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    27.10.14 — Audiovisual Communications Laboratory Juri defended his PhD thesis on August 25, 2014 with great success and presented it publicly on September 26, 2014. Bravo Juri! Read the whole article
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    24.10.14 — Laboratory of Ultrafast Spectroscopy New Doctoral Student Read the whole article
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    24.10.14 — CDH | College of humanities Lors de la cérémonie de remise des prix de recherche qui a eu lieu le vendredi 3 octobre 2014, le directeur du CdH, Thomas David, a remis le Prix SHS aux étudiant-e-s qui ont réalisé le meilleur travail en sciences humaines et sociales (SHS). Read the whole article
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    24.10.14 — SB | Basic Sciences Professor Robert Schaller has been awarded the 2014 Zener Medal, an honor in the field of solid state physics. Read the whole article
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    24.10.14 — Mediacom After four years of implementation, EPFL researchers have found that the partial opening of the highway’s emergency lane in Morges has major effects on the route’s traffic flow. They have also suggested some tips for the improvement of this system. Read the whole article
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    23.10.14 — Softrobotics LIS introduces a small fixed-wing drone with foldable artificial muscles, which is used for steering during flight and absorbing the impact of landing. This technology, developed within the The Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Robotics, could lead to fully foldable drones. See also the story on IEEE Spectrum. Read the whole article
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    23.10.14 — Research Office There is a wide range of sources of information on funding for research and related activities. A webpage with a selection of useful online search tools to find potential and interesting funding opportunities is now available. Read the whole article
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    23.10.14 — Massive open online courses Moocs An automatic correcting system was designed to be able to correct the programming exercises during a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) about Microcontrollers, followed by thousands of students. Build around the MSP430G Launchpad, it has corrected more then 30'000 submissions in 7 weeks. Read the whole article
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    23.10.14 — International Institute for the management of Logistics Prof. Wieser has published a new article on an innovative project in the journal Hospitalia, entitled "Un S.I. unique pour tous les acteurs sanitaires du pays valaisan". Read the whole article
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    23.10.14 — CDM | Management of Technology Professor Dr. Marc Gruber and his team hosted a one-day workshop at Odyssea to discuss public programs designed to alleviate local unemployment by helping unemployed people transition to successful entrepreneurship. Read the whole article