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Physics - Chemistry Jan 11
Physics - Chemistry
A type of quantum dot that has been intensively studied in recent years can reproduce light in every colour and is very bright. An international research team that includes scientists from ETH Zurich has now discovered why this is the case.
Chemistry - Physics Jan 8
Chemistry - Physics

Water could form the basis for future particularly inexpensive rechargeable batteries. Empa researchers have succeeded in doubling the electrochemical stability of water with a special saline solution.

Physics - Chemistry Dec 8
Physics - Chemistry

Incorporating guanidinium into perovskite solar cells stabilizes their efficiency at 19% for 1000 hours under full-sunlight testing conditions.

Currently 34 jobs in field Chemistry.
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Chemistry - 13.01
Wissenschaftliche/r Assistent/in Bioanalytik (100%) ZHAW Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Wädenswil
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PhD Student Position in Ultrafast Photochemistry University of Geneva
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Ph.D. Position on Chemical Analysis and Human Exposure Modeling Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
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École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL
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University of Geneva
Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
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University of Zurich
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Energy geostructures analysis and design EPFL, Lausanne
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Gouvernance de l’information en organisation, protection des données University of Geneva
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Gestion des risques et dangers chimiques au laboratoire EPFL, Lausanne
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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.