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"
25APR
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Abstract: Born in the 19th century, "comics" (Bande Dessinée in French) is a visual medium used to express ideas via images, often combined with text and graphics. "Comics" is often considered as the 9th art, the sequential art, disseminated through the progress of the printing press throughout the world in newspapers, books and magazines. Nowadays, ... Read more about "DH Seminar Lecture - Comics analysis and Indexing"
By Prof. Jean-Christophe Burie de l'Université de la Rochelle - France ...
30APR
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  12:15-13:00 GR C0 01

Abstract: As our understanding improves, more observations become available, and computational capacity increases, climate models continue to increase in complexity to synthesize all that knowledge. They have become the standard tool for predicting future climate change, and the hope is that as more and more processes are considered at greater realism and higher resolution, the ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Success stories and challenges in simulating future climate""
By Dr Reto Knutti, professor, Climate Physics Group, Institute for Atmospheric ...
30APR
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  15:00-16:00 BC 420

Most people can relate to email overload. The good news is that some of the hassle of dealing with email could be automated away. We performed a mixed-methods, need-finding study to learn what kind of automated email handling users want, and what kinds of information and computation are needed to make those automations reality. Our ... Read more about "Opportunities for Automating Email Processing"
By Soya Park
30APR
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  18:30-20:00 Internef 273

85.000 animals are killed every second for food, clothing, medicine and many other industries. Exactly how much of this is necessary? What are the ethical arguments for and against? What do we as a society think and feel about it? How does it affect the environment and how can we move forward from here? Join ... Read more about "Animal Exploitation and Sustainability: a talk by Seb Alex"
01MAY
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  10:30-11:30 SV 1717

Image based technologies are widespread in science and in particular in life sciences. Digital imaging allowed for easy manipulation of data using techniques that were difficult or impossible to employ in the past. One growing concern in the scientific community is the degree of image processing that is acceptable. This seminar will outline pitfalls in ... Read more about "Bioimaging Ethics"
02MAY
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  18:00-21:30 EPFL Rolex Center

Exploring the business implications of Health Tech devices and the data they generate. The prevalence of micro-sensor enabled wearable devices, combined with the increasing accuracy of these sensors is blurring the lines between consumer devices and medical technology. What potential does this plethora of data hold for users, the businesses that have access to it, ... Read more about "Innovation Leaders Event 2019"
03MAY
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The College of Management of Technology, in collaboration with IC, is launching a new EPFL Seminar series on “Computational Social Sciences & Economics.” The seminar will bring in leading guest speakers to examine questions that are of great importance for EPFL and society more broadly. Our first high-level guest speaker will be Prof. James A. ... Read more about "The Science of Science: What makes science effective?"
03MAY
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  12:15-13:00 GC B3 30

Abstract: We propose two approaches to address a challenging problem arising in Air Traffic Management, that of keeping at all times a distance between any pair of aircraft throughout their flight trajectory above a threshold value. We address the problem by adjusting both aircraft speeds and heading angles simultaneously. Both the mixed-integer nonlinear programming model ... Read more about "CESS Seminar: An MINLP and a continuous-optimization approaches for aircraft conflict avoidance via speed and heading angle deviations"
By Prof. Marcel Mongeau, Professor in Operations Research at ENAC (École ...
07MAY
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  11:00-13:00 Smart Living Lab | Fribourg Room

Katarina Slavkovic, postdoctoral researcher at the Building2050 Group, presents a paper prepared for the Sustainable Built Environment SBE 2019 conference in Graz. The objective of the study is to assess the ability of life-cycle assessment (LCA) – based tools to support the decision-making process for urban-level projects. Three tested tools, developed for the Swiss built ... Read more about "smart living lunch #4 | Life-Cycle Assessment as a decision-support tool for early phases of urban planning"
07MAY
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  12:15 SV 1717

