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Solutions4Sustainability federates campus to tackle global challenges
EPFL’s Solutions4Sustainability initiative challenged all members of the campus to develop projects to promote sustainable solutions for energy and carbon footprint reduction on campus and beyond – and they delivered. Seven ambitious projects will share funds totaling some CHF 20 million.
How a highly unstable protein may lead to neurodegeneration
EPFL scientists reproduce key features of pathological protein aggregates found in the brain of patients with Lou Gehrig's disease and other neurological diseases, providing insight into the underlying mechanism and offering promising avenues for new therapies.
“If I see a chance, I take it.”
Wouter Karthaus is a new Tenure Track Assistant Professor at EPFL School of Life Sciences. Moving from chemistry to developing organoids, he now uses them to study cancer.
“It sustains me to have this human exchange"
On May 22, a group of students and professional writers gathered together to hear works of fiction written by participants in the 2023 CDH-Culture creative writing workshop read aloud by actors from the Pôle d’Expression Théâtrale. Author Elisa Shua Dusapin and student Thibault Rieben have been taking part in this workshop since its first year.
“Above all, the goal is to do our best.”
Eva Baur took home first place and the audience award at the EPFL final of the My Thesis in 180 Seconds (MT180) competition for her captivating presentation on elastomers – complete with pictures of mussels. She’ll be one of three scientists representing EPFL in the MT180 Swiss finals.
Finale suisse « Ma thèse en 180 secondes » (MT180)
L'édition 2022-2023 du concours « Ma thèse en 180 secondes » n'est pas terminée ! Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer la finale suisse qui aura lieu le jeudi soir 29 juin à l'UNIL. Quatre personnes de l'EPFL…
With: Finalistes EPFL: Eva Baur, Anita Bodac et Gaétan Raynaud Liste de tous les finalistes
Place and room: UNIL – Bâtiment Amphimax, Auditoire 350
Category: Public Science Events