Conferences - Seminars

06FEB
04DEC
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The smart living lunches take place every first Tuesday of the month from 11 am to 1 pm at the smart living lab in Fribourg. Two researchers present during 20 minutes their work related to the smart living lab's research fields that can range from construction technologies, to material sciences and renewable energy production systems, ... Read more about "smart living lunches"
12FEB
25FEB
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From February 12th to 25th, EPFL Library invites you to take part to Love Data Week 2018. This world wide event aims to share awareness about research data management among researchers. On this occasion, EPFL Library offers you several activities and events online and on EPFL campus. Come and join us! February 12th-16th Love Data ... Read more about "Love Data Week at EPFL"
22FEB
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In this seminar, you receive an introduction related to intellectual property. How can you protect your startup against competitors? What does it mean to have patents, trademarks, design rights, copyrights, etc.? How and where do you get started? Dr. Kamran Houshang Pour from IGE-IPI tells you all about it. The seminar ends with an apéro. ... Read more about ">>venture>> workshop: intro to intellectual property"
23FEB
Cancelled
26FEB
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  08:30-15:00 SV 1717

General assembly and user's day.The opportunity to get updates on the instruments and the science going on at CIME. This year we have invited Prof. Thomas Walz from The Rockefeller University to give a inspiring invited talk. We will have presentations from our CIME staff members and three submitted posters will be selected for a ... Read more about "CIME DAY 2018"
By Speakers: Prof. Thomas Walz, Graham Knott, Thomas La Grange, Cosmin ...
27FEB
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Abstract: As a snow scientist, the realism of snow deformation in the Disney movie Frozen was a great source of wonder. Behind the magic scenes, UCLA / Disney mathematicians and computer scientists developed a snow model called "Matterhorn" based on the hybrid Eulerian-Lagrangian Material Point Method (MPM) with a simplified snow mechanical model. I was ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Unified modeling of snow and avalanche mechanics using the material point method""
By Dr Johan Gaume, Research & Teaching Associate, CRYOS, EPFL
  Short ...
27FEB
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  16:30-18:00 BC 420

JOIN US TO SUPPORT CANDIDATES AND VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE PITCH PUBLIC CONTEST - February 27, 2018 - 16.30 Room BC 420 AUDIENCE - REGISTER HERE by Feb 23 DISCOVER Several innovative projects and ideas "made in ENAC" The recently launched Social Impact Initiative of the Vice Presidency for Innovation (VPI) The InnoSeed ENAC program ... Read more about "Pitch Your Impact 2018 - Public Contest"
By InnoSeed ENAC team Beatrice Scarioni - Social Impact Initiative (VPI)
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
01MAR
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  18:30-21:30

During the speed coaching event, you meet 4 to 8 coaches for 10 minutes each. It enables you to establish new contacts, find matching coaches and get valuable input and ideas for further developing your business idea or plan. For preparation: bring a short description of your project (e.g. in form of a canvas) and ... Read more about ">>venture>> workshop: speed coaching"
02MAR
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  12:15-13:15 GC B3 30

ABSTRACT: The seismic assessment of existing masonry buildings is a difficult task due to the complexity of reliable models, particularly in the case of older non-engineered ones. The qualitative approach is a essential element of knowledge for the interpretation of the seismic behaviour but cannot replace a quantitative security check. As-built information, based on historical ... Read more about "Open issues on seismic assessment of existing masonry buildings: linear vs nonlinear, static vs dynamic, local vs global approaches"
By Prof. Dr Sergio Lagomarsino, Full Professor of Structural Engineering, Department ...
06MAR
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  12:15-13:15 GR A3 32

Abstract: The mutualistic interactions between plants and the animals that pollinate them or disperse their seeds can form complex networks involving dozens or hundreds of species. These networks are highly heterogeneous, nested, and built upon weak and asymmetric links among species. From an ecological point of view, such general architectural patterns maximize the number of ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Plant-animal mutualistic networks: the architecture of biodiversity""
06MAR
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  19:30-20:30 MED 3 2215

LCAV will present its acoustic robot which the lab has acquired to conduct acoustic experiments in an automated fashion. The robot has two "ears" (microphones), one "mouth" (speaker) and "legs" (two motorized wheels). We will present the work that has been done on the robot previously, followed by a presentation of open challenges which we ... Read more about "Robots for automated experiments in research: Meet our echo-locating robot"
By Frederike Dümbgen, LCAV (Audiovisual Communications Laboratory), EPFL
09MAR
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  09:00-17:00 Room BI A2 458

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
09MAR
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  12:15-13:15 GC B3 30

