Conferences - Seminars

27FEB
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  17:30-19:30 Bâtiment F, EPFL Innovation Park

Les étudiants en master de l’EPFL à la recherche d'un stage pour le semestre d’été/automne 2018 - 4 à 6 mois disponibles dès juillet ou septembre 2018 - pourront découvrir en un clin d’œil un choix de stages en 180 secondes! Sans oublier que des pizzas seront servies ! Les entreprises de l’Innovation Park profiteront ... Read more about "Ton stage en 180 secondes"
27FEB
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  19:30-20:30 MED 3 2215

The goal of the project is to create an open-software, open-hardware spectrophotometer that is cheap and reliable. We will present all the tools that we used (Eagle, FreeCad, OpenSCAD, Arduino, ...) and show the experiments that can be achieved with the final product. All the code is available on http://github.com/hackuarium/simple-spectro Read more about "From concept to production: Open spectrophotometer, an interdisciplinary project"
By Luc Patiny, Hackuarium
02MAR
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  09:00-16:00 EBU Headquarters, Geneva

Moderator: Mirko Bischofberger 9:00 – 9:15 Arrival of participants and refreshments 9:15 – 9:30 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION Prof. Pierre Vandergheynst, Vice-President EPFL 9:30 – 10:20 INNOVATION FOR THE MEDIA Nicola Frank, Head of European Affairs EBU Dr Hans Hoffmann, Head of Unit on Media Fundamentals and Production technology EBU Technology and Innovation 10:20 – 10:45 ... Read more about "Media innovation in the age of AI, social media and fake news"
13MAR
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  12:00-18:00 Hall SG

EPFL offers a range of specialized master's degrees designed to meet increasing demand for experts on the labor market in specific fields. In order to outline those options to EPFL students, a Specialized Master's Day will take place on March 13th with presentations and representatives available for discussions and questions. The degrees presented are the ... Read more about "Specialized Master's Day"
22MAR
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  09:00-12:30 BI A2 468

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

Cultural events

26FEB
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  18:30-20:00 Forum Rolex

Trois virtuoses, issus de la nouvelle génération des musiciens traditionnels méditerranéens, offrent une musique d’une beauté luxuriante, un doux mélange de subtilité, d'élégance et d'harmonie qui emporte dans une folle envie de danser. Stelios Petrakis est maître de la lyra crétoise, Efren López multi instrumentiste espagnol et Bijan Chemirani un célèbre percussionniste iranien. A eux ... Read more about "Trio Petrakis Lopez Chemirani"
01MAR
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  10:00-18:00 Swisstech Convention Center

We welcome you the 1st of March to the STIL event. Gathering of actors and entrepreneurs of innovation, the Lausanne technologies and innovation exhibition is a unique opportunity to promote new technologies and share innovative ideas with a large public. Startups, companies, laboratories and investors are present one day in a unique convention center in ... Read more about "Salon des technologies et de l'innovation de Lausanne"
05MAR
09MAR
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From the 5th to the 9th of March 2018, a group of students organises a Sustainability Week on UniL and EPFL campuses. For the first year, this week will take place simultaneously in 12 Swiss Universities with the aim to raise awareness on the 3 aspects of sustainability, economy, society and environment, all in a ... Read more about "Sustainability Week"
06MAR
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  12:15-13:00 Salle Polyvalente

Le Chœur vous invite à venir découvrir cette union insolite entre la belle Carmen et le grand David. Au programme, six extraits de Carmen et huit passages du Roi David afin de partager un moment musical original sur le campus universitaire. Après une année de fête célébrant le 70ème anniversaire du Chœur, ce dernier s’est ... Read more about "Choeur universitaire de Lausanne - La Reine Carmen et le Roi David"
By Choeur universitaire de Lausanne, Fruzsina Szuromi (direction), Marie-Hélène Essade (soprano ...
07MAR
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  18:30-21:00 ArtLab - Montreux Jazz Café

AA Trio: Andrew Audigier (piano) Louis Bourhis (contrebasse) François Christe (batterie) C’est en septembre 2015, que le pianiste Andrew Audiger forme le AA Trio avec deux musiciens rencontré à l’HEMU de Lausanne, Louis Bourhis (Upright Bass) et François Christe (Drums). Inspirés par les trio jazz légendaires (Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett, Ahmad Jamal) mais aussi par ... Read more about "ArtLab Jams! Concert au Montreux Jazz Café"
By Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne (HEMU)
15MAR
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  18:30-20:00 Forum Rolex

Six comédiens-danseurs et trois musiciens racontent, par la danse, la musique et le théâtre, la vie d'Albert Einstein. A travers notes et mouvements, ponctués d’extraits de correspondance, on s’insère dans la biographie du physicien, diplômé de l’Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Zürich. Les corps racontent un homme passionné et passionnant. «La logique vous mènera d’un point ... Read more about "Einstein, Le Spectacle"
11APR
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  18:30-21:00 ArtLab - Montreux Jazz Café

