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    18.06.17 — Urban Sociology Laboratory The railway company reacts by offering cars and electric bicycles included in its subscriptions. Vincent Kaufmann Professor of Urban Sociology gives his opinion on the issue on the RTS téléjournal. Read the whole article
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    16.06.17 — Urban Sociology Laboratory Vincent Kaufmann, director of LASUR, and Ander Audikana, a researcher at the University of Deusto, wrote a paper on free circulation, from its main principles to its implementation. Read the whole article
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    16.06.17 — Mediacom “Mission Possible” combines scientific rigor and good fun to help us understand the carbon impact of our personal energy choices. The video game has just been previewed at the energy-themed International Exhibition in Astana, Kazakhstan. Read the whole article
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    16.06.17 — Institute of Digital Humanities Benoît Seguin won first prize in the best demonstrations developed by the school’s researchers during the 21st edition of the IC Research Day. Read the whole article
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    16.06.17 — Swiss Plasma Center The General Assembly of the EUROfusion Consortium appointed Prof. Ambrogio Fasoli as one of the three European members of the Coordinating Committee of the International Tokamak Physics Activity (ITPA) framework. Read the whole article
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    16.06.17 — Mediacom A recent report by EPFL's Vice Presidency for Innovation (VPI) shows just how effective the school’s startup ecosystem is by looking at standard benchmarks such as the number of jobs created, funds raised, and the buyout rate for campus startups. Moreover, successful spin-offs invest in – and even buy out – nascent ones, contributing to the efficiency of this ecosystem hub. Read the whole article
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    16.06.17 — Innovation A recent report by the Vice-Presidency for Innovation (VPI) analyzes the efficiency of EPFL's entrepreneurial ecosystem. This report uses the usual indicators such as job creation, fundraising, or the acquisition of companies that are born on campus. There are also new signs such as investments made by successful local spin-offs into others, which are just starting. Read the whole article
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    16.06.17 — Mediacom Downtown areas of mid-sized cities are facing a growing challenge in maintaining their appeal. Taking Neuchâtel as an example, EPFL researchers have identified concrete steps these cities can take to make sure their downtown area remains attractive for years to come. Read the whole article
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    15.06.17 — Teaching Portal A diverse group of 33 people including section directors, students, lab technicians, teaching assistants and staff came together last week for this event, which conceptualized a curriculum for teaching open-ended problem solving and design skills across the 5 years of study at EPFL Read the whole article
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    15.06.17 — Bioinspired Projects Platform A pioneer of “evolutionary robotics” borrows drone designs from nature Read the whole article