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    16.03.18 — Computational Solid Mechanics Laboratory The new release of Akantu is out, with the parrallel implementation of the cohesive elements Read the whole article
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    16.03.18 — Equal Opportunities Office On March 8, 2018, EPFL Alumni, in partnership with the EPFL Equal Opportunities Office, organized for the first time an event on the occasion of International Women's Day. The event brought together over 200 participants at the Rolex Learning Centre Forum. Read the whole article
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    16.03.18 — Gaznat Chair for advanced separations The paper was recently accepted by Advanced Functional Materials. Read the whole article
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    16.03.18 — Library The Library is looking for volunteer students to participate in an interactive experience to show that is possible to learn through video games. Register now for sessions that will start as from March 26th! Read the whole article
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    16.03.18 — Project EPFL Valais Wallis Un matériau révolutionnaire qui dépollue l’eau développé en Valais. Un nouveau matériau qui élimine les métaux lourds de l'eau a été mis au point dans les laboratoires de l'EPFL Valais à Sion. Les premiers tests sont concluants. La découverte pourrait transformer la vie de millions de personnes dans le monde. Read the whole article
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    16.03.18 — Mediacom Some of the universe’s greatest mysteries could soon be resolved thanks to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), a huge radio telescope that will be built in South Africa and Australia. Several EPFL labs are involved in this epic project. Read the whole article
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    15.03.18 — Urban Sociology Laboratory In an article on "smartcity" projects in French-speaking Switzerland, Guillaume Drevon, a researcher at the Laboratory of Urban Sociology, believes that it is easier to use a small territory to develop this type of project. Read the whole article
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    15.03.18 — Chair for Green Economy and Resource Governance Last Thursday, 8th of March, GERG (Chair of Green Economy and Resources Governance, led by Prof. Dr. Bruno Oberle) hosted a workshop on Circular Economy in Switzerland at EPFL. Approximately 25 participants gathered for the afternoon activities, coming mainly from businesses (both producers and service-providers), but also from the local government of the city Lausanne, the consumers’ association and the clean technology cluster. Read the whole article
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    15.03.18 — SB | Basic Sciences Chemical Engineers at EPFL have developed a new method for making metal-organic framework membranes that can be used to considerably improve energy-expensive processes such as propylene-propane separation, which accounts for 40% of energy used in the global petrochemical industry. Read the whole article
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    15.03.18 — Library EPFL community and Library users now have access to more than 100 video games that they can borrow, for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Read the whole article