Communication

  • Welcome to phase II!

    We have just received today the good news from the SNSF informing us that the SNSF Research Council has approved our full proposal and the continuation of the NCCR MARVEL in phase II.

  • EPFL and Solvay team up on an atomic-scale modeling project

    EPFL — through the National Centre of Competence in Research MARVEL — recently signed an agreement with the firm Solvay. The aim of this partnership is to use quantum modeling to gain greater insight into physical and chemical phenomena and predict innovative materials and composites with a promising range of properties.

  • New materials to rethink the world

    As part of the "Science and us, 6 Mondays to talk about the future" series, the Teatro Eliseo in Rome, on 7 May 2018, welcomed Nicola Marzari, director of MARVEL, for a talk entitled "New materials to rethink the world".

  • Almost famous, a woman behind the codes - watch the recorded film

    Watch the videos made during this event! On November 15, 2017, CECAM and NCCR MARVEL invited a truly outstanding representative of the first generation of coders, Mary Ann Mansigh Karlsen, to share her recollections of those pioneering efforts.  

  • Join users and developers’ meetings to improve AiiDA functionalities!

    Are you interested in participating in AiiDA related meetings in the future, and in receiving news and announcements pertaining to AiiDA? Make sure to subscribe to the AiiDA user mailing list!

  • The ACCES visualization contest rewarded digital projects presented in images

    Representing digital data visually was the challenge of the 2017 ACCES visualization contest, whose award ceremony took place on February 26, 2018. The projects of this second edition, on the theme of computational thinking, were exhibited at EPFL until 21 March and are still visible on the ACCES website.

  • Launch of the EMMC-CSA open forum

    The European Materials Modelling Council Coordination and Support Action (EMMC-CSA) working group for Professional Software Deployment is excited to launch a new open forum Stack Exchange site dedicated to Software for Materials Modelling, for the European modelling community and International colleagues.

  • Flexibility Grants: The SNSF support for researchers with families

    Simpler, more generously funded and open to more researchers: Flexibility Grants replace 120% Support Grants as of 1st January 2018.

  • Mathematics workshops Maths en jeu for girls and boys at EPFL

    Registrations for the 2018-2019 edition of the mathematics workshops Maths en jeu open on 1st Feb 2018. These workshops are taking place at EPFL and target girls and boys 8 to 15 years old. They are part of the equal opportunities actions of the EPFL Science outreach department supported by MARVEL.

  • Workshops programme REGARD 2018 for female researchers

    The REGARD programme offers workshops for young female academics and for women professors of the universities of French-speaking Switzerland. The programme for 2018 is now available.

  • Materials Cloud is online!

    Materials Cloud is a web platform conceived to assist Materials Scientists in the life-cycle of their computational projects. It was recently released and all public sections of Materials Cloud are now available on www.materialscloud.org.

  • Young researchers realize that engaging in outreach activities can be both useful and rewarding

    Thibault Sohier and Rico Häuselmann, two young researchers active in the MARVEL group headed by Nicola Marzari, contribute to the success of EPFL’s visit to two high schools in Fribourg on October 31, 2017.