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"
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!"
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
25FEB
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  17:00-19:00 SG Foyer

Join us for the book launch of laba's PORTUGAL Lessons: Environmental Objects! Feb 25, 2019, 17.00 h EPFL, Project Room, SG Building, 1015 Lausanne Followed by an apéro. We look forward to seeing you. Harry Gugger and the laba team Read more about "Book Launch PORTUGAL Lessons"
By The event will be framed by a conversation on Environmental ...
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 ...
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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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
  18:30-20:30 CM 1 221

"Good Ideas can be stolen .... by pirates and others." Let's make sure your ideas are safe. This seminar is hosted by the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, where a patent expert from IPI will present the seminar. Participants will receive an introduction to the protection of intellectual property such as trademarks, patents, designs ... Read more about ">>venture>> Introduction to Intellectual Property"
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 ...
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 ...
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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  10:00-12:00

"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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  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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  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
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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  12:15-13:00 GR C0 01

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 ...
14MAR
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  09:00-16:30 TBA

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"
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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  12:15-13:00 GR C0 01

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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  13:00-16:30 CO 120

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
26MAR
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  09:00-18:00

Registration information coming soon! PITCH YOU IMPACT TRAINING – We all make an impact – What’s yours? Whether your project contributes to elucidating fundamental scientific questions or aims to solve societal challenges, become aware of your impact and pitch it proudly! WHO IS IT FOR? ENAC PhD students, post-docs & scientific collaborators only. PURPOSE? Identify ... Read more about "Pitch Your Impact Training 2019 - By InnoSeed ENAC"
26MAR
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  12:15-13:00 GR C0 01

Abstract: The lampricides, 3-triflouromethyl-4-nitrophenol (TFM) and 5-chloro-N-(2-chloro-4-nitrophenyl)-2-hydrobenzamide (niclosamide) have been intentionally added to tributaries of the Great Lakes since the 1950’s to kill the invasive parasitic sea lamprey. In contrast to legacy contaminants and many chemicals of emerging concern, lampricides are directly added to the Great Lakes ecosystem. Despite their widespread and intentional use, the ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Photochemical fate of lampricides in tributaries of the Great Lakes""
By Dr Christy Remucal, Associate professor, Aquatic Chemistry group, Civil & ...
28MAR
  14:00-17:30 BC 03

Come prepared with your laptop and questions and make sure that your business idea does not infringe on someone else's intellectual property ("freedom to operate"). Hosted by the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, this interactive half-day event will take you through a deep-dive of topics from the previous IP seminar and will conclude with ... Read more about ">>venture>> Patent Search Workshop"
03APR
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  13:00-18:30 Theatersaal National, Bern

Last year, the SNSF launched PRIMA, its new funding scheme for outstanding women researchers. PRIMA grantees benefit from a first-rate leadership programme, which we are launching at a special event in Bern. Don't miss the opportunity to hear a thought-provoking keynote speech by the renowned leadership expert Margaret J. Wheatley and participate in discussions on ... Read more about "Save the date: PRIMA Leadership Programme - Kick-off event"
By Keynote - Margaret J. Wheatley: The essential role played by women ...
05APR
  12:15-13:00 GC B3 30

Limited data on strong earthquakes and their effects on structures poses one of the main challenges of making reliable risk assessments of tall buildings. For instance, while the collapse safety of tall buildings is likely controlled by large magnitude earthquakes with long durations and high low-frequency content, there are few available recorded ground motions to ... Read more about "CESS Seminar: Utilization of physics-based simulated earthquake ground motions for performance assessment of tall buildings – validation, collapse safety, and machine learning tools for regional risk evaluation"
By Dr. Nenad Bijelić, postdoctoral scholar at the Unit of Applied ...
08APR
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  18:00-20:30 Forum Rolex

