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    30.09.15 — ENAC | Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering Brice Lecampion joined ENAC this June, bringing with him vast expertise in the field of rock mechanics. At ENAC his research will focus on improving hydraulic stimulation, and its applications in geothermal energy harvesting, fossil fuel production, and carbon dioxide storage. Read the whole article
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    29.09.15 — Stream Biofilm and Ecosystem Research Laboratory Alba Guarch Ribot visits SBER. Read the whole article
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    29.09.15 — Stream Biofilm and Ecosystem Research Laboratory Asa Horgby joins SBER, on September 15th, to work as PhD student. Read the whole article
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    29.09.15 — Stream Biofilm and Ecosystem Research Laboratory David Scheidweiler joins SBER, on September 1st, to work as a PhD. Read the whole article
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    29.09.15 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies As chairman of the organizing committee, Prof. Emmanuel Rey of the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST) opened the 8th edition of the Ecoparc Forum, which brought together more than 140 participants on September 9 in the Auditorium of Microcity, the EPFL antenna in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Its lecture sets the scene of the event by presenting the issues related to the confrontation between the metropolization of Switzerland and the goals of sustainability. Among speakers, Prof. Paola Viganò, EPFL Laboratory of Urbanism (LAB-U), Joëlle Salomon Cavin, UNIL, Philippe Gauderon, SBB, Gaëtan Cherix, CREM, Prof. Nicolas Pham, HEPIA, Prof. Angelus Eisinger, Director of the regional planning of Zurich and surroundings (RZU) and Beatrice Mariolle, researcher at the Paris-Belleville ENSA, were present. Frédéric Frank, Post Doc at the LAST, played the role of moderator during this day. Read the whole article
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    29.09.15 — Mediacom Facing the lack of scientifically based evidence in the field of nutrition, a university and a foundation unite forces in the areas of research and public outreach. Read the whole article
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    28.09.15 — High Performance Computing The Scientific IT and Application Support Center has a rich set of activities ready for October 2015: new regular training courses have been created and invited lecturers will give workshops on several topics around HPC. Moreover, we are organizing the SCITAS Users' meeting. For more information, visit our web page! Read the whole article
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    28.09.15 — Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics Laboratory Seismic assessment of stone masonry buildings Read the whole article
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    28.09.15 — Educational Affairs EPFL acquired 74 new bicycle parks during the summer. 3 more sheltered and secured bicycle carriers allow students to leave their bicycles out of the weather and depredations, the closest to the entrances of CM and CE buildings, and into the passage under the GR building. Read the whole article
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    28.09.15 — Association d'astronomie Callista The first solar observation of this semester took place last Thursday. Read the whole article