Public Science Events

  Monday 25 March 2019 18:00 - 20:00 Forum Rolex

Ig Nobel Award Tour Show 2019

By Marc Abraham, Claire Rind, Marc Fardin, Mark Dingemanse

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
Claire Rind, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, UK
2005 Peace Prize winner — Monitoring a brain cell of a locust while that locust watches selected highlights from the movie “Star Wars”.
Marc-Antoine Fardin, Laboratoire de Physique, ENS Lyon, F
2017 Physics Prize winner — Can a cat be both a solid and a liquid?
Mark Dingemanse, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, NL
2015 Litterature Prize winner — The word “huh?” seems to exist in every human language.

Show in English

Free tickets available from 14 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