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Health - 06.10.2022
Latest high-tech microscopes for the Department of Biomedicine
Latest high-tech microscopes for the Department of Biomedicine
Nikon has selected the Department of Biomedicine's microscopy facility as its first -Center of Excellence- in Switzerland.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 06.10.2022

Pedagogy - Innovation - 06.10.2022
University teaching under Covid: the old hands and the evaders
How did teaching staff cope with the sudden switch to online teaching during the coronavirus pandemic? Researchers from the University of Basel investigated this in collaboration with Eucor - The European Campus.

Health - 05.10.2022
Swiss TPH Designated as WHO Collaborating Centre for Verbal Autopsy
Swiss TPH Designated as WHO Collaborating Centre for Verbal Autopsy
The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated Swiss TPH as the WHO Collaborating Centre for Verbal Autopsy.

Career - Innovation - 05.10.2022
Constructive approach to error-making boosts innovation
This year's Swiss HR Barometer focuses on working conditions that promote innovative behaviours amongst employees. Approaching errors in an open manner, a practice prevalent in Switzerland, has a positive effect on innovative behaviour as well as attitudes to work. Scope for improvement is found in areas such as support for new ideas, personnel development and compensation.

Materials Science - Economics / Business - 05.10.2022

Economics / Business - Social Sciences - 05.10.2022

Transport - 05.10.2022

Computer Science - Event - 04.10.2022

Health - 04.10.2022
'The fall wave has already started'
’The fall wave has already started’
How is the outlook regarding Covid-19 for the coming weeks? Professor Richard Neher at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, who has been studying the evolution of the virus since the pandemic started, answers some pressing questions.

Materials Science - 30.09.2022
The e-Sling electric aircraft takes off
The e-Sling electric aircraft takes off
Header The four-seater electric aircraft "e-Sling", which was developed by ETH students, has taken flight for the first time. The student project has taken two years and a lot of dedication. For two years, a team of around 20 ETH students worked tirelessly in a hangar in the Innovation Park in Dübendorf.

Economics / Business - Health - 30.09.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 30.09.2022
A sensory immersion in galaxies of data to explore the cosmos
A sensory immersion in galaxies of data to explore the cosmos
The new exhibition produced by EPFL Pavilions transforms the scientific inquiry of astrophysics into sensory and emotional experiences.

Philosophy - 30.09.2022
Data ethics and what we should demand when entrusting personal information to a device 
Conscious digitisation also comes with greater awareness of data processing, as Marta Fadda, a Postdoc researcher and lecturer in the Biomedical Ethics course at the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences at

Environment - Physics - 29.09.2022
Electricity and heat on demand
If the transition to renewables is to succeed, we will need a viable means of storing surplus heat and electricity.

Civil Engineering - Architecture - 29.09.2022
More soil, less concrete: changing mindsets in construction
More soil, less concrete: changing mindsets in construction
For his Master's project, architecture student Jeremy Morris assessed the life cycle of building materials in Vaud Canton.

Health - Politics - 28.09.2022
Catalysing One Health with Swiss Diplomacy
Catalysing One Health with Swiss Diplomacy
Co-authored by over 30 international experts, a new policy brief has been published which recommends leveraging Switzerland's scientific and diplomatic role in One Health.

Earth Sciences - 28.09.2022
Swiss glaciers are melting more than ever before
Swiss glaciers are melting more than ever before
2022 was a disastrous year for Swiss glaciers: all ice melt records were smashed by the great dearth of snow in winter and continuous heatwaves in summer.

Innovation - 28.09.2022
A new advanced manufacturing center opens up in Neuchâtel
A new advanced manufacturing center opens up in Neuchâtel
The manufacturing industry is going through a period of profound change, driven in part by the advent of 3D printing and other advanced technologies. In order to support Swiss industry at this critical juncture, EPFL and CSEM have joined forces to create the Micromanufacturing Science & Engineering Center (M2C), a new focal point for pure research, technology transfer and everything in between.

Psychology - Innovation - 28.09.2022
Flexible leadership for the Swiss Armed Forces
Flexible leadership for the Swiss Armed Forces
Cognitive flexibility improves leadership, according to numerous studies conducted by researchers. The Swiss Armed Forces are planning to employ this knowledge in the training of officers to better prepare them for future crises.

Environment - 27.09.2022
Eawag agrees on cooperation with International Atomic Energy Agency
Eawag agrees on cooperation with International Atomic Energy Agency
Janet Hering, Director of the aquatic research institute Eawag, signed a cooperation agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Monday 26 September 2022.

Campus - Computer Science - 27.09.2022

Life Sciences - Event - 26.09.2022
FMI science prizes - winners 2022
The three FMI internal science prizes are awarded yearly and recognize respectively the best thesis, the best postdoc study and an ingenious new method or tool.

Pedagogy - 26.09.2022
Raising the first-year pass rate without compromising on standards
Raising the first-year pass rate without compromising on standards
As the new academic year kicks into gear, we spoke to Simone Deparis, the executive director of EPFL's Propedeutic Center (CePro), which is aiming to raise the first-year pass rate (currently 51.5%) without lowering standards.

Environment - Economics / Business - 26.09.2022
Saving the forest with carbon credits
ZHAW (Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften) organised the Innovation in Sustainable Finance and Commodities conference in Lugano.

Environment - 26.09.2022
Promoting the many aspects of sustainability in public procurement 
Public procurement can be a booster of sustainability, but this requires a paradigm shift in the law that is not easy to implement.

Health - 26.09.2022
Corona Immunitas Ticino: functional immunity through vaccines and previous infections
New results are out for the Corona Immunitas Ticino project, the epidemiological study launched in 2020 to assess the spread of coronavirus and the development of immunity in the Ticino population.

Innovation - Pedagogy - 26.09.2022
Smartphones, teenagers, and parents
The title of the encounter organised by L'ideatorio, USI's service for promoting scientific culture, and the USI Institute of Public Health was "Smartphones and Teenagers.

Research Management - Campus - 26.09.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 23.09.2022
We must face the ethical challenges of engineering life
Scientists have a duty to initiate a dialogue with the public on cellular engineering, says Daniel Müller.

Computer Science - Architecture - 23.09.2022
Breathing life into video pixels
Breathing life into video pixels
Autonomous virtual humans that move and behave naturally are Siyu Tang's vision. One area from which the computer scientist draws inspiration are our behavioural patterns.

Campus - Life Sciences - 22.09.2022

Environment - Life Sciences - 22.09.2022

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 21.09.2022
On environmental issues, the city-country divide is smaller than often assumed
Header We like to perpetuate the idea of a divide in the attitudes of city dwellers and country people as part of debates on the environment, but it's simply not the reality, explains Thomas Bernauer.

Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 21.09.2022

Environment - Economics / Business - 20.09.2022

Environment - Innovation - 20.09.2022
Powering ahead!
Powering ahead!
Five ETH spin-offs are displaying the kind of innovative thinking that will determine the success of the energy transition.

Environment - Physics - 20.09.2022

Career - 20.09.2022

Environment - 20.09.2022
Eawag Info Day 2022 in Lausanne
The Eawag Info Day on 15 September was held at the SwissTech Convention Center on the EPFL campus, making it the second time Eawag has been a guest in Lausanne.
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