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Organisation and themes   How to reach the CURML   Certificate of attendance


CURML Conferences : organization and subject matter of talks

The CURML regularly organizes continuing education seminars in collaboration with the University Hospitals of Lausanne and Geneva and the corresponding Faculties of Biology and Medicine. The subjects covered are very varied and touch on different disciplines related to Forensic Medicine :

  • Forensics : anatomopathology, clinical medicine, genetics, toxicology and forensic chemistry, psychopharmacology, behavioural science, entomology, anthropology, imaging, doping, traffic medicine, violence medicine, forensic psychiatry, disaster medicine, virtual autopsy, molecular autopsy, prison medicine
  • Related fields : medical law and ethics, ethnotoxicology, human medicine and human rights, sport medicine.

The length of talks is limited to 30-40 minutes plus 5 to 15 minutes discussion time. A PC, a beamer and a laser pointer are available to speakers.

The capacities of the lecture halls are as follows : Epalinges (LAD) and Geneva: 30 seats, Lausanne (Pierre Decker): 110 seats, Chalet-à-Gobet (En Marin-sur-Lausanne, Vulliette 4): 50 seats.

Since the first of October 2012, the presentations are broadcast through live videoconferencing from Lausanne to Geneva and vice versa.

How to reach the site of the CURML ?

A. Site of Lausanne

From mid-January 2015 :

  • CURML moved to the area of Chalet-à-Gobet (En Marin-sur-Lausanne), Chemin de la Vulliette 4, 1000 Lausanne 25. How can you find us ?  map  / 3D view
  • En Public transport, Metro m2 up to Croisettes (end of line), then take bus 45 or 62, Stop "En Marin"
  • Private transport: Exit the motorway N9 at Lausanne - Vennes. Direction Berne, Moudon, Le Chalet-à-Gobet. "Blue-grey" building just before the hospitality management school "Ecole Hôtelière" (on the left of Berne road). Access over the bridge: exit to the right before the bridge , then follow the sign "Ecole Hôtelière, Le Mont". First on the left. Parking and main entrance in front of the building (same side as the road of Berne). A downloadable map for the CURML in Lausanne is available here.

B. Site of Geneva

Certificate of attendance, suggestions, previous and next seminars

  • certificate of attendance can be given to doctoral students. Attendance at 12 seminars gives entitlement to 1 ECTS credit
  • Suggestions for presentation subjects or speakers are welcome
  • For information about the programme and organization contact : Dr C. Giroud
  • Previous seminars for the years 2009 and 2008

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