Using X-ray technology to clear up an archeological secret

  • News
  • Research
Read more sur Tech Transfer.

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.

Missions

Education

EPFL brings together all levels of education and offers innovative training to its 10,000 students.Our advanced training courses for engineers, architects and scientists are adapted to the challenges of our time.

Research

With over 350 laboratories and research groups on campus, EPFL is one of World's most innovative and productive scientific institutions. Discover the main actors, projects and services within EPFL's research community.

Innovation

EPFL transforms scientific excellence into value for companies and society in general. Its innovation park, which houses 170 companies, creates a unique ecosystem that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship on campus.

Schools

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

© Alain Herzog / EPFL 2019

EPFLinnovators turns PhD students into genuine entrepreneurs

Read more

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.

Events

Affiche de la journée de l'éducation

Journée de l'éducation 2019 - Dialogues Scientifiques et pédagogiques

2019-05-17

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

CC0

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

SwissTech Convention Center © Fernando Guerra / Richter Dahl Rocha & Associés architectes SA

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

Complete agenda of events

One school, several sites

image

Question de science

Does drinking beer before (rather than after) wine really prevent you from getting a hangover?

EPFL Out There students research

EPFL Out There

Discover the blog

Follow EPFL researchers' expeditions around the world through the EPFL Out There blog.