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    03.10.18 — Mediacom The University of Lausanne, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and the Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland (HES-SO) have been commissioned by the International Olympic Committee to send a 33-person delegation to the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, which will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 2–16 October 2018. Read the whole article
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    Research

    03.10.18 — Institute of Mechanical Engineering The recent rise in digital fabrication, including 3D and 4D printing, may be the best thing that has ever happened to the area of computational design. Read the whole article
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    03.10.18 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies The award ceremony of the 3rd edition of the "Sustainable is beautiful" student competition took place on September 25. On this occasion, the jury awarded two prizes and three special mentions among the twenty-four projects in competition, which involved more than 60 students in architecture at EPFL, sometimes associated with students from the civil engineering section at EPFL and from other Swiss universities. All the projects are exhibited from September 25 until October 4 in the Hall of the SG Building, EPFL Campus. Read the whole article
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    03.10.18 — Mediacom Jacques Lévy has been awarded the 2018 Vautrin-Lud Prize, a geography award modeled on the Nobel Prize. Named Professor Emeritus at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in 2017 after teaching at the school for 13 years, Lévy currently works for the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne and the Chôros association. He has just published a new book. Read the whole article
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    02.10.18 — Safety, health & prevention Seasonal flu vaccination free of charge at the Point Santé on November - only for EPFL staff (including assistant doctorant). Read the whole article
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    02.10.18 — Innovation On September 12, 2018, Mark Dankberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, visited the Viasat team based at EPFL Innovation Park. An opportunity for the Vice presidency for Innovation to meet him and take stock of the company's activities at EPFL Innovation Park. Read the whole article
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    02.10.18 — Mediacom An EPFL scientist has developed a novel approach that boosts the chances of finding extraterrestrial intelligence in our galaxy. His method uses probability theory to calculate the possibility of detecting an extraterrestrial signal (if there is one) at a given distance from Earth. Read the whole article
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    02.10.18 — EPFL Assembly Caroline Vandevyver has been elected as the new President of the School Assembly. Read the whole article
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    01.10.18 — Competence Centre for Materials Science and Technology This year's Powder Diffraction School held at the Paul Scherrer Institute in Villigen attracted more than 40 students from as far away as Russia and Mexico. Read the whole article
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    01.10.18 — Geographic Information Systems Laboratory In Geneva, 85% of women are regularly screened for breast cancer. But a study conducted by the GIRAPH Lab - a research unit materializing the pooling of complementary skills between the Unit of Population Epidemiology (UEP) of the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) and the Laboratory of Geographic Information Systems (LASIG) at EPFL - reveals that entire neighborhoods escape cancer screening programmes. Read the whole article