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Innovation - 15.04.2024
Andrea Emilio Rizzoli in Brussels on the future of public AI

Music - Campus - 15.04.2024
New Head of the Institute of Classical Music at the Basel University of Music FHNW
New Head of the Institute of Classical Music at the Basel University of Music FHNW

Campus - 15.04.2024
International Study Week 2024

Environment - 15.04.2024
Greenhouse gases 2022: sharp drop in building emissions
Greenhouse gases 2022: sharp drop in building emissions
In 2022, Switzerland emitted 41.6 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent (CO2 eq.), 3.5 million tonnes less than in 2021.

Psychology - Innovation - 15.04.2024
AI's new power of persuasion: it can change your mind
AI’s new power of persuasion: it can change your mind
A new EPFL study has demonstrated the persuasive power of Large Language Models, finding that participants debating GPT-4 with access to their personal information were far more likely to change their opinion compared to those who debated humans.

Astronomy / Space - 15.04.2024
International space cooperation: Switzerland signs Artemis Accords

Innovation - Research Management - 15.04.2024
Switzerland-Brazil Joint Committee on Science and Technology meets to discuss bilateral cooperation in research and innovation

Economics - 15.04.2024
The fine art of destination management 4.0
Competitiveness, destination development, sustainability, stakeholder management The management of tourist destinations is constantly changing.

Event - Materials Science - 12.04.2024
'EPFL on wheels' gets a facelift
’EPFL on wheels’ gets a facelift

Art and Design - Innovation - 12.04.2024
Artificial augmented creativity: A new era of art
Artificial augmented creativity: A new era of art
Artificial intelligence is transforming the way in which art is created and experienced. Are we at the beginning of a new artistic revolution? Or at the end of creativity as we know it? puts things in perspective.

Astronomy / Space - 11.04.2024
Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin to travel to the USA with a science and business delegation

Environment - 11.04.2024
Social costs of energy systems
Social costs of energy systems
Developing wind and solar infrastructure in the landscape can be tricky and often associated with resistance to arise among the population. Thanks to a new study by the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, in addition to the spatial and ecosystem-related costs, also social costs in form of people's preferences can now be considered when siting for new solar and wind power plants.

Health - 11.04.2024
Biofortified rice to combat deficiencies
Biofortified rice to combat deficiencies
A team from UNIGE, together with ETH Zurich and NCHU in Taiwan, has developed a rice line that has enhanced vitamin B1 content.

Architecture - Research Management - 11.04.2024
Computers heat buildings
Computers heat buildings
Zero heat waste: This is the goal of a dozen European companies and research institutions, including Empa, in the Horizon Europe project HEATWISE.

Astronomy / Space - 11.04.2024
Using a hopping robot for asteroid exploration
Using a hopping robot for asteroid exploration

Health - Campus - 10.04.2024
New Endowed Professorship for Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation

Research Management - Politics - 10.04.2024
Horizon package: Federal Council to finance transitional measures in 2024

Research Management - 10.04.2024
ETH Zurich ranks first in the world for 3 subjects, according to QS
ETH Zurich ranks first in the world for 3 subjects, according to QS

Environment - 10.04.2024
Federal Council renews its contribution to the Green Climate Fund

Health - Career - 10.04.2024
Nursing staff in psychiatric care: satisfied, but overworked
The nursing crisis is on everyone's lips, and creates additional challenges for healthcare staff. A report by the University of Basel shows how satisfied psychiatric nursing staff are with their daily working lives. Irregular working hours, night shifts and overtime: it's not news that nursing is a challenging profession.

Politics - Social Sciences - 10.04.2024
Study on "anti-gender" policy in Switzerland and Europe
A Europe-wide research project shows where and how "anti-gender" policies manifest themselves in different countries. It also exists in Switzerland, as a partial study by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, the University of Lausanne and the University of Fribourg shows. 'Anti-gender' policy refers to efforts aimed at restricting sexual and gender diversity and gender equality.

Mathematics - Transport - 10.04.2024
New model better predicts our daily travel choices
New model better predicts our daily travel choices
An EPFL engineer has developed a forecasting model that factors in not just our commuting habits, but also our activities during the day.

Innovation - Environment - 09.04.2024
Giving innovation a major boost
Giving innovation a major boost

Computer Science - Pedagogy - 09.04.2024
Computer science made accessible to over 10,000 children
Computer science made accessible to over 10,000 children

Physics - Music - 08.04.2024
Rescuing music with X-rays
Rescuing music with X-rays
PSI researchers are developing a technique that uses the special synchrotron X-ray light from the Swiss Light Source SLS to non-destructively digitise recordings from high-value historic audio tapes

Campus - Education - 08.04.2024
Let Bachelor’s holders work first!

