium-Ion: Conversion Electrodes, Solid State and Aqueous Batteries"
27FEB
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  15:00-16:00 CE 1 6

Energy density and cost of Li-ion batteries (LIBs) based on conventional intercalation compounds are closely approaching their limits. The reliance of conventional cathodes on the use of toxic metals additionally endangers health and safety of miners in developing countries. Conversion-type active materials offer an opportunity to double energy stored in LIBs, reduce their cost by ... Read more about "Chemical Engineering Seminar - Beyond Lithium-Ion: Conversion Electrodes, Solid State and Aqueous Batteries"
By Prof. Gleb Yushin, School of Materials and Engineering, Georgia Institute ...
27FEB
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  18:15-19:15 BC 420

Mars’ ice caps hold the secret to the planet's climate, hydrological processes and is a likely place to contain traces of life, should they exist. A crewed mission to the surface of Mars, with the objective of drilling into the Northern ice cap and analysing the samples in-situ would therefore advance our knowledge of the ... Read more about "Systems Engineering and Design of a Mars Polar Life Research Base"
By Anne-Marlene Rüede
28FEB
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By: Eric Balkanski - Harvard University IC Faculty candidate Abstract: Many methods in optimization are inherently sequential and consequently cannot be efficiently parallelized. In this talk, I will describe a novel approach called adaptive sampling that yields algorithms whose parallel running time is exponentially faster than any previous algorithm for submodular optimization. Maximizing a submodular ... Read more about "IC Colloquium: The Adaptive Complexity of Submodular Optimization: Exponentially Faster Algorithms for Machine Learning and Beyond"
28FEB
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  16:00-17:00 Zeuzier, I17 4 K2

ChE-605 - Highlights in Energy Research seminar series Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) are an emerging class of solid-state materials built up from metal-based nodes and organic linkers. They exhibit permanent porosity and unprecedented surface areas which can be readily tuned through coordination chemistry at the inorganic node and/or organic chemistry at the linkers. The high porosities, ... Read more about "Programmable Smart Bio-Inspired Sponges"
By Prof. Omar K. Farha
Department of Chemistry,
Northwestern University,
Evanston ...
01MAR
  12:15-13:00 GC B3 30

Abstract Liquefaction is one of the most spectacular phenomena of soil behaviour during which granular soil changes its properties from solid to liquid-like type. Due to its disastrous character, it has been a subject of investigations carried out by various researchers from many countries over many years. Although the basic factors governing the liquefaction phenomenon ... Read more about "CESS Seminar: Liquefaction of fully and nearly saturated granular soils, experimental investigations and theoretical approach"
By Prof. Waldemar Świdziński, Director of the Institute of Hydro-Engineering, Polish ...
01MAR
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  16:15-17:30 BCH 2201

Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) are an emerging class of solid-state materials built up from metal-based nodes and organic linkers. They exhibit permanent porosity and unprecedented surface areas which can be readily tuned through coordination chemistry at the inorganic node and/or organic chemistry at the linkers. The high porosities, tunability, and stability are highly attractive in the ... Read more about "Chemical Engineering Seminar - Programmable Smart Bio-Inspired Sponges"
By Prof. Omar K. Farha, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, USA.
04MAR
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By: Marinka Zitnik - Stanford University IC Faculty candidate Abstract: Large datasets are being generated that can transform biology and medicine. New machine learning methods are necessary to unlock these data and open doors for scientific discoveries. In this talk, I will argue that, in order to advance science, machine learning models should not be ... Read more about "IC Colloquium: Deep Learning for Network Biomedicine"
04MAR
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  10:15-11:30 SV 1717

Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture Campus Lausanne SV 1717 (live) Campus Microcity MC B0 302 (video) Zoom Live Stream: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/204283294 Abstract: Point-of-care (POC) diagnostic devices hold great promise to significantly impact healthcare delivery and address health disparities by shifting the focus away from the utilization of high-cost specialized care for the treatment of late-stage ... Read more about "Toward Point-of-Care Assessment of Hemostasis Using Miniaturized Dielectric Coagulometry"
04MAR
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  12:15 SV 1717

WEEKLY BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: It is widely accepted that the biophysical context of ligands and receptors has significant impact of downstream signaling, however the concept is poorly understood due to difficulties in controlling and analyzing the microenvironment on the nanoscale. I will talk about how we think that DNA-nanotechnology can be of ... Read more about "Using DNA Origami to Decipher Spatial Effects in Biology"
By Prof. Björn Hogberg, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm (SE)
04MAR
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  13:15-14:15 MXF 1

If the capability to control photons and electrons in crystals has brought to an astonishing level of knowledge as well as to extraordinary technological achievements, the manipulation of phonons is still quite unexplored, despite it holds the promise of a quantum-mechanical control of heat transport [1]. The quantum-mechanical behavior of phonons may also enable the ... Read more about "Nano-Phononics and Nano-Photonics with Semiconductor Nanowires"
By Dr Marta De Luca, Department of Physics, University of Basel
05MAR
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  12:00-13:00 Extranef building, room 126

Why is the dollar the dominant currency for debt contracts and what are its macroeconomic implications? We develop an international general equilibrium model where firms optimally choose the currency composition of their debt. We show that there always exists a dominant currency debt equilibrium, in which all firms borrow in a single dominant currency. It ... Read more about "Dominant Currency Debt"
By Egemen EREN ( Bank for International Settlements (BIS) )
05MAR
  12:15 SV 1717

The mechanisms that allow enteric pathogens to colonize the intestine in the presence of the microbiota and how host immunity and the indigenous microbiota regulate pathogen colonization remain poorly understood. Our laboratory is using Citrobacter rodentium, a mouse pathogen that models human infections by enteropathogenic E. coli, to understand the mechanisms that regulate the colonization ... Read more about "Gabriel Nuñez // Microbiota-Host Interactions in Health and Disease"
By Gabriel Nuñez, Department of Pathology and Rogel Cancer Center, University ...
05MAR
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  12:15-13:00 GR C0 01

Abstract: This talk explores the impacts of invasive quagga mussels in Lake Michigan (USA), and highlights the importance of understanding turbulent mixing in quantifying their effect on aquatic ecosystems. The quagga mussel (dreissena bugensis), native to the Dneiper River in Ukraine, first arrived in the Laurentian Great Lakes in 1989, most likely arriving as a ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Invasion of the Killer Quaggas: Coming to a Lake Near You?""
By Dr Cary D. Troy, Associate professor, Hydraulic and Hydrologic Engineering ...
05MAR
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Abstract: Photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical processes with stable oxide materials still lack the efficiency to justify industrial application, mainly due to insufficient light absorption, short charge carrier lifetimes, or dominant recombination. The presentation will present strategies including mesostructuring of complex semiconductor mixed oxide materials on the nanoscale to improve photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical activity for H2 generation ... Read more about "IGM Colloquium: Mesostructured Semiconductor Oxides for Solar Energy Conversion"
05MAR
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  12:15-13:15 MED 0 1418

