Conferences - Seminars

06FEB
04DEC
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  11:00-13:00 EPFL Fribourg

The smart living lunches take place every first Tuesday of the month from 11 am to 1 pm at the smart living lab in Fribourg. Two researchers present during 20 minutes their work related to the smart living lab's research fields that can range from construction technologies, to material sciences and renewable energy production systems, ... Read more about "smart living lunches"
26APR
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  09:15-10:00 BC 410

While technology has been an important part of education for decades, recent developments in ICT have provided radical new technologies, such as virtual- and augmented reality, networked learning platforms for individuals or large groups, or physically embodied devices that contribute to learning. Typically, such technologies are used, in schools, universities, or companies together with teachers ... Read more about "EdTech, the next frontier: Emotion-savvy autonomous robots as teachers"
By Arvid Kappas is professor of psychology and dean at Jacobs ...
26APR
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  10:30-11:30 Zeuzier, I17 4 K2

ChE-605 - Highlights in Energy Research seminar series Solar radiation is the most abundant energy source available but it is distributed and intermittent, thereby necessitating its storage via conversion to a fuel (e.g. hydrogen or carbohydrates) for practical use. Solar thermo-chemical and photo-electro-chemical approaches (and combinations thereof) provide viable routes for the direct synthesis of ... Read more about "Modelling, Experimentation and Scaling of Solar Fuel Processing Devices"
By Sophia Haussener
Laboratory of Renewable Energy Science and Engineering
EPFL ...
26APR
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  17:15-18:15 BCH 2201

The relationship between experiment and quantum chemistry can adopt puzzle solving or benchmarking character, depending on whether theory assists in the interpretation of experiment or experiment is used to judge the performance of different quantum chemical approaches. For the spectroscopy of non-covalent interactions, both directions are very useful, but benchmarking activities increasingly tend to avoid ... Read more about "Benchmarking experiments for numerical quantum chemistry"

Cultural events

20MAR
04MAY
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Hi! You haven't bought your ticket for the EPFL's major event Festival Balélec? Do not wait too long - come and get it at our stands! 35CHF, at Balélec Stands on ESPLANADE, every WEDNESDAY from 12H to 13H30 ! => all the ticket counter information here! Every year in May, Festival Balélec turn EPFL's campus ... Read more about "Festival Balélec Ticket selling"

Exhibitions

21FEB
17AUG
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  10:00-13:00 Rolex Learning Center

For the start of the semester of Spring 2018, the EPFL Library is putting Mathematics in the spotlight and offers from Wednesday, February 21, a selection of documents at the Espace Découverte "Mathematics and Music", as well as an exhibition of Ancient Books "Les Mathématiques sous toutes leurs formes". "Mathematics and Music", February-April 2018, Espace ... Read more about "Mathematics expose themselves"
26FEB
01JUN
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  Espace Archizoom

Les designers Ronan et Erwan Bouroullec se vouent pour la première fois à l’espace public. Leur objectif consiste à apporter une magie nouvelle aux lieux dans lesquels nous évoluons et nous nous rencontrons. Read more about "Rêveries Urbaines - Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec"

Thesis defenses

26APR
By Thomas LUGRIN

Miscellaneous

27FEB
29MAY
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  19:30-22:00 MED 3 2215

At Octanis, we develop pragmatic, open source and low cost solutions to practical problems. Currently, we are working on developing digital nestboxes for barn owls and a rover that takes measurements of the snow surface in Antarctica. We share experiences and tools, and make rapid incremental progress while embracing failure. Above all, we accept everyone ... Read more about "Open Night @ Octanis"
17APR
28MAY
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PLACE Idiap Research Institute, rue Marconi 19, 1920 Martigny Date of the event: August 28 to Sept 18 2018 Register to receive more info till: 26th of May 2018 http://www.createchallenge.org/register Submit your project proposal, deadline: 28 May 2018 OUR MISSION The International Create Challenge provides the ideal breeding space and resources to drive early stage ... Read more about "ICC'2018 7th Edition, from Idea to startup"
26APR
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  09:00-12:30 BI A2 468

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

Internal trainings

26APR
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  09:00-12:00 BCH 5310

The objectives of this training are Reminder on basics in chemistry Recognising some specific hazards Management of instables and incompatibles substances Labeling of your waste Read more about "MANAGEMENT OF YOUR SPECIAL WASTE - Complementary training"
By Sebastian Brückner
26APR
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  13:00-17:00 BS190

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

Call for proposal

18MAR
15MAY
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The annual Development Impact Grants competition challenges EPFL students to identify and develop innovative solutions for real-world social and environmental problems. Who can apply? This competition was launched by CODEV in March 2018 and currently offers grants of CHF 5’000 - 10’000 for project proposals submitted by Bachelor, Master or PhD students. CODEV will provide ... Read more about "NEW ! Development Impact Grants"