Past events

  • Classics in molecular and materials modelling: David Vanderbilt and Raffaele Resta

    Mar 23, 2021, from 15:00 until 17:45, Online

    David Vanderbilt (Rutgers University) and Raffaele Resta (IOM-CNR Democritos, Trieste) will give a joint lecture on "Berry phases in condensed matter physics", in what will be the third event in the series "Classics in molecular and materials modelling" hosted by CECAM and MARVEL.

  • Fix the leaky pipeline!

    Mar 16, 2021, from 9:00 until 9:00, Online

    Fix the leaky pipeline! — Kick off event 2021 — Save the date!!! Tuesday, 16 March 2021 — online.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — March 2021

    Mar 12, 2021, from 14:00 until 15:15, Zoom

    The MARVEL Junior Seminar series is continuing in videoconferencing mode. We are therefore pleased to propose the 40th MARVEL Junior Seminar: Sauradeep Majumdar (LSMO, EPFL) and Abhinav Jain (LAMMM, EPFL) will present their research. The seminar will be chaired by Sara Fiore (ETHZ).

  • International Women's Day 2021

    Mar 08, 2021, from 9:15 until 18:40, Online events

    On March 8, EPFL and ETHZ propose online events on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2021. An opportunity to follow interesting debates about gender equity and discover inspiring careers.

  • MARVEL Distinguished Lecture — Jens K. Nørskov

    Feb 18, 2021, from 15:00 until 16:15, Zoom

    The 22nd NCCR MARVEL Distinguished Lecture will be given by Prof. Jens K. Nørskov, Professor of physics at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), on "Catalysis for sustainable production of fuels and chemicals".

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — February 2021

    Feb 05, 2021, from 14:00 until 15:15, Zoom

    The MARVEL Junior Seminar series is continuing in videoconferencing mode. We are therefore pleased to propose the 39th MARVEL Junior Seminar: Jigyasa Nigam (COSMO, EPFL) and Samuel Poncé (THEOS, EPFL) will present their research. The seminar will be chaired by Kristians Cernevics (C3MP, EPFL).

  • "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.