Abstract: Photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical processes with stable oxide materials still lack the efficiency to justify industrial application, mainly due to insufficient light absorption, short charge carrier lifetimes, or dominant recombination. The presentation will present strategies including mesostructuring of complex semiconductor mixed oxide materials on the nanoscale to improve photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical activity for H2 generation ... Read more about "IGM Colloquium: Mesostructured Semiconductor Oxides for Solar Energy Conversion"
06MAR
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  12:15-13:15 SV 1717

Hippocampal mossy fiber synapses are an important element in the hippocampus and exhibit various forms of synaptic plasticity. To investigate the mechanism of transmitter release and its modulation, we used presynaptic capacitance measurements and EPSC recording to measure the kinetics of transmitter release. In addition, total internal reflection fluorescence (TIRF) microscopy was used to visualize ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Takeshi Sakaba - Biophysics of transmitter release at the mossy fiber synapse"
By Takeshi Sakaba, Laboratory of Molecular Synaptic Function, Graduate School of ...
06MAR
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  18:00-19:30 CO 2

Students from all sections, come and see us, be curious, all these companies are likely to engage you! To EPFL master's students looking for an internship for 2019 - 4 to 6 months available from July to September 2019 - you will be able to discover at a glance a choice of internships in 180 ... Read more about "Find your internship in 180 seconds"
07MAR
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"From plan to action" workshop In this personalized workshop, you will check the consistency of your data management plan (DMP) and how to implement it in your lab. Before you attend the workshop, you will need to fill a form about your current practices. If you are not familiar with research data management already, we ... Read more about "Research Data Management workshop"
07MAR
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  10:15-11:15 BC 420

By: Avishay Tal - Stanford University IC Faculty candidate Abstract: This talk is motivated by three (seemingly unrelated) questions: 1. For which tasks do quantum algorithms outperform classical computation? 2. Does parallel computing always offer a speed-up, or are some tasks inherently sequential? 3. Do randomized algorithms have deterministic counterparts with similar memory footprint? We ... Read more about "IC Colloquium: Sparse Polynomial Approximations and their applications to Quantum Advantage, Parallel Computation, and Pseudorandomness"
07MAR
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  12:00-13:00 SV 1717

A Lola and John Grace Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Research This seminar will also be televised to AGORA, BU25/02/030, Bugnon 25A, and to Biopôle CLE B301 Read more about "Professor Sir David Lane, A-STAR, Singapore // “40 years of p53. From discovery to the clinic”"
By Professor Sir David Lane, A-STAR, Singapore
07MAR
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  13:00-17:00 Room CM1 103

Free workshop Simulation of multiple physics in ANSYS At EPFL on March 7h 2019 - Room CM1 103, at 13H00Learn how to use simulation to accelerate your research with real situation examples with the most recent ANSYS simulation tools in multiple physics. This workshop is in two parts. Part I: Introduction to ANSYS Multiphysics Structural ... Read more about "Ansys EPFL on March 7h 2019 - Room CM1 103, at 13H00"
By CADFEM Academics Switzerland
08MAR
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By José-luis PEYDRÓ, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
08MAR
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  12:15-13:00 GC B3 30

The presentation will cover the ongoing research of the STIMTEC underground experiment designed to investigate the permeability enhancement associated with hydrofracturing and activation of shearing as for example targeted in deep geothermal projects. We combine periodic pumping tests, high resolution seismic monitoring, structural analysis and drilling into stimulated volumes in an effort to improve near-real-time ... Read more about "CESS Seminar: STIMTEC – stimulation experiments and their validation in the Reiche Zeche underground laboratory, Freiberg, Germany"
By Professor Jörg Renner, Professor for Experimental Geophysics at Ruhr-Universität Bochum
08MAR
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  17:30-21:00 Forum Rolex Learning Center

EPFL Alumni and EPFL's Equal Opportunities Office invite you to celebrate the International Women's Day on Friday March 8th at the Forum Rolex Learning Center. The event is part of EPFL's 50th Anniversary programme. The event will look back on "50 years of EPFL women" and will offer testimonies from 5 genenations of women graduates. ... Read more about "International Women's Day: 50 years of EPFL Women"
11MAR
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By: Mrinmaya Sachan - Carnegie Mellon University IC Faculty candidate Abstract: Over the past decade, the field of artificial intelligence (AI) has seen striking developments. Yet, today’s AI systems sorely lack the essence of human intelligence i.e. our ability to (a) understand language and grasp its meaning, (b) assimilate common-sense background knowledge of the world, ... Read more about "IC Colloquium: Towards Literate Artificial Intelligence"
11MAR
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  12:15 SV 1717

WEEKLY BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: Viral infections are among the main causes of death in the world. When prevention is not an option, antiviral drugs are the last resort to prevent the spread and the mortality of these infections. There are only a few effective drugs on the market, for the most part ... Read more about "Supramolecular Antivirals"
By Prof. Francesco Stellacci, EPFL, Lausanne (CH)
11MAR
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  13:15-14:15 MXF 1

In this talk, I will highlight some of our recent advances in the field of direct electrochemical reduction of CO2 into value‐added fuels and chemicals on metallic Cu‐based catalysts and nonmetallic carbon‐based MNC electrocatalysts with molecularly‐defined coordinative MNx metal‐nitrogen centers as active sites. Special focus will be placed on efficient production of CO at lab‐scale ... Read more about "Free electrons to molecular bonds and back – The dark side of solar fuels and solar chemicals"
By Prof. Peter Strasser, Chemical Engineering Division, Technical University Berlin
11MAR
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  18:00-20:00 Archizoom

This book for the first time illustrates the history and significance of rammed earth construction in Central Europe, particularly in Switzerland, using historical examples to investigate the potential of that building technique for contemporary construction. As such, it represents a pioneering comprehensive documentation that will contribute to safeguarding existing architectural monuments, while also providing the ... Read more about "Book Launch "Pisé. Rammed Earth – Tradition and Potential""
By Roger Boltshauser, Nadja Maillard, Cyril Veillon (editors)
Conférence de Jesús ...
12MAR
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  12:00-18:00 SG 094.11

