11th edition of the Réseau romand de mentoring pour femmes
The Réseau romand de mentoring pour femmes is opening the call for its 11th edition. It is a mentoring program for women researchers from universities in the French speaking part of Switzerland and the EPFL, aiming at encouraging women to pursue an academic career and facilitating their integration into the scientific community.
AiiDA team wins PRACE-funded resources to deploy AiiDAlab web platform
The AiiDA team has been granted computing resources from the Fenix Research Infrastructure in the third PRACE-ICEI call for proposals. Having gained 84 CPUs, 1 TB RAM memory, 2.5 TB storage, and 40 TB in archive space from the CSCS Swiss National Supercomputing Centre in the call, the team will be able to strengthen high-performance and high-throughput computing research through a more powerful deployment of the AiiDAlab web platform.
Nicola Spaldin named new member of the ERC Science Council
The European Commission has just elected MARVEL project leader Nicola Spaldin of ETHZ as a member of the ERC Science Council.
Fix the leaky pipeline — One-to-one mentoring
The "Fix the leaky pipeline!" program will start a 3rd round of the one-to-one mentoring program for female PhD students (3rd year or above) and postdocs in the ETH Domain.
Diamants, alu, caoutchouc, ils sont fous ces matériaux in January 2021
MARVEL and EPFL Science outreach department announce a new edition of the science workshop Diamants, alu, caoutchouc, ils sont fous ces matériaux, an initiative of the equal opportunities actions targeted at young girls.
Discovery and design of novel materials in silico: current state of the field
MARVEL project leader Oleg Yazyev writes about his views on computations as an instrument for the discovery and design of new materials. He provides a broad overview of the field and gives a few examples of interesting materials discovered in silico (i.e. on computer) in his group and later verified experimentally.
Flexibility Grants: The SNSF support for researchers with families
"Pursue your career while raising a family." This is what the SNSF proposes with the Flexibility Grants.
Two new INSPIRE Potentials fellows will join MARVEL for their Master's research projects
We are happy to announce that Elena Gazzarini (King's College, London) and Yuri Cho (UniBas) were granted INSPIRE Potentials – MARVEL Master's Fellowships after the October 2020 call. The two women will join MARVEL labs for a 6-month Master's research project — congratulations!
Two MARVEL researchers named associate professor by ETH Board
MARVEL PIs Michele Ceriotti, involved in Design and Discovery Projects 1 and 2 and Oleg Yazyev, involved in Design and Discovery Project 6, have been named associate professors by the ETH Board.
Two MARVEL papers among the 10 most cited Physical Review Materials articles
Physical Review Materials has collected a selection of 10 of the most-cited papers that the journal published between 2017 and 2019. Two of these papers were published in the context of the NCCR MARVEL.
MARVEL groups join BIG-MAP consortium to accelerate battery research
A new European project with a budget of about 20 million euros, led by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is aiming to develop the next generation of super batteries.
Three new INSPIRE Potentials fellows will join MARVEL for their Master's research projects
We are happy to announce that Veronica Michel (ETHZ), Miriam Stuke (UniBas) and Maria Pakhnova (MIPT, Moscow) were granted INSPIRE Potentials – MARVEL Master's Fellowships after the April 2020 call. The three women will join MARVEL labs for a 6-month Master's research project — congratulations!