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Career - 17.12.2019
ETHZ: administrative investigation concluded
The administrative investigation into allegations in the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering has shown that no laws were broken, although pressure was exerted on some doctoral students through employment contracts and there were errors in how some employment contracts were drawn up.

Environment - Business / Economics - 17.12.2019

Health - Social Sciences - 17.12.2019
Swiss Support to Healthcare Provision in Romania
Swiss Support to Healthcare Provision in Romania
From 2012-2019, Swiss TPH collaborated with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) to assist in the Romanian integration process into the EU in the area of health systems strengthening.

Career - 17.12.2019
Evaluating the risks posed by deepfakes
EPFL's International Risk Governance Center (IRGC) has published one of the first comprehensive overviews of both the risks posed by deepfakes and the potential responses to them. The study aims to serve as a primer for countering the threat posed by deepfakes. A few weeks ago, French charity Solidarité Sida caused a sensation when it published a fake yet highly realistic video of Donald Trump proclaiming "AIDS is over" as part of an awareness-raising campaign.

Mathematics - Computer Science / Telecom - 17.12.2019

Innovation - Business / Economics - 16.12.2019
"100 women and 1000 more": Jeanne Mengis
Seminario IdEP "Raising the Full Retirement Age: Defaults vs Incentives", Stefan Staubli Faculty of Economics Functional Synthesis with Examples Faculty of Informatics Visiting Alumni: Valeria Croce,

Life Sciences - Innovation - 16.12.2019
A new NCCR dedicated to the origins and future of language
A new NCCR dedicated to the origins and future of language
The Swiss National Science Foundation will support a new NCCR, "Evolving language", led by the Universities of Geneva and Zurich.

Health - Life Sciences - 16.12.2019

Pharmacology - Health - 16.12.2019
Novartis provides update on LUSTER Phase III studies in patients with uncontrolled GINA 4/5 asthma
Patients & Caregivers Healthcare Professionals Society & ESG Pooled analyses of LUSTER 1 and 2 did not support further development of Fevipiprant in asthma as a primary indication   Fevipipra

Chemistry - Life Sciences - 16.12.2019

Pharmacology - Health - 16.12.2019

Environment - Business / Economics - 13.12.2019

Pharmacology - Health - 13.12.2019
Novartis receives positive CHMP opinion for Beovu (brolucizumab) for the treatment of wet AMD
Patients & Caregivers Healthcare Professionals Society & ESG In two head-to-head clinical trials, patients on Beovu achieved vision gains that were non-inferior to aflibercept at year one 1  

Pharmacology - Health - 13.12.2019
Roche announces positive Phase III study results for Tecentriq plus Cotellic and Zelboraf in people with previously untreated BRAF V600 mutation-positive advanced melanoma
Roche today announced the Phase III IMspire150 study, in people with previously untreated BRAF V600 mutation-positive advanced melanoma, met its primary endpoint of progression-free survival (PFS).

Physics - Materials Science - 13.12.2019

Career - 13.12.2019

Social Sciences - Life Sciences - 12.12.2019
Combining science and design to measure our exposure to light
Combining science and design to measure our exposure to light
Daylight plays an essential role in sleep, alertness and hormone regulation.

Pharmacology - Health - 12.12.2019
Roche’s fixed-dose subcutaneous combination of Perjeta and Herceptin comparable to intravenous formulations in people with HER2-positive breast cancer
Fixed-dose combination administered under the skin in just minutes, compared to hours with intravenous administration, significantly reducing time spent receiving treatment Phase III FeDeriCa study s

Pharmacology - Health - 11.12.2019
APHINITY six-year results strengthen evidence of clinical benefit with Roche’s Perjeta-based regimen
Greatest improvement in invasive disease-free survival (iDFS) remains in patients at high risk of recurrence, such as those with lymph node-positive disease with a 28% reduction in the risk of recurr

Health - Pharmacology - 11.12.2019
Novartis Kisqali data show superior overall survival compared to fulvestrant and consistent efficacy across advanced breast cancer patient subgroups in MONALEESA-3
Patients & Caregivers Healthcare Professionals Society & ESG MONALEESA-3 paper published today in The New England Journal of Medicine shows statistically significant overall survival results

Environment - 10.12.2019
Swiss TPH Symposium on Climate Change and Health
Swiss TPH Symposium on Climate Change and Health
Climate change not only has an impact on the environment, but also significant effects on global health.

