Using X-ray technology to clear up an archeological secret

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In an important first, EPFL and Vaud Canton’s archeology office used X-ray scanning technology to unlock the mysteries of an extremely rare chainmail shirt dating from Roman times. The results will go on display at the Cantonal Museum of Archeology and History in Lausanne from 26 April to 25 August.



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La doctorante Laura Hermans travaillant avec un microscope. En arrière-plan, et le professeur Pavan Ramdya

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EPFLinnovators turns PhD students into genuine entrepreneurs

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The EPFLinnovators program – designed to give PhD students experience in the business world – has issued a new call for projects. We spoke with two program participants: Laura Hermans, who is investigating the neuronal activity of mosquitos; and Harry Vourtsis, who is developing drones that can travel long distances.


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Journée de l'éducation 2019 - Dialogues Scientifiques et pédagogiques


Place and room: Swiss Tech Convention Center
Category: Conferences - Seminars


Research data and ethics in the age of GDPR

2019-05-28 08:45:00 12:45:00

Place and room: CO 121
Category: Internal trainings

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World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ)

2019-07-01 2019-07-05

Place and room: SwissTech Convention Center
Category: Conferences - Seminars

Journées d'information

2019-11-20 2019-11-21

With: Pierre Vandergheynst et Emilien Candaux
Category: Conferences - Seminars

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