Après avoir accueilli Alain Damasio en 2017 et Eduardo Kac en 2018, la Bibliothèque de l’EPFL a le plaisir d’annoncer la venue de Jean-Pierre Luminet dans la cadre de l’édition 2019 du Printemps de la Poésie. Inscription nécessaire Sa carrière n’étant plus à tracer, le voyage qu’il nous invite à faire le lundi 8 avril ... Read more about "Soirée avec Jean-Pierre Luminet : « De la poésie aux étoiles »"
By Jean-Pierre Luminet, astrophysicien, conférencier, écrivain et poète français, spécialiste de ...
09APR
By Dr Athanasios Nenes, professor, LAPI (Laboratory of Atmospheric Processes and ...
09APR
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  13:00-16:30 salle CO 120

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"
By Roland Tormey
16APR
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  12:15-13:00 GR C0 01

Abstract: Buildings represent habitats for various airborne pollutants that have direct or indirect effects on the quality of our living spaces, health, and well-being. As we spend most of our time in buildings, understanding sources and composition of indoor air pollutants is fundamental for interpreting the health risks and for developing improved building control measures ... Read more about "EESS talk on "The Pig-Pen Effect: Immersed in a Cloud of Particles and Bioaerosols""
By Dr Dusan Licina, tenure track assistant professor, Smart Living Lab ...
07MAY
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  12:15-13:00 GR C0 01

Abstract: Recently, many call for public participation to support environmental decision-making. Methods enabling structured and transparent decision-making when facing complex problems need to evolve. Environmental Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) is such a decision-making method. Urban wastewater management (UWM) is a good example of a complex decision that would benefit from citizens’ participation. The reason is ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Decision making: a serious game!""
By Dr Alice Aubert, SNSF Ambizione fellow in the Cluster of ...
09MAY
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  12:00-13:30 MED 2 1522

"Introduction" workshop In this course, you will get an introduction to the main concepts of Research Data Management to apply them to your specific situation. Learning outcomes: Know the stakes around Research Data Management Discover how a Data Management Plan (DMP) can help you be more efficient in your research Get an overview of good ... Read more about "Research Data Management workshop"
By EPFL Library Research Data team
14MAY
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  12:15-13:00 GR C0 01

Abstract: Intensification of the global hydrological cycle has been linked with increased precipitation in mid latitudes and polar regions. Increased precipitation over Antarctica affects the ice sheet mass balance and its contribution to global sea level rise. At the same time, more precipitation over the Southern Ocean causes its freshening with important consequences for ecosystems ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Precipitation and atmospheric hydrological cycle in Antarctica and Southern Ocean""
By Dr Irina Gorodetskaya, Assistant researcher, CESAM, Universidade de Aveiro, Dept ...
14MAY
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  13:00-16:30 salle CO 120

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 Siara Isaac & Cécile Hardebolle
28MAY
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  12:15-13:00 GR C0 01

Abstract: In arid regions throughout the world, freshwater system are at the confluence of drivers that include severely limited water supplies, rapid population growth and demographic shifts, transboundary competition for shared freshwater resources, climate change and variability, and institutional dysfunction. Our work focuses on Jordan, which is one of the water poorest countries in the ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Analysis of the Future of Freshwater Resources of Jordan: From Transboundary Competition to Climate Change""
By Dr Steven Gorelick, Professor, Stanford University, Dept. of Earth, Energy ...

Thesis defenses

01MAR
By Barbara Franziska WEILENMANN
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

Inaugural lectures - Honorary Lecture

14MAR
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  18:00-20:00 Polidôme PO 01

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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  18:00-20:00 Forum RLC

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""

Exhibitions

18FEB
22FEB
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  08:00-15:00 Hall SG

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
06APR
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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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  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
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
24MAY
  14:00-17:00 GR A3 31, GR A3 30, GR B3 30 et GR A3 32

Le Design Project a pour but de mettre en pratique les connaissances des étudiants de Master 1e année SIE dans un projet issu de la pratique. Il se déroule sur le semestre de printemps et il se termine par une présentation orale des étudiants, ainsi qu'une exposition de Posters. Read more about "Design Project - Présentations orales"
By Etudiants de Master, 1e année SIE

