Conferences - Seminars

29NOV
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  18:15-19:00 CM 1 4

Master spécialisé en Management, Technologie et Entrepreneuriat - présentation: Envie de découvrir des masters dans lesquels la demande professionnelle est forte, ou de vous orienter vers une formation transdisciplinaire? Cet automne, certains masters spécialisés vous présentent leur cursus. Vous aurez la possibilité de poser toutes vos questions aux représentants de ces programmes et de rencontrer ... Read more about "MTE"
01DEC
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  10:30-12:00 Unil, Extranef building, room 126

We introduce commodity cash-and-carry traders into a limits to arbitrage extension to the speculative storage framework. Carry traders are assumed to have access to a market for off-shore storage technology — shipping vessels that can be chartered to store physical commodity bought in one period for delivery in the next period. We show that in ... Read more about "Speculative Floating Oil"
By Andrei KIRILENKO (Imperial College London)
07DEC
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  EPFL

Euresearch, in partnership with EPFL, HES-SO, UNIFR, UNIGE, UNIL, UNINE is pleased to invite you to learn more about upcoming funding opportunities from the EU. Two events taking place at EPFL will inform researchers, both from business and academia, about funding opportunities for collaborative research and innovation projects within Horizon 2020. This second event takes ... Read more about "EU research funding new calls - Unveiling the H2020 2018-2020 Work Programmes"
12DEC
  12:00-13:00 Unil, Extranef building, room 126

We study an optimal dividend problem under a bankruptcy constraint. Firms face a trade-off between potential bankruptcy and extraction of profits. In contrast to previous works, general cash flow drifts, including Ornstein–Uhlenbeck and CIR processes, are considered. We provide rigorous proofs of continuity of the value function, whence dynamic programming, as well as uniqueness of ... Read more about "Optimal dividend policies with random profitability"
By Max REPPEN (ETH Zurich)
12JAN
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By Benjamin HEBERT (Stanford University, Graduate School of Business)
19JAN
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By Jonathan BERK (Stanford Graduate School of Business)
22JAN
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By Robert KOSOWSKI (Imperial College London)
02FEB
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  12:00-13:30 ODY 4 03

Signaling Valuable Human Capital - Advocacy Group Work Experience and its Effect on Employee Pay in Innovative Firms Abstract : How valuable is work experience with advocacy groups, e.g. Greenpeace, for new hires of innovative firms? We integrate strategic human capital with stakeholder theory and suggest that advocacy group work experience creates human capital (knowledge, ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Christoph Grimpe, Copenhagen Business School"
02MAR
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By Michael SCHWERT (Ohio State University)
09MAR
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By Frédéric MALHERBE (London Business School)
16MAR
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By Amiyatosh PURNANANDAM (University of Michigan)
29MAR
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By Benjamin HOLCBLAT (University of Luxembourg)
20APR
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By Igor MAKAROV (London School of Economics)
27APR
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By Nadya MALENKO (Boston College)
18MAY
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By Frederico BELO (University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management)
18MAY
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  12:00-13:30 ODY 4 03

"Hidden Gems? How Cultural Barriers Lead to Excessive Self-Employment of High Skilled U.S. Immigrants" Abstract In this paper, we study the effect of linguistic-cultural differences on immigrants’ integration in mainstream labor markets. We show that these differences produce a systematic misallocation of scarce talent: highly educated, foreign-born workers more likely sort out of salaried work, ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Yoonha Kim, Georgetown University"

Thesis defenses

01DEC
By Claudia PELLEGRIN

Miscellaneous

05DEC
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  09:00-17:00 Room BI A2 468

This interactive one-day workshop targets the development of skills to manage classroom interactions, design exercises to maximize student learning and to manage a team. It is of particular relevance to assistants involved in the 'tutorat' for first-year courses. The workshop is given in English with the possibility to participate in French. Read more about "Teaching toolkit"
By Roland Tormey & Cécile Hardebolle
03MAY
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  09:00-12:30 CEDE

What technologies are available at EPFL to teachers to support learning? How can they be used to provide additional learning resources for students? How can they be used to provide feedback on student learning to teachers and to students? Read more about "Effective ICT"

Internal trainings

04OCT
06DEC
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  17:15-21:00

Accelerate your startup with the support of successful founders and industry leaders! The series of eight workshops is based on a mission and challenge approach to enhance the validation and execution of your business case. Our goal is to support the best startup talents in Switzerland in order to build world-class startups the fastest way ... Read more about "Startup Acceleration Workshops"
30NOV
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  09:00-11:00 INJ 218

Le service de la gestion des absences de l'EPFL a le plaisir de vous convier à sa séance d'information annuelle 2017 destinée aux administratrices/teurs de la gestion des absences. A cette occasion, notre équipe vous présentera les nouveautés 2017 et à venir, les fonctionnalités et processus clés de la gestion des absences ainsi que les ... Read more about "Séance d'information annuelle 2017 - Gestion des absences"
By Les membres de l'équipe de la gestion des absences
05DEC
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  14:00-16:00 CM 1 120

Le service de la gestion des absences de l'EPFL a le plaisir de vous convier à sa séance d'information annuelle 2017 destinée aux administratrices/teurs de la gestion des absences. A cette occasion, notre équipe vous présentera les nouveautés 2017 et à venir, les fonctionnalités et processus clés de la gestion des absences ainsi que les ... Read more about "Séance d'information annuelle 2017 - Gestion des absences"
By Les membres de l'équipe de la gestion des absences
13FEB
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  09:00-17:00 BI A2 468

