Environment - Sep 23
A recent EPFL study shows that pathogenic viruses may be able to develop resistance to warm temperatures and some types of disinfectant. That - combined with global warming and more frequent and longer heat waves - could make it even harder to keep them from spreading.  - We could soon see the day when people have to think twice before taking a swim in lakes hitherto considered healthy.
Life Sciences - Sep 23
Life Sciences

By exploring the benefits of sport in memory and motor learning, scientists from the University of Geneva are opening up promising perspectives for school programmes and in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease.

Environment - Sep 22

EPFL spin-off Hydromea has developed a miniature optical modem that can operate down to 6,000 meters below the ocean's surface. It is sensitive enough to collect data at very high speeds from sources more than 50 meters away.

Computer Science - Sep 22

On September 27 Switzerland votes for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, including on a contentious initiative to end the free movement of workers with the European Union. Predikon will be predicting the final outcome within minutes of the release of the first partial municipal results from the Swiss Federal Statistical Office.

Physics - Sep 22

Scientists have gained a fundamental understanding of a highly promising material that could be suited to future data storage applications.

Selected Jobs
Physics - 22.09
Full or Associate Professor in Oxide Interface Physics University of Geneva
Life Sciences - 21.09
Postdoc position (100%) – Hazard assessment of nanoparticles / tissue models Adolphe Merkle Institute, University Fribourg
Materials Science - 21.09
Postdoc / senior scientist position for the Swiss NanoAnalytics platform Adolphe Merkle Institute, University Fribourg
Life Sciences - 21.09
PhD position in Nanoscience with a focus on Light / Electronmicroscopy Adolphe Merkle Institute, University Fribourg
Life Sciences - 18.09
Internship position in Biochemical Engineering in Development Optical Biosensors CSEM - Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique, Landquart (GR)
Electroengineering - 18.09
Entwicklungsingenieur/in Optoelektronische Systeme (m/w), 80-100% CSEM - Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique, Landquart (GR)
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