Conferences - Seminars

23OCT
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  Neuchâtel, HE-ARC

BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). It offers new funding schemes at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation, thereby supplementing the funding activities of the two organisations. Young researchers are most welcome to participate in the events, where ... Read more about "BRIDGE: Information event focussing on proof of concept"
26OCT
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  Brussels

On 26 October 2017 a one-day consortium building workshop around selected topics of the upcoming Work Programme Societal Challenge 6 (Inclusive Societies) will be held in Brussels. The objective of this hands-on event is to prepare ground for consortia building: to give opportunity to future proposers to discuss concrete cooperation possibilities, to present their expertise ... Read more about "Horizon 2020 Workshop for Coordinators in Societal Challenge 6"
31OCT
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  Bern

The event will take place on 31 October 2017 at the Eventfabrik, Bern. Get the latest information about the upcoming Work Programme 2018-2020 and take the opportunity to meet NCPs for bilateral discussions. This event sets the scene for the final Work Programme under Horizon 2020 for the years 2018-2020. With EU funding of around ... Read more about "Horizon 2020 Information Event Work Programme 2018-2020"
10NOV
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  12:15-13:15 ME B3 31

... and, why and how should universities include it in curricula This MARVEL ACCES Seminar is presented in the framework of the 2017 ACCES Visualisation Contest. Abstract — Many universities are considering how to include "Computational Thinking" into their required curriculum. I think this is a worthy goal. MIT is struggling with it; Carnegie Mellon ... Read more about "What is — and what isn't — computational thinking?"
By Prof. W. Craig Carter from MIT and invited professor at ...
13NOV
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  12:00-13:30 ODY 4 03, VIP room

"Bias against Novelty in Science: A Cautionary Tale for Users of Bibliometric Indicators" Abstract Research which explores unchartered waters has a high potential for major impact but also carries a higher uncertainty of having impact. Such explorative research is often described as taking a novel approach. This study examines the complex relationship between pursuing a ... Read more about "Seminar by Prof. Paula Stephan, Georgia State University"

Movies

01DEC
03DEC
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  10:00-22:00 Genopode, UNIL

Science can appear inaccessible and complex to non-scientists and art can seem unachievable and daunting to scientists. This 3-day course aims to bring together scientists and artists to create films that communicate complex concepts in science. In groups of 4-5, participants will: find a scientific concept they want to communicate discuss how they want to ... Read more about "EXPOSURE: science film hackathon"
By Dr. Adria Le Boeuf, Prof. Marcel Salathe, Dr. Kerstin Preuschoff ...

Miscellaneous

18SEP
30NOV
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  08:00-23:59

The 2017 ACCES Visualization Contest is still open. Organized this semester by ACCES, the platform for Application-Centered Computational Engineering Science, this visualization contest is open to all the students and postdocs at EPFL, alone or in groups up to four people and is part a broader effort at EPFL to embed Computational Thinking into the ... Read more about "2017 ACCES Visualization Contest"
12JUL
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  09:00-08:00

Greetings from the Hematologists Summit 2018 After the effective wander of Hematology Gatherings in various parts of the world, Conference Series Ltd is overpowered to report the Hematologists Global Summit 2018 will be held during July 12-13, 2018, Sydney, Australia. . And this conference is going to be arranged around the theme "An advanced approach ... Read more about "Hematologists Global Summit 2018"

Internal trainings

14NOV
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  09:00-10:00 BI A2 418

Vous avez des questions au sujet de l'utilisation de GrantsDB ? ou sur son interface ? Nous sommes à votre disposition pour répondre à toutes vos questions. Entrée libre, sans inscription ! Site web du Research Office - GrantsDB Read more about "Prochain Forum d'aide GrantsDB : Mardi 14 novembre de 9:00 à 10:00 au BI A2 418"
17NOV
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Come and meet the Vice Presidency for Research! The Vice Presidency for Research (VPR) is organising a half day meeting to give new professors at EPFL the opportunity to meet all the services of the VPR. The VPR determines and implements the research strategy of EPFL. It is responsible for research contracts, technology transfer, scientific ... Read more about "Presentation of the Vice Presidency for Research"
21NOV
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  09:00-11:30 salle BI A2 458

The aim of this workshop is to help participants identify and eliminate text, images and codes that may be interpreted as plagiarism. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: Explain the difference between incorrect referencing and plagiarism. Use i-thenticate to correct your text in order to eliminate potential ques of plagiarism. ... Read more about "Stay away from plagiarism!"
By Ingrid Le Duc & Raphaël Grolimund
23NOV
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Votre laboratoire participe à un projet européen H2020 (nouveau programme cadre de recherche européen) et une de vos missions sera d'en assurer une gestion administrative, financière et RH efficace. Pour cela, il est important de prendre le temps de vous familiariser avec la structure de ces projets et certaines règles de gestion qui leurs sont ... Read more about "[GESTION DE PROJETS H2020 I FORMATION]"
By Research Office