How to (and the underlying why) present content, structure a lesson, use supports and the basics of interacting your audience. Each participant will teach a short lesson during the workshop. Read more about "Presenting and explaining in class"
By Ingrid Le Duc

Call for proposal

16OCT
15DEC
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  12:15-13:15

CODEV Seed Money program aims at financially support the launch of cooperation projects by researchers in all scientific disciplines at EPFL, in partnership with academic institutions in the Global South. Main objectives of the Seed Money programme Enable and foster the establishment of collaborative EPFL research projects with partners from the Global South with a ... Read more about "2018 CODEV Seed Money call for projects"
11DEC
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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]"
15DEC
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Aim: Through the Seed Money Programme, CODEV seeks to enhance linkages between science and society by promoting partnerships between researchers from EPFL and researchers and non-academic actors in countries of the Global South, to jointly address main development challenges. This is in conformity with the Agenda 2030 and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted ... Read more about "[EPFL SEED MONEY PROGRAM ]"
31DEC
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Aim: Bridging grants build on existing collaboration projects between Swiss researchers and scientists from research institutes or universities from the partner countries. Bridging grants can fund the preparation of a joint project proposal for submission to large funding agencies or to develop established and long-term partnerships between two institutions or chairs. Activities to intensify joint ... Read more about "[ CALL FOR BRIDGING GRANTS WITH CHINA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND THE ASEAN REGION ]"
11JAN
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Aim: CHIST-ERA is a consortium of research funding organizations - among them the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) - which are supported by the European Union’s Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) programme as an ERA-NET. CHIST-ERA funds transnational research projects addressing long-term Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and ICT-based research challenges and promotes multidisciplinary research ... Read more about "[ CHIST-ERA ]"
11JAN
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Aim: SNIS is pleased to announce the launch of the Call for Projects 2018. The Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) offers project grants for two years amounting to 100’000 to 300’000 Swiss Francs. Pluri-disciplinary research teams are invited to submit proposals in any area of International Studies or on this year special theme: The ... Read more about "[ Call for ProposalsProjects 2018: Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) ]"
15JAN
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EPFLinnovators co-funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie: A doctoral programme for tomorrow’s entrepreneurs EPFLinnovators is a four-year doctoral programme based in the dynamic environment of the EPFL campus, Switzerland. To develop the innovation potential of PhD students, the EPFLinnovators programme integrates a six-month to two-year secondment in the non-academic sector into the doctoral programme. Furthermore, the programme ... Read more about "[EPFLinnovators I FELLOWSHIP]"
15JAN
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Society in Science – The Branco Weiss Fellowship provides a platform for exceptionally qualified researchers, demonstrating a willingness to engage in a dialogue on relevant social, cultural, political or economic issues across the frontiers of their particular discipline. Submission deadlines: 15.01.2018 Funding: CHF 100'000/year Duration: Up to 5 years For more information and application : ... Read more about "[BRANCO WEISS I FELLOWSHIP]"
17JAN
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Aim: The Innovative Training Networks (ITN) aim to train a new generation of creative, entrepreneurial and innovative early-stage researchers, able to face current and future challenges and to convert knowledge and ideas into products and services for economic and social benefit. ITN will raise excellence and structure research and doctoral training in Europe, extending the ... Read more about "[ MSCA 2018 - INNOVATIVE TRAINING NETWORKS (ITN) ]"
19JAN
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Aim: The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has mandated the SNSF and its Croatian counterpart, the Croatian Science Foundation (CSF), to issue a call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs), conducted within the Croatian-Swiss Research Programme 2017 – 2023 (CSRP). The initiative pursues the aims to further the integration and cooperation of Croatian researchers ... Read more about "[ Croatian-Swiss Research Programme CSRP ]"
19JAN
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Aim: The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has mandated the SNSF and its Croatian counterpart, the Croatian Science Foundation (CSF), to issue a call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs), conducted within the Croatian-Swiss Research Programme 2017 – 2023 (CSRP). The initiative pursues the aims to further the integration and cooperation of Croatian researchers ... Read more about "[ Croatian-Swiss Research Programme CSRP ]"
23JAN
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The Horizon Prize on materials for clean air will be awarded to the most affordable, sustainable and innovative design-driven material solution that can reduce the concentration of particulate matter in urban areas. Deadlines: 23rd of January 2018 Funding : € 3 million Duration : May vary Subject : Develop a material solution to reduce the ... Read more about "[EUROPEAN COMMISSION I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
15FEB
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Aim: ERC Consolidator Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they may still be consolidating their own independent research team or programme. Applicant Principal Investigators must demonstrate the ground-breaking nature, ambition and feasibility of their scientific proposal. Funding & duration: Consolidator Grants may be awarded up to € ... Read more about "[ ERC CONSOLIDATOR GRANTS 2018 ]"
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]"
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]"
19MAR
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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]"
23MAR
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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 the release of the Spring 2018 Clinical Research Award and Clinical Pilot and Feasibility Award. The Clinical Research Award provides support for investigator-initiated clinical research projects that address diagnosis, treatment, management of disease ... Read more about "[ CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION | RESEACH FUNDING ]"
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]"

Deadline

11JAN
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Aim: SNIS is pleased to announce the launch of the Call for Projects 2018. The Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) offers project grants for two years amounting to 100’000 to 300’000 Swiss Francs. Pluri-disciplinary research teams are invited to submit proposals in any area of International Studies or on this year special theme: The ... Read more about "[ Call for Projects 2018: Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) ]"