EPFL organizes every year a Specialized Master’s Day to present these programs more specifically to interested students. In 2019 this day will be organized on Tuesday March 12th, in the SG Hall. After each presentation, a snack will be offered to the participants. Program: From 12:00 to 18:00, presentations and information booths will give you ... Read more about "Specialized Master's Day 2019"
12MAR
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Abstract: How much and how fast do biogeochemical signature respond to hydrological variations (and climate changes in general)? This question has lingered in catchment sciences for decades, with literature now boasting decades of concentration (C) and discharge (Q) data that record Earth system response to changing environmental conditions. Diverse explanations abound in literature explaining contrasting ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Catchments as hydro-biogeochemical reactors under changing climate conditions""
By Dr Li LI, Associate professor, Li Reactive Water Group, Dept ...
12MAR
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  12:15-13:00 DIA 005

Abstract: The trend towards integration of microsensors in a broad variety of devices and contexts is flourishing. This trend results in abundant product innovations striving to bring value to applications. Many of these innovations are dominantly triggered by progress in sensor miniaturization. In particular, monolithic sensor systems comprising the sensor element and signal processing on ... Read more about "Challenges in Smart Sensor Systems"
By Lucas Tschuor
12MAR
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  12:15-13:15 MED 0 1418

Semi-artificial photosynthesis interfaces biological catalysts with synthetic materials and aims to overcome the limitations of natural and artificial photosynthesis. (1) It also provides an underexplored strategy to study the functionality of biological catalysts on synthetic scaffolds through a range of techniques. This presentation will summarise our progress in integrating biocatalysts in bespoke hierarchical 3D electrode ... Read more about "IGM Colloquium: Interfacing nature’s catalytic machinery with synthetic materials for semi-artificial photosynthesis"
12MAR
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This talk provides upper and lower bounds on the optimal guessing moments of a random variable taking values on a finite set when side information may be available. These moments quantify the number of guesses required for correctly identifying the unknown object and, similarly to Arikan's bounds, they are expressed in terms of the Arimoto-R\'{e}nyi ... Read more about "Guess What ?"
By Prof. Igal Sason, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Igal Sason ...
12MAR
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  17:00-18:00 SV 1717

The prefrontal cortex (PFC) has been dubbed the “doer cortex” with a primary role of representing and selecting purposeful actions. In the context of psychiatric disorders, much of the neuronal data and computational work on the PFC encoding of behavior focuses on the representation (or perception) of internal and external events that precede these actions. ... Read more about "Lausanne Neuroscience Seminar // Bita Moghaddam - “Impact of anxiety on action encoding”"
By Bita Moghaddam PhD
Department of Behavioral Neuroscience
Oregon Health & ...
13MAR
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Outside of its well-characterized actions in the HPA axis, the stress-associated peptide corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) regulates neuronal excitability and synaptic transmission in several extrahypothalamic brain regions. Previous research has shown that CRF in the nucleus accumbens (NAc) promotes appetitive behavior through mechanisms that remain poorly understood. We have recently showed that CRF potentiates both dopaminergic ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Julia Lemos - Dissecting the actions of corticotropin releasing factor (CRF) in the nucleus accumbens"
By Julia Lemos, Department of Neuroscience, The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis ...
14MAR
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During this day, we will present different techniques and tools that will help you fully embrace the Open Science Way when writing scientific code. In the morning you will be able to follow three ex-cathedra presentations, whereas in the afternoon we are organizing a workshop. We have alimited number of places for the workshop. For ... Read more about "EPFL SoOpen 2019"
15MAR
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By Erwan QUINTIN, Wisconsin School of Business
15MAR
By Dr. Todd Macfarlan
15MAR
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The feeling of being one continuous individual in time is a natural evidence, which is disturbed in patients with schizophrenia, who feel disconnected from the environment. I will describe clinical reports suggesting a disruption of the sense of time continuity in schizophrenia, associated with a disruption of the sense of self, and of the feeling ... Read more about "Vision & Cognition Seminar // Anne Giersch - A disruption of the prediction of sequences at the ms level in schizophrenia: a mechanism for altered immersion in the world?"
By Anne Giersch INSERM U1114, University Hospital of Strasbour
15MAR
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In this talk I will present findings from recent investigations into the effects of ketamine on cognition, oculomotor control and brain function. Ketamine has been proposed to model symptoms of psychosis. Support for this hypothesis comes from studies that report ketamine-induced alterations in cognition and brain function that resemble the deficits observed in schizophrenia. Here, ... Read more about "Vision & Cognition Seminar // Ulrich Ettinger - Effects of Ketamine on Oculomotor and Neuroimaging Biomarkers of Schizophrenia"
By Ulrich Ettinger Department of Psychology, University of Bonn  
16MAR
  09:00-16:00

Aperçu des contenus du module : Rappels : - Variables aléatoires discrètes - Loi binomiale - Variables aléatoires continues - Fonction de densité - Loi normale Méthodes de statistique inférentielle : - Théorème central limite - Construction d’un intervalle de confiance pour une moyenne - Construction d’un intervalle de confiance pour un pourcentage - Test ... Read more about "Formation continue en Statistiques"
By Madame Carmen Mermoud, Gymnase de Burier   
M. Prof. Stephan Morgenthaler ...
18MAR
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WEEKLY BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: Since Paracelsus’ (1493-1541) definition that the dose makes the drug, the basic treatment strategies have largely remained unchanged. Following diagnosis of a disease the doctor prescribes specific doses of small-molecule drugs or protein pharmaceuticals which interfere with disease-associated molecular targets. However, this treatment concept lacks any diagnostic feedback, ... Read more about "Designing Cell-Based Treatment Strategies of the Future"
By Prof. Martin Fussenegger, ETH Zürich, Basel (CH)
18MAR
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Crystallization by particle attachment (CPA)1 of amorphous precursors has been demonstrated in biominerals formed by several animals. Precisely the same precursors phases, hydrated (ACCH2O) and anhydrous calcium carbonate (ACC), have been observed spectromicroscopically in 3 diverse phyla: echinoderms2, molluscs3, and cnidarians4 (Figure 1). This is surprising because these groups diverged from one another long before ... Read more about "Nanoscale amorphous precursors and their phase transitions in diverse biominerals"
By Prof. Pupa Gilbert, Physics Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison USA
19MAR
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  11:00-13:00 smart living lab, Fribourg room

