Innovation - Mar 24

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed an electronic yarn capable of precisely measuring how a person's body moves. Integrated directly into sportswear or work clothing, the textile sensor predicts the wearer's exhaustion level during physical exertion.

Health - Mar 23

One and a half million times a year, the instruments of eye surgery specialist Oertli Instrumente AG are used for cataract operations. In cooperation with the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences, the Rhine Valley company is working on instruments that will make the operation safer and even more efficient.

Environment - Mar 23

Thanks to a unique data set from ten Swiss lakes, an international team of researchers led by Eawag has succeeded in reconstructing entire ecological plankton networks and determining how they respond to climate change and phosphate levels.

Microtechnics - Mar 23

Researchers have developed a temperature-modulating robotic system that can be seamlessly integrated into notoriously sensitive honeybee hives, providing both a never-before-seen view of honeybee behavior and a means to influence it.

Law - Mar 23

To mark Sexual Harassment Awareness Day at Swiss universities, Vice President Julia Dannath analyses the situation at ETH Zurich, explains what anonymous reports can and cannot achieve, and presents what she believes is most needed to effectively combat sexual harassment.

Selected Job Offers
Law - 24.03
Doktorand*in im Bereich Sozialrecht Berner Fachhochschule BFH
Agronomy/Food Science - 24.03
Bereichsleitung Landwirtschaft (Agronom/in mit Führungsfunktion) Bio Suisse, Basel
Life Sciences - 23.03
PhD position - Molecular microbiology and phytopathology Agroscope, 1260 Nyon
Sport - 23.03
Senior Lecturer (MER1) in Socioeconomics of sport and leisure UNIL - Faculté des SSP, Lausanne
Electroengineering - 23.03
Research Associate Digital Energy Systems Hochschule Luzern – Technik & Architektur, Horw/Luzern
Agronomy/Food Science - 22.03
Postdoc: Effect of grazing on soil carbon storage Agroscope, 8046 Zürich-Affoltern ZH
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