Environment - 08.04.2024
A Pro-rectorate for Sustainable Transformation and Equal Opportunities

Computer Science - 04.04.2024
Knocking cloud security off its game
Knocking cloud security off its game
Public cloud services employ special security technologies. Computer scientists at ETH Zurich have now discovered a gap in the latest security mechanisms used by AMD and Intel chips.

Environment - Economics - 04.04.2024
Wood: useful and complex
Wood: useful and complex
How can the forestry and timber industry be encouraged to reduce CO2 in the atmosphere by using local wood? Two projects from Central Switzerland demonstrate this.

Health - Life Sciences - 02.04.2024
Innovative treatment helmet promises advances in the treatment of Alzheimer's
Innovative treatment helmet promises advances in the treatment of Alzheimer’s
The Basel spin-off company Bottneuro is developing a personalized treatment helmet - the Miamind neurostimulator.

Health - Life Sciences - 28.03.2024
A world network to monitor coronaviruses
A world network to monitor coronaviruses
A Swiss collaboration has been designated a member of the WHO's CoViNet network for the detection and surveillance of coronaviruses.

Linguistics / Literature - 28.03.2024
Bon-ton on air

Innovation - 28.03.2024
Funding shows effect
Funding shows effect

Career - Campus - 27.03.2024
Anna Fontcuberta i Morral appointed as new EPFL president
Anna Fontcuberta i Morral appointed as new EPFL president

Environment - 26.03.2024
WSL Strategy 2035
WSL Strategy 2035
The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL presents its 2035 research strategy.

Social Sciences - Philosophy - 26.03.2024
Between freedom and jealousy: The phenomenon of open relationships
Between freedom and jealousy: The phenomenon of open relationships

Computer Science - Innovation - 26.03.2024
New app unmasks forged documents
New app unmasks forged documents
Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a smartphone app that can be used to check the authenticity of documents and other items.

Environment - 25.03.2024
Joaquín Jiménez-Martínez and João P. Leitão become adjunct professors
Joaquín Jiménez-Martínez and João P. Leitão become adjunct professors

Music - Campus - 25.03.2024
Dave Gisler, Samuel Leipold, Mareille Merck and Manuel Troller become new lecturers for guitar jazz

Life Sciences - 22.03.2024
The role of attention in our ability to learn new associations highlighted
The role of attention in our ability to learn new associations highlighted
A study by BEAM researchers, published in "Science of Learning", offers new insights into brain mechanisms linked to differences in associative learning. This research explores how attentional processes influence learning performance, shedding light on our understanding of how the brain works to create relationships between information .

Environment - 22.03.2024
Hydropower is a cornerstone of renewable energy
Hydropower is a cornerstone of renewable energy
22 March is the World Water Day. Water power has so much more to offer. Engineers are working hard to both expand this form of clean energy and make better use of existing hydropower plants. Hydropower fell out of fashion in the late 20th century owing to nuclear power and extremely low electricity prices.

Environment - Pedagogy - 21.03.2024
Inauguration of the USI House of Sustainability in Airolo

Environment - Architecture - 21.03.2024
Website shows the benefits of the forest with many examples
Website shows the benefits of the forest with many examples
The forest is more than just a collection of trees. This is impressively demonstrated by the www.waldnutzen.ch website developed in Central Switzerland.

Environment - Architecture - 21.03.2024
Making construction sustainable by reusing materials
Making construction sustainable by reusing materials
One way to lighten the construction industry's heavy carbon footprint is to reuse existing materials - an approach being explored by numerous researchers.

Environment - 21.03.2024
Endangered underwater world in postage stamp format
Endangered underwater world in postage stamp format

Economics - Environment - 21.03.2024
Central Swiss companies defy the crises
Central Swiss companies defy the crises
Despite several global crises, Central Switzerland's economy is robust and companies are optimistic about the future.

Innovation - 20.03.2024
Switzerland and Denmark strengthen relations in higher education, research and innovation

Campus - 20.03.2024
Diogo José Carvalho Da Cunha wins the Philip Jones Brass Prize

Health - Event - 20.03.2024
Prestigious international award to Prof. Franco Cavalli

Pedagogy - Campus - 20.03.2024
Are online teaching materials emptying out university classrooms?
Are online teaching materials emptying out university classrooms?
Live streaming and recorded lectures mean students can easily keep up with a class without ever setting foot in the classroom.
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