Past events

  • International Women’s Day — Sciences, féminin pluriel

    Feb 29, 2024, from 18:00 until 21:00, EPFL, Forum Rolex

    On Thursday 29 February 2024, on the occasion of International Women's Day a few days later, EPFL is organising an event on the theme: "Sciences, feminine plural - How women can invest in science and technology". The aim of the conference is to highlight the careers of women in technical fields, to inform and discuss the role of EPFL and other players in advancing equality for women in these fields, and to network. MARVEL will be present with a booth presenting its actions for equal opportunities as well as the #NCCRWomen campaign.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — February 2024

    Feb 23, 2024, from 12:15 until 13:15, Coviz2 (MED 2 1124), EPFL + Zoom

    The MARVEL Junior Seminars aim to intensify interactions between the MARVEL Junior scientists belonging to different research groups – this is held in hybrid mode, in order to maintain in-person contacts and allow off-campus attendees to follow the seminars remotely! We are pleased to propose the 57th MARVEL Junior Seminar: Federica Troni (CECAM, EPFL) and Beliz Sertcan (University of Zurich) will present their research. 

  • [CANCELED] MARVEL Distinguished Lecture — Elisa Molinari

    Feb 14, 2024, from 16:00 until 17:15, Zoom

    The 36th NCCR MARVEL Distinguished Lecture will be given by Prof. Elisa Molinari, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, and Cnr-Nano, Modena, Italy. She will be presenting a lecture entitled: "The excitons that you might not expect." 

  • From women's eyes

    Feb 14, 2024, from 14:00 until 15:00, Online

    We would like to invite you to join us for the CECAM online celebration of the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 14. Shobhana Narasimhan (JNCASR, Jakkur, Bangalore) and Virginie de Mestral (ETH Zurich) will share with us their experiences and perspective on women’s access and participation in our domain. We are also looking forward to contributions and questions from the audience — boys and girls alike! 

  • Fix the leaky pipeline! — Kickoff event 2024

    Feb 06, 2024, from 12:15 until 14:00, Online/hybrid

    The next run of the Fix the Leaky Pipeline program (FLP), a career building program for women in science, will be launched by an online/hybrid kickoff event on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, 12:15 – 14:00.

  • MARVEL Review and Retreat January 2024

    Jan 17, 2024, 17:00 until Jan 19, 2024, 14:00, Sunstar Hotel, Grindelwald

    The tenth MARVEL Review and Retreat will take place on January 17-19, 2024. The event will gather all MARVEL members, group leaders as well as postdocs and students. Presentations will show to all the community where the projects stand and what are the next steps. 

  • Webinar: the Lhumos training portal

    Jan 15, 2024, from 14:00 until 15:00, Zoom

    Tune in online on January 15, 2024, at 2pm CET and get to know Lhumos, the novel e-learning platform for the material sciences community! Lhumos (Learning HUb for MOdeling and Simulation) is a novel educational platform developed to facilitate the upskilling of students, scientists, and industrial users in HPC applications in the material sciences domain.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — December 2023

    Dec 14, 2023, from 12:15 until 13:15, Coviz2 (MED 2 1124), EPFL + Zoom

    The MARVEL Junior Seminar series is held in hybrid mode, in order to maintain in-person contacts and allow off-campus attendees to follow the seminars remotely! The MARVEL Junior Seminars aim to intensify interactions between the MARVEL Junior scientists belonging to different research groups.  We are pleased to propose the 56th MARVEL Junior Seminar: Philip Loche (Lab. of computational science and modelling - COSMO, EPFL) and Yuri Cho (Computational molecular design lab. - LCMD, EPFL) will present their research. The seminar will be chaired by Alessandro Carbone (Lab. of theory and simulation of materials - THEOS, EPFL).

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — November 2023

    Nov 16, 2023, from 12:15 until 13:15, Coviz2 (MED 2 1124), EPFL + Zoom

    The MARVEL Junior Seminar series is held in hybrid mode, in order to maintain in-person contacts and allow off-campus attendees to follow the seminars remotely! The MARVEL Junior Seminars aim to intensify interactions between the MARVEL Junior scientists belonging to different research groups.  We are pleased to propose the 55th MARVEL Junior Seminar: Serena Nasrallah (Uni Fribourg and TU Vienna) and Iurii Timrov (Laboratory for Materials Simulations, PSI) will present their research. The seminar will be chaired by Sanggyu Chong (Laboratory of computational science and modelling EPFL).

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — October 2023

    Oct 19, 2023, from 12:15 until 13:15, Coviz2 (MED 2 1124), EPFL + Zoom

    The MARVEL Junior Seminar series is held in hybrid mode, in order to maintain in-person contacts and allow off-campus attendees to follow the seminars remotely! The MARVEL Junior Seminars aim to intensify interactions between the MARVEL Junior scientists belonging to different research groups.  We are pleased to propose the 54th MARVEL Junior Seminar: Yann Müller (Laboratory of Materials Design and Simulation - MADES, EPFL) and Edward Linscott (Laboratory of Theory and Simulation of Materials - THEOS, EPFL) will present their research. The seminar will be chaired by Miriam Pougin (Laboratory of Molecular Simulation - LSMO, EPFL).

  • MARVEL Communication open mic session

    Oct 03, 2023, from 14:00 until 15:00, Online + Coviz2 (MED 2 1124) EPFL

    This one-hour session will be an opportunity for all  members to meet and interact with Nicola Nosengo, who since May 2023 is Communication Officer for NCCR MARVEL.

  • Open Science Showcase: the Story of Materials Cloud

    Sep 29, 2023, from 12:00 until 13:00, Online + Room CE 1 5, EPFL

    Come and discover Materials Cloud - a pioneering open platform from NCCR MARVEL that changes the way researchers access, share, and collaborate on computational materials science.