Social media and AI can measure the aesthetic quality of landscapes
To measure an ecosystem’s beauty and the well-being it produces for people can help inform public environmental policy. Scientists at EPFL and Wageningen University in the Netherlands have developed a novel modeling approach for ecosystem assessments based on deep learning and millions of Flickr photos.
EPFL's associated campus managers
Meet the five people in charge of operations at our associated campuses in Fribourg, Geneva, Neuchâtel, Sion and Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates.
“The diversity in our team was key to our success”
A team of EPFL students recently won a top award at SensUs, an international competition on biosensors, for their device that can detect influenza A in a saliva sample.
“Yes, language is a vector of sexism and discrimination”
EPFL’s upper management has adopted a series of guidelines on inclusive language, which will be launched at an online presentation on 7 October. In the meantime, you can view the guidelines on a special section of the EPFL website. Natasha Stegmann, the project manager who’s overseeing this broad initiative, spoke with us about what she hopes to achieve.
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Erna Hamburger Award 2021
(c) University of Oxford / John Cairns Since 2006, the Erna Hamburger Prize distinguishes influential, leading women scientists who are transforming their field and executing change. The prize is awarded by the…
With: Dame Professor Sarah Gilbert, Saïd Professor of Vaccinology, Jenner Institute, Nuffield Department of Medicine at the University of Oxford
Place and room: RLC E1 240
Category: Conferences – Seminars
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