Julie Campiche Quartet: Julie Campiche (harpe) Manu Hagmann (contrebasse) Clément Kuratle (batterie) Léo Fumagalli (saxophone) Après 8 ans de route avec son groupe Orioxy, Julie se lance aujourd’hui dans une nouvelle aventure avec une formule instrumentale. Ce nouveau projet composé de musiciens suisses de la nouvelle génération propose une musique cinématographique teintée d’une étrange mélancolie. ... Read more about "ArtLab Jams! Concert au Montreux Jazz Café"
By Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne (HEMU)
25APR
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  18:30-20:30 Forum Rolex

Après avoir présenté Les Oiseaux en 2016 à l'EPFL, L'Ecole-Atelier Rudra Béjart revient sur le campus avec Omnes Generationes, un spectacle qui pose une réflexion sur l'ouverture au monde et l'acceptation des différences. En 2016, les quarante jeunes danseurs avaient époustoufflé un Forum Rolex comble en déployant avec brio tous les arts enseignés par l'école. ... Read more about "Ecole Atelier Rudra Béjart: Omnes Generationes"
By Ecole Atelier Rudra Béjart Lausanne
02MAY
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  18:30-21:00 ArtLab - Montreux Jazz Café

Always Know Monk: Yves Marcotte (contrebasse) Shems Bendali (trompette) Zacharie Canut (saxophone) Nathan Vandenbulcke (batterie) L’année 2017 verra le centenaire de la naissance du pianiste et compositeur Thelonious Monk. Et bien que sa musique ait été écrite entre les années 40 et 60, elle continue de fasciner les jazzmen de toutes générations et de toutes ... Read more about "ArtLab Jams! Concert au Montreux Jazz Café"
By Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne (HEMU)

Exhibitions

01DEC
04MAR
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  06:00-23:00 Extérieurs Rolex Learning Center EPFL

Pour la deuxième fois après Echoing Bex&Arts, les Affaires culturelles et artistiques revisitent une manifestation artistique qui s’est déroulée en Suisse romande. Cette année, la Triennale d’art contemporain du Valais est reprise. A l’EPFL, autour du Rolex Learning Center et sur la Place Cosandey, les sculptures d’artistes suisses et internationaux de Joëlle Allet, Monica Bonvicini, ... Read more about "Echoing Triennale d'art contemporain Valais/Wallis"
By Triennale d'art contemporain Valais/Wallis
26FEB
15MAR
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  Hall MED

The ACCES Visualization Contest series aims to foster a culture of insightful and visually-engaging representations of scientific / engineering computational concepts and solutions. The 2017 contest solicited contributions from all students and postdocs of EPFL and ended on 31 December 2017. The Award Ceremony will take place on Monday 26 February 2018 at 12:15 in ... Read more about "ACCES Visualization Contest — Award Ceremony and Exhibition"
08JUL
31DEC
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  11:00-18:00 Bâtiment ArtLab

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

Miscellaneous

26FEB
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  09:00-12:30 BI A2 468

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"
27FEB
29MAY
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  19:30-22:00 MED 3 2215

At Octanis, we develop pragmatic, open source and low cost solutions to practical problems. Currently, we are working on developing digital nestboxes for barn owls and a rover that takes measurements of the snow surface in Antarctica. We share experiences and tools, and make rapid incremental progress while embracing failure. Above all, we accept everyone ... Read more about "Open Night @ Octanis"
06MAR
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  13:30-17:00 salle BI A2 468

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"
08MAR
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  09:00-12:30 salle BI A2 468

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"
08MAR
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  18:15-22:00 Forum du Rolex Learning Centre

Description Event in French For the first time, EPFL organizes an event for the occasion of International Women’s Day, focusing on the theme «Women’s Careers: What’s next after EPFL?». Co-organized by EPFL Alumni and the office of Equality, it aims to inspire and to share diverse career paths in the domains of research and education, ... Read more about "International Women’s Day: “Women’s Careers: What’s Next after epfl?”"
16MAR
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  09:00-17:00 salle BI A2 468

This workshop puts participants to practice lecturing by presenting 5 minutes of their teaching. Advice and feedback is given based to develop scientific communication skills appropriate for teaching Read more about "Effective Lecturing"
By Sike Mischke and Ingrid Le Duc
19APR
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  09:00-12:30 salle BI A2 468

To develop assessment techniques which are valid and objective, notably to test if students have met the required learning outcomes. Read more about "Assessment Matters"
26APR
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  09:00-12:30 BI A2 468

What strategies can I use to increase student participation? What potential advantages for student learning? At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: explain the importance of using interactive teaching strategies; select appropriate teaching strategies to achieve learning objectives; construct effective interactive teaching scenarios. Read more about "Effective Interactive Teaching"
By Silke Mischke
12JUN
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  09:00-16:00 EPFL

On June 8th over 80 classes will be on the EPFL site ! Every year, 7th and 8th grade schools are invited to EPFL for a day to discover sciences and technology. Registration is compulsory. Thank you for visiting our website to get more information. And a warm THANK YOU to all professors, researchers, scientific ... Read more about "Classes' Day"

Internal trainings

01MAR
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  12:00-13:30 SwissTech Convention Center