Call for proposal

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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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 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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  16:59-17:00

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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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 ]"
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 ]"
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 ]"
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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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 ]"
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 ]"
22MAR
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With this call, SUDAC promotes the establishment of 2-3 Clusters of Cooperation in the Global South (CLOCs) in Africa, Asia, or Latin America. This call is not about funding research projects, but aims at establishing institutional co-operation. CLOCs must: Be related to at least 5 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Cooperate with at least 2 COFER ... Read more about "[ SUDAC – swissuniversities Development and Cooperation Network | Funding for institutional co-operation in the Global South ]"
27MAR
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The Call for 2020 EIT Health Business Plan Proposals is now open. EPFL is an Associate Partner in EIT Health and can participate in all projects, although the total funding available for EPFL is capped. Final proposals are due by 27 March 2019. Please note that, for Innovation Projects, a pre-proposal must be submitted to ... Read more about "[ EIT Health Business Plan 2020 - Calls for Proposals | Research funding ]"
30MAR
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The Sophie and Karl Binding Foundation supports applied research projects in the fields of landscape conservation and spatial planning and conservation of cultural heritage in Switzerland. The foundation does NOT support basic research. Funding & Duration: no upper or lower limit. Applicants are invited to present a detailed budget, indicating the funding already secured and ... Read more about "[ Sophie und Karl Binding Stiftung | Research funding ]"
30MAR
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Aujourd’hui on trouve de plus en plus de robots humanoïdes, en vente libre, qui sont destinés à s’installer dans nos foyers pour remplir des tâches domestiques, garder nos enfants, servir de meilleur ami ou de compagnon sexuel. TA Swiss commissionne une étude interdisciplinaire visant à évaluer les chances et les risques de l’entrée dans nos ... Read more about "[ TA Swiss – Foundation for Technology Assessment | Research funding on robots, empathy and emotions ]"
31MAR
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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 ]"
31MAR
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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]"
31MAR
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Ursula Wirz Foundation promotes research and development in the industrial sector, in particular in the fields of printing technology and coating technology by supporting ground-breaking scientific work and lectures by awarding scholarships to students and scientists at the request of the institution in Switzerland. Deadlines: 31 March and 30 September (every year) Application: requests for ... Read more about "[ Ursula Wirz Foundation | Research funding ]"
31MAR
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has commissioned the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) as Leading House for bilateral research collaboration with partner institutions in South Asia and Iran, namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Mobility Grants enable the young generation of scientists to take ... Read more about "[ ZHAW - Call for Mobility Grants with South Asia and Iran | Mobility funding ]"
31MAR
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On February 1st, 2019 the SNSF launches SPIRIT, a new program aimed at fostering international scientific collaboration between researchers based in Switzerland and their counterparts in 127 SPIRIT partner countries receiving development assistance. A highly competitive selection process is in place, with 12 projects being funded per year. Who can apply: Max. 4 applicants. At ... Read more about "[ SNSF SPIRIT funding for collaborative scientific projects with countries receiving development assistance | Research funding]"
05APR
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The Novartis Research Foundation (Novartis Forschungstiftung) has launched the 2019 FreeNovation thematic call for research projects on Systems medicine: From molecule to phenotype and better therapies. Proposals must: Apply to at least one of the following key words: Data integration, modeling & simulation Analytics, diagnostics, imaging Physiology, pathology, pharmacology Relate to biomedical research with the ... Read more about "[ Novartis Forschungsstiftung – FreeNovation | Research funding on Systems Medicine ]"
15APR
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La Fondation d’aide Sociale et Culturelle du Canton De Vaud redistribue la part des bénéfices de la Loterie Romande qui revient au Canton de Vaud accordant une contribution aux projets qui correspondent à son but dans les domaines culturel, artistique, social, éducatif, du sport handicap, de la santé, du patrimoine, de la recherche (toutes les ... Read more about "[Fondation d'Aide Sociale et Culturelle du Canton de Vaud | Research Funding]"
30APR
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The Velux Stiftung supports basic and applied research in the fields of daylight, healthy ageing and ophthalmology which: is relevant beyond the borders of a single discipline, can accelerate research by removing bottlenecks, enables implementation of research and whose results will be promoted and/or implemented inside and outside academia. The foundation welcomes international and interdisciplinary ... Read more about "[ VELUX STIFTUNG | Research grants ]"