Abstract : The lecture is devoted to gradient damage models which allow us to describe all the process of degradation of a body including the nucleation of cracks and their propagation. The construction of such model follows the variational approach to fracture [2] and proceeds into two stages: (1) definition of the energy; (2) formulation ... Read more about "The variational approach to fracture: formulation, general properties and examples"
By Prof. Dr Jean-Jacques Marigo, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, Île-de-France, France
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"
15MAR
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  14:00-17:30

This workshop is a half-day event with a deep-dive on intellectual property. Get to know how to investigate if your idea is patentable and if your business idea does not infringe on someone else's intellectual property ("freedom to operate"). Assisted by an expert from IGE-IPI, you learn how to conduct patent searches on your own. ... Read more about ">>venture>> patent search workshop"
15MAR
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  18:30-22:00

Improve your presentation skills, optimize your presentation decks and learn how to perform well in an elevator or investor pitch. The workshop will be held by Jean-Pierre Vuilleumier (Managing Director of Swiss Startup Invest). The session will end with a networking apéro. During the workshop, you will have the opportunity to practise your own pitch. ... Read more about ">>venture>> pitch workshop"
16MAR
By Dr Harsha S. Bhat, CNRS scientist, Laboratoire de Géologie, ENS ...
16MAR
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  12:30-13:30 GC B1 10

Stefan Pauliuk is an expert for method development to assess sustainable development strategies. He works with supply chain analysis and scenario modelling for sustainable material futures. In this talk, he provides an overview of current research in material flow analysis (MFA). Materials are the building blocks of a modern lifestyle and of many technology-related sustainable ... Read more about "Research trends in material flow analysis"
By Dr. Stefan Pauliuk, Faculty for Environment and Natural Resources, University ...
20MAR
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  12:15-13:15 GR A3 32

Abstract: Decision makers and stakeholders are usually concerned about climate change projections at local spatial scales and fine temporal resolutions. This contrasts with the reliability of climate models, which is typically higher at the global and regional scales, Therefore, there is a demand for advanced methodologies that offer the capability of transferring predictions of climate ... Read more about "EESS talk on "On the potential predictability of vital details of climate change""
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
22MAR
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  18:30-22:00

During the speed dating event, >>venture>> connects candidates who are interested in joining a start-up with entrepreneurs who already have business ideas/plans. Startups have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to an audience of potential new team members, create awareness for their venture and interact with several interested candidates. Candidates meet several startups, find out ... Read more about ">>venture>> startup speed dating"
23MAR
By Prof. Dr Ioannis Anastasopoulos, Chair of Geotechnical Engineering, ETH Zurich ...
23MAR
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By Dr Philippe Lemarchand, Postdoctoral Researcher Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)
24MAR
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  10:00-16:00

During this 1-day workshop, startups participating in the >>venture>> business plan track meet up to 4 coaches for 45 min each to discuss specific questions and challenges for the business. This is an opportunity to ask specific questions about challenges you face while writing or finetuning your business plan. Receive in-depth feedback, insights and new ... Read more about ">>venture>> business plan booster"
28MAR
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  18:30-21:00

In the expert clinic workshop, startups have the chance to meet with experts in fields such as marketing, sales & distribution, financial planning, fundraising, IT and law (corporate, IP, regulatory). For all these fields, >>venture>> recruites an expanded group of senior experts from renomated companies. In order to ensure receiving fresh insights from new people, ... Read more about ">>venture>> expert clinic"
10APR
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  12:15-13:15 GR A3 32

Abstract: The World Health Organization (WHO) lists air pollution as the world's "largest single environmental health risk". Particulate matter less than 2.5 micrometers in diameter, or PM2.5, is a pervasive pollutant emitted or formed from a multitude of sources and contains thousands of different types of compounds. Its total mass is regulated out of concerns ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Chemically-informed monitoring of atmospheric particulate matter""
By Prof. Satoshi Takahama, Assistant Tenure Track, Atmospheric Particles Research Laboratory ...
20APR
By Miguel Castro
08MAY
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  12:15-13:15 GR A3 32

Abstract: Catchment hydrology deals with the study of flow and transport at the scale of whole watersheds. It is a broad discipline that ranges from the study of precipitation to land as rainfall or snowfall, to its infiltration into the soil and its (long) groundwater journey up to a main stream outlet. Catchments are the ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Challenges and opportunities in catchment hydrology""
By Dr Paolo Benettin, ECHO (Laboratory of Ecohydrology), IIE, EPF Lausanne ...
15MAY
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  12:15-13:15 GR A3 32

