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    07.12.15 — Chair of Timber Construction Le Professeur Yves Weinand donnera une conférence le mardi 8 décembre 2015 de 9h15 à 9h45 lors de la journée de conférences sur la Construction Multi-étagée en bois, à Louvain-La-Neuve Read the whole article
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    Education

    07.12.15 — Chair of Timber Construction Professor Yves Weinand is invited to a lecture at the ITECH Program in the University of Stuttgart. Read the whole article
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    Education

    07.12.15 — Chair of Timber Construction Lecture in Mendrisio, on monday 7 december at 17h00, Aula C3.89, Istituto di storia e teoria dell'arte e dell'architettura ISA Read the whole article
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    07.12.15 — Research Office The European Research Council (ERC) announced on December 4 that Starting Grants are bieing awarded to 291 early-career researchers. Among them, four EPFL professors have been selected: Michele Ceriotti, Johannes Graeff, Elison Matioli and Fabien Sorin. Read the whole article
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    07.12.15 — Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory 2050 is not far away; but how will it be? Many avant-guard technologies developed at EPFL today are likely to be part of everyday life. In a dialogue with EPFL researchers, one of whom Prof. Jean-Louis Scartezzini of the EPFL Solar Energy and Buildings Physics Lab, Thomas Dayer of "L'Illustré" invites us for a walk through tomorrow's world. Read the whole article
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    07.12.15 — Mediacom Statistics show that urbanites travel thousands of miles during their leisure time. Is it an urgent need for greenery? Should cities be less densely populated? Not so fast: an EPFL thesis disproves the theory of the ‘barbecue effect.’ Read the whole article
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    07.12.15 — SB | Basic Sciences The Energypolis research project at Sion is underway with six labs from EPFL’s Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering. Read the whole article
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    Campus Life

    06.12.15 — EPFL Photonics Chapter On December 5, EPFL hosted an event to promote the progress and promise of light technologies and research. The program marked the Closing Ceremony of the International Year of Light in Switzerland and featured the latest in photonics as well as leading scientists to promote improved public understanding of the central role of light in the modern world. This celebration brought together bright minds from Google X, Bell Labs, Intel, Philips, Heptagon, UNESCO, Solar Impulse or IBM Research among other, as well as an ESA astronaut and a Nobel Laureate, to foster learning, inspiration and wonder. A laser show and performances punctuated the ceremony specially hosted by The Catalyst's creative scientists. Didn’t miss the surprise visible from space that day? The International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies (IYL 2015;www.light2015.org) is a global initiative adopted by the United Nations to raise awareness of how optical technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to worldwide challenges in energy, education, agriculture, communications and health. Read the whole article
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    05.12.15 — Geo-energy Laboratory - Gaznat Chair on Geo-energy GEL The Geo-Energy Laboratory - Gaznat chair on Geo-Energy welcomes two new colleagues. Read the whole article
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    Innovation

    04.12.15 — Mediacom Technis, an EPFL start-up, is bringing augmented reality to the tennis court. Their newly developed technology could be used for other sports in the future. Read the whole article