Ig Nobel Award Tour Show 2017

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Date 21.03.2017 18:0020:00  
Speaker Marc Abrahams, Ludwig Huber, Hynek Burda, Alessandro Pluchino
Location
Category Cultural events
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
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 [email protected]

Practical information

  • General public
  • Registration required

Organizer

  • EPFL, NCCR MARVEL

Contact

  • Lidia Favre-Quattropani

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