Biofilms formed by the Gram-positive soil-dwelling bacterium Bacillus subtilis manifest as architecturally complex, hydrophobic communities on an air-agar interface. Both the structure and the hydrophobicity of the biofilm are the consequence of the cells producing a protective extracellular matrix. The B. subtilis biofilm matrix comprises fibres formed by the secreted protein TasA, an extracellular polysaccharide, ... Read more about "Biofilm formation by the Gram-positive soil bacterium Bacillus subtilis"
By Prof. Nicola Stanley-Wall, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee ...
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 ...
07MAY
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  16:30-17:30 GR A3 32

The research focuses on energy consumption modelling based on bottom-up methods to evaluate the current status of energy consumption and different future energy saving scenarios promoting sustainable urban planning. However, the choice among urban energy planning scenarios is extensively based on multi-actors and multi-criteria aspects. For this purpose, stakeholder-oriented approach plays a key role in ... Read more about "A new integrated multi-criteria spatial decision support system for urban energy planning in the built environment"
By Sara Torabi, Arch, Ph.D., Interuniversity Department of Regional & ...
10MAY
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  12:15-13:00 GC B3 30

Abstract Earthquake vulnerability is a major contributor to seismic risk, while vulnerability assessment is an essential tool for the identification and mitigation of earthquake losses. Over the last years, significant research work has been made towards the development of a comprehensive methodology regarding the estimation of the expected earthquake losses and the resilience of man-made ... Read more about "CESS Seminar: Earthquake vulnerability assessment of soil - foundation - structure systems"
By Prof. Dimitris Pitilakis, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Aristotle ...
14MAY
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  12:15-13:00 GR C0 01

Abstract: The Arctic region - and Greenland in particular - have both been considerably affected by global warming. As a result of polar amplification, temperatures have increased by more than 2-3 °C within the last decades - well above the globally averaged temperature increase of 1°C. One of the most dramatic manifestations of warming in ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Polar Amplification, Sea-Ice Melt and Ocean Circulation changes: A Few of the Many Reasons to Understand the Arctic Better""
By Dr Danièle Rod is the Executive Director of the Swiss ...
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
15MAY
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Qui fait l’espace public à Lausanne, comment et pourquoi? À Lausanne, les professionnels de l’aménagement, les fonctionnaires et les politiques travaillent ensemble à concevoir et à réaliser un espace public de qualité pour la population. Afin d’atteindre cet objectif commun, différents services et divisions de la Ville se séparent les tâches et les responsabilitées. Le ... Read more about "Séminaire sur l’espace public à Lausanne"
By Fabien Roland, Yves Bonard & Florence Germond.
15MAY
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  13:00-17:00 SG 294.22

Les grands chantiers de mobilité offrent une opportunité considérable au renouvellement de l’espace urbain. À Lausanne, les futurs projets de transport public ouvrent ainsi une prise en main de l’aménagement d’axes importants. C’est dans ce cadre que la ville amorce actuellement une réflexion sur le potentiel de redéveloppement de l’axe Borde-Bellevaux et de ses quartiers ... Read more about "Du transport à l’espace public, quel potentiel pour Borde-Bellevaux?"
By Habitat Research Center, EPFL Professeure Dre Paola Viganò, Dre Martina ...
17MAY
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  14:30-15:30 GC G1 515

Automated construction sites involve many complexities related to micro-level details and it is impossible to anticipate all the conditions that might arise. Unless the structure is carefully monitored, accidents may happen. In this research, we use structural responses to monitor the state of construction. Using the principles of system identification, we attempt to infer normal ... Read more about "Construction monitoring through structural responses"
By Dr. Benny Raphael
22MAY
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  18:00-19:00 BC 420

The constraints that must be taken into account for the establishment of a Martian Village are well known and solutions to the challenges they put, are theoretically possible. All that is missing is the will to implement them. The constraints are inherent to Mars' specificities and our technological ability to deal with them. Two phases ... Read more about "Logistic and economic challenges to realize a Martian village"
By Pierre Brisson (Mars Society Switzerland)