A presentation by Prof. Marilyne Andersen, Head of Laboratory of Integrated Performance in Design (LIPID) at EPFL and Academic Director of the smart living lab. This lecture will explore current research efforts aiming towards a deeper integration of performance considerations in the design process, notably as they relate to daylighting and indoor comfort, by creating ... Read more about "smart living lunch #2 | Daylightful indoors: taking the occupant’s perspective"
19MAR
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Abstract: Surface-associated assemblages of oxygenic microbial phototrophs (microalgae and cyanobacteria) in biofilms and photosymbioses are characterized by a high optical density and (sub-)mm-thick photic zones, wherein steep and dynamic gradients of light, temperature, pH, O2 and other chemical species modulate photosynthetic performance. While application of various microscale methods has given detailed insight to photosynthesis in ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Coral Biophotonics and Microscale Canopy Effects""
By Dr Michael Kühl, Professor, Microenvironmental Ecology, Dept. of Biology, University ...
19MAR
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Demonstrations have been used to make lectures more interesting and accessible for a very long time – but is there any point in investing time and effort into demonstrations in the age of smartphones and instant YouTube clips? This workshop will discuss this question, as well as give practical tips on designing and using demonstrations ... Read more about "Lecture Demonstrations in the age of YouTube"
By Ilya Eigenbrot
20MAR
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Innovation is one of the basic missions of EPFL and of primary importance to the School of Engineering (STI). After 2 successful editions with over 150 attending companies, we are organising the 3rd edition if the industry day on Wednesday March 20 2019. It offers different opportunities to companies, research laboratories of EPFL, as well ... Read more about "Engineering Industry Day"
By Session1: Engineering for life science and health Bart Deplancke – Laboratory ...
20MAR
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Identical objects and figures may look different in different contexts. This is a general phenomenon, manifested in many different domains of vision research, and it can provide important insights into various perceptual mechanisms. The talk will start with examples of salient contextual effects involving perception of transparency, gaze direction, 3D shape, and amodal completion. Most ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Dejan Todorovic - Effects of context in perception and visual illusions"
By  Dejan Todorovic, Lab of Experimental Psychology, Department of Psychology, University ...

Thesis defenses

22FEB
By Rogério Manuel CABETE DE JESUS JORGE
28FEB
By Florin DZELADINI
01MAR
  16:00 ML F34, - ETHZ, -Rämistrasse 101, - 8092 Zürich

Thesis directors : Prof. A. Pautz , Dr B. Volmert Energy doctoral program. Thesis 8960 Read more about "High-Fidelity Determination of Nuclide Inventories for Radioactive Waste Disposal"
By Valentyn BYKOV
01MAR
  17:00 ELA 1

Thesis directors :Prof. T. Lasser , Prof. D. Van De Ville Biotechnology and Bioengineering doctoral program. Thesis 9094 Read more about "Optical projection tomography for whole organ imaging"
By David NGUYEN
01MAR
  17:00 Salle H8-01-D EPFL Campus Biotech Ch. des Mines 9 - 1202 Genève

Thesis director : Prof. S. Lacour Biotechnology and Bioengineering doctoral program. Thesis 9046 Read more about "Soft multimodal neural interfaces for unravelling sensory neurological circuits"
By Frédéric Pierre Gérald MICHOUD
05MAR
  10:00 OSGA/EG06, PSI, Forschungsstrasse 111, 5232 Villigen

Thesis directors : Prof. A. Pautz , Dr E. Fridman Energy doctoral program. Thesis 7264 Read more about "Extension of the nodal code DYN3D to SFR applications"
By Evgeny NIKITIN
07MAR
  17:00 EPFL Campus Biotech -Salle H4.02 - 9 Chemin des Mines - 1202 Genève

Thesis directors :Prof. G. Courtine , Prof. J. Bloch Neuroscience doctoral program. Thesis 7659 Read more about "Axon regeneration and circuit reorganization after complete spinal cord injury"
By Sabry Leonardo BARLATEY
07MAR
By Kay Alexander BARTHOLDI
08MAR
By Pranay DIGHE
08MAR
  17:00 GC C3 30

Thesis directors : Prof. A. Schleiss , Prof. J. De Saldanha Gonçalves Matos Civil and Environmental Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 9040 Read more about "Blocking probability of large wood and resulting head increase at ogee crest spillways"
By Paloma FURLAN
08MAR
  17:00 H8-01 144.165, Campus Biotech, Chemin des Mines 9, 1202 Genève

Thesis director : Prof. S. Lacour Microsystems and Microelectronics doctoral program. Thesis 9181 Read more about "Soft microfabricated neural implants: a path towards translational implementation"
By Nicolas VACHICOURAS
08MAR
By Tuure Eelis HAMERI
08MAR
  17:30 MXF 1

Thesis director :Prof. F. Stellacci Materials Science and Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 9114 Read more about "virucidal nanomaterials against influenza"
By Özgün KOCABIYIK
08MAR
  18:00 BC 420

Thesis director : Prof. E. Telatar Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program Thesis 9319 Read more about "Bits through time"
By Elie NAJM
20MAR
By Jher Hau YEAP

Inaugural lectures - Honorary Lecture

19FEB
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Honor lesson of Prof. Eduardo Sanchez, Dean, Head of Department "Information and Communication Technologies" HEIG-VD Read more about "The future of computing"
By eduardo.sanchez@epfl.ch
14MAR
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Nous présenterons dans notre leçon un bref historique des grands problèmes du calcul des variations comme l'inégalité isopérimétrique, le problème de la brachistochrone, le principe de Dirichlet ou le problème des surfaces minimales. Puis nous parlerons très brièvement de quelques problèmes ouverts. Programme: 18:00 Introduction par le professeur M. Picasso, MATH 18:10 Leçon d'honneur du ... Read more about "Le calcul des variations: une perspective historique"
By le Prof. Bernard Dacorogna, MATH (CAA)

Public Science Events

07MAR
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The goal for the PhD students finalists of the competition is to present their research in simple, straightforward terms in 3 minutes before an audience. A jury made up of people from scientific and media world will be responsible to decide between the 14 finalists. Read more about "Final of the competition "My Thesis in 180 seconds""

Sciences Activities for Youth

02MAR
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La 6ème édition du championnat de science par équipes, ouvert aux jeunes de 8 à 15 ans (5P à 11S), aura lieu le samedi 2 mars 2019 à l'EPFL. Délai d’inscription: 31 janvier 2019, dans la limite des places disponibles. Le jour de l'évènement, le public peut venir assister au RLC à la présentation des ... Read more about "Championnat scientifique "Curieux et inventifs""