30APR
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The Velux Stiftung supports basic and applied research in the fields of daylight, healthy ageing and ophthalmology which: is relevant beyond the borders of a single discipline, can accelerate research by removing bottlenecks, enables implementation of research and whose results will be promoted and/or implemented inside and outside academia. The foundation welcomes international and interdisciplinary ... Read more about "[ Velux Stiftung Research Grants | Research funding ]"
30APR
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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 ]"
30APR
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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]"
30APR
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The Holcim Stiftung offers grants to outstanding young scientists to carry out excellent research (fundamental, applied, PoC, market-oriented) in any discipline and field in Switzerland. Priority is given to projects: with a positive social impact, exploring innovative methods, new perspectives or novel lines of questioning crucial to the advancement of science, already underway. Who can ... Read more about "[ Holcim Stiftung - Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowship/Assistant Professorship in any discipline | Fellowship funding ]"
30APR
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The 9th edition of the Dalle Molle Foundation “Quality of life” prize will award two CHF 10’000 prizes to ongoing research projects focusing on data processing and the new technologies and aiming at facilitating access to information in order to improve the quality of life and of the environment, and facilitate social interactions. The research ... Read more about "[Fondation Dalle Molle – Quality of life Prize | Research funding ]"
30APR
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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 ]"
01MAY
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What: Support to university-based, high-potential business cases from the Venture Kick programme with the aim of substantially accelerating their market entry. Support to proposals where a R&D or design boost can speed up the success of the deep tech business case. Your project MUST be: Already in the Venture Kick process Already approved by a ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - InnoBooster | Research funding ]"
01MAY
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Gebert Rüf Stiftung (GRS) was established in 1998 by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live». As a private funding agency guided by its mission statement «making science effective», it supports entrepreneurial projects, which are ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - Scientainment | Scientific outreach ]"
01MAY
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The goal of the Cogito Foundation is to encourage the dialogue between science and technology on one hand and humanities and the social sciences, on the other. The Foundation supports research that helps bridge this gap. It does not fund the mere application of a method from one discipline to another: all disciplines involved must ... Read more about "[ THE COGITO FOUNDATION | Research Grants, Postdoctoral Fellowships, Scientific Visits, Congresses, Dissemination ]"
11MAY
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La Fondation Gelbert a pour but de soutenir des projets novateurs et de qualité dans les domaines de: La protection de l’environnement La protection des animaux Le développement d’énergies nouvelles et non polluantes La recherche universitaire dans le domaine de la vue Qui peut postuler : des acteurs genevois et romands dans le cadre de ... Read more about "[FONDATION GELBERT | Research Funding]"
13MAY
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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 ]"
27MAY
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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 ]"
31MAY
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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 ]"
31MAY
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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]"
31MAY
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The Germaine de Staël programme of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW) promotes collaborations between French and Swiss researchers and research teams in any disciplines by reimbursing travel and accommodation expenses incurred by Swiss team members as part of attending meetings or conferences in France. Projects including PhD students and young researchers are especially ... Read more about "[ SATW Germaine de Staël | Scientific exchange with France ]"
01JUN
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The Ikea Foundation Switzerland supports: Prototypes and product developments anywhere in the world Product and collection presentations at public exhibitions anywhere in the world Competitions (only if its programme is arranged by specialists and its results are judged by experts) Workshops and lectures (only if targeting students or treating topics relevant to students) Supported projects ... Read more about "[ Ikea Foundation Switzerland - funding for prototypes, product development and events | Research funding ]"
01JUN
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Fondation Pierre Mercier pour la Science supports: Original scientific basic, applied or clinical biomedical research; Projects aiming at remedying the imbalance caused by industrialization on ecology and health. Preference is given to projects with applications in the short and medium term. Research must be conducted for the most part in Switzerland. Who can apply: researchers ... Read more about "[ Fondation Pierre Mercier pour la Science | Research Funding ]"
