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    17.09.10 — Mediacom To be presented next year at the largest scientific conference in the US, EPFL researchers search for the seats of self-consciousness by studying brain activity in a rotating chair. Read the whole article
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    17.09.10 — CDM | Management of Technology Prof. Damir Filipovic, Swissquote Chair in Quantitative Finance, has been awarded the AXA-EGRIE Prize for the paper on "Optimal investment and premium policies under risk shifting and solvency regulation" presented at this year's World Risk and Insurance Economics Congress in Singapore. The other authors of this paper are Robert Kremslehner und Alexander Mürmann from the Vienna University of Economics and Business. EGRIE (the European Group for Risk and Insurance Economics) is part of The Geneva Association, which is the leading international insurance "think tank" for strategically important insurance and risk management issues. Read the whole article
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    17.09.10 — Mediacom The campus participates in European Mobility Week Read the whole article
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    16.09.10 — SB | Basic Sciences Professor Nicolai Cramer won the gold medal and Professor Clémence Corminboeuf the silver one at the "European Young Chemists Award 2010" at the 3rd EuCheMS Chemistry Congress in Nürnberg (Nuremberg). Professor Xile Hu was also in the shortlist of the 13 finalists. Read the whole article
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    16.09.10 — Mediacom This week, physicists from 15 American and European universities are sharing EPFL’s Tokamak to develop the future of hydrogen fusion. Read the whole article
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    15.09.10 — Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Performance-Integrated Design Antidote is a TV program of prevention and health promotion on canal9, a regional television channel in the canton of Valais. Read the whole article
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    15.09.10 — Civil Engineering Jean-Francois Molinari is taking friction from a recipe-driven measurement to a force whose physics is incorporated on a much more fundamental level. Read the whole article
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    15.09.10 — Mediacom No longer need Photoshop thanks to an invisible light Read the whole article
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    14.09.10 — CDM | Management of Technology Interest rate and credit risk constitute the major risk sources for banks, insurance companies, and other financial institutions. These risks have played a central role in the global financial crisis of 2007 to 2009. The development of financial innovation depends on the way interest rate and credit risk are going to be managed in the future. Read the whole article
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    14.09.10 — Mediacom EPFL has been awarded the EUR-ACE label for 13 of its engineering master degrees. This European accreditation is designed to improve the match between training and industry needs, as well as encouraging the free movement of graduates on the continent. Read the whole article