Thesis defenses

03MAY
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By Danilo TARQUINI
06MAY
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  17:00 MA B1 11

Thesis directors : Prof. J.-L. Scartezzini, Prof. S. V. Moussavi Nik Energy doctoral program. Thesis 9389 Read more about "Modeling and Assessment of Urban Energy Systems"
By Amarasinghage Tharindu Dasun PERERA
22MAY
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Thesis Directors: Prof. T. Keller - Dr. A. Vassilopoulos Civil and Environmental Engineering doctoral program Thesis Nr. 9421 Read more about "Two-dimensional crack growth in FRP laminates and sandwich panels"
By Aida CAMESELLE MOLARES
22MAY
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By Marco PROVERBIO

Inaugural lectures - Honorary Lecture

20MAY
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  17:15-18:00 Auditorium C du STCC

Depuis la Bibliothèque nationale de France à Paris, en passant par l’université féminine d’Ewha à Séoul, la future gare de Villejuif pour le Grand Paris Express ou le Gangnam International Transit Center à Séoul, Dominique Perrault n’a de cesse d’explorer une architecture qui pénètre le territoire, inscrite dans la géographie et l’ « épiderme » ... Read more about "Groundscape(s)"
By prof. Dominique Perrault (EPFL)
23MAY
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  17:15-19:00 CE 1 3

To coordinate responses and maintain fitness, different functional units within the cell must communicate. Such dialog often occurs through small-molecule mediators. But just as words can vary in meaning, depending on context, locale, and language, small-molecule chemical signals are varied, and can trigger manifold responses that require context to be understood. I will present how ... Read more about "Minority Reporting: Tools that crack unconventional signaling codes"
By Prof. Yimon Aye, ISIC - Inaugural Lecture

Public Science Events

09MAY
10MAY
 

Dans la suite des dispositifs arts-sciences qui se développent en Europe, la revue espacestemps.net transpose ses réflexions depuis le cadre académique de l’EPFL vers le théâtre de Vidy. Cette démarche hors les murs s’inscrit dans le cadre du colloque Rythmes en Sciences Sociales qui aura lieu à l’EPFL les 9 et 10 mai 2019. Au ... Read more about "Rythmes en Sciences Sociales"
18MAY
19MAY
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  10:00-17:00 EPFL Valais-Wallis, Sion

Le weekend du 18 et 19 mai, Scientastic, le Festival des Sciences de l'EPFL, vous donne rendez-vous à Sion sur le site EPFL Valais-Wallis sur la thématique du numérique. Ateliers pour les jeunes, conférences, visites de labo ... tout un programme qui se trouvera tout prochainement sur la page scientastic.epfl.ch En attendant, vous pouvez télécharger ... Read more about "Scientastic à Sion"

Exhibitions

12APR
28JUL
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  11:00-18:00 ArtLab pavillon central

To mark its 50th anniversary, the EPFL gave free rein to three photographers, who were asked to capture the essence of the School and its future direction: - Olivier Christinat brings a discreet immersion in campus life - Bogdan Konopka strips EPFL's buildings down to their still life form - Catherine Leutenegger delivers many detailed ... Read more about "INFINITY ROOM I - ArtLab Exhibition"
By Olivier Christinat, Bogdan Konopka, Catherine Leutenegger
30APR
22JUN
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Before the industrial agenda of urban design, broadly promoting technology and economy, there was the social agenda of civic design, creating ecology and community. This exhibition presents a chronological overview of the evolution of civic design as evidenced in the work that was central to it: the creation of regional park systems. Read more about "Exhibition The Living City - Park Systems from Lausanne to Los Angeles"

