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    02.11.15 — Mediacom Researchers from the Idiap Institute affiliated with EPFL have come up with an algorithm to analyze Mayan writing. This project could one day contribute to translating this complex and still partially unknown language. Read the whole article
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    02.11.15 — EPFL Photonics Chapter We are very pleased to announce and cordially invite you to our monthly EPFL Photonics Chapter (EPC) 'Pizza-optics-beer' (POB) seminar on November 4th, 2015 (Wednesday) at 18h15 (6.15pm). The seminar will take place in the room CM1120. This month Donald Conkey will give us some insights in his field of expertise. His presentation is entitled: “Light control through highly scattering media”. Read the whole article
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    02.11.15 — EPFL Photonics Chapter OSA annually recognizes OSA Student Chapters and Local Sections for demonstrating excellence in professional development opportunities for their participating members as well as youth education outreach activities in their communities. EPC has been nominated finalist for the 2015 OSA Excellence Prize. Read the whole article
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    01.11.15 — Laboratory for Neuroengineering After her studies at University of Pavia and an internship at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Paola joins LNE as doctoral student in the Neuroscience Program (EDNE). She will work on activities related to animal validation. Read the whole article
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    01.11.15 — EPFL Photonics Chapter On October 18th, representatives of OSA Student Chapters from all over the world were invited to the OSA Student Leadership Conference in San Jose, California (USA). Our chapter was represented by its vice president, Mohamed Sabry who participated to the 2015 Student Chapter Excellence Prize Finalist Panel. Read the whole article
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    01.11.15 — Laboratory of Nanochemistry for Energy Our research focuses on developing novel synthetic routes to tailor-make multifunctional hybrid materials, based on atomically defined colloidal nanocrystals. Read the whole article
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    30.10.15 — Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Performance-Integrated Design The ceremony of the Global Award Bronze 2015, 4th competition rewarding the best projects and visions in sustainable construction, initiated by LafargeHolcim Foundation, took place in New York, USA, on September 24, 2015. It was preceded by the first Next Generation Lab, held at the KnickerBocker Hotel with over 50 young laureates from all over the world. Prof. Marilyne Andersen has participated to both events, and was invited to give a lecture at Columbia University on the topic of sustainable design. Read the whole article
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    30.10.15 — Mediacom What drives people to spend hours commuting to and from work? A book written by EPFL sociologists analyzes this phenomenon – its structure, its social consequences and how it has changed over time. Read the whole article
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    30.10.15 — SB | Basic Sciences A team of 67 people from EPFL’s School of Basic Sciences competed in the 2015 Lausanne Marathon. Read the whole article
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    29.10.15 — Soil Mechanics Laboratory Prof. Laloui joined the scientific committee of the 7th Clay Conference (Clays in Natural and Engineered Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement) Davos, 2017. Read the whole article