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Campus - Physics - 09.11.2023
Masterful knowledge generator and visionary innovator
Masterful knowledge generator and visionary innovator

Health - Innovation - 09.11.2023
Showing foresight
Showing foresight

Campus - 09.11.2023
An excellent pavilion for circular construction
An excellent pavilion for circular construction

Innovation - 08.11.2023
Fair distribution of royalties for copyrights
Fair distribution of royalties for copyrights

Computer Science - Administration - 08.11.2023
First measures of the data science strategy implemented

Economics - Innovation - 08.11.2023
Why business should embrace digital responsibility
As society increasingly expects the responsible use of digital technologies, firms with better practices will have a distinct advantage, says .

Materials Science - Chemistry - 07.11.2023
What is the battery of the future made of?
What is the battery of the future made of?
The Empa research group led by Maksym Kovalenko is researching innovative materials for the batteries of tomorrow. Whether it's fast-charging electric cars or low-cost stationary storage, there's a promising material or a novel manufacturing process for every application. What are the hallmarks of a good battery? Is it its capacity? How fast it charges? Or its price? The answer depends on where the battery is used, says Empa researcher Kostiantyn Kravchyk.

Health - Innovation - 06.11.2023
Medtech hub in Bern on the way to great success
Medtech hub in Bern on the way to great success
The canton of Bern wants to establish itself as a leading international medical location by 2030.

Physics - Event - 06.11.2023
Michelle Simmons receives this year's Erna Hamburger Prize
Michelle Simmons receives this year’s Erna Hamburger Prize

Religions - 03.11.2023
Religion and tourism: funded research
Religion and tourism: funded research

Transport - Health - 03.11.2023
Insufficient support for the mobility of people with disabilities
Insufficient support for the mobility of people with disabilities
The range of transport services for people with disabilities varies greatly in Switzerland and is difficult to access due to complex organization and high prices.

Innovation - Computer Science - 03.11.2023
Comics in the new age of artificial intelligence
Comics in the new age of artificial intelligence
Cut/Paste , a new exhibition at EPFL Pavilions , Pavilion A, delves into the history of comics and showcases how artificial intelligence is changing the art and adapting classic 1950s narratives for today's varied mediums.

Campus - Education - 02.11.2023
Three newly designed fields of study in the bachelor's degree program in energy and environmental engineering
Three newly designed fields of study in the bachelor’s degree program in energy and environmental engineering
The University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland FHNW is launching three new fields of study in the Bachelor's degree program in Energy and Environmental Engineering: "Sustainable Building

Career - Innovation - 02.11.2023
The future of work: 3/2, 2/3, or 0/4?
The future of work: 3/2, 2/3, or 0/4?
How productive are we when we work from home? It's an increasingly common question. But Gudela Grote believes it's the wrong question, because it says more about our conceptions of human nature than about effective ways of working. 2020 proved that being flexible about where we work (and the hours we work) can benefit employees and employers.

Physics - 01.11.2023
Two projects launched to connect error-corrected qubits
Two projects launched to connect error-corrected qubits

Environment - Linguistics / Literature - 31.10.2023
Amitav Ghosh - how climate crisis, colonialism and migration are connected
Amitav Ghosh - how climate crisis, colonialism and migration are connected

Economics - Innovation - 31.10.2023
Improving the world à la Silicon Valley
How strongly are the ideas of Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk influencing today's digital economy? An economic sociologist at the University of Basel has analyzed speeches, book contributions and articles from Silicon Valley, demonstrating the emergence of a new spirit of digital capitalism. What justification is there for earning a lot of money? Nineteenth-century Calvinists interpreted economic prosperity as a sign that one was counted among God's chosen.

Law - Transport - 31.10.2023
Improving mobility with data sharing
Improving mobility with data sharing
We provide transport companies with information about our mobility behavior when we use various modes of transportation. Researchers at the University of Basel and two technology and mobility consulting companies have jointly investigated what requirements could be put in place to ensure this mobility data is better utilized.

Event - 30.10.2023
Erasmus+ and FFF projects exhibited at the University of Liechtenstein
Erasmus+ and FFF projects exhibited at the University of Liechtenstein

Media - 30.10.2023
Swiss Public Critical of AI in Journalism
Media research People in Switzerland generally have a critical attitude toward the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the production of news coverage. There is currently little appetite to consume and pay for AI-produced news, and in addition, people fear that quality will decrease. These findings are shown in the 2023 Yearbook Quality of the Media published by the Research Center for the Public Sphere and Society (fög) at the University of Zurich.

History / Archeology - 30.10.2023
Archaeology and civil engineering benefit the economy
Archaeology and civil engineering benefit the economy
In his doctoral thesis defended at the University of Neuchâtel, Paul Jobin demonstrates the complex and fruitful relationship between archaeology and civil engineering. Or how ancient remains influence the timing and implementation of future economic developments in Switzerland. For Paul Jobin, 'modern archaeology has changed over the decades.

Life Sciences - Physics - 27.10.2023
Two ERC Synergy Grants for researchers
Two ERC Synergy Grants for researchers

Environment - Innovation - 27.10.2023
Cities offer an array of opportunties for a sustainable future
Cities offer an array of opportunties for a sustainable future
Today, half of the world's population lives in urban areas. This is giving rise to major challenges in terms of securing a sustainable future - a topic that will be explored during the World Cities Day on 31 October. Here is an overview of EPFL research carried out in this field. For most of us, 31 October is Halloween.

Event - Chemistry - 27.10.2023
Timothy Richmond honoured with highly endowed WLA prize
Timothy Richmond honoured with highly endowed WLA prize

Environment - Innovation - 27.10.2023
Cities offer an array of opportunities for a sustainable future
Cities offer an array of opportunities for a sustainable future
Today, half of the world's population lives in urban areas. This is giving rise to major challenges in terms of securing a sustainable future - a topic that will be explored during the World Cities Day on 31 October.

