Past events

  • SwissCompanyMaker 2018

    Apr 17, 2018, 17:00 until Apr 25, 2018, 18:00, Schloss Köniz, Bern

    A fast-paced workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs in science and technology! Is my idea worth pursuing commercially? What are my next steps? Register before February 11, 2018.

  • MARVEL site visit 2018

    Apr 10, 2018, 8:00 until Apr 11, 2018, 18:30, EPFL

    The third MARVEL site visit will take place at EPFL on April 10-11, 2018. At this occasion, the Review Panel —international board of evaluation of the NCCR MARVEL— will meet the members of the project. 

  • Ig Nobel Award Tour Show 2018

    Mar 27, 2018, from 18:00 until 20:00, EPFL, Forum Rolex

    Come and enjoy, laugh and think at the Ig Nobel Award Tour Show 2018 on Tuesday March 27 at 18:00 at EPFL, to discover how using a didgeridoo can treat obstructive sleep apnoea and snoring, to learn about some particular behavior of the mallard duck, and to find out when some people would be physically capable of running across the surface of a pond.

  • Fix the leaky pipeline!

    Mar 22, 2018, from 9:45 until 15:30, SERI, Einsteinstr. 2, 3005 Berne

    Information event about the "Fix the leaky pipeline!" program on Thursday 22 March 2018, 9:45-15:30 at SERI – State Secretariat for Education, Research & Innovation – Einsteinstr. 2, 3005 Berne.

  • Careers for women... EPFL and beyond

    Mar 08, 2018, from 18:15 until 22:00, EPFL, Forum Rolex

    On 8 March 2018, the EPFL Alumni and Equality offices will join forces for the International Women’s Day, and organise an event on Careers for Women... EPFL and beyond. 

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — March 2018

    Mar 01, 2018, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the 14th MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday March 1, 2018, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Marko Mladenovic (EPFL, LCBC) gives a presentation on 'First-principles calculations of halide perovskites' and Nicola Varini (EPFL, SCITAS) on 'Tackling performance engineering in Computational Material Science'. The seminar is facilitated by Kun-Han Lin.

  • MARVEL Distinguished Lecture — Kieron Burke

    Feb 20, 2018, from 16:15 until 17:15, EPFL, Room MXF1

    Tuesday February 20, 2018, 16:15 pm, EPFL, Room MXF1, Prof. Kieron Burke (University of California, Irvine), Machine-learning of density functionals for applications in molecules and materials

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — February 2018

    Feb 08, 2018, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the 13th MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday February 8, 2018, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Spyros Zoupanos (EPFL, THEOS) gives a presentation on 'Overview of some of the latest AiiDA developments' and Senja Barthel (EPFL, LSMO) on 'Zeolites, triply periodic minimal surfaces, tilings, and carbon'. The seminar is facilitated by Michele Pizzochero.

  • Swiss Association of Computational Chemistry Spring Meeting 2018

    Feb 07, 2018, from 10:00 until 16:00, University of Bern, DCB, Freiestrasse 3, 3012 Bern

    Computational scientists and interested members of the academic and industrial chemistry community are invited to attend the SACC Spring meeting 2018 taking place in Bern on Wednesday Ferbuary 7, 2018. Please register before February 1.

  • Workshop - The bright side of intellectual property

    Jan 29, 2018, from 14:00 until 18:00, Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IPI), Bern

    An indispensable workshop for scientists interested in starting their own company! Register before December 18, 2017.

  • Machine Learning meets Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Science

    Jan 28, 2018, from 13:30 until 16:30, SwissTech Convention Center, Lausanne

    The goal of this workshop is to bring together researchers and practitioners from machine learning, advanced manufacturing, and materials science, in order to give them the opportunity to present and discuss their work, to exchange information, and to discuss important open problems at the intersection of these fields.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — January 2018

    Jan 18, 2018, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the 12th MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday January 18, 2018, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Antimo Marrazzo (EPFL, THEOS) gives a presentation on 'Prediction of a large-gap and switchable Kane-Mele quantum spin Hall insulator' and Venkat Kapil (EPFL, COSMO) on 'Accurate molecular dynamics and nuclear quantum effects at low cost using multiple time steps in real and imaginary time'. The seminar is facilitated by Quang Van Nguyen.