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Best teacher awards: ten professors rewarded at HEC Lausanne Published at 20.12.18
Best teacher awards: ten professors rewarded at HEC Lausanne
The Deanship of the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne recently presented its ten “HEC Lausanne Best Teacher Awards”, singling out teachers for the success of their courses as rated by students.
HEC Lausanne: Twenty-six research projects secure funding in 2018 Published at 18.12.18
HEC Lausanne: Twenty-six research projects secure funding in 2018
Twenty-six projects involving researchers from HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne were selected for grant funding in 2018. The total support will amount to over CHF 20 million, spread over several months or years, and will enable the researchers to create teams while working on their projects. This funding recognizes the excellence of the scientific research carried out at HEC Lausanne.
Start-up Switzerland in numbers Published at 28.11.18
Start-up Switzerland in numbers
Where does Switzerland as a start-up location stand in international comparison? How has it developed? What are the strengths and weaknesses? Now, we have data-based answers to these questions. A study based on an evaluation of 4,000 datasets has just been published by startupticker.ch together with HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne.
New appointment at HEC Lausanne: Professor Simon Scheidegger Published at 31.08.18
New appointment at HEC Lausanne: Professor Simon Scheidegger
Simon Scheidegger joined the Department of Finance at HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne on August 1st, 2018, as an assistant professor.
US Stress Tests 2018: the role of regulatory monitoring through stress tests Published at 21.06.18
US Stress Tests 2018: the role of regulatory monitoring through stress tests
The Federal Reserve publishes on June 21 st and 28th the results of its eighth annual stress test, commonly called CCAR (for Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review). Recent research by Professors Diane Pierret and Roberto Steri at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) highlights the role of regulatory monitoring through stress tests.
HEC Lausanne team wins the world final of the CFA Institute Research Challenge Published at 01.05.18
HEC Lausanne team wins the world final of the CFA Institute Research Challenge
A great first for HEC Lausanne and Switzerland! The team of students from the Master’s in Finance at HEC Lausanne (University of Lausanne) won the world final of the highly prestigious CFA Institute Research Challenge last Friday (23 April) at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This excellent news hit the headlines of the Swiss French (Le Temps) and German (Finanz und Wirtschaft) economic press, while the participants concerned and their professor, Norman Schurhöff, came in for much praise. The Dean’s Office extended its warmest congratulations to them!
HEC Lausanne team wins the EMEA regional final of the Swiss CFA Institute Research Challenge Published at 12.04.18
HEC Lausanne team wins the EMEA regional final of the Swiss CFA Institute Research...
The team of students from the Master’s in Finance at HEC Lausanne (University of Lausanne) won the EMEA regional final of the highly prestigious CFA Institute Research Challenge in Dublin on 5 April. Its outstanding performance means that Switzerland will be represented in the international final for the first time in nine years. The final will take place in Kuala Lumpur in three weeks’ time. The Dean’s Office congratulates the entire team and Professor Norman Schürhoff for their success and wishes them good luck for the final.
Concours MT180: deux candidat·es ont représenté HEC Lausanne Published at 20.03.18
Concours MT180: deux candidat·es ont représenté HEC Lausanne
"Ma thèse en 180 secondes" (MT180) est un concours de vulgarisation scientifique ouvert à tous les doctorant·e·s. Chaque doctorant·e doit faire, en trois minutes et avec des termes simples, un exposé convaincant sur son projet de recherche devant un public diversifié. Cette année, ce sont Irina Prostakova et Hazbi Avdiji – tous deux doctorants à HEC Lausanne – qui ont exposé leurs travaux.
HEC Lausanne team wins Swiss CFA Institute Research Challenge Published at 06.03.18
HEC Lausanne team wins Swiss CFA Institute Research Challenge
A team of students from the Master in Finance at HEC Lausanne won the very prestigious Swiss CFA Institute Research Challenge 2017 on 22 February this year in Zurich. It is the fifth victory in six years for HEC Lausanne, a performance which is a badge of honour for the Master in Finance programme.

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