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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
Around 140 participants from public administration, private engineering firms and research took advantage of the Eawag Info Day in Lausanne to learn about and exchange information on new possibilities for collecting and using water data.

Life Sciences - 19.09.2022

Environment - 19.09.2022
Mission co-operate: Project developer of the new campus
Mission co-operate: Project developer of the new campus
For the research institutes Empa and Eawag, Hannes Pichler developed the strategy for an innovative and sustainable campus.

Health - Life Sciences - 19.09.2022
Healthier living in the right light
Healthier living in the right light
It has long been proven that daylight has a positive influence on physical and mental health. Nevertheless, this knowledge is still little used in everyday life and in the clinic.

Health - Life Sciences - 19.09.2022
A healthier life in the right light
It has long been proven that daylight has a positive influence on physical and mental health. Nevertheless, this knowledge is rarely used in everyday life or in clinical practice.

Environment - 16.09.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 15.09.2022
A new research group at the IOR
A new research group at the IOR
On 1 September 2022, a new research group led by Dr Arianna Baggiolini began its activities at the Institute of Oncology Research (IOR) in Bellinzona.

Chemistry - Materials Science - 15.09.2022
Hitting the bull's eye
Hitting the bull’s eye
In the FOXIP project, researchers form Empa, EPFL and the Paul Scherrer Institute attempted to print thin-film transistors with metal oxides onto heat-sensitive materials such as paper or PET. The goal was ultimately not achieved, but those involved consider the project a success - because of a new printing ink an a transistor with "memory effect".

Physics - Materials Science - 14.09.2022
Scientist among winners in Physical sciences
Scientist among winners in Physical sciences
Which are the next walls to fall in science and society? Guided by this question, the brightest minds in the international scientific community submitted their groundbreaking projects for the prestigious "Falling Walls Science Breakthrough of the Year 2022". The jury has made its choice - selecting among 95 nominations a project led by Empa researcher Roman Fasel as one of ten winners in the "Physical Sciences" category.

Health - Environment - 14.09.2022
How to prevent the spread of African swine fever
How to prevent the spread of African swine fever
African swine fever is now dangerously close to Switzerland. To protect wild and domestic pigs from the deadly animal disease, we humans must be careful when handling food waste.

Computer Science - Innovation - 14.09.2022