Demos and talks on interdisciplinary research and its societal impacts - CROSS projects 2020-2021

 
CityLausanne, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
CategoryCareer
Date Thursday, -
Béla Kapossy (Dean of CDH and Director of CROSS), Karl Aberer, Anita Auer, Jérôme Baudry, François Bavaud, Marie-Hélène Côté, Dieter Dietz, Simon Dumas, Ambrogio Fasoli, Yumeng Hou, Lucia Jalon, Frédéric Kaplan, Alain Kaufmann, Isabella Di Lenardo, Fabian Moss, Nelly Niwa, Davide Picca, Michael Piotrowski, Elena Simonato, Daniela Anke Tresch, Robert West, Aris Xanthos
Modération: Anne Laure Gannac et Nic Ulmi

The Collaborative Research on Science and Society (CROSS) Program encourages interdisciplinary projects that deal with current issues in society and technology, and that are carried out as a collaboration between researchers from EPFL and the University of Lausanne (UNIL).

Each year, up to six projects are financially supported by the CROSS program. These proposals bring together specialists in the humanities and social sciences on the one hand, and specialists in the life sciences, natural sciences or engineering sciences on the other.

CROSS is a springboard for interdisciplinary projects. With this financial support of up to 60,000 CHF per project, researchers can test a one-year collaboration on a research topic uniting EPFL and UNIL.

This afternoon of demos and discussions will allow participants to investigate such questions as:

This event is open to all interested upon registration .

PROGRAM:

13:15 - Introduction and welcome by Béla Kapossy (Dean of CDH and Director of CROSS)

13:30 - Round tables with CROSS researchers:

"Societal impact of CROSS research" (room BS-160)
With: Anita Auer, Simon Dumas, Lucia Jalon, Frédéric Kaplan and Elena Simonato
Moderated by Anne-Laure Gannac, CDH journalist

"Interdisciplinary research experience: challenges & opportunities" (room BS-170)
With: Jérôme Baudry, Marie-Hélène Côté, Dieter Dietz, Michael Piotrowski, Daniela Anke Tresch and Aris Xanthos
Moderated by Nic Ulmi, dhCenter journalist

14:20 - CROSS projects short demonstrations (proof of concept, methodological breakthroughs, prototypes)

15:30 - Coffee break

15:50 - Institutional, scientific, and evidence-based aspects of interdisciplinary research:

16:50 - Aperitif

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