BUSINESS IDEAS - SELF-EMPLOYMENT AS A CAREER OPTION. GET TIPS AND TRICKS FROM SUCCESSFUL STARTUP FOUNDERS. Meet two EPFL young startups, who master the art of startups competitions and will give you their secrets about it: MotionPilot provides an innovative way to interact with drones. The young team from EPFL is developing a smart radio ... Read more about "Business Ideas @ EPFL How to win start-up competitions"
By Dimitrios Terzis and Timothée Peter
05MAR
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  08:30-12:00 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 DRH - Service de gestion des absences
06MAR
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  12:00-14:00 GR A3 31

Practical workshops are organized by EPFL Library to support EPFL researchers from all disciplines to start planning their next funding application. Read more about "SNSF DMP workshop"
By Research data EPFL Library team
27MAR
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  13:30-16:00 salle BI A2 468

The aim of this workshop is to help participants identify and eliminate text, images and codes that may be interpreted as plagiarism. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: Explain the difference between incorrect referencing and plagiarism. Use i-thenticate to correct your text in order to eliminate potential ques of plagiarism. ... Read more about "Stay away from plagiarism!"
By Ingrid Le Duc & Raphaël Grolimund
12APR
13APR
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  09:00-17:00 EPFL

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
12OCT
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  09:00-17:00 EPFL, bi a2 468

This workshop is opened both to women and men Description Academic mobility comes in two main flavours: accepting a research position abroad, and short-term travelling for collaborations, meetings or fieldwork. Both can provide great opportunities as well as challenges, especially with children involved. Mobility can be an important factor for success in an academic career, ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Academic mobility and dual career planning"
By Sarah Blackford, academic careers specialist

Call for proposal

28FEB
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Aim: The Allliance’s EuroTechPostdoc Programme is a postdoctoral fellowship programme for young experienced researchers who have already demonstrated excellence and potential in their field of research. EuroTechPostdoc provides its fellows exceptional international research and career development opportunities across four leading technical universities in Europe to further develop their outstanding individual potential into a distinct, innovative ... Read more about "[EUROTECHPOSTDOC FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME]"
28FEB
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Aim: Innovation partnership grants will support the establishment of cooperation between Swiss researchers from universities, universities of applied sciences or public research institutes with non-academic innovation agents in China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan), Japan, South Korea and member states of ASEAN. These agents can be corporates, SMEs or start-ups, innovation parks or similar entities ... Read more about "[ LEADING HOUSE ASIA: CALL FOR INNOVATION PARTNERSHIP GRANTS ]"
01MAR
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Dans un contexte de mobilité et de mondialisation accrues, ce programme de bourses a été mis sur pied par Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI). Il privilégie les pôles de compétitivité déterminés par le Plan Marshall 4.0, initié par la Wallonie, et permet l’accueil, par nos universités, de diplômés émanant d’institutions étrangères d’excellence. Submission deadlines: 02.10.2017 Funding: varie, ... Read more about "[WBI I FELLOWSHIP]"
09MAR
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Aim: The EU-supported project BiodivERsA and the Belmont Forum jointly launched a call on Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. A consortium of research groups from at least three different countries can apply for funding through a two-stage process. The deadline for pre-registration is 1 December 2017, the final deadline scheduled for 9 March 2018. ... Read more about "[INTERNATIONAL CALL ON SCENARIOS OF BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES]"
15MAR
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The Doctoral Exchange Grants of the ZKS Foundation support collaborative inter-university doctoral top research in the fields of engineering, environmental sciences (which includes bioengineering, but not life science or biology), medieval disciplines including medieval studies, as well as research in digital humanities at the intersection of medieval disciplines and computing. Aim: to encourage research collaboration ... Read more about "[ ZENO KARL SCHINDLER Foundation | Doctoral Exchange Grant ]"
16APR
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EPFLinnovators co-funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie: A doctoral programme for tomorrow’s entrepreneurs EPFLinnovators is a four-year doctoral programme based in the dynamic environment of the EPFL campus, Switzerland. To develop the innovation potential of PhD students, the EPFLinnovators programme integrates a six-month to two-year secondment in the non-academic sector into the doctoral programme. Furthermore, the programme ... Read more about "[EPFLinnovators I FELLOWSHIP]"
16APR
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Aim: BRIDGE Discovery is aimed at experienced researchers for basic as well as applied research in order to realise the innovation potential of research findings. It allows the researchers to forge ahead with their vision during the critical precompetitive phase. Deadlines: - Letter of Intent = 19 February 2018, - Full proposal = 16 April ... Read more about "[BRIDGE I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
04JUN
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Aim: BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). It offers new funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation, thereby supplementing the funding activities of the two organisations. Bridge Proof of Concept projects support young researchers (see eligibility ... Read more about "[BRIDGE I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
10SEP
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Aim: BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). It offers new funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation, thereby supplementing the funding activities of the two organisations. Bridge Proof of Concept projects support young researchers (see eligibility ... Read more about "[BRIDGE I RESEARCH FUNDING]"

Deadline

10DEC
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Aim: BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). It offers new funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation, thereby supplementing the funding activities of the two organisations. Bridge Proof of Concept projects support young researchers (see eligibility ... Read more about "[BRIDGE I RESEARCH FUNDING]"