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    today — IC - Prizes & Awards Can you create a method to predict future geopolitical outcomes that is better than current state-of-the-art methods? Naman Goel and Diego Antognini, two of our PhD students did just that and ranked among the top 5 in different categories of the Geopolitical Forecasting (GF) Challenge. Read the whole article
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    today — Soil Mechanics Laboratory The LMS is currently looking for two PhD students and a Postdoctoral researcher to conduct research in THM testing and modeling of geomaterials as part of research activities on nuclear waste storage. Read the whole article
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    today — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies The collective work "Densifier / dédensifier. Penser les campagnes urbaines", edited by Jean-Michel Léger and Béatrice Mariolle, was presented on November 20th, 2018 at the "Atelier des territoires" national meeting, on the International University Campus in Paris. Among the book’s contributions, Judith Drouilles and Emmanuel Rey propose an overview of the Swiss peripheries in a context marked by the revision of the law on territorial planning and the diffusion of the "2000-watt society" concept. Read the whole article
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    today — Institute of Mechanical Engineering Lithium ion batteries are multiscale systems, and their performance, cycle life, and safety depend critically on their structure and the homogeneity of the structure from the nanometer to centimeter length scales. Read the whole article
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    today — Mediacom EPFL researchers have developed a hydrogel – made up of nearly 90% water – that naturally adheres to soft tissue like cartilage and the meniscus. If the hydrogel carries repair cells, it could help damaged tissue to heal. Read the whole article
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    today — Mediacom EPFL’s Euler Course – the only one of its kind in Switzerland – is designed to help junior-high and high-school students with a high aptitude in mathematics fulfill their potential. 110 students are currently enrolled in the course, which will celebrate its tenth anniversary on 21 November. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — Laboratory of Experimental Rock Mechanics His thesis untitled “Frictional and transport properties of the Opalinus Clay formation” was selected for the EDME price. Read the whole article
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    yesterday — EPFL Photonics Chapter The EPFL Photonics Chapter (EPC) is very pleased to announce and cordially invite you to our monthly ‘Pizza-Optics-Beer’ (POB) seminar on November 21st (next Wednesday) at 18:15 in the room CM 013. Read the whole article
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    19.11.18 — Integrated Design Architecture and Sustainability The next IDEAS LUNCH will take place on Wednesday 28 November 2018 at 12:30 in the IDEAS space (LE 0 10). Read the whole article
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    19.11.18 — Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics Laboratory Welcome to Dr Ryan Hoult Read the whole article