Abstract: Glycol ethers represent a global market of several million tones and are present in a wide range of consumer products for domestic and professional use. Depending on the purpose of use (e.g., cleaning, painting, cosmetics, etc.) these products contain a wide variety of chemical components, which can be easily inhaled. Millions of people, including ... Read more about "EESS talk on "How to assess human toxicokinetics of inhaled solvent ?""
17MAY
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  09:00-12:30 salle BI A2 468

Explore ways to design lab experiments that help students develop a scientific approach which is transferable to real world complexity. Read more about "Leveraging Labs for Learning"
By Cécile Hardebolle
01JUN
  14:00-17:00 GR 3e étage

Présentations orales des Design Projects SIE et session de posters Read more about "Design Projects"
By Etudiants SIE du Master 1e année
14JUN
  08:30-18:00 SG Hall & Foyer

Program will be announced later Read more about "ENAC Research Day 2018"

Cultural events

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"
07MAR
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Après une pause hivernale trop longue à son goût, le PIP revient poser ses grosses pattes en auditoire, et cette fois il sera accompagné des trublions genevois que sont les Troubadours du Chaos ! Alors venez assister à cette cocasse rencontre et reprendre ces bonnes habitudes qui nous font un peu oublier les cours grisants ... Read more about "OPEN: PIP & Troubadours du Chaos"

Exhibitions

26FEB
15MAR
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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"
26FEB
01JUN
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Les designers Ronan et Erwan Bouroullec se vouent pour la première fois à l’espace public. Leur objectif consiste à apporter une magie nouvelle aux lieux dans lesquels nous évoluons et nous nous rencontrons. Read more about "Rêveries Urbaines - Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec"
12APR
15APR
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The smart living lab was named as the guest of honour at energissima - le salon dédié aux solutions énergétiques et technologies durables on 12-15.4.2018 in Bulle. The research center for the built environment of the future will be presented, as well as the NeighborHub, winner of the Solar Decathlon 2017 in Denver. The outline ... Read more about "smart living lab at energissima 2018"

Thesis defenses

23FEB
  17:00 CM 1 5

Thesis directors : Prof. M. Bierlaire , Prof. M. M. Cochon de Lapparent Civil and Environmental Engineering doctoral program Thesis 8170 Read more about "Dealing with Correlations in Discrete Choice Models"
By Anna FERNÁNDEZ ANTOLÍN
23FEB
By Alessandro Francesco ROTTA LORIA
02MAR
  18:00 ELA 1

Thesis director : Prof. N. Geroliminis Civil and Environmental Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 8191 Read more about "Dynamic Clustering and Control for Large Scale Urban Networks"
By Mohammadreza SAEEDMANESH
09MAR
  17:00 CM 1 2

Thesis Directors: Prof. A. Schleiss - Dr M. J. Rodrigues Pereira Da Franca Civil and Environmental Engineering doctoral program Thesis Nr. 8322 Read more about "Geomorphic work by gravity currents with varying initial conditions"
By Jessica ZORDAN
09MAR
  18:00 CM 1 2

Thesis directors : Prof. A. Schleiss , Dr M. Pfister Civil and Environmental Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 8116 Read more about "Extreme Hydrodynamic impact onto buildings"
By Davide WÜTHRICH
12MAR
  18:00 SG 294.22

Thesis director : Dr E. Cogato Lanza Architecture and Sciences of the City doctoral program. Thesis 8095 Read more about "A NEW LOOK AT CIVIC DESIGN: Park Systems in America"
By Matthew SKJONSBERG
16MAR
  17:30 BM 5202

Thesis Directors: Prof. K. Beyer - Dr J. Saraiva Esteves Pacheco de Almeida Civil and Environmental Engineering doctoral program Thesis Nr. 8413 Read more about "Out-of-plane instability of thin reinforced concrete walls under seismic loading"
By Angelica ROSSO
13APR
By Jade RUDLER

Celebrations

08MAR
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  15:00-17:00 SwissTech Convention Center - Salle Garden 5ABC

Pour fêter le 90ème anniversaire du Laboratoire d’hydraulique du génie civil de l’EPFL, 1928–2018, les Laboratoires de constructions hydrauliques (LCH) et de l’hydraulique environnementale (LHE) organisent une cérémonie le 8 mars 2018 au SwissTech Convention Center à l’EPFL à 15h00. Etant donné que cette cérémonie coïncide avec la journée des femmes, nous avons décidé de ... Read more about "90ème anniversaire du Laboratoire d’hydraulique du génie civil de l’EPFL"
28APR
29APR
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  10:00-17:00 smart living lab / EPFL Fribourg