Call for proposal

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 ]"
30APR
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Debiopharm Group and Foundation Inartis have launched their fourth ‘Challenge’ on the theme ‘Quality of Life for Patients undergoing Treatment.’ This “Challenge” aims to encourage innovation in the health sector by rewarding practical solutions intended to improve patient comfort and quality of life. The ultimate goal is to speed up the implementation and/or commercialization of ... Read more about "[ Foundation Inartis - Funding for health innovations improving the quality of Life for patients undergoing treatment | Research funding ]"
30APR
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Ajinomoto Co., Inc. launches a new call for proposals to fund innovative ideas and technologies in the following fields: Diagnosis and digital technology to provide personalized nutrition services. Novel manufacturing and analytical technology (to improve and compensate Ajinomoto group's technology such as AJIPHASE® and Corynex®) for peptides, proteins, oligonucleotides and their derivatives. Innovative ideas for ... Read more about "[ Ajinomoto Innovation Alliance Program | Research funding on personalised nutrition ]"
30APR
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Ajinomoto Co., Inc. launches a new call for proposals to fund innovative ideas and technologies in the following fields: Diagnosis and digital technology to provide personalized nutrition services. Novel manufacturing and analytical technology (to improve and compensate Ajinomoto group's technology such as AJIPHASE® and Corynex®) for peptides, proteins, oligonucleotides and their derivatives. Innovative ideas for ... Read more about "[ Ajinomoto Innovation Alliance Program | Research funding on personalised nutrition ]"
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 ]"
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 - Funding for digital education | 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 - Funding for digital education and entrepreneurship | 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 - Funding for cluster projects | Research funding ]"
06MAY
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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 | Research funding ]"
09MAY
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The Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) launches the 2019 IO Research Stipend to promote a doctoral student’s research on International Organisations (IO), by offering living allowance and research space at the SNIS offices in Geneva for 3 or 6 months within a calendar year. Who can apply: second-year PhD students registered at a Swiss ... Read more about "[ Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS) – Doctoral Research Stipend | Research funding ]"
10MAY
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Established in 2001 by the Ministry of Education of Korea, the DUO-Korea programme promotes balanced and long-lasting scientific exchanges between academic institution in Korea and 30 European countries, including Switzerland. Who can apply: The educational institution in Korea applies on behalf of both the Korean and the European institution hosting the students who are to ... Read more about "[ ASEM-DUO Fellowship programme | Scientific Exchanges with Korea ]"
10MAY
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has commissioned ETHZ as Leading House for bilateral research collaboration with the China Scholarship Council (CSC) in all scientific disciplines. ETHZ and CSC run the China – Exchange of Young Researchers Programme for applicants based in Switzerland and China who, after an initial contact set up ... Read more about "[ ETHZ - Exchange of young researchers with China | Research funding ]"
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 ]"
17MAY
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has commissioned ETHZ as Leading House for bilateral research collaboration with the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). ETHZ and JSPS run the Japanese – Swiss Young Researcher’s Exchange Programme to: foster and facilitate the direct exchange between Japanese and Swiss research groups and ... Read more about "[ ETHZ Call for young researchers' exchange with Japan | Research funding ]"
20MAY
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The Swedish foundation Ekhagastiftelsen (Ekhaga foundation) was established in 1944 to support research in ecological agriculture and biological medicine. Prioritized research areas: Organic and biodynamic food production or other methods and orientations that promote this goal. Research on improved preparation and storage of food, as well as the analysis of food quality can receive support. ... Read more about "[ Ekhagastiftelsen - Research funding on agriculture and medicine | Research funding ]"

Cultural events

29APR
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  17:00-20:00 SG 1212

Exhibition opening The Living City - Park Systems from Lausanne to Los Angeles Before the industrial agenda of urban design, broadly promoting technology and economy, there was the social agenda of civic design, creating ecology and community. This exhibition presents a chronological overview of the evolution of civic design as evidenced in the work that ... Read more about "Exhibition Opening The Living City"
01MAY
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  19:15-21:00 CM 1 3