01JUN
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Sinergia promotes the interdisciplinary collaboration of two to four research groups that propose breakthrough research. Submission deadlines: 01.06.2019 01.12.2019 Funding: Up to CHF 3.2 million Duration: 1 to 4 years For more information and application: Please have a look at the SNSF's website. For Sinergia EPFL instructions and toolkit: Please have a look at the ... Read more about "[ SNSF Sinergia | Research funding ]"
03JUN
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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 – 11th CALL | Research funding ]"
21JUN
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Gebert Rüf Stiftung was established by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live». As a private funding agency guided by its mission statement «making science effective», it supports entrepreneurial projects which are committed to achieving ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - Microbials | Research funding ]"
30JUN
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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 ]"
30JUN
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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]"
30JUN
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The Sophie and Karl Binding Foundation supports applied research projects in the fields of landscape conservation and spatial planning and conservation of cultural heritage in Switzerland. The foundation does NOT support basic research. Funding & Duration: no upper or lower limit. Applicants are invited to present a detailed budget, indicating the funding already secured and ... Read more about "[ Sophie und Karl Binding Stiftung | Research funding ]"
30JUN
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On February 1st, 2019 the SNSF launches SPIRIT, a new program aimed at fostering international scientific collaboration between researchers based in Switzerland and their counterparts in 127 SPIRIT partner countries receiving development assistance. A highly competitive selection process is in place, with 12 projects being funded per year. Who can apply: Max. 4 applicants. At ... Read more about "[ SNSF SPIRIT funding for collaborative scientific projects with countries receiving development assistance | Research funding]"
01JUL
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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 ]"
04JUL
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Launched in November 2017, this new initiative by the Volkswagen Stiftung supports novel project constellations and interdisciplinary cooperations in the social sciences and the engineering sciences; the integration of the humanities is welcome. Against the background of the current and emerging developments in the field of Artificial Intelligence, the Foundation wishes to support projects dealing ... Read more about "[VOLKSWAGEN STIFTUNG | Artificial Intelligence and the Society of the Future]"
15JUL
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La Fondation d’aide Sociale et Culturelle du Canton De Vaud redistribue la part des bénéfices de la Loterie Romande qui revient au Canton de Vaud accordant une contribution aux projets qui correspondent à son but dans les domaines culturel, artistique, social, éducatif, du sport handicap, de la santé, du patrimoine, de la recherche (toutes les ... Read more about "[Fondation d'Aide Sociale et Culturelle du Canton de Vaud | Research Funding]"
25JUL
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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 ]"
31JUL
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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 ]"
31JUL
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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]"
01AUG
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The Volkswagen Stiftung funding initiative Experiment! – In search of bold research ideas addresses researchers in science and engineering as well as in the life sciences (including immediately neighbouring disciplines in the behavioural sciences) who want to put a potentially transformative and risky research idea to the test. The initiative supports daring research projects, which ... Read more about "[ Volkswagen Stiftung - Experiment! | Research Funding ]"
01AUG
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Postdoc.Mobility fellowships awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) are aimed at researchers who have done a doctorate and who wish to pursue an academic career in Switzerland. A research stay abroad enables such researchers to acquire more in-depth knowledge, increases their scientific independence and enhances their research profile. Deadlines: 1st of February and ... Read more about "[ Postdoc Mobility | Fellowship funding ]"
11AUG
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La Fondation Gelbert a pour but de soutenir des projets novateurs et de qualité dans les domaines de: La protection de l’environnement La protection des animaux Le développement d’énergies nouvelles et non polluantes La recherche universitaire dans le domaine de la vue Qui peut postuler : des acteurs genevois et romands dans le cadre de ... Read more about "[FONDATION GELBERT | Research Funding]"
15AUG
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The Mercator Stiftung supports: Interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary scientific research Doctoral fellowships Knowledge transfer The Foundations supports projects in Switzerland that deal with complex social problems related to the areas of interest of the foundation: environmental issues, youth education and participation, and youth international exchange. The Foundation encourages the collaboration between natural, social sciences and the ... Read more about "[MERCATOR STIFTUNG - Rolling Call for Scientific Projects & Doctoral Fellowships - Research Funding]"

