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    17.02.17 — Urban Sociology Laboratory The RTS is interested in a blog on the daily commuter; interview with Emmanuel Ravalet, a contributor in the Urban Sociology Laboratory at the EPFL. Read the whole article
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    17.02.17 — Composite Construction Laboratory CCLab is delighted to announce the launching of its new website with updated contents concerning our education and research activities. Read the whole article
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    17.02.17 — Composite Construction Laboratory Professor Keller and CCLab members gave a keynote lecture and four presentations at CICE 2016. CCLab was also responsible for organizing a mini-symposium on FRP Sandwich Structures in Bridge and Building Construction. Read the whole article
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    17.02.17 — NCCR-Robotics Chances are that you’ve never given much thought to how insects walk, or what combination of leg movements – or gaits – is most stable or fastest, but, if like a group of scientists from Ramdya, Floreano and Ijspeert labs, NCCR Robotics, you are trying to create fast and robust robots, taking inspiration some of nature’s most agile movers might give you just the inspiration you need. Read the whole article
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    17.02.17 — Mediacom Researchers at EPFL and UNIL have discovered a faster and more efficient gait, never observed in nature, for six-legged robots walking on flat ground. Bio-inspired gaits – less efficient for robots – are used by real insects since they have adhesive pads to walk in three dimensions. The results provide novel approaches for roboticists and new information to biologists. Read the whole article
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    17.02.17 — Institute for Area and Global Studies The IAGS and the LASUR explore the cultural context of hybridization in several neighborhoods of the Chennai metropolitan area Read the whole article
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    17.02.17 — Massive open online courses Moocs Do you want learn how to apply concepts of sustainable faecal sludge management (FSM) on a city-wide scale? Read the whole article
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    17.02.17 — EPFL Assembly Presentation given by the President of EPFL, Professor Martin Vetterli, to the School Assembly on the 14th of February 2017. Read the whole article
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    16.02.17 — SV | Life Sciences Friedhelm C. Hummel recently joined EPFL’s School of Life Sciences, Brain Mind Institute (BMI) and Centre of Neuroprosthetics (CNP) as a Full Professor (Defitech Chair of Clinical Neuroengineering). Read the whole article
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    16.02.17 — IC in the news Among the invited speakers of ABE at 25 ': Vitaly Chipounov, one of the co-founders of Cyberhaven, an IC School start-up, discusses cybercrime. Read the whole article