Conferences - Seminars

22JAN
By David Stewart, Newcastle
24JAN
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  09:30-11:30 RLC A1 230

Citing correctly requires the acquisition of the right habits. This workshop will walk you through various citation cases that you may encounter during the writing process of reports or publications. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to: Understand the stakes of citation Reuse different types of content without committing plagiarism Cite ... Read more about "Citation best practices"
By EPFL Library teaching team
24JAN
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  14:00-15:00 BC 420

DTU Space is leading several high-profile space research technology projects and examples of these will be presented in this talk: Coatings for hard X-ray optics (e.g. NuStar), star trackers, radar- and radiometer systems (e.g. POLARIS), and space magnetometers (e.g. Swarm). Key research results obtained from these instruments will also be presented, e.g. models of the ... Read more about "Space instrumentation, Earth Observation & Astrophysics at DTU Space, Denmark"
By Prof. Kristian Pedersen
07FEB
  14:00-15:00 MED2 2423

This talk will be given in the frame of the SWICCOMAS General Assembly. The planning is: 14h – 15h Seminar by Eleni Chatzi, ETHZ 15h – 16h General Assembly 1. SWICCOMAS board 2. New ECCOMAS constitution 3. SWICCOMAS price 4. WCCM 2020, Paris 5. Budget approval 6. Short update by Prof. Eleni Chatzi, ECCOMAS Young ... Read more about "On the coalescence of models with data for infrastructure assessment"
By Eleni Chatzi, Chair of Structural Mechanics, at the Institute of ...
14FEB
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  12:00-13:30 MED 2 1522

"Introduction" workshop In this course, you will get an introduction to the main concepts of Research Data Management to apply them to your specific situation. Learning outcomes: Know the stakes around Research Data Management Discover how a Data Management Plan (DMP) can help you be more efficient in your research Get an overview of good ... Read more about "Research Data Management workshop"
By EPFL Library Research Data team
14FEB
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  16:00-17:00 Zeuzier, I17 4 K2

ChE-605 - Highlights in Energy Research seminar series Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are promising materials for gas storage, e.g. storage of energy carriers such as H2, and gas separation processes, e.g. removal of CO2 from CH4. The rational design of new adsorbents with enhanced separation performance at optimized separation conditions requires reliable predictions of adsorption isotherms ... Read more about "Ab initio free energy calculations for gas adsorption and separation in nanoporous systems"
By Prof. Joachim Sauer
Institute of Chemistry,
Humboldt University,
Berlin, Germany
15FEB
By Adam Thomas, Birmingham        

Thesis defenses

18JAN
By Yasemin SAYGILI
25JAN
  17:00 CE 1 2

Thesis director : Prof. J. Luterbacher Chemistry and Chemical Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 9236 Read more about "Production and characterization of stabilized lignin"
By Masoud TALEBI AMIRI
25JAN
  17:15 Génopode A, UNIL, 1015 Lausanne

Thesis director : Prof. J. Waser Chemistry and Chemical Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 9119 Read more about "Application of Hypervalent Iodine Reagents for Novel Cysteine Labeling"
By Romain Gaëtan TESSIER
08FEB
  18:00 Génopode A, UNIL, 1015 Lausanne

Thesis director : Prof. P. J. Dyson Chemistry and Chemical Engineering doctoral program. Thesis 9140 Read more about "Crosslinking Allosteric Sites on the Nucleosome Core Particle"
By Lucinda Kate BATCHELOR
15FEB
By Xavier François METTAN

Exhibitions

24JAN
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  12:15-13:00 Artlab - Pavillon B

EPFL ArtLab invites you, over a lunch break, to a guided tour of the exhibition Thinking Machines. Ramon Llull and the ars combinatoria. Thursday January 24 - guided tour in English Thursday February 7 - guided tour in French Thursday February 28 - guided tour in English Thursday March 7 - guided tour in French ... Read more about "Visit-Lunch ArtLab exhibition - THINKING MACHINES"
By EPFL Artlab
07FEB
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  12:15-13:00 Artlab - Pavillon B

EPFL ArtLab invites you, over a lunch break, to a guided tour of the exhibition Thinking Machines. Ramon Llull and the ars combinatoria. Thursday February 7 - guided tour in French Thursday February 28 - guided tour in English Thursday March 7 - guided tour in French "Thinking Machines" explores a bold approach to acquiring ... Read more about "Visit-Lunch ArtLab exhibition - THINKING MACHINES"
By EPFL Artlab

Call for proposal

31JAN
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The Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF) is ETH Zurich’s conference platform located at Monte Verità, a beautiful hilltop overlooking Ascona and Lake Maggiore in Southern Switzerland (Ticino). The CSF gives researchers and university professors the opportunity to organize a 3-5 day international conference for 50-100 senior and junior researchers or a 3-day workshop for 25-30 participants ... Read more about "[ Extended deadline: Congressi Stefano Franscini | Funding for conference, workshop, short courses]"
31JAN
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The Swiss National Science Foundation has announced the third edition of its competition for images and short videos from the world of science. The best entries will be showcased in various exhibitions, including the Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography, Musée de l'Elysée in Lausanne, the Zurich Film Festival as well as in Martigny, Paris and San ... Read more about "[ SNSF image competition 2019 | Scientific dissemination ]"
01FEB
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The European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and the healthcare company Novo Nordisk call for applications for the A/S Programme for Diabetes Research in Europe. Applications from all fields of diabetes research including both basic and clinical research are accepted. Who can apply: Applicants based at non-profit institutions in the EU and Associated ... Read more about "[ European Foundation For the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Novo Nordisk I Research funding on diabetes ]"
15FEB
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The goal of the FAMAE Foundation is to seek pragmatic, efficient, durable, universal and money-saving solutions to make life easier for urban citizens while reducing their environmental footprint. The Foundation launches annual international competitions to enable brilliant and innovative inventors to make their ideas come true or to effectively launch their product. The 2019 competition ... Read more about "[ FAMAE Foundation - PRECIOUS WATER! | Proof of Concept & Seed funding ]"
15FEB
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The objective of the EFSD/Lilly Young Investigator Research Awards is to encourage innovative research in the fields of diabetes and its complications, and to promote excellence in medical education. Who can apply: Scientists and clinicians: they must hold a PhD, MD, DMD, DVM, or equivalent for no more than 5 years (for basic scientists) or ... Read more about "[ European Foundation For the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Lilly | Young Investigator Research Award ]"

Internal trainings

27JAN
01FEB
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  Hotel Alfa Soleil

The 2019 CCMX Winter School will take place from 27 January to 1 February in Kandersteg, Switzerland and aims to bring together a group of no more than 24 PhD students from various research institutions with backgrounds in Materials Science, Chemistry and Physics. Students will spend an intensive week learning about and discussing fundamental aspects ... Read more about "CCMX Winter School on Surface Science"
04FEB
08FEB
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  08:30-19:00 PO 01

Why take this course? The Harvard Business School calls data science the sexiest job of the 21st century, and McKinsey projects that AI could deliver an additional $13 trillion GDP to the global economy by 2030. Currently we see a revolution in data-driven business models, automation, and analysis by the fastest growing companies. Why has ... Read more about "Data Science for Managers"
By Prof. Kenneth Younge, Head of the Technology and Innovation Strategy ...

Miscellaneous

11FEB
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Project description February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. For this occasion, CERN, the UNIGE Scienscope and EPFL are offering schools the opportunity to bring women scientists and engineers to talk to students about their jobs (in mixed classes). They are invited to tell their story, unveil some mysteries of ... Read more about "International Day of Women and Girls in Science"