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    21.03.17 — Urban Sociology Laboratory A study on the mobility of adolescents from the Laboratory of Urban Sociology (LaSUR) on the basis of a preparatory work of the Social Media Lab, which probed the social networks, reveals that the under 18 retain a very positive image of the car . Read the whole article
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    21.03.17 — Institute for Area and Global Studies 01.03.2017 - Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM): students step into the world of intercontinental diplomacy for a day Read the whole article
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    21.03.17 — Mediacom Through an exhibition and two semester-long courses, EPFL is paying tribute to a forgotten art: that of making buildings out of earth. The aim is to demonstrate how this age-old technique can still play a role in contemporary architecture. Read the whole article
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    20.03.17 — Research Office The NCCR MARVEL and EPFL organise the Ig Nobel Award Tour Show on Tuesday 21 March, 18:00-20:00, at the Forum Rolex. Read the whole article
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    20.03.17 — Mediacom The Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE) reached Cape Town on Sunday, 19 March, completing its three-month voyage around the great white continent. But the scientific adventure has only just begun: it’s now time to analyze all the data that was collected. This will improve our understanding of the effects of global warming on the Southern Ocean and the broader implications for our planet as a whole. Read the whole article
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    20.03.17 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies Organized jointly by the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST) and the Photovoltaics and Thin Film Electronics Laboratory (PV-Lab), the second ACTIVE INTERFACES PhD Seminar will take place on Wednesday 29 March 2017 at 10:15 am in the IDEAS space (LE 0 10). Read the whole article
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    20.03.17 — Laboratory of Experimental Rock Mechanics PhD student Mateo Acosta presented a poster on the "Effect of pore pressure on earthquake dynamic rupture: insights from stick slip experiments on granite.".  Read the whole article
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    20.03.17 — Laboratory of Experimental Rock Mechanics Dr. Pimienta is a Marie Curie fellow joining the Laboratory of Experimental Rock Mechanics at EPFL.  Read the whole article
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    20.03.17 — SB | Basic Sciences Two NCCR-MARVEL groups — led by Professor Ming Shi and Dr Nan Xu at PSI on the experimental part, and Professor Oleg Yazyev and Dr Gabriel Autès at EPFL on the theoretical side — joined forces to shed light (and soft X-rays) on the relationship between the bulk band topology in Weyl semimetals and two measurable signatures of Weyl fermion quasiparticles: magneto-transport effects in the bulk, and Fermi arcs on the surface. Read the whole article
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    20.03.17 — Integrated Design Architecture and Sustainability Alessandro VIRTUANI and Ana MARTINS will be the speakers of the next IDEAS Lecture, entitled "The Bearable Lightness of Solar Modules". It will take place on Wednesday 29 March 2017 at 12:30 pm in the IDEAS space (LE 0 10). Read the whole article