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Art and the power of daylight
Opening today, the new exhibition of EPFL Pavilions “Lighten Up! On Biology and Time” uses the lens of art to explore the connection of living organisms with the natural cycle of light and dark. Nineteen installations highlight the urgency of reconnecting to the outdoor environment and remind us of the importance of regular light exposure.
Robotic system offers hidden window into collective bee behavior
EPFL researchers have developed a temperature-modulating robotic system that can be seamlessly integrated into notoriously sensitive honeybee hives, providing both a never-before-seen view of honeybee behavior and a means to influence it.
L’EPFL ouvrira à nouveau ses portes à un public nombreux et de tous les âges. L’occasion pour des milliers de visiteurs de découvrir les arcanes de notre École au travers d’événements, animations, rencontres,…
Place and room: Campus EPFL Lausanne
Category: Cultural events
“I've sought out justice ever since I was a child.”
Maryam Meylan, legal counsel at EPFL and a Geneva Bar trainee attorney, has just won the prestigious Caen Memorial’s international pleading competition. The Iranian delivered a moving account of the situation in her country, which also earned her the public award.
“Morocco is a hotbed of young talent”
Ghita Mezzour has been Morocco’s Minister Delegate in Charge of Digital Transition and Administrative Reform since October 2021. In that role, she is intent on furthering her career-long goal of using digital technology to make a positive impact on society. She spoke about her career path and the ways in which digital technology can support her country’s development.
"Studying environmental science clearly influenced how I snowboard"
Mathieu Schaer, an EPFL alumni and scientific collaborator at MétéoSwiss, is also a professional snowboarder who shows that mountain sports don’t have to be bad for the environment. Learn more about this athlete, who combines the thrill of adventure with a love of nature.
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