Cultural events

25MAR
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  18:00-20:00 Forum Rolex

The Ig Nobel Awards honor research that makes people laugh, then think. With Marc Abrahams Father of the annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony and editor of Annals of Improbable Research Claire Rind, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, UK 2005 Peace Prize winner — Monitoring a brain cell of a locust while that locust watches selected ... Read more about "Ig Nobel Award Tour Show 2018"
By Marc Abraham, Claire Rind, Marc Fardin, Mark Dingemanse

Internal trainings

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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  09:30-11:30 RLC A1 230

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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  18:00-20:00 CM 0 9

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)"
05MAR
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 398

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"
07MAR
08MAR
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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
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
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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  09:00-17:00 EPFL

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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  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 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!"
26MAR
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The objectives of the course are Reminder on basics in chemistry Recognising and managing some specific hazards and risks Utility and essential points of the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) Preventing events/ knowing how to choose safety equipment Storing chemicals and waste safely The training is addressed to people using chemicals at work and at home. Read more about "MANAGEMENT OF CHEMICAL HAZARDS AND RISKS - Complementary training"
By Sebastian Brücker
01APR
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  09:30-11:30 RLC A1 230

Citing correctly requires the acquisition of the right habits. This workshop will walk you through various citation cases that you may encounter during the writing process of reports or publications. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to: Understand the stakes of citation Reuse different types of content without committing plagiarism Cite ... Read more about "Citation best practices"
04APR
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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
11APR
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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 Camille Freyssenet
16APR
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  09:30-12:00 RLC A1 230

Signing a contract with a publisher is supposed to be a rewarding step: your work is getting published! However, the understanding of a contract is less enjoyable, between very specialized terms and ambiguous sentences. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to: identify the key elements of a contract understand the rights ... Read more about "Publishers' agreements: Welcome to hell!"
07MAY
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  09:30-11:30 RLC A1 230

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"
20MAY
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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!"
21MAY
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  09:00-17:00 EPFL

OBJECTIVES You identify your current professional strengths and weaknesses and can create opportunities to polish and develop your skills in your current position.You identify your own values, needs and priorities for your professional life and can formulate a clear statement which will help you connect with like-minded people. You know the similarities and differences between ... Read more about "FLP: Career Planning for Scientists (May 21 & May 28)"
23MAY
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  09:30-11:30 RLC A1 230

The aim of this workshop is to develop your skills in the field of information retrieval : Build a search strategy for your topic Get to know specalised resources Automate your search to get fresh news as they are published Read more about "Beyond Google : Find scientific information with advanced tools"
06JUN
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 398

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 - 6 juin 2019"
19JUN
20JUN
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  09:00-17:00 EPFL

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 Melissa Davies, coach and negotiation expert & Stéphanie Ruder Schoof ...

Movies

11MAR
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  17:00-19:00 SV 1717

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

13MAY
15MAY
  08:00-18:00 BPA

La Faculté ENAC accueille durant 3 jours des experts internationaux, renommés dans toutes les disciplines de l'ENAC, pour évaluer la Faculté. Diverses rencontres sont organisées avec la Présidence, la direction de faculté, des instituts et des sections, ainsi que divers représentants des corps de la faculté. Read more about "Evaluation académique Faculté ENAC 2019"
By Comité d'évaluation