Conferences - Seminars

19MAR
  12:15 BSP 233

Distribution of matter on super-galactic scales encodes a wealth of information about the constituents of our Universe, its evolution and initial conditions. An efficient extraction of this information requires accurate analytic and numerical methods to capture the non-linear dynamics of gravitational clustering starting from stochastic primordial density inhomogeneities. I will describe an approach based on ... Read more about "Understanding the large-scale structure of the Universe"
21MAR
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  17:15-18:15 BCH 2201

The design of molecular crystals with targeted properties is the goal of crystal engineering. However, our predictive understanding of how a crystal’s properties relate to its structure, and how crystal structure in turn relates to molecular structure, are not yet sufficiently reliable to confidently design functional materials. One reason for this is that the crystal ... Read more about "Functional molecular materials discovery underpinned by crystal structure prediction"
22MAR
  10:30-11:30 PPB 019

Optical coherence imaging (CI) systems developed at ANU are compact polarization-interferometers that facilitate 2D time-resolved imaging of simple plasma spectroscopic scenes. These systems simultaneously analyse the spectrum and polarization properties of relatively narrow-band spectral scenes (transmitted by an optical interference pre-filter) such as Doppler broadened emission lines or polarized multiplets. The physical parameters determining the ... Read more about "Coherence imaging for plasma spectro-polarimetry"
By Prof. John Howard, Australian National University, Canberra
22MAR
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  16:15-17:30 BCH 2201

We are developing tools of “biofabrication” that enable facile assembly of biological components within devices, including microelectronic devices, that preserve their native biological function. By recognizing that biological redox active molecules are a biological equivalent of an electron-carrying wire, we have developed biological surrogates for electronic devices, including a biological redox capacitor that enable bi-directional ... Read more about "Chemical Engineering Seminar - Towards Electrogenetics: integrating biofabrication, synthetic biology, and microelectronics"
By Prof. William E. Bentley, Fischell Department of Bioengineering, University of ...

Thesis defenses

Public Science Events

25MAR
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  18:00-20:00 Forum Rolex

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 Claire Rind, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, UK 2005 Peace Prize winner — Monitoring a brain cell of a locust while that locust watches selected ... Read more about "Ig Nobel Award Tour Show 2019"
By Marc Abraham, Claire Rind, Marc Fardin, Mark Dingemanse

Call for proposal

19FEB
23MAR
 

Rare Disease Models and Mechanisms-Europe registry open for registration “Solve-RD – Solving the unsolved Rare Diseases” is a large European research project funded by the EU for five years (2018-2022) under Horizon 2020. The consortium is collaborating with European reference networks (ERNs) to improve the diagnosis of rare diseases. Solve-RD is about to establish a ... Read more about "Rare Disease Models and Mechanisms-Europe registry open for registration"
22MAR
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With this call, SUDAC promotes the establishment of 2-3 Clusters of Cooperation in the Global South (CLOCs) in Africa, Asia, or Latin America. This call is not about funding research projects, but aims at establishing institutional co-operation. CLOCs must: Be related to at least 5 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Cooperate with at least 2 COFER ... Read more about "[ SUDAC – swissuniversities Development and Cooperation Network | Funding for institutional co-operation in the Global South ]"
25MAR
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Young investigators face a major challenge in the transition from postdoctoral/clinical fellow to their first tenured faculty position. It is hard to gain significant and truly independent funding at this career stage, yet such support is critical to advance up the academic ladder, especially in Europe. Action is needed now to avoid a generation gap ... Read more about "[ European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Novo Nordisk Foundation I Funding for postdocs pursuing an academic career ]"

Internal trainings

19MAR
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  09:00-17:00 EPFL

Description In the business world as well as in universities, strategies for power games and assertiveness become increasingly important with each career step. For women, the “likability” requirement often represents an additional challenge. Have you ever experienced “games” being played withunspoken rules, not knowing how to act or play along? This workshop reveals and decodes ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Increase your assertiveness in institutional power games"
By Lic.phil. Sibyl Schädeli, lecturer, coach ICF PCC, and consultant
19MAR
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  13:00-17:00 BS190

This 4 hours course is compulsory for all the collaborators, visitors or master students at EPFL accessing a P2 or P3 laboratory. Content: Risk assessment – Functioning of the various Biosafety cabinets – donning and doffing equipment – Treating a biological spill – Inactivation and disinfection - Waste Registrations : formations.dsps@epfl.ch Read more about "FOBS 3 – BIOLOGICAL RISKS « Working in a P2 & P3 environment »"
By Camille Freyssenet
19MAR
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  13:30-16:00 CO 122

The aim of this workshop is to help participants identify and eliminate text, images and codes that may be interpreted as plagiarism to the PhD supervisor, an expert or a journal reviewer. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to: Explain the difference between incorrect referencing and plagiarism Use i-thenticate to correct ... Read more about "Stay away from plagiarism!"