After its success at the 2017 Solar Decathlon International Competition in Denver USA, the NeighborHub comes to life at the smart living lab in Fribourg! The Swiss solar house designed by students and supervisors from 4 higher schools (EPFL, HEIA-FR, HEAD and UNIFR) will be rebuilt this Winter on the site of blueFACTORY and will ... Read more about "NeighborHub: Open Doors"

Management Board meetings

Miscellaneous

26FEB
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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"
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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  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?”"
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
03MAY
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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"
12JUN
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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"
12JUL
13JUL
  09:00-08:00

Greetings from the Hematologists Summit 2018 After the effective wander of Hematology Gatherings in various parts of the world, Conference Series Ltd is overpowered to report the Hematologists Global Summit 2018 will be held during July 12-13, 2018, Sydney, Australia. . And this conference is going to be arranged around the theme "An advanced approach ... Read more about "Hematologists Global Summit 2018"

Internal trainings

28FEB
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  Université de Fribourg

Description et objectifs Les enjeux d’une soutenance de thèse ou d’une conférence importante peuvent être élevés. La pression augmentant, les moyens à portée de main pour réussir diminuent proportionnellement. Un regard hostile, une question inattendue, une remarque ou une critique peuvent déstabiliser, voire vous priver entièrement des moyens d’agir d’une manière constructive. Cette formation apporte ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Prise de parole – boîte à outils"
By Eva Vokacova Cendors, comédienne et formatrice en communication et développement ...
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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  09:00-17:00 Université de Lausanne

Description et objectifs Dans le cadre de vos travaux de recherche, vous collectez et produisez un certain nombre de données de recherche hétérogènes (données numériques, textuelles, qualitatives, quantitatives, statistiques, bases de données, interviews, images, photos, audio, vidéo, codes sources, 3D, etc.). Au coeur d’une recherche intègre, responsable et de qualité, la gestion de ces données ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Gestion des données de recherche"
By Carmen Jambé, spécialiste en information documentaire, Service UNIRIS, Université de ...
06MAR
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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
09MAR
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  09:15-15:00 Université de Genève

Description et objectifs Devoir préparer une leçon d’épreuve, c’est le signal que votre dossier de candidature a passé les premières phases de sélection et que votre profil a émergé par rapport à l’ensemble des dossiers. La commission de nomination souhaite vous voir à l’oeuvre et s’entretenir avec vous pour attester de votre adéquation avec le ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Se préparer à la leçon d’épreuve"
By Dre Mallory Schaub, responsable du Pôle de Soutien à l ...
20MAR
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  09:00-17:00 University of Lausanne

Description and objectives Applying for a professor position can be a daunting process, and often, the different steps of this process are not well known. This workshop shows how the process works, from the moment the job announcement is formulated to the final decision of who receives the job offer. Moreover, and most importantly, this ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Preparing your application for a professorship"
By Franciska Krings, Professor of Organizational Behavior, Vice-rector in charge of ...
22MAR
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  13:00-17:00 BS190

This 4 hours course is compulsory for all the collaborators, visitors or master students at EPFL accessing a P2 or P3 laboratory. Content: Risk assessment – Functioning of the various Biosafety cabinets – donning and doffing equipment – Treating a biological spill – Inactivation and disinfection - Waste Registrations : formations.dsps@epfl.ch Read more about "FOBS 3 – BIOLOGICAL RISKS « Working in a P2 & P3 environment »"
By Stéphane Karlen, Camille Freyssenet
27MAR
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  09:00-17:00 University of Geneva

Description and objectives This workshop will allow you to explore and pilot different approaches and techniques for managing a small team. Specifically, it will assist you with: Setting the tone and making the ‘right’ impression in a new group Establishing effective habits for discussion and debate habits Imposing appropriate tools for decision making Implementing strategies ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Facilitation techniques for working groups"
By Siara Isaac, Teaching Support Centre, EPFL
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
13APR
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  09:30-11:30 CH G1 495

Objectives of the course - At the end of the training, participant will be able to explain laser hazards and risks. - Participant will have basic knowledge on US and European laser safety regulation and laser classes. - Participant will understand general technical, organizational and personal control measures applicable to laser risk. - Participant will ... Read more about "LASER HAZARDS - Complementary training"
By Anna Maria Novello
17APR
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  09:00-17:00 Université de Genève