Exhibitions

03NOV
10MAR
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The outstanding Catalan philosopher and theologian Ramon Llull (c.1232–1316) encourages us to reread the late Middle Ages. Llull, not only theoretically and linguistically invented a new method of knowledge acquisition, like an engineer, he also mechanized it, and translated it into a machine. The EPFL instance is curated by: Prof. Dr. Amador Vega, (Universitat Pompeu ... Read more about "Thinking Machines. Ramon Llull and the ars combinatoria"
By Prof. Dr. Amador Vega, Prof. Dr., CEO and Director Peter ...
18FEB
22FEB
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Exposition des travaux des étudiants en architecture produits lors des cours "Concevoir des Structures" (BA5) et l'Atelier Weinand "Back On Track" (MA1). Dispensés le long du semestre d'Automne, ces cours permettent de découvrir et d'approfondir la conception de la structure par l'exercice du projet architectural. Les sujets de cette année concernent des programmes sportifs de ... Read more about "EXPO Concevoir des Structures + Atelier Weinand "Back on Track""
19FEB
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CO-OPERATE En réunissant des constructeurs, architectes, agriculteurs, artistes, artisans et ingénieurs convaincus que l’empathie et la collaboration sont la base de tout travail de qualité, le bureau d’architecture Case Design de Mumbai créée les conditions qui permettent d’édifier des lieux dédiés à l’hospitalité, l’interaction sociale, la réflexion, le jeu, les rituels, l’isolement, l’efficience et le ... Read more about "Case Design - A School in the Making"
28FEB
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EPFL ArtLab invites you, over a lunch break, to a guided tour of the exhibition Thinking Machines. Ramon Llull and the ars combinatoria. Thursday February 7 - guided tour in French Thursday February 28 - guided tour in English Thursday March 7 - guided tour in French "Thinking Machines" explores a bold approach to acquiring ... Read more about "Visit-Lunch ArtLab exhibition - THINKING MACHINES"
By EPFL Artlab
07MAR
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  12:15-13:00 Artlab - Pavillon B

EPFL ArtLab invites you, over a lunch break, to a guided tour of the exhibition Thinking Machines. Ramon Llull and the ars combinatoria. Thursday February 7 - guided tour in French Thursday February 28 - guided tour in English Thursday March 7 - guided tour in French "Thinking Machines" explores a bold approach to acquiring ... Read more about "Visit-Lunch ArtLab exhibition - THINKING MACHINES"
By EPFL Artlab

Academic Calendar

22FEB
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Statement of results following the Discusssion of borderline cases Read more about "Official Winter session results"
12MAR
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One day, for following classes : 2nd year Bachelor and 1st year Master of all Sections Read more about "Study trip"

