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Plung into the heart of research and innovation with Hecoutreach.ch! Published on 19.02.24
Plung into the heart of research and innovation with Hecoutreach.ch!
What is research at HEC Lausanne? Why are we all involved in this research ? How are students prepared to become the players of change? Join us in the bubbling world of ideas and innovation that is HEC Lausanne by exploring hecoutreach.ch!
PRESS scores: an essential tool in sustainable finance Published on 06.12.23
PRESS scores: an essential tool in sustainable finance
Based exclusively on data publicly available, PRESS scores (Public Real Estate Sustainability Switzerland) meet a growing demand for transparency in the Swiss real estate fund market. Developed by researchers from the CRML at HEC Lausanne (UNIL) and Quanthome SA, with the financial support of Banque Cantonale Vaudoise and the University of Lausanne, they represent an essential tool for all players willing to make informed decisions in the field of sustainable finance.
Several awards were conferred to professors to recognize the quality of their teaching Published on 30.11.23
Several awards were conferred to professors to recognize the quality of their teaching
The Dean's Office of the Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC Lausanne) at the University of Lausanne has granted 22 "HEC Lausanne Best Teacher Awards" to honor educators for the success of their courses with students.
Academic excellence: thesis prizes winners 2023 Published on 27.11.23
Academic excellence: thesis prizes winners 2023
Nine PhD graduates from the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Lausanne were awarded prizes during the Annual Doctoral Event on Thursday November 23rd, 2023. The Dean’s Office warmly congratulates the researchers concerned.
Congratulations to the Ph.D. graduates of 2023 Published on 27.11.23
Congratulations to the Ph.D. graduates of 2023
35 students obtained a PhD degree from the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Lausanne in 2022-2023. Prof. Boris Nikolov, Vice-Dean in charge of the Doctoral School, warmly congratulated them for their achievement during the Annual Doctoral Event on November 23rd, 2023.
Luise Eisfeld, new Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at HEC Lausanne Published on 03.08.23
Luise Eisfeld, new Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at HEC Lausanne
On August 1, 2023, Luise Eisfeld joined the Department of Finance at the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Lausanne. Her research focuses on Industrial Organization and Corporate Finance.
Research Excellence at HEC Lausanne: Over CHF 6 million in funding awarded Published on 11.07.23
Research Excellence at HEC Lausanne: Over CHF 6 million in funding awarded
HEC Lausanne (UNIL) is thrilled to announce that 13 research projects led by its members have been selected by external funding during the 2022-2023 academic year, totaling CHF 6,355,000.
The diminishing CO2 impact of Swiss real estate investments
Published on 23.05.23
The diminishing CO2 impact of Swiss real estate investments
Greenhouse gas emissions from buildings owned by Swiss real estate investment vehicles fell by around 10% in 2021 on the previous year. According to the second annual study looking at the ESG commitments of Swiss real estate funds, foundations and companies – carried out by researchers at the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne (HEC Lausanne) in collaboration with BCV – there was a shift toward renewables and away from fossil energy, which accounted for 42% of the buildings’ energy mix, down from 46% in 2020.
Improving the performance of bond portfolios by combining machine learning and economics Published on 16.05.23
Improving the performance of bond portfolios by combining machine learning and economics
Research: From healthcare to marketing, IT to transport, artificial intelligence and machine learning are disrupting the business world. Financial services is no exception.

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