Life Sciences - Career - 10.12.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Transport - 10.12.2019

Health - Life Sciences - 10.12.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 10.12.2019
Roche receives CE Mark for its Accu-Chek SugarView app
Accu-Chek SugarView is the first app that determines blood glucose ranges by taking photos with the smartphone camera without the need of a blood glucose meter.

Pharmacology - Health - 09.12.2019
Novartis Kymriah demonstrates consistent efficacy and safety outcomes in US patients when used in real-world setting
Patients & Caregivers Healthcare Professionals Society & ESG Efficacy in DLBCL confirmed results seen in the pivotal trial despite treatment of a broader population, including older and more

Health - Pharmacology - 09.12.2019
Novartis global survey uncovers profound and often under-reported effects on sickle cell disease patients
Patients & Caregivers Healthcare Professionals Society & ESG Findings from more than 2,000 respondents in 16 countries underscore the debilitating and under-reported effects of sickle cell di

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 09.12.2019
EPFL startup heads a mission to clean up space
EPFL startup heads a mission to clean up space
ClearSpace, a spin-off of EPFL's Space Center (eSpace), has been selected to lead a major European Space Agency (ESA) space debris de-orbiting project with a total budget topping ¤100 million.

Computer Science / Telecom - Business / Economics - 09.12.2019
Using virtual reality to overcome unconscious biases
Formazione continua e aggiornamento per giuristi: Legge sull'esecuzione e fallimenti (SchKG), Rodrigo Rodriguez Faculty of Economics Seminario IdEP "Dynamic Vertical Foreclosure" - Chiara Fumagalli F

Innovation - Computer Science / Telecom - 09.12.2019
"100 women and 1000 more": Silvia Santini
Formazione continua e aggiornamento per giuristi: Legge sull'esecuzione e fallimenti (SchKG), Rodrigo Rodriguez Faculty of Economics Seminario IdEP "Dynamic Vertical Foreclosure" - Chiara Fumagalli F

Pharmacology - Health - 08.12.2019
New data demonstrate the continued clinical benefit of fixed-duration, chemotherapy-free Venclexta/Venclyxto-based treatments in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
In an updated analysis of the CLL14 study, Venclexta/Venclyxto plus Gazyva/Gazyvaro achieved remissions that were sustained over time in people with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

Health - Innovation - 06.12.2019
Rethinking healthcare systems
Rethinking healthcare systems
ETH Zurich is planning to step up its research activities in Singapore. It aims to extend its current Future Resilient Systems programme by five years and to launch a new programme, Future Health Technologies, in the coming year. On Thursday, 5 December, ETH Zurich announced its future endeavours involving Singapore.

Astronomy / Space Science - 06.12.2019
Planned launch of the CHEOPS satellite on December 17
Planned launch of the CHEOPS satellite on December 17
The space telescope CHEOPS is scheduled to begin its journey into space on Tuesday, December 17th on board a Soyuz rocket from the European Space Agency (ESA) in Kourou, French Guiana.

Pharmacology - Health - 06.12.2019
Novartis Phase III data on new inhaled dual combination QMF149 show significant improvement across key asthma outcomes versus monotherapy
Patients & Caregivers Healthcare Professionals Society & ESG Once-daily QMF149 met primary endpoint of lung function improvement and key secondary endpoint of asthma control improvement versu

Computer Science / Telecom - 06.12.2019
Digital’s doppelganger: The myth of analog media - Towards the "Rethinking Digital Myths" conference
Visiting Alumni: Ktimene Axetell, VP Insights, Arrivalist Visiting Alumni: Valeria Croce, Manager International Relations and Insights, Eurail BV Fall Semester Projects Presentations 2019 Faculty of

Astronomy / Space Science - Business / Economics - 05.12.2019
Swiss space telescope CHEOPS: Rocket launch set for 17 December 2019
Swiss space telescope CHEOPS: Rocket launch set for 17 December 2019
The space telescope CHEOPS is scheduled to begin its journey into space on Tuesday, December 17th on board a Soyuz rocket from the European Space Agency (ESA) in Kourou, French Guiana.

Environment - Law - 05.12.2019
Switzerland’s influence on European energy policy continues to decline
What would be the consequences of failed negotiations over an electricity agreement between Switzerland and the EU?