Call for proposal

19FEB
23MAR
 

Rare Disease Models and Mechanisms-Europe registry open for registration “Solve-RD – Solving the unsolved Rare Diseases” is a large European research project funded by the EU for five years (2018-2022) under Horizon 2020. The consortium is collaborating with European reference networks (ERNs) to improve the diagnosis of rare diseases. Solve-RD is about to establish a ... Read more about "Rare Disease Models and Mechanisms-Europe registry open for registration"
22FEB
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The goal of the FAMAE Foundation is to seek pragmatic, efficient, durable, universal and money-saving solutions to make life easier for urban citizens while reducing their environmental footprint. The Foundation launches annual international competitions to enable brilliant and innovative inventors to make their ideas come true or to effectively launch their product. The 2019 competition ... Read more about "[ FAMAE Foundation - PRECIOUS WATER! | Proof of Concept & Seed funding ]"
25FEB
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NRP 77 will investigate the interrelationships and concrete effects of digital transformation in Switzerland. The NRP will analyse the impacts of digital changes in Switzerland as well as develop possible interventions, experiments and solutions that will make it easier to leverage the opportunities and respond adequately to risks, thereby paving the way for optimal management ... Read more about "[ NRP 77 Digital transformation | Research funding ]"
28FEB
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To improve the prevention and treatment of infectious disease, and to promote the appropriate and effective use of antimicrobial agents, the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) awards research grants and doctoral fellowships worldwide in the following areas of interest, as well as grants for short-term visits to the UK to institutions and individuals. PROJECT ... Read more about "[British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy | Research Funding]"
28FEB
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The mission of Eurostars is the support of R&D-performing entrepreneurs, by initiating pan-european projects and co-funding their research activities, enabling them to compete interna-tionally and become leaders in their sector. Deadlines: 13.09.2018 28.02.2019 12.09.2019 Duration: the duration of the project may not exceed 36 months. Who can apply: To be eligible, the partnership must include ... Read more about "[ Eurostars 2 | Research funding ]"
28FEB
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The Swiss-based Fondation Botnar launches a call for research projects that aim at: better understanding the determinants, mechanisms and status of the health and wellbeing of adolescents in rapidly growing secondary cities in low- and middle-income countries. and/or validating new solutions and services addressing unmet adolescent health or wellbeing needs or challenges at the individual, ... Read more about "[ Fondation Botnar | Research funding on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing ]"
28FEB
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The Wellcome Trust “Collaborative Awards in Science” support Basic and clinical research in any disciplines carried out by a team of researchers, working together on the most important scientific problems to improve health for everyone. Interdisciplinary projects across Science, Humanities and Social Science and Innovations teams are encouraged. Who can apply The PI must be ... Read more about "[ Wellcome Trust - Collaborative Awards in Science | Research funding ]"
28FEB
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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 ]"
28FEB
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The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO) as the Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This call allows funding of approx. 26 mobility grants. Partner countries: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab ... Read more about "[SERI - Seed Money Grants with MENA Countries | Research Funding]"
28FEB
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Promotion Santé Suisse soutien avec ce Programme d'Action Cantonal (PAC) des projets dans les domaines thématiques de l’alimentation, de l'activité physique et de la santé psychique. Le PAC se concentre sur les groupes cibles enfants, adolescents et personnes âgées ainsi que sur leurs référents. Ces différents thèmes et groupes cibles correspondent aux quatre modules du ... Read more about "[ Promotion Santé Suisse - Soutien de projets Programmes d'action cantonaux (PAC) | Research funding ]"
28FEB
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The Swiss Cancer League / Swiss Cancer Research foundation can provide financial support for the organization of international scientific conferences for cancer related research conducted in Switzerland. Funding: max. CHF 10’000 This threshold can be exceeded in well justified cases. Eligible costs: costs incurred by the invited speakers’ travel and accommodation expenses. Rolling call: submit ... Read more about "[ Swiss Cancer League | Funding for scientific conference ]"
28FEB
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The Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) supports scientific events with a thematic link with the activities of the SAMS. Eligible events must promote the transfer of knowledge towards the next generation of scientists or the exchange between experts and patients and must be held in Switzerland. Events with an overall budget of over CHF ... Read more about "[ Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences | Scientific events ]"
28FEB
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The EuroTechPostdoc Programme provides international research and career development opportunities for high potential experienced researchers. It is one of the first cross-country fellowship programmes co-funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions. In 2019, 40 new postdoctoral positions will be available across the four EuroTech Universities (Technical University of Denmark, École ... Read more about "[ EuroTechPostdoc Programme | FELLOWSHIP ]"
01MAR
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EURIPIDES² is the EUREKA Initiative for Packaging & Integration of µDevices & Smart Electronic Systems. Submission deadlines: Autumn Call 2018: Deadline for Project Outline 24.09.2018 Spring Call 2019 - Synchronised call with EUREKA PENTA: 01.03.2019 Who can apply: Large companies, SMEs, Research centers and Universities How: Two-stages submission: Project Outlines (PO) can be submitted at ... Read more about "[ EURIPIDES² - Research funding ]"
01MAR
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PENTA targets trans-national innovation supporting National priorities in micro and nanoelectronics enabled systems and applications. Each year, PENTA organises a Call to submit R&D&I project proposals in the area of micro and nanoelectronic applications and technologies. Submission deadline: PENTA Call 4 deadline: 01.03.2019 Who can apply: Project consortia can be composed of representatives from large ... Read more about "[ EUREKA PENTA | Research funding ]"
01MAR
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Aim: MDA Venture Philanthropy (MVP) is the Muscular Dystrophy Association's drug development program, which operates within MDA's Translational Research program. MVP is exclusively focused on funding the discovery and clinical application of treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases. Adapting elements of the venture capital model, the MVP business plan is characterized by an emphasis on ... Read more about "[ MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION - MDA Venture Philanthropy | Research funding ]"
01MAR
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EUROGIA2020 is launching a new project call in collaboration with the European Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan to encourage companies to participate in transnational collaborations to develop innovative industrial RD&D projects for low carbon energy technologies. The first call will be launched in September 2018 in five low carbon sector areas of common interest to ... Read more about "[ EUROGIA 2020 | Research funding ]"
01MAR
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Early Postdoc.Mobility fellowships awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) 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 2019 (17.00h Swiss local time) Funding : Living costs, higher amount for ... Read more about "[ Early Postdoc Mobility I Fellowship funding ]"
04MAR
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The LEO Foundation is one of Denmark’s largest commercial foundations. Established in 1984, its main objective is to ensure the long-term independence and success of the global, research-based pharmaceutical company LEO Pharma. LEO Foundation Open competition grants support the best dermatology research projects worldwide that: Improve the understanding of the underlying medicinal, biological, chemical, or ... Read more about "[ LEO Foundation – Open Competition Grants | Research funding in dermatology ]"
05MAR
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Founded in 1996, the Jérôme Lejeune Foundation is France’s number one funder for research in genetic intelligence disorders conducted in France and abroad. The foundation supports research: On Down syndrome and other intellectual disability from genetic origin (e.g. Williams-Beuren syndrome, fragile X syndrome, “cri du chat” syndrome, other trisomies, monosomies and unexplained intellectual disability). Autism ... Read more about "[ Jérôme Lejeune Foundation | Research funding on genetic diseases with intellectual disability ]"
10MAR
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Doc.CH (HSS) is aimed at promising researchers who wish to write a doctoral thesis on a topic of their own choice in the humanities and social sciences in Switzerland. Besides the salary of the doctoral student, the grant may include a contribution towards costs directly related to project implementation. IMPORTANT: Please check eligibility criteria and ... Read more about "[ SNSF - Doc.CH | Fellowship funding ]"
11MAR
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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 PROOF OF CONCEPT – 10th CALL | Research funding ]"
11MAR
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Each year, Fondation Leenaards allocates up to CHF 1.5 million for the Leenaards Prize for Translational Medical Research. The research prize is awarded to 2-3 innovative projects, conducted by, at least, a university hospital (CHUV, HUG) and an academic partner (e.g. EPFL, UNIL, UNIGE) of the Lake Geneva region, investigating a clinical problem from an ... Read more about "[ Fondation Leenaards | Research funding on translational medical research ]"
11MAR
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Call for Proposals for Multinational Research Projects on Translational Biomarkers in Brain Disorders The 'Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research' (NEURON) aims at coordinating research efforts and funding programmes of its partner countries in the field of disease-related neuroscience. The NEURON Network has launched a joint transnational call for projects on 'Translational Biomarkers in ... Read more about "[ ERA-NET NEURON JTC Call 2019 | Research funding]"
11MAR
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Based in Vienna, DEBRA International is a worldwide network of national groups working on behalf of those affected by the genetic skin blistering condition Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). The foundation supports projects from basic to advanced preclinical research in the following research areas: biology and genetics of all forms of EB. development of therapies (including possible ... Read more about "[ DEBRA Foundation research funding on Epidermolysis bullosa | Research funding ]"
12MAR
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Aim: The CF Foundation is the world's leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis and is pleased to announce an upcoming new Request For Applications (RFA) for “Advancing Gene Editing Technologies and Tools for Cystic Fibrosis.” These awards are intended to support gene-editing research in repairing or circumventing CFTR mutations in individuals ... Read more about "[ Cystic Fibrosis Foundation | Research Funding ]"
14MAR
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The Foundation Promobilia supports: research and development of technical aids so that disabled persons could benefit of a more active life. The foundation’s support aims also at ensuring that these products get into production and reach those in need. research about the comprehension of reading and writing difficulties. research around diseases that could lead to ... Read more about "[ Foundation PROMOBILIA | Research and development funding ]"
14MAR
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In the context of the Korean-Swiss Science and Technology Programme, the SNSF and the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Korea launch another call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs). Joint Research Projects (JRPs) enable researchers in Switzerland to conduct a joint project together with a Korean partner. The projects will have a duration of four ... Read more about "[ SNSF - Korean-Swiss Science and Technology Programme | Research funding ]"
15MAR
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Promotion Santé Suisse soutien, avec son programme Prévention dans le Domaine des Soins (PDS), des projets ciblant les maladies non transmissibles (MNT), les addictions et/ou la santé psychique. Les projets doivent viser à renforcer la prévention dans le domaine des soins tout au long de la chaîne de prise en charge afin de favoriser la ... Read more about "[ Promotion Santé Suisse - Prévention dans le Domaine des Soins (PDS) | Research funding ]"
15MAR
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The Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation offers Doctoral Exchange Grants to PhD students to carry out a research stay of max. 1 year at a host institution (university or research institute) anywhere in the world. Please note that either the home institution or the host institution should be based in Switzerland. The ultimate aim of the ... Read more about "[ Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation | Doctoral Exchange Grant ]"
15MAR
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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 – fellowship to visit laboratories | Scientific exchange ]"
15MAR
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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 and early career post-doctoral researchers (please join a support letter from the head ... Read more about "[ The Company of Biologists – grant to attend conference | Scientific exchange ]"
15MAR
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The goal of the REPIC platform (Renewable Energy, Energy & Resource Efficiency, Promotion in International Cooperation) is to strengthen and coordinate Swiss federal activities (by SECO, SDC, FOEN, SFOE) on renewable energies, energy and resource efficiency within developing and transitioning countries. Projects must facilitate the transfer of Swiss technology and know-how to meet local needs. ... Read more about "[ REPIC | Research funding with developing and transitioning countries ]"
15MAR
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EFSD and Sanofi have established a new programme called the EFSD/Sanofi European Pilot Research Grants for Innovative Measurement of Diabetes Outcomes to encourage new projects aimed at advancing current knowledge in this field. HbA1c might not be the only “metric” of relevance to assess the possibility for a treatment strategy to provide long term benefit ... Read more about "[ European Foundation For the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Sanofi I Research funding for measurement of diabetes outcomes ]"
15MAR
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EFSD and Sanofi have established a new programme called the EFSD/Sanofi European Diabetes Research Programme in Macrovascular Complications to encourage new projects aimed at advancing current knowledge in this field. Grants are offered for basic or clinical mechanistic studies. Innovative studies including use of advanced stem cell approaches will be particularly welcome. Studies involving classical ... Read more about "[ European Foundation For the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Sanofi I Research funding in macrovascular complications of diabetes ]"
15MAR
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The Myotubular Trust was set up in the UK in 2006 to raise money for research aimed at finding a cure and/or a treatment for any form of centronuclear and myotubular myopathy (congenital X-linked recessive; congenital autosomal recessive; autosomal dominant). The Myotubular Trust supports proof of principle translational research projects that: Are not generally funded ... Read more about "[ Myotubular Trust | Research funding ]"
17MAR
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Founded in 1903, the Swiss Lung Association is a nationwide service organization for the lungs and the respiratory tract. It consists of 19 cantonal lung leagues coordinated by the Bern office. The Association does NOT support research in relation to the tobacco industry. The Swiss Lung Association supports research (including ongoing projects) related to lung ... Read more about "[ Swiss Lung Association (Lungenliga Schweiz) | Research funding ]"
18MAR
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This is a globally competitive three-year fellowship program for early and advanced postdoctoral researchers to conduct independent research of international relevance To improve the learning, development and living conditions of children and youth or To contribute to one of the foundation’s thematic priorities: science of learning, early childhood and rural livelihoods. In any discipline, e.g. ... Read more about "[ Jacobs Foundation - Postdoctoral fellowships | Fellowship funding ]"
20MAR
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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 ]"

