Cultural events

  Tuesday 21 March 2017 18:00 - 20:00 Forum Rolex

Ig Nobel Award Tour Show 2017

By Marc Abrahams, Ludwig Huber, Hynek Burda, Alessandro Pluchino

The Ig Nobel Awards honor research that makes people laugh, then think.

Marc Abrahams
Father of the annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony and editor of Annals of Improbable Research
Ludwig Huber (University of Vienna)
2011 Physiology Prize Winner — "Absence of contagious yawning in tortoises"
Hynek Burda (University of Duisburg-Essen and Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague)
2014 Biology Prize Winner — "Defecating dogs align their body axis with Earth's north-south geomagnetic field line"
Alessandro Pluchino (Università di Catania)
2010 Management Prize Winner — "Organizations would become more efficient if they promoted people at random"

Show in English

Free tickets available from 13 March at the EPFL Esplanade reception desk upon presenting your Camipro card (max. 2 tickets per person)
For people outside EPFL, please contact

Organization EPFL, NCCR MARVEL

Contact Lidia Favre-Quattropani

Accessibility General public

Admittance Registration required