Description et objectifs L’atelier vise à accompagner les femmes de la relève afin de reconnaître et valoriser leur potentiel d’accès à un poste de professeure ordinaire. Des outils pratiques d’affirmation leur seront transmis. Pour parvenir à libérer les potentiels, les chercheuses seront amenées à s’explorer à travers des outils créatifs et projectifs de connaissance de ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Reconnaître et affirmer ses potentiels"
By Moïra Salvadore, psychologue du travail, formatrice indépendante (FSEA), Genève
19APR
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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
26APR
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  13:00-17:00 BS190

This 4 hours course is compulsory for all the collaborators, visitors or master students at EPFL accessing a P2 or P3 laboratory. Content: Risk assessment – Functioning of the various Biosafety cabinets – donning and doffing equipment – Treating a biological spill – Inactivation and disinfection - Waste Registrations : formations.dsps@epfl.ch Read more about "FOBS 3 – BIOLOGICAL RISKS « Working in a P2 & P3 environment »"
By Stéphane Karlen, Camille Freyssenet
01MAY
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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
03MAY
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  09:00-11:30 BI A1 448

Bibliography disease? Citation problems? Need a cure against plagiarism? The free and effective Dr Zotero training sessions are made for you! Whether you need help installing Zotero software or tips on how to use its advanced features, Dr Zotero is here to answer your questions. Zotero is a free tool that enables to collect, organize ... Read more about "Training session with Dr Zotero"
By Equipe de formation de la Bibliothèque de l'EPFL
03MAY
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  09:00-17:00 HES-SO Master, Lausanne

Description et objectifs This participative workshop is designed to support participants in becoming excellent speakers. Specifically, it will assist you with: Effectively employing verbal and non-verbal skills for 2-directional communication Conveying more confidence and assurance Preparing for questions Strategies for communicating across disciplinary or cultural groups Designing presentations to support a clear, memorable take-away message ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Confident research presentations"
By Siara Isaac, Teaching Support Centre, EPFL
08MAY
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  09:00-17:00 University of Neuchatel

Description et objectifs The objectives of this workshop are: Receive information about funding organizations and suitable funding possibilities especially for women researchers (Switzerland and EU) and in respect of the academic level and career planning Know the most important features about planning and preparing an application and a research project Practical exercises: analysis of the ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Finding and applying for funding in academia"
By Susanne Matuschek, MATUSCHEK CONSULTING
24MAY
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  09:00-17:00 Université de Lausanne

Description et objectifs Dans la jungle des réseaux sociaux à disposition, comment s’y retrouver ? Quels sont-ils, à quoi servent-ils, à qui parlent-ils ? Au-delà de l’aspect chronophage, les réseaux sociaux sont un véritable soutien à vos projets de recherche, pour autant qu’ils soient utilisés à bon escient. L’atelier entreprend de répondre aux questions suivantes ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: #marecherche : Rayonner grâce aux réseaux sociaux"
By Florence Hügi, formatrice d’adultes et coach, spécialiste du leadership ...
04JUN
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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 Service de gestion des absences
05JUL
06JUL
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  09:00-17:00 EPFL, BI A2 468

Description et objectifs This workshop for senior postdoctoral researchers and junior group leaders focuses on personal factors such as personality, self-awareness and self-confidence to help you become more comfortable in the way you communicate and interact. In addition, we will give an insight into the complexity of conflicts and how to manage them so as ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Interpersonal communication for women scientists"
By Stéphanie Ruder Schoof, coach
Melissa Davies, coach and negotiation expert
10JUL
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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 Service de gestion des absences

Call for proposal

22FEB
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Aim: The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) invites exceptional early career researchers from across the natural, biomedical, and social sciences and the humanities to join one of their interdisciplinary research programs that address some of the most complex questions facing the world today. Scholars’ research interests must be aligned with the themes of an ... Read more about "[ CIFAR | CIFAR AZRIELI GLOBAL SCHOLARS ]"
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 ]"
15MAR
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Through the call “Time Machine Prototype”, EPFL’s HABITAT Research Center, in partnership with the Digital Humanities Laboratory (DHLAB), seeks to enable and encourage a profound interdisciplinary collaboration among EPFL and ENAC laboratories that share a common urgency: the need to explore the interactions between spatial, social and environmental processes through the dimension of time. Through ... Read more about "[ ENAC HABITAT | Call for Projects “Time Machine Prototype”]"
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]"
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]"
05JUN
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With the joint call “Biomass as an important pillar within energy systems and the circular economy”, the ERA-NET Bioenergy network and ERA-NET Cofund mechanism BESTF3 aim to jointly fund innovative, transnational research, development and innovation (R&D&I) projects in the field of bioenergy. Proposals must be submitted by international consortia with research partners in at least ... Read more about "[ SFOE / ERA-NET Bioenergy - BESTF3 - Full proposal deadline]"