Conferences - Seminars

  09:15-10:00 BC 410

While technology has been an important part of education for decades, recent developments in ICT have provided radical new technologies, such as virtual- and augmented reality, networked learning platforms for individuals or large groups, or physically embodied devices that contribute to learning. Typically, such technologies are used, in schools, universities, or companies together with teachers ... Read more about "EdTech, the next frontier: Emotion-savvy autonomous robots as teachers"
By Arvid Kappas is professor of psychology and dean at Jacobs ...
  10:30-11:30 Zeuzier, I17 4 K2

ChE-605 - Highlights in Energy Research seminar series Solar radiation is the most abundant energy source available but it is distributed and intermittent, thereby necessitating its storage via conversion to a fuel (e.g. hydrogen or carbohydrates) for practical use. Solar thermo-chemical and photo-electro-chemical approaches (and combinations thereof) provide viable routes for the direct synthesis of ... Read more about "Modelling, Experimentation and Scaling of Solar Fuel Processing Devices"
By Sophia Haussener
Laboratory of Renewable Energy Science and Engineering
EPFL ...
  14:00-15:00 Campus Biotech H4.02

Impressive results are being obtained in multiple laboratories around the country using a variety of neural modulatory techniques. In this lecture I will focus on results, principally from my laboratory and from some of our collaborators. I will also focus on experiments using electrical stimulation applied epidurally via implanted electrode arrays on the dorsum of ... Read more about "Functional recovery following paralysis facilitated by epidural and transcutaneous spinal stimulation and Implications for the future"
By Prof. V. Reggie Edgerton, Yury Gerasimenko and Parag Gad, Department ...

Cultural events


Hi! You haven't bought your ticket for the EPFL's major event Festival Balélec? Do not wait too long - come and get it at our stands! 35CHF, at Balélec Stands on ESPLANADE, every WEDNESDAY from 12H to 13H30 ! => all the ticket counter information here! Every year in May, Festival Balélec turn EPFL's campus ... Read more about "Festival Balélec Ticket selling"


  19:30-22:00 MED 3 2215

At Octanis, we develop pragmatic, open source and low cost solutions to practical problems. Currently, we are working on developing digital nestboxes for barn owls and a rover that takes measurements of the snow surface in Antarctica. We share experiences and tools, and make rapid incremental progress while embracing failure. Above all, we accept everyone ... Read more about "Open Night @ Octanis"
  09:00-12:30 BI A2 468

What strategies can I use to increase student participation? What potential advantages for student learning? At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: explain the importance of using interactive teaching strategies; select appropriate teaching strategies to achieve learning objectives; construct effective interactive teaching scenarios. Read more about "Effective Interactive Teaching"
By Silke Mischke

Internal trainings

  09:00-12:00 BCH 5310

The objectives of this training are Reminder on basics in chemistry Recognising some specific hazards Management of instables and incompatibles substances Labeling of your waste Read more about "MANAGEMENT OF YOUR SPECIAL WASTE - Complementary training"
By Sebastian Brückner
  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 : Read more about "FOBS 3 – BIOLOGICAL RISKS « Working in a P2 & P3 environment »"
By Stéphane Karlen, Camille Freyssenet

Call for proposal


The annual Development Impact Grants competition challenges EPFL students to identify and develop innovative solutions for real-world social and environmental problems. Who can apply? This competition was launched by CODEV in March 2018 and currently offers grants of CHF 5’000 - 10’000 for project proposals submitted by Bachelor, Master or PhD students. CODEV will provide ... Read more about "NEW ! Development Impact Grants"