Innovation - Dec 9

For more than 15 years, researchers have been exploring ways to improve training for apprentices. The findings are summarized in a recently published book and a website for teachers, and new educational technologies are currently being developed.

Using a new analytical method, researchers have tracked viruses as they pass through face masks and compared their failure on the filter layers of different types of masks. The new method should now accelerate the development of surfaces that can kill viruses, the team writes in the journal Scientific Reports.

Health - Dec 7

The Alongshan virus was discovered in China only five years ago. Now researchers at the University of Zurich have found the novel virus for the first time in Swiss ticks. It appears to be at least as widespread as the tickborne encephalitis virus and causes similar symptoms. The UZH team is working on a diagnostic test to assess the epidemiological situation.

Psychology - Dec 7

When people have the choice between two products, a third option can influence their decision by shifting their focus. Researchers from the University of Basel have shown, however, that whether one object is preferred over another depends on which visual features are being used to form an opinion.

Health - Dec 7

Scientists from the UNIGE and LMU show that the anti-tumour activity of the immune system - and the effectiveness of cancer immunotherapies - depends on the time of day.

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Economics/Business - 08.12
Professor*in International Entrepreneurship (50-100 %) Hochschule für Wirtschaft FHNW, Windisch
Economics/Business - 08.12
Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in Financial Management (80-100%) Hochschule Luzern - Wirtschaft, Zug-Rotkreuz
Architecture - 06.12
Projektassistent:in zur Unterstützung in Forschungsprojekten (60-80%) Hochschule Luzern - Technik & Architektur, Horw/Luzern
Agronomy/Food Science - 06.12
Doktorand/in für Horizon Europe Projekt «agroecology Transect» Agroscope, 8356 Ettenhausen TG
Health - 06.12
Professor in Metabolism EPFL, Lausanne
Architecture - 06.12
Dozentinnen / Dozenten für Umsetzung und Baukultur im Institut für Architektur (40-50%) Hochschule Luzern - Technik & Architektur, Horw/Luzern
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