Ils viennent de la ville rose pour retourner un auditoire rempli d'étudiants avec le PIP, les Black Stories débarquent à Lausanne le 1er Mai pour reprendre les bonnes habitudes après une pause chocolatée. Viens donc chasser les idées noires de la rentrée et rire aux éclats avec nous ! Où : Auditoire CM3 - EPFL ... Read more about "OPEN: PIP - Black Stories (Improvisation Théâtrale)"
09MAY
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  18:00-20:00 Grange de Dorigny

Afin de proposer à nos membres des souvenirs inoubliables, nous nous sommes donnés comme but de représenter le monde musical au festival Fécule, rassemblant les meilleurs organisme de culture du campus. Habitué à soutenir les jeunes musiciens en embauchant des étudiants de la Haute Ecole en tant que renforts, nous servirons ce semestre de tremplin ... Read more about "L'OChE a plus d'une corde à sa harpe"

Internal trainings

30APR
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  10:00-12:00 MC B1 273

Aim: these information sessions aim at informing researchers about energy calls in H2020 for 2019 and encouraging their participation. The sessions are open to EPFL and non-EPFL researchers. Where and when: Sion: April 10, 2019 (14.00-16.00 in room Zeuzier) Lausanne: April 11, 2019 (13.30-15.30 pm in room CO 120) Neuchâtel: April 30, 2019 (10.00 to ... Read more about "[ Upcoming Horizon 2020 Energy Calls 2019 | Information session in Neuchatel ]"
07MAY
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  09:00-17:00 CO 120

How can we maximize the development of skills like project management, creative thinking or team work? This intensive workshop focuses on students' transversal skill acquisition in active learning environments, especially authentic or interdisciplinary projects. We will explore how whole university programs can be designed to gradually develop and assess transversal skills, and thus provide students ... Read more about "Connecting learning outcomes through transversal skills"
By This workshop is created and facilitated by Tamara Milosevic https ...
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"
08MAY
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  12:15-14:00 RLC A1 230

Markdown is a lightweight markup language with plain text formatting syntax. It is used increasingly for formatting text, blog posts, writting books and on popular version control systems such as GitHub! This course offers an introduction, overview and practical exercise of *Markdown*, an increasingly popular lightweight markup language with plain text formatting syntax. Its design ... Read more about "Introduction to Markdown workshop"
By Aleksandra Petersone
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
09MAY
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  18:00-20:00 Octanis Microverse

Heard of 3d printing but don't know how to make parts to print? We've all been there. Let us show you how to use Fusion360, a popular CAD tool in the maker community, to make 3d-printable parts. Whether you want to make a replacement part for your broken vacuum cleaner or design advanced hyperloop parts, ... Read more about "DFAB101: Designing 3D Objects with Fusion360"
By Sam Sulaimanov from Octanis
20MAY
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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
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"

Celebrations

08MAY
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  17:45-22:00 Smart Living Lab

Vernissage of the books Thinking, Visions for Architectural Design and Exploring, Research-driven Building Design, on 8 May 2019, at the Smart Living Lab. Upon invitation. These two books, edited by Prof. Marilyne Andersen and Prof. Emmanuel Rey with Park Books, are the first of a series entitled «Towards 2050» which aims to showcase the Smart ... Read more about "Towards 2050"
10MAY
11MAY
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  19:00-04:00 Campus EPFL

Le 10 mai, le campus de l'EPFL se transformera en un gigantesque festival de musique ! De l’électro, du rock, du rap, du reggae, du hip-hop, réparti sur trois scènes live et deux scènes DJ ; plus d’une vingtaine d’artistes et près de 15'000 personnes réunies… tout cela en une soirée seulement ! Balélec c’est ... Read more about "Festival Balélec"

Movies

20MAY
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  18:30-22:00 BC 420

Please come join us for a free screening of "Good Will Hunting," a Gus Van Sant movie starring Robin Williams, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. The film follows a 20-year-old janitor Will Hunting, an unrecognized genius who, as part of an agreement after assaulting a police officer, studies mathematics with a renowned professor. Shown in ... Read more about "Good Will Hunting - "Soirées CECAM/MARVEL" Movie Night"

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"
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