Current and Future Events

  • Which diversity initiatives work? — Conference by Frank Dobbin (Harvard)

    Feb 20, 2019, from 16:30 until 18:15, EPFL, SV 1717

    The EPFL Equal Opportunities Office invites you to a conference entitled Which Diversity Initiatives Work? Thirty Years of Evidence from U.S. Employers by Prof. Frank Dobbin (Harvard) Wednesday 20 February 2019 at 16:30, followed by a round table, at EPFL in room SV 1717.

  • EPFL Finals of "My Thesis in 180 Seconds"

    Mar 07, 2019, from 18:00 until 19:00, EPFL, Forum Rolex

    Join us to the cheer on the two NCCR MARVEL members participating in the EPFL finals of "My Thesis in 180 Seconds," an international contest asking competitors to present his or her research, in plain language, to a non-specialist audience and a jury made up of researchers, journalists and business people in just three minutes.   

  • International Women’s Day — 50 years of EPFL women

    Mar 08, 2019, from 17:30 until 21:30, EPFL, Forum Rolex

    EPFL Alumni and EPFL's Equal Opportunities Office invite you to celebrate the International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March at the Forum Rolex. The event will look back on "50 years of EPFL women" and will offer testimonies from 5 generations of women graduates.

  • "Soirées CECAM/MARVEL" Movie Night

    Mar 11, 2019, from 18:30 until 22:00, EPFL, Auditorium BC420

    Come see an award-winning movie inspired by the life of a prominent scientist.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — March 2019

    Mar 14, 2019, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the 23rd MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday March 14, 2019, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Chiara Ricca (Uni Bern) and Stefan Heinen (Uni Basel) will present their research. The seminar is chaired by Francesco Ambrosio.

  • Julie Birenbaum - the light painting artist - at ETH Zurich

    Mar 21, 2019, 7:00 until Mar 28, 2019, 20:00, ETH Zurich, Hönggerberg, HPH Building, Entrance Hall

    The Materials Theory Group of ETH Zurich and the NCCR MARVEL have the pleasure to present Julie Birenbaum, the light painting artist, for a unique exhibition at ETH Zurich Hönggerberg.

  • AiiDA plugins migration workshop

    Mar 25, 2019, 14:00 until Mar 29, 2019, 13:00, EPFL

    The aim of this workshop is to directly support AiiDA plugin developers in the migration of their plugins to support both python 2 and python 3, as well as the changes introduced in AiiDA 1.0.

  • Ig Nobel Award Tour Show 2019

    Mar 25, 2019, from 18:00 until 20:00, EPFL, Forum Rolex

    On Monday March 25, EPFL will welcome for the fourth time the Ig Nobel Award Tour Show, with Marc Abrahams and a line-up of Ig Nobel Prize winners, with the support of the NCCR MARVEL.

  • Screening of Gravity - Second "Soirées CECAM/MARVEL" Movie Night

    Apr 15, 2019, from 18:30 until 22:00, EPFL, Auditorium BC420

    Join us to watch Gravity, the story of astronauts stranded in space after the mid-orbit destruction of their space shuttle and their attempt to return to Earth.  

  • Screening of Good Will Hunting - Third "Soirées CECAM/MARVEL" Movie Night

    May 20, 2019, from 18:30 until 22:00, EPFL, Auditorium BC420

    Join us to watch Good Will Hunting, the story of an unrecognized genius who, as part of an agreement after assaulting a police officer, becomes a client of a therapist and studies advanced mathematics with a renowned professor.  

  • AiiDA tutorial — May 2019

    May 21, 2019, 9:00 until May 24, 2019, 13:00, EPFL, Lausanne

    This 3.5-day tutorial is designed to get Master students, PhD students and Postdocs from the field of computational materials science started with writing reproducible workflows. Participants will be introduced to the state of the art in workflow management and high-throughput computations by experts in the field, and gain in-depth hands-on experience using a tool that they can directly apply to their own research.

  • MARVEL Review and Retreat 2019

    Sep 05, 2019, 9:00 until Sep 06, 2019, 18:00, EPFL, Lausanne

    The sixth MARVEL Review and Retreat, gathering all MARVEL members, will take place on Thursday - Friday September 5-6, 2019. Please save the date!