Past events

  • "Picture a Scientist": Virtual film screening and discussion

    Jan 19, 2021, 8:00 until Jan 21, 2021, 17:00, Online

    Between January 19 and 21, 2021, Better Science and the Office for Gender Equality at the University of Bern host a screening of “Picture a Scientist.” MARVEL encourages you to discover this inspiring film.

  • MARVEL Distinguished Lecture — Silvia Picozzi

    Dec 15, 2020, from 15:00 until 16:15, Zoom

    The 21st NCCR MARVEL Distinguished Lecture will be given by Prof. Silvia Picozzi, Director of Research at Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) at the Institute for Superconducting and Innovative materials and Devices (SPIN) in Chieti, Italy. Her lecture is entitled "Spin-orbit coupling: a small interaction leading to rich physics".

  • European Researchers' Night 2020

    Nov 27, 2020, from 16:00 until 23:45, Online

    The European Researchers' Night, funded under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA), is a Europe-wide public event that brings researchers closer to the public. The Night provides researchers the opportunity to showcase the diversity of science and its impact on citizens’ daily lives, and to stimulate interest in research careers – especially among young people. The events highlight how researchers contribute to our society by displaying their work in an interactive and engaging forum.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — November 2020

    Nov 27, 2020, from 14:00 until 15:15, Zoom

    The MARVEL Junior Seminar series is continuing in videoconferencing mode (and we'll hopefully be back soon with pizza and cakes!). We are therefore pleased to propose the 38th MARVEL Junior Seminar: Tobias Esswein (ETHZ) and Haiyuan Wang (EPFL) will present their research. The seminar will be chaired by Stefano Falletta.

  • MARVEL Distinguished Lecture — Stefano Baroni

    Nov 17, 2020, from 15:00 until 16:15, Zoom

    The 20th NCCR MARVEL Distinguished Lecture will be given by Prof. Stefano Baroni, Professor of theoretical condensed-matter physics at the Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA) in Trieste, Italy, on "Gauge invariance of heat and charge transport coefficients".

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — October 2020

    Oct 30, 2020, from 14:00 until 15:15, Zoom

    The MARVEL Junior Seminar series is continuing in videoconferencing mode (and we'll hopefully be back soon with pizza and cakes!). We are therefore pleased to propose the 37th MARVEL Junior Seminar: Loris Ercole (EPFL) and Gabriela Borin Barin (Empa) will present their research. The seminar will be chaired by Michele Kotiuga.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — September 2020

    Sep 25, 2020, from 14:00 until 15:15, Zoom

    The MARVEL Junior Seminar series is continuing in videoconferencing mode (and we'll hopefully be back soon with pizza and cakes!). We are therefore pleased to propose the 36th MARVEL Junior Seminar: Seyed Mohamad Moosavi (EPFL) and Behnam Parsaeifard (UniBas) will present their research. The seminar will be chaired by Sara Fiore.

  • MARVEL Review and Retreat 2020

    Sep 10, 2020, 14:00 until Sep 11, 2020, 16:30, Zoom

    The seventh MARVEL Review and Retreat will take place on September 10-11, 2020 — in videoconferencing mode. The event will gather all MARVEL members, group leaders as well as postdocs and students. In order to keep it interesting for everyone, the usual general project presentations delivered by the project leaders will be replaced by sessions of 25 minutes per project which will include 3 short presentations per project given by junior scientists. The presentations, selected by the project leader, will cover 3 important results/breakthroughs of each project. The rest of the time will be devoted to Q&A and discussion. 

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — August 2020

    Aug 28, 2020, from 14:00 until 15:00, Zoom

    The MARVEL Junior Seminar series is continuing in videoconferencing mode (and we'll hopefully be back soon with pizza and cakes!). We are therefore pleased to propose the 35th MARVEL Junior Seminar: Kristjan Eimre (Empa) and Anders  Christensen (UniBas) will present their research. The seminar will be chaired by Max Veit.

  • International Summer School MATERIALS 4.0

    Aug 17, 2020, 9:00 until Aug 21, 2020, 17:00, Online

    There are still a few open slots for Master students, PhD students and (early stage) Postdocs to participate in the International Summer School "MATERIALS 4.0: Materials Genome Engineering" organized by TU Dresden this August 17–21, as an online event.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — July 2020

    Jul 24, 2020, from 14:00 until 15:00, Zoom

    The MARVEL Junior Seminar series will not be taking any summer break, and we are continuing in videoconferencing mode. We are therefore pleased to propose the 34th MARVEL Junior Seminar: Michele Invernizzi (ETHZ/USI) and Giuliana Materzanini (EPFL) will present their research. The seminar will be chaired by Kristians Cernevics.

  • AiiDA introductory tutorial - Virtual edition

    Jul 07, 2020, 9:00 until Jul 10, 2020, 21:30, Online

    We are delighted to announce that the introductory tutorial to AiiDA — originally planned to take place in Vilnius — will be maintained and moved to a virtual format, taking place on July 7–10, 2020.