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    18.09.18 — Laboratory for Information and Inference Systems Three papers from LIONS lab have been accepted to the thirty-Second Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems conference (NIPS 2018). This year NIPS conference received a record-breaking 4856 submissions of which 1011 were accepted (including 30 orals and 168 spotlights). Read the whole article
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    18.09.18 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies By an approach at different levels of intervention - from urban design to constructive detail - Prof. Emmanuel Rey's studio aims at analyzing, exploring and experimenting the specific issues related to the contribution of the architectural project to the evolution of built environment towards sustainability, in particular in the perspective of an urban densification near public transport and an experimentation of new constructive approaches. Entitled RHODANIE URBAINE, the 2018-2019 studio will focus its projectual research on the theme of the reconciliation of the city with the river, focusing on a strategic sector for the future of the city of Sion. Read the whole article
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    18.09.18 — Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics Laboratory Welcome to Aaron Appelle Read the whole article
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    18.09.18 — SB | Basic Sciences EPFL Chemistry Professor Xile Hu has won the 2018 Resonate Award from Caltech for his work on for developing abundant and non-precious metal catalysts for sustainable synthesis of added-value chemicals and cost-effective production of solar fuels. Read the whole article
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    18.09.18 — Center for Neuroprosthetics CNRS Scientist and senior researcher in Prof O. Blanke Laboratory, Nathan Faivre will start his ERC project "The motor hypothesis for self-monitoring: A new framework to understand and treat metacognitive failures." in 2019 in collaboration with the CNP. Read the whole article
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    18.09.18 — Mediacom The Welcome Day for new students was held at EPFL’s SwissTech Convention Center this past Friday. President Martin Vetterli offered some advice to those set to embark on five years of study this coming Tuesday. Read the whole article
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    18.09.18 — Institute of Digital Humanities The Digital Humanities Section at EPFL welcomed its new DH Master students. Read the whole article
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    18.09.18 — Chair of Innovation and IP Policy Dr. Orion Penner wins the highly prestigious 2018 Eugene Garfield Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis at the 23rd Science and Technology Indicators Conference in Leiden, Netherlands. The announcement was made by Clarivate Analytics, the provider of Web of Science. Read the whole article
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    18.09.18 — Urban Sociology Laboratory To make nightclubs and local residents live together, "it is necessary to show urban and spatial intelligence to avoid certain disturbances", Luca Pattaroni from EPFL Laboratory of Urban Sociology told "La Liberté". Read the whole article
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    18.09.18 — Mediacom To coincide with the new academic year, EPFL is launching Learning Companion. This new app aims to improve the way students learn, and allow teachers to address students’ difficulties more effectively. Read the whole article