chemistry

Chemistry - Physics Apr 26
Chemistry - Physics
Last year Empa's inorganic analytics lab was granted the status of "Reference Laboratory" within the scope of the ProSUM project, funded by the EU. Fine-grained samples of shredder waste from scrapped cars, e-waste or mine dumps from all over Europe end up here.
Astronomy - Chemistry Apr 23
Astronomy - Chemistry

EPFL scientists have completed the fastidious task of analyzing 27 dwarf galaxies in detail, identifying the conditions under which they were formed and how they've since evolved.

Physics - Chemistry Apr 13
Physics - Chemistry

A team including physicists from the University of Basel has succeeded in using atomic force microscopy to clearly obtain images of individual impurity atoms in graphene ribbons.

Currently 23 Job in field Chemistry.
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Chemistry - 25.04
Wissenschaftliche/r Assistierende/r Mikrobiologie und Biofilme (80 - 100 %) ZHAW Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Wädenswil
Environment - 17.04
PhD Position Environmental fate of perovskite photovoltaics University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
Environment - 17.04
PostDoc Speciation of selenium in reducing environments University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
Environment - 13.04
Labortechniker/in Umwelt(bio)technologie Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, Muttenz
Physics/Materials Science - 24.04
PhD Candidate in situ Nanospectroscopy Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
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chemistry

Chemistry is one of Switzerland’s model industries. The excellent education and the high level of cooperation between the private sector, academic institutions, investors and authorities attracts researchers and companies from all over the world.

Web Portals in Chemistry

  • Swiss Portal to organic chemistry:Find everything about organic chemistry at organische-chemie.ch
  • The Organic Chemistry Portal offers an overview of recent topics, interesting reactions, and information on the most important chemicals.  
  • Find information about organic synthesis on the german webpage internetchemie (also in english).

Societies and Organisations

  • The Swiss Chemical Society represents chemistry in the broadest sense in Switzerland and in international organizations.
  • SGCI Chemie Pharma Schweiz is the umbrella organisation of the chemical and pharmaceutical industry across the whole of Switzerland. Its 180 member companies are active mainly in the research, development, production or sale of pharmaceutical specialities, vitamins, industrial speciality chemicals, plant protection products as well as aromas and fragrances.

Conferences and News

  • Find worldwide conferences, exhibitions and trade fairs about chemistry at Chemistry-Conference.
  • The online magazine Analytic News provides news and information for analytic laboratories.

2011: International Year of Chemistry

The International Year of Chemistry 2011 ( IYC 2011) was a worldwide celebration of the achievements of chemistry and its contributions to the well-being of humankind. It is an initiative of IUPAC , the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, and of UNESCO , the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. It involves chemical societies, academies, and institutions worldwide, and relies on individual initiatives to organize local and regional activities. Switzerland’s labs were participating offering a range of interactive, entertaining, and educational activities for all ages.