Deadline

13FEB
25MAR
  CHUV - Auditorium César Roux - Lausanne

The symposium will be dedicated to students and post-docs, who will have the opportunity to present their work, either via poster or oral presentation after abstracts selection by the organizing committee. Prizes: - 2 oral presentation prizes, one awardee will be selected by the LIMNA committee and the second one by the local organising committee ... Read more about "Registration is open: Twelfth LIMNA Symposium - CHUV, Auditorium César Roux, Lausanne"
By Invited speakers : Prof. Mirko Trajkovski, CMU-UNIGE
"Gut microbiota in improving ...
25FEB
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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 et indiquer dans SDG2 les informations comptables. Cette date marque le délai d’envoi au service comptabilité de tous des documents justifiant les dépenses effectuées par la carte de crédit d'achat ainsi que du ... Read more about "Délai des cartes de crédits d'achats"
04MAR
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Ce délai permet au Service comptabilité de comptabiliser tous les documents qui ont marqué l'activité du mois de février afin de clôturer les comptes et d'établir les rapports financiers. Read more about "Délai de réception des pièces comptables de février 2019"
08MAR
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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’écritures nécessaires (voir Règlement financier art. 31). Read more about "Bouclement mensuel février 2019"

Cultural events

29NOV
05MAY
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Grâce à une Fondation privée, l’OSR offre 300 Cartes Jeunes donnant accès gratuitement à 4 places à choix sur ses concerts à Lausanne. Après inscription, les étudiants reçoivent un code qui leur permet de réserver directement leurs 4 billets sur le site de l’OSR. Ils peuvent ensuite se rendre au(x) concert(s) seul ou avec des ... Read more about "Concerts de l'OSR à Beaulieu - billets gratuits réservés aux -25 ans"
By Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (OSR)
02MAR
03MAR
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The Orbital Game Jam is a video games creation competition, but without the competition side. 24 hours to create a game, video or board, from scratch, here's the real challenge! Add to this the great atmosphere of Satellite, the campus bar, important people in the field of video games, and everything for free, who could ... Read more about "Orbital Game Jam, Round 2"
By Divers acteurs de l'industrie du jeu vidéo
02MAR
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Découvrez l'exposition Thinking Machines. Ramon Llull and the ars combinatoria avec les explications d'Anne-Gaëlle Lardeau, manager d'EPFL ArtLab. Samedi 2 février à 11h15 Samedi 2 mars à 11h15 durée environ 45 mn entrée libre, sans inscription Read more about "Expo Thinking Machines - visites commentées gratuites"
By Anne-Gaëlle Lardeau

Internal trainings

19FEB
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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
21FEB
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  08:30-17:00 MA B0 424

Cette formation permet d'acquérir les savoir-faire et réflexes de base de l'écriture informative/journalistique (comment formuler une information simple, une synthèse ou résumé d'article en 2/3 phrases, comment titrer, comment éditer ou présenter un texte…) et leur application pour le web. Read more about "Ecriture Web - Savoir-faire de base"
By Patrick Lenormand
22FEB
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Cette formation permet d'acquérir les savoir-faire et réflexes de base de l'écriture informative/journalistique (comment formuler une information simple, une synthèse ou résumé d'article en 2/3 phrases, comment titrer, comment éditer ou présenter un texte…) et leur application pour le web. Read more about "Ecriture Web - Savoir-faire de base"
By Patrick Lenormand
25FEB
27FEB
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This certification training will give you the base elements necessary to conduct any type of project using the PRINCE2 methodology. Furthermore, you will pass the official "Foundation" certification, which is recognised world-wide and very useful in your resume. Read more about "PRINCE2 Project Management certification"
By Jean-Stéphane Szijarto
25FEB
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What are good reasons to flip a class? What do students and teachers actually do in a flipped class? This workshop will introduce the participants to the various forms of flipped classroom designs and to the different instructional techniques that can be used. Hands-on activities will allow the participants to work on the design of ... Read more about "Flipping a Class from 0 to 180"
26FEB
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This workshop is for people who want to start using Zotero, a free tool that enables to collect, organize and share bibliographic references. Zotero spares its users from spending troublesome hours on the creation of a bibliography. Very useful for anyone who writes reports or theses, Zotero will be useful all along the curriculum and ... Read more about "Up to speed with Zotero"
26FEB
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Do you want to create documents with the help of LaTeX ? Come to our workshop and test LaTeX live ! You will learn to : Create a document Manage your bibliography within LaTeX Insert mathematical and chemical elements With structure long documents You will need to take your own laptop to this workshop Workshop ... Read more about "Introduction to LaTeX (English version)"
By EPFL Library
01MAR
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  12:15-14:15 CM 0 9