Chemistry - 26.10.2023
10 million euros for the search for new electrocatalysts
An international group of researchers with participation from the University of Bern is using new concepts to search for efficient and durable electrocatalysts for the energy transition.

Health - Innovation - 26.10.2023
Translational projects at Empa and PSI get extra funding

Environment - 25.10.2023
Tackling water stress in the Swiss Alps
Tackling water stress in the Swiss Alps
The Alps are being increasingly affected by floods and droughts. According to Manuela Brunner, we can do something about this problem: use water more sparingly and think about hazard protection in broader terms.

Research Management - Politics - 25.10.2023
Horizon package: Confederation funds further transitional measures for mono-beneficiary projects

Campus - Career - 25.10.2023
Further development of the Master's program in Applied Psychology at the FHNW
Further development of the Master’s program in Applied Psychology at the FHNW

Environment - Earth Sciences - 25.10.2023
A summer of intense field-work for the GreenFjord
A summer of intense field-work for the GreenFjord
GreenFjord is a four-year research program intended to investigate how climate change is affecting ecosystems in southern Greenland.

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 25.10.2023
Charlotte Soneson: embracing the command line

Environment - Earth Sciences - 25.10.2023
GreenFjord project the focus of researchers' efforts over the summer
GreenFjord project the focus of researchers’ efforts over the summer
GreenFjord is a four-year research program intended to investigate how climate change is affecting ecosystems in southern Greenland.

Materials Science - Chemistry - 24.10.2023
Battery-go-round
Battery-go-round
Empa and Kyburz Switzerland AG are looking for ways to recycle end-of-life lithium-ion batteries in an efficient and resource-saving way. A specially developed experimental facility breaks down the old batteries into their components so that materials can be recovered as clean as possible. Everyone is familiar with this phenomenon from their cell phone or laptop: Over time, the capacity of the battery decreases, so that you have to reach for the charger more and more often.

Health - Economics - 24.10.2023
Long-term Partnership in Tanzania Improves Access to Healthcare
Long-term Partnership in Tanzania Improves Access to Healthcare

Environment - Innovation - 24.10.2023
Glacier researcher receives Prix de Quervain 2023

Pharmacology - Health - 23.10.2023
New receptor structures discovered to design drugs
A team of researchers at USI has discovered the dimeric structural organisation of certain receptors among the principle drug targets in pharmacology.

Career - Campus - 23.10.2023
Nobel Prize in Economics at 2023 to Claudia Goldin
The 2023 Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to US economist Claudia Goldin, a professor at Harvard University " for having advanced our understanding of women's labour market outcomes " and for her research on how to achieve gender equality in the workplace.

Politics - Administration - 20.10.2023
Moldovan President visits ETH Zurich
Moldovan President visits ETH Zurich

Health - Economics - 19.10.2023
The Wyss Center receives ISO 13485 Certification by TÜV SÜD for its Quality Management System
The Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering receives ISO 13485 Certification by TÜV SÜD for its Quality Management System Geneva, Switzerland, October 19 - The Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineeri

Campus - 19.10.2023
LGT awards University Scholarship Master in Finance
LGT awards University Scholarship Master in Finance

Innovation - Environment - 19.10.2023
STEP2: A new NEST unit is taking shape
STEP2: A new NEST unit is taking shape
Construction is underway, once again, at the research and innovation building NEST. The new unit goes by the name of STEP2. Over the past three years, project partners from various disciplines have developed innovations with high market potential, which will be implemented in a real-world construction project for the very first time.

Health - 19.10.2023
Showing digitization potential in the Swiss healthcare system
Showing digitization potential in the Swiss healthcare system
In order to drive forward the digitization of healthcare in Switzerland, the benefits and opportunities for all stakeholders must be demonstrated even better.

Life Sciences - 18.10.2023
Do bacteria make you fat? Marie Heim-Vögtlin Prize for Maria Luisa Balmer
Do bacteria make you fat? Marie Heim-Vögtlin Prize for Maria Luisa Balmer
The winner of this year's Marie Heim-Vögtlin Prize is Maria Luisa Balmer. The SNSF is awarding her the prize for her research into intestinal bacteria and their role in the development of diabetes and morbid obesity.

Politics - 18.10.2023
'Anecdotes aren't as harmless as people think they are.'
’Anecdotes aren’t as harmless as people think they are.’

Architecture - Environment - 18.10.2023
New, sustainable structures installed at three iconic sites in Geneva
New, sustainable structures installed at three iconic sites in Geneva

Campus - Career - 17.10.2023
Institute for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Societies (ISNO): the University Executive Board takes measures
Institute for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Societies (ISNO): the University Executive Board takes measures

Health - Pharmacology - 17.10.2023
Prostate cancer: IOR contributes to significant advancement
Prostate cancer: IOR contributes to significant advancement
The Molecular Oncology research group, led by Prof. Andrea Alimonti at the Institute of Oncology Research (IOR, affiliated to USI and member of Bios+), in close collaboration with the team of Prof. de Bono (Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK), has finally provided the first clinical evidence that myeloid inflammation can fuel disease progression and resistance to hormonal therapies in prostate cancer patients.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 17.10.2023
CO2 out of thin air
CO2 out of thin air
To prevent irreversible and damaging changes to the Earth's climate system, we need to remove excess (man-made) CO2 from the atmosphere.

Health - Pharmacology - 16.10.2023
Innovations in lymphedema treatment
Innovations in lymphedema treatment
Swelling of one or more limbs due to lymphedema affects one in five women undergoing breast cancer surgery following the operation.