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    03.11.14 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies The World Sustainable Building Conference was organized October 28-30 in Barcelona. On this occasion, Martine Laprise, PhD student at the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST) presented some issues of her doctoral research dedicated to the development of an operational indicator system for the integration of sustainability into the design process of urban wasteland regeneration. This work is part of the SIPRIUS Research Project, supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). Read the whole article
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    03.11.14 — IC - Prizes & Awards Christina Vlachou, Albert Banchs, Julien Herzen and Patrick Thiran won the Best Paper Runner-up Award at ICNP, the IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols. Read the whole article
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    31.10.14 — Laboratory for architecture as form The Form online-shop is up and working Read the whole article
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    31.10.14 — Laboratory for architecture as form Architecture Without Content 8 Places Of Accumulation: Temporary Residence Read the whole article
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    31.10.14 — SV | Life Sciences Elisa Oricchio has been appointed Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Life Sciences in the School of Life Sciences (SV), as from November 1, 2014. Read the whole article
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    31.10.14 — Mediacom Can this boat go any faster? A device developed by Anemomind helps Swiss sailor Alan Roura evaluate his performance during racing. The tool, which is also useful for amateur sailors, records GPS and environmental data and helps competitors improve their performance. Read the whole article
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    30.10.14 — Research Office ERC Starting Grants aim to support top researchers with 2 to 7 years of experience after their PhD. Grants amount to up to €2 million for up to 5 years. Researchers at EPFL are eligible to apply for this grant. Read the whole article
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    30.10.14 — SV | Life Sciences On October 16, EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) and the Fondazione Cariplo, in collaboration with the Science-Society Interface of the University of Lausanne (UNIL), co-organized a one-day consultation workshop on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) for Society, with Society. The interactive workshop drew representatives from research, industry, funding bodies as well as civil society and educators. Read the whole article
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    29.10.14 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies "Recycler l'urbain" ("Urban recycling") has just been published by MétisPresses. In an original manner, it invites experts from diverse fields to bring a fresh perspective on specific issues for this type of habitat. Two professors from the Architecture Institute (IA) of the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Prof. Paola Viganò from the Laboratory of urbanism (LAB-U) and Prof. Emmanuel Rey from the Laboratory of architecture and sustainable technologies (LAST) are among the authors. Read the whole article
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    29.10.14 — Mediacom Today EPFL is inaugurating an interdisciplinary research center focused on nutrition and foods. The new Integrative Food and Nutrition Center (CNU) aims to bring together the big players in research and industry around issues related to food. Read the whole article