Vous souhaitez écrire un document grâce à LaTeX ? Participez à notre atelier et testez LaTeX en direct. Vous pourrez apprendre à : Créer un document Gérer une bibliographie Insérer des éléments mathématiques et chimiques dans votre texte Structurer de longs documents Il est nécessaire que vous preniez votre ordinateur portable pour participer à l'atelier ... Read more about "Introduction à LaTeX (en français)"
04MAR
06MAR
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  08:30-17:00 MA B0 426

Python is a powerful, portable, Object-Oriented open source programming language for writing standalone programs, quick scripts, and prototypes for large applications. This course starts at the fundamentals of Python - statements, variables, comments, conditionals and loops - then goes on to study Python's collections - Lists, Tuples and Dictionaries. Functions, Modules and packages are then ... Read more about "Python Level 1: fundamentals"
By Jean-Philippe Forestier
05MAR
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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 EPFL"
By Hicham Dennaoui
05MAR
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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 Compta
05MAR
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Votre laboratoire participe à un projet européen H2020 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 spécifiques. Ce séminaire vous propose de ... Read more about "Gestion administrative de projets H2020 - 5 Mar 2019"
05MAR
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  13:30-17:00 CO 120

With the use of concept maps you can structure a course that integrates learning outcomes, course content and students’ learning activities. Read more about "Course Design"
06MAR
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  10:00-15:00 BI A0 398

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
07MAR
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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
07MAR
08MAR
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This workshop is opened to both women and men Description and objectives How could you feel more competent, worthy, valuable, and capable of doing things? What would enable you to address adversity with calm and resolve? How could you create conditions around you that would foster your ideas and projects? How could you develop courage ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Self-empowerment: discover how to build your power to act"
By Nir Zalts, expert for leadership and professional development
12MAR
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  08:30-11:30 MA B0 424

L'onglet Finance est l’outil de reporting du Service Comptabilité. 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 caractéristiques, passage ... Read more about "Formation Sesame Finance"
By A. Lucciarini & B. Bouteiller
12MAR
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Do you have any operational questions concerning the administrative tools in the research domain? Whether it concerns the Chronos tool or the GrantsDB database, we are at your disposal to answer all your questions. Free entry, no registration required! Link: https://www.epfl.ch/research/services/manage-projects/ Read more about "Help forum for Chronos and GrantDB - March 12 2019 - BI A2 468"
12MAR
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  09:00-12:30 CO 120

In this workshop, we explore the potential of clickers for learning and discuss the challenges related to questioning in class, in particular the design of 'good' questions and the use of polling results for generating interactivity in class. Read more about "The art of questioning: teaching with clickers"
12MAR
13MAR
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 398

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 "Resolving Conflicts"
By Melissa Davies & Cinthia Lévy
12MAR
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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
14MAR
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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
15MAR
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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
18MAR
20MAR
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  08:30-17:00 MA B0 426

This course completes the training “Python Fundamentals, level 1”. This course for experienced developers helps you take your expertise in Python to a whole new level. During this course students will learn the most powerful patterns and tools Python has to offer, and how to leverage them to create reliable, maintainable applications - either individually, ... Read more about "Python Level 2: advanced"
By Jean-Philippe Forestier
18MAR
20MAR
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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
18MAR
19MAR
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 397

Les rôles transversaux sont de plus en plus fréquents dans les entreprises. Pour travailler de manière horizontale au sein de l’organisation ou gérer des projets, il faut arriver à influencer et à motiver des collègues, voire des responsables sans avoir d’autorité hiérarchique formelle. Ce séminaire interactif vous propose de déceler les clés de votre impact ... Read more about "Leadership transversal"
By Nir Zalts
18MAR
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The Fix the Leaky Pipeline program offers young female scientists (doctoral students, postdocs and other young scientists) the opportunity to reflect on their professional situations, to develop a strategy for embarking on or continuing their career paths, to receive targeted further training, and to extend their personal and scientific networks. The aim, actively supported by ... Read more about "FLP: 2019 Program, kick off event"
By Guests: Prof. Miriam Langer, EAWAG
Prof. Clémence Corminboeuf, EPFL
Dr ...
19MAR
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Description In the business world as well as in universities, strategies for power games and assertiveness become increasingly important with each career step. For women, the “likability” requirement often represents an additional challenge. Have you ever experienced “games” being played withunspoken rules, not knowing how to act or play along? This workshop reveals and decodes ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Increase your assertiveness in institutional power games"
By Lic.phil. Sibyl Schädeli, lecturer, coach ICF PCC, and consultant
19MAR
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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 l'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
19MAR
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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 Camille Freyssenet
19MAR
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  13:30-16:00 CO 122

The aim of this workshop is to help participants identify and eliminate text, images and codes that may be interpreted as plagiarism to the PhD supervisor, an expert or a journal reviewer. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to: Explain the difference between incorrect referencing and plagiarism Use i-thenticate to correct ... Read more about "Stay away from plagiarism!"

Sporting events

20FEB
24FEB
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Venez découvrir le vol en FPV à l'occasion de notre séance de vols découverte en salle polyvalente du 20 au 24 février. Au programme : courses, initiations, démonstrations et vols de nuit ! Membre ou non de l'association, vient voler avec nous : des drones sont à disposition (pour tous) mais n'hésite pas à ramener ... Read more about "Aéropoly - Vol drones | salle polyvalente"

Movies

11MAR
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The EPFL Open Science Initiative and the EPFL Library present Paywall: The Business of Scholarship Everyone on campus is invited to join the conversation about Open Access. To provide an entertaining – however interesting – introduction to the topic, we will screen the documentary movie (duration: 65 minutes), followed by a discussion and an apéro. ... Read more about "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship - Film Screening"
By Tobias Philipp, OA coordinator at SNSF, Béatrice Marselli, Publication Services ...

Management Board meetings

Miscellaneous

18FEB
30JUN
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The EPFL Go Club Ishigo invites you every Monday of the semester in CM 0 9 at 5pm. From beginner to advanced you are all welcome to play, learn and get to know each other! Read more about "EPFL Go Club: every Monday"