Call for proposal

24OCT
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Aim: The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is working to improve health by speeding up the development of, and patient access to, the next generation of medicines. This is mainly accomplished through partnerships between entities in the private and public sectors. To this end, the IMI is launching two new Calls for proposals with topics on ... Read more about "[ INNOVATIVE MEDICINES INITIATIVE | RESEARCH FUNDING ]"
24OCT
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The ERA-NET Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA) network will launch on August 24th, 2017 a call for proposals for the Joint Research Programme "Public Spaces: Culture and Integration in Europe" (HERA JRP PS). The aim of the programme is to analyse the theoretical and empirical cultural understanding of public spaces in a European ... Read more about "[ERA-NET HERA]"
31OCT
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The Prix Schläfli, one of the oldest science prizes in Switzerland (since 1866), is awarded by the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) to young scientists for excellent articles resulting from PhDs in the following natural sciences disciplines: ‚‚Biology ‚‚Chemistry ‚‚Geosciences with a focus on the theme ’A Habitable Planet’ ‚‚Pure or Applied Mathematics Deadline: 31 ... Read more about "[PRIX SCHLAFLI I AWARD]"
31OCT
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Aim The Bertarelli Foundation Catalyst Fund will support projects, with the mission to accelerate early stages of technology development towards therapeutic application, for diseases that affect the brain, the spinal cord, the peripheral nervous system, as well as the sensory organs. Requirements Projects must be collaborative: each proposal should have at least one principal investigator ... Read more about "[BERTARELLI FOUNDATION I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
01NOV
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PRIMA (Promoting Women in Academia) grants are aimed at excellent female researchers from Switzerland and abroad who aspire to a professorship in Switzerland. PRIMA grantees lead their own research project at a Swiss higher education institution. They work independently and have a team of their own. Funding and Duration Funding (amount): max. 1.25 MCHF Duration: ... Read more about "[SNSF I PRIMA]"
01NOV
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Ambizione grants are aimed at young researchers who wish to conduct, manage and lead an independent project at a Swiss higher education institution. The funding scheme would like to promote researchers from Switzerland as well from abroad. In addition, researchers working as non-professorial teaching staff at higher education institutions are entitled to apply for project ... Read more about "[AMBIZIONE I FELLOWSHIP]"
06NOV
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The EPFL-Stanford Exchange Program seeks to foster long-term collaborations between researchers at EPFL and at Stanford in a variety of life science fields, with a particular emphasis on chemical biology and neuroscience. The EPFL-Stanford Exchange Program is made possible through the generous support of Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned company in the fragrance and flavour ... Read more about "[EPFL-STANFORD I EXCHANGE]"
06NOV
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Aim: The main purpose of the exchange program me is to foster and facilitate the direct exchange between Korean and Swiss research groups and to enable the mobility of young researchers such as PhD students. With stays in a partner research group in Korea or Switzerland, respectively, the researchers should be motivated to spend part ... Read more about "[ETH & NRF I FELLOWSHIP]"
06NOV
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  16:59-17:00

