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    27.04.16 — Mediacom Dominique Foray, a professor at EPFL’s College of Management, is one of the authors of the first Federal Report on Research and Innovation in Switzerland, presented today in Bern. In an interview, he highlights and explains Switzerland’s pole position in international rankings, and points out pitfalls to avoid and paths for improvement. Read the whole article
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    27.04.16 — Laboratory of Experimental Rock Mechanics Prof. Marie Violay and PhD students Mateo Acosta and Felipe Orellana, attended to the Theo Murphy meeting "Faulting, friction and weakening: from slow to fast motion" held on 25-26 of April at the Kavli Royal Society Centre, Buckinghamshire, UK.  Read the whole article
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    27.04.16 — Laboratory of Experimental Rock Mechanics EGU is the biggest geoscience meeting in Europe, with more 13000 researchers participating from 109 countries in different geoscience's fields such as Rock Physics, Structural Geology, Seismology, Energy, etc. On Monday 18th, Prof. Violay presented "Brittle versus ductile deformation as the main control of the deep fluid circulation in continental crust". The turn of Felipe Orellana was on Tuesday 19th, with the presentation titled "Fault Frictional Stability in a Nuclear Waste Repository". Read the whole article
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    27.04.16 — SB | Basic Sciences Professor Andreas Pautz has been appointed Head of the Nuclear Energy and Safety (NES) research division at the Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI) in Villigen (Canton of Aargau). Read the whole article
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    26.04.16 — Chaire Gaz Naturel The proposal for the second phase of the SCCER-SoE is submitted, now the next steps are awaiting. In this third internal newsletter, you can learn more about the upcoming procedure and the biggest changes in our proposal. In addition, we give you a short insight on the successful first SCCER-SoE PhD Day and the planned blog. Last but definitely not least, we are very happy to present you various news of several groups associated with the SCCER-SoE. Read the whole article
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    26.04.16 — Hydraulic Constructions Laboratory Read the whole article
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    26.04.16 — Swiss Finance Institute Professor Pierre Collin-Dufresne, from the SFI@EPFL, was recently asked to deliver an expert opinion in front of a Committee appointed by the Norwegian government to assess the equity portion of the Government Pension Fund Global. Read the whole article
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    26.04.16 — Hydraulic Constructions Laboratory - Read the whole article
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    26.04.16 — Hydraulic Constructions Laboratory Read the whole article
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    26.04.16 — Mediacom In addition to high precision and a desire to tidy things up, another Swiss value enters the space world: milk chocolate. A box containing six little bars of brand-name chocolate was recently given to each astronaut on the International Space Station (ISS). The boxes, which were prepared by the Swiss Space Center at EPFL, first had to make it through a long approval process. Read the whole article