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    15.09.17 — Research Office Le Conseil fédéral a approuvé le 23 août 2017 les accords permettant à la Suisse de participer aux programmes de recherche et de développement Eurostars-2 et Active and Assisted Living (AAL). La Suisse est ainsi à nouveau membre à part entière dans ces deux programmes cofinancés par l’UE. Read the whole article
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    15.09.17 — EPFL Assembly Joël Teuscher has been elected as the new President of the School Assembly. Read the whole article
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    15.09.17 — Transportation Center Decision-makers, academics and professionals from the railway and mobility sectors gathered at EPFL on 7 and 8 September to discuss the future of the rail system. Read the whole article
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    14.09.17 — Mediacom Six months after the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition ended, the teams that ran the 22 scientific projects are hard at work sorting through the many samples they collected. Some preliminary findings were announced during a conference in Crans Montana organized by the Swiss Polar Institute, who just appointed Konrad Steffen as new scientific director (see the interview below). Read the whole article
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    14.09.17 — Equal Opportunities Office MenCare Switzerland is a national program to promote paternal involvement and men's contributions to caregiving. Read the whole article
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    14.09.17 — Institute of Digital Humanities Sofia Ares Oliveira works at the Digital Humanities Laboratory and focuses mainly on image processing. She develops computer vision and machine learning tools enabling the extraction of meaningful information from digital images. Read the whole article
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    14.09.17 — CDM | Management of Technology A new research paper by Prof. Thomas Weber (EPFL) and Prof. Lauren Cipriano (University of Westen Ontario) “Population-Level Intervention and Information Collection in Dynamic Healthcare Policy,” examines when and how much costly information should be collected before deciding whether to optimally start or stop a new healthcare program. As an application of their theoretical insights authors consider the evaluation of hepatitis C virus screening and make public policy recommendations. Read the whole article
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    14.09.17 — Laboratory for Hydraulic Machines Young researchers from the Laboratory for Hydraulic Machines of EPFL attend the annual conference of the Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research "Supply of Electricity" (SCCER-SoE) held in Birmensdorf at the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL on September 14 and 15, 2017. Read the whole article
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    13.09.17 — Mediacom Scientists from Switzerland and the US have shown that lymphatic vessels can enable both metastasis and T-cell invasion, opening new paths for cancer immunotherapy. Read the whole article
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    13.09.17 — Laboratory of Experimental Rock Mechanics The grants are awarded under the 'excellent science' pillar of Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation program. Read the whole article