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    25.09.15 — Brain Mind Institute “Mechanisms of Memory Consolidation, Reconsolidation and Extinction - and their Relevance to Psychiatry” The symposium will take place on December 21 & 22, 2015. The venue will be the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), SV 1717a. Read the whole article
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    25.09.15 — Swiss Space Center On Monday September 28, you'll get the chance to see a rare type of lunar eclipse that hasn't happenend since 1982. Make sure you don't miss it because the next one won't come around until 2033 ! Read the whole article
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    25.09.15 — CDM | Management of Technology At its meeting of September 23th and 24th, the ETH Board appointed Dr. Bruno Oberle as Adjunct Professor of Green Economy at EPFL. As of January 2016, the present Director of the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) will strengthen the EPFL Institute of Technology & Public Policy with his practical know-how and broad experience in the areas of environmental management and protection of the environment. Read the whole article
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    25.09.15 — Mediacom Tapping into the potential of cities to promote high quality of life with a low ecological footprint is more crucial than ever in an increasingly urbanized world. As director of EPFL’s Swiss Mobiliar Chair for Urban Ecology, Claudia R. Binder will integrate expertise from across EPFL and develop new tools in the burgeoning field of urban ecology and sustainable living. Read the whole article
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    25.09.15 — Research Office Based on a mandate from the Federal Council, The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is issuing calls for the National Research Programmes "Antimicrobial Resistance" (NRP 72) and "Big Data" (NRP 75). Read the whole article
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    25.09.15 — Integrated Design Architecture and Sustainability Stefan RAMPONI will be the speaker of the next IDEAS Seminar, entitled "Intelligent lighting design : how can lighting simultaneously improve business performance and our well-being ?". It will take place on Wednesday 07 October 2015 at 12:30 pm in the IDEAS space (LE Building). Read the whole article
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    25.09.15 — Mediacom Two EPFL students have developed a model to teach women how to build toilets in India. They were invited to present their project this past summer at a conference held at UN headquarters in New York. Read the whole article
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    24.09.15 — Mediacom EPFL scientists have found that combining antidepressants with anticoagulants slows down brain tumors (gliomas) in mice. Read the whole article
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    24.09.15 — Teaching Support Center The project is being run in 2015 with first-year students in the physics section. Feedback from students and tutors will be collected in order to see how the resources can be further developed and to evaluate how best to make these skills available in the future for all incoming first year students. For access see the link to the right. Read the whole article
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    24.09.15 — Energy Center The open-access publisher "Frontiers" now features a journal aimed at young people. "Frontiers for Young Minds" is edited by and contributed to by EPFL scientists. Read the whole article