The EPFL-Stanford Exchange Program seeks to foster long-term collaborations between researchers at EPFL and at Stanford in a variety of life science fields, with a particular emphasis on chemical biology and neuroscience. The EPFL-Stanford Exchange Program is made possible through the generous support of Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned company in the fragrance and flavour ... Read more about "[EPFL-STANFORD I EXCHANGE]"
08NOV
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Aim: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting proposals for the latest round of Grand Challenges Explorations, which foster early-stage discovery research to expand the pipeline of ideas for solving our greatest global health and development challenges. Three main challenges are presented this call: Novel approaches for improving timeliness of routine immunization birthdose and ... Read more about "[ BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION | GRAND CHALLENGES ]"
14NOV
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ERC Synergy Grants’ ambition is to bring together top researchers with complementary skills and knowledge to enable them to jointly address a commonly chosen challenging research problem in unconventional ways, potentially leading to major breakthroughs that scientists would not be able to achieve working alone. Submission deadline: 14.11.2017 Funding: Maximum 10 M€ (25 to 30 ... Read more about "[ERC SYNERGY GRANT I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
15NOV
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Horizontal Activities - Horizon 2020 - Spreading Excellence & Widening Participation Please find below a list of H2020 Horizontal Activities calls with a deadline on the 15th of November 2017: WIDESPREAD-03-2017 ERA Chairs WIDESPREAD-05-2017 Twinning For more information on the H2020 expected calls, please have a look at the Euresearch's website. Read more about "[H2020 WIDESPREAD I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
15NOV
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Aim: This new program is designed to encourage collaboration between technology developers and clinical cancer immunologists in addressing the gap between technology development and clinical application of cancer immunotherapies. The ultimate aim of this program is to advance technologies that can speed up the entire field’s efforts in addressing one of the most defining challenges ... Read more about "[ CANCER RESEARCH INSTITUTE TECHNOLOGY IMPACT AWARD | RESEARCH FUNDING ]"
01DEC
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Sinergia promotes the interdisciplinary collaboration of two to four research groups that propose breakthrough research. Submission deadlines: 01.12.2017 Funding: Up to CHF 3.2 million Duration: 1 to 4 years For more information and application : Please have a look at the SNSF's website. For Sinergia EPFL instructions and toolkit: Please have a look at the ... Read more about "[SNSF SINERGIA I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
01DEC
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La Fondation Pierre Mercier pour la Science a pour but de soutenir des projets scientifiques originaux, essentiellement en recherche fondamentale, appliquée ou clinique dans le domaine biomédical, ainsi que de s'intéresser aux divers moyens de remédier au déséquilibre provoqué par l'industrialisation sur l'écologie et la santé. Submission deadline: 1st December 2017 Funding: N/A Duration: 2 ... Read more about "[FONDATION PIERRE MERCIER I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
31DEC
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The Swiss Foundation for Nutrition Research SFEFS supports researchers working in Switzerland with an emphasis on funding experimental or clinical studies or surveys to generate new nutritional knowledge in human nutrition. Submission deadlines: Up to CHF 10'000 can be submitted throughout the year (decision within 1-3 months) Funding : May vary. Applications for funding parts ... Read more about "[SFEFS I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
03JAN
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Aim: The FY17/18 PH/TBIRP CTRR–CRA Program Announcement supports applied and translational research to advance the development of knowledge and materiel products for rehabilitation and restoration of function following TBI. The overarching goals of this award are to address TBI-related impairments and deficits including sensory, sensorimotor, and cognitive dysfunction to (1) develop and validate rehabilitation outcome ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE | COMPLEX TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD ]"
08JAN
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Aim: The FY17 OPORP Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Award (OPORA) challenges the scientific community to address which orthotic and prosthetic devices generate the best patient outcomes. Outcomes focused research is used to support evidence-based practice which guides providers in the optimization of care to Service members and Veterans with limb loss and/or limb impairment. ... Read more about "[ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE | ORTHOTICS AND PROSTEHICS OUTCOMES RESEARCH AWARD ]"
15JAN
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EPFLinnovators co-funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie: A doctoral programme for tomorrow’s entrepreneurs EPFLinnovators is a four-year doctoral programme based in the dynamic environment of the EPFL campus, Switzerland. To develop the innovation potential of PhD students, the EPFLinnovators programme integrates a six-month to two-year secondment in the non-academic sector into the doctoral programme. Furthermore, the programme ... Read more about "[EPFLinnovators I FELLOWSHIP]"
15JAN
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Society in Science – The Branco Weiss Fellowship provides a platform for exceptionally qualified researchers, demonstrating a willingness to engage in a dialogue on relevant social, cultural, political or economic issues across the frontiers of their particular discipline. Submission deadlines: 15.01.2018 Funding: CHF 100'000/year Duration: Up to 5 years For more information and application : ... Read more about "[BRANCO WEISS I FELLOWSHIP]"
15JAN
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The Congressi Stefano Franscini, conference platform of the ETH Zurich, offers scientists the possibility of organising research conferences at Monte Verità. A conference should last between 3 and 5 days and attract an international audience of between 50 and 100 participants. International collaboration are welcome. Congressi Stefano Franscini now also funds workshops. Proposals can be ... Read more about "[CONGRESSI STEFANO FRANSCINI I CONFERENCE PLATFORM]"
23JAN
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The Horizon Prize on materials for clean air will be awarded to the most affordable, sustainable and innovative design-driven material solution that can reduce the concentration of particulate matter in urban areas. Deadlines: 23rd of January 2018 Funding : € 3 million Duration : May vary Subject : Develop a material solution to reduce the ... Read more about "[EUROPEAN COMMISSION I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
28FEB
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Aim: The Allliance’s EuroTechPostdoc Programme is a postdoctoral fellowship programme for young experienced researchers who have already demonstrated excellence and potential in their field of research. EuroTechPostdoc provides its fellows exceptional international research and career development opportunities across four leading technical universities in Europe to further develop their outstanding individual potential into a distinct, innovative ... Read more about "[EUROTECHPOSTDOC FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME]"
01MAR
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Dans un contexte de mobilité et de mondialisation accrues, ce programme de bourses a été mis sur pied par Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI). Il privilégie les pôles de compétitivité déterminés par le Plan Marshall 4.0, initié par la Wallonie, et permet l’accueil, par nos universités, de diplômés émanant d’institutions étrangères d’excellence. Submission deadlines: 02.10.2017 Funding: varie, ... Read more about "[WBI I FELLOWSHIP]"
15MAR
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IMI 2 - Call 8 The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) is working to improve health by speeding up the development of, and patient access to, innovative medicines, particularly in areas where there is an unmet medical or social need. It does this by facilitating collaboration between the key players involved in healthcare research, including universities, ... Read more about "[H2020 I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
16APR
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EPFLinnovators co-funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie: A doctoral programme for tomorrow’s entrepreneurs EPFLinnovators is a four-year doctoral programme based in the dynamic environment of the EPFL campus, Switzerland. To develop the innovation potential of PhD students, the EPFLinnovators programme integrates a six-month to two-year secondment in the non-academic sector into the doctoral programme. Furthermore, the programme ... Read more about "[EPFLinnovators I FELLOWSHIP]"