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Administration/Government - Careers/Employment
08.02.2017
Assessing assessments
Assessing assessments
How someone learns depends largely on how they are assessed. To help ETH retain its leading position in the education of young talent, about 100 educational decision makers from ETH Zurich attended a two-day retreat on the topic of assessment.
Administration/Government
01.02.2017
Internationalisation - Essential to success
Internationalisation - Essential to success
ETH Zurich is the most international university in the world. This recognition from the Times Higher Education World University Rankings emphasises the value and importance of international exchange for academia, the economy, and society.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
31.01.2017
Opening doors in Asia
Opening doors in Asia
Both science and Swiss businesses are benefiting from the ETH science hub in Singapore. The newly founded Switzerland Technology Impact Platform (STIP) is helping Swiss SMEs to gain a foothold in Asia.
Life Sciences - Administration/Government
20.12.2016
Administration/Government
15.12.2016
Administration/Government - Careers/Employment
14.12.2016
A record for EPFL's startups: close to CHF 400 million raised in 2016
A record for EPFL's startups: close to CHF 400 million raised in 2016
Start-ups linked to EPFL raised almost CHF 400 million this year - that's over 50% more than in 2014, the last record year.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
12.12.2016
Novartis launches SMS for Life 2.0 in Nigeria to help improve access to essential medicines
SMS for Life 2.0 launches for the first time in Kaduna State, Nigeria's third most populous region, in collaboration with the Kaduna State Ministry of Health   Program uses smartphones and tablet
Administration/Government - Event
07.12.2016
Event - Administration/Government
05.12.2016
SwissFEL inauguration
SwissFEL inauguration
Today, on 5 December 2016, the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI held an inauguration ceremony for its new large-scale research facility Swiss FEL, with Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, President of the Swiss Confederation, in attendance.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
14.11.2016
Novartis presents new Cosentyx data showing long-lasting efficacy in psoriatic arthritis over 3 years including patient-reported pain
Cosentyx data show sustained improvements in the signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) in approximately 80% of patients over 3 years *   New data show that with Cosentyx the high ACR response rates are consistently maintained in PsA, with no reduction from Year 1 to Year 3   New head-to-head clinical trials planned in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and PsA to compare Cosentyx versus Humira **/*** The digital press release with multimedia
Administration/Government
25.10.2016
Scientific cooperation between Switzerland and Australia
Bern, 25.10.2016 - The second meeting of the Swiss-Australian joint committee for cooperation in the areas of science, research and cooperation was held today in Bern.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
08.10.2016
Novartis’ Tafinlar (dabrafenib) + Mekinist (trametinib) demonstrate superior overall survival benefit in advanced melanoma patients at three-year follow up
Novartis' Tafinlar (dabrafenib) + Mekinist (trametinib) demonstrate superior overall survival benefit in advanced melanoma patients at three-year follow up Latest data confirm an estimated 45% of pat
Physics/Materials Science - Administration/Government
04.10.2016
ERC funding of ?2.4 million for research on fundamental interactions in magnets
ERC funding of ?2.4 million for research on fundamental interactions in magnets
Christian Rüegg of the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI has been awarded a prestigious Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
Administration/Government - Medicine/Pharmacology
23.09.2016
Matthias Egger is the new president of the National Research Council of the SNSF
Matthias Egger is the new president of the National Research Council of the SNSF
Matthias Egger, internationally renowned epidemiologist and public health expert, will be the new president of the National Research Council of the SNSF as of 2017.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
23.09.2016
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
22.09.2016
No proper treatment without sound diagnostic
A long-term partnership managed to reform radiology services in Egypt and to ensure the access of Egyptian citizens to save and performing imaging diagnostics.
Administration/Government
21.09.2016
Stable on top level
Stable on top level
The university ranking list season draws to a close with the release of the THE Ranking. ETH Zurich has maintained its ninth place from last year.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
19.09.2016
Important new analysis shows that Novartis’ Entresto is associated with higher relative health-related quality of life scores among HFrEF patients
Important new analysis shows that Novartis' Entresto is associated with higher relative health-related quality of life scores among HFrEF patients New analysis of PARADIGM-HF data shows that among patients who had been hospitalized for heart failure, those on Entresto reported higher relative health-related quality of life (HRQL) scores compared to those taking ACE inhibitor enalapril   In the overall study population, declines in HRQL scores we
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
14.09.2016
New funding programme to serve as launch pad for Swiss start-ups
Bern, 14.09.2016 - This autumn, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Education (SERI) will open an ESA Business Incubation Centre (ESA BIC) in Switzerland.
Administration/Government
05.08.2016
Studying more eco-friendly mobility in a Fribourg neighborhood
Studying more eco-friendly mobility in a Fribourg neighborhood
!- 05.08.16 - Summer series on student projects (5) - Charles Jeanbart's semester project brings the question of mobility into the Solar Decathlon, an inter-university competition to design an autonomous solar house.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
28.07.2016
More than two million dollars to rethink cybersecurity
!- 28.07.16 - Cyberhaven is developing a new concept for information security. The EPFL spin-off is opening its second office in Boston and has raised more than 2 million dollars in venture capital.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
22.06.2016
Timely use of Novartis’ Entresto could prevent or postpone over 28,000 US deaths per year among HFrEF patients, according to an expert analysis in JAMA Cardiology
Timely use of Novartis' Entresto could prevent or postpone over 28,000 US deaths per year among HFrEF patients, according to an expert analysis in JAMA Cardiology Findings are first to quantify magnitude of potential survival benefits if Entresto were prescribed to all eligible US HFrEF patients (as defined by authors)   Cardiology experts highlight risk of delaying broad adoption of Entresto in patients with HFrEF and call for efforts to accele
Administration/Government - Careers/Employment
01.06.2016
Profile 2015-2016: High demand for SNSF funding among researchers
Profile 2015-2016: High demand for SNSF funding among researchers
A significantly higher number of project proposals and the trend towards a more open research culture: against this dynamic backdrop, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) funded over 3200 res
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
31.05.2016
Roche’s subcutaneous formulation of MabThera receives approval in Europe for people with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
Roche's subcutaneous formulation of MabThera receives approval in Europe for people with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia Subcutaneous (SC) formulation of MabThera saves time and eases treatment burden
Administration/Government
10.05.2016
Sharing knowledge: Open Access for all is the goal
Der Schweizerische Nationalfonds engagiert sich stark für Open Access, den öffentlichen und gebührenfreien Zugang zu Forschungsresultaten.
Administration/Government
27.04.2016
"Innovation in Switzerland needs more investment"
27.04.16 - Dominique Foray, a professor at EPFL's College of Management, is one of the authors of the first Federal Report on Research and Innovation in Switzerland, presented today in Bern.
Administration/Government
14.04.2016
Administration/Government
06.04.2016
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
31.03.2016
Roche to initiate testing for Zika virus at U.S. Blood Centres under FDA Investigational New Drug Application protocol
Roche to initiate testing for Zika virus at U.S. Blood Centres under FDA Investigational New Drug Application protocol New cobas Zika test will screen blood samples on the cobas 6800/8800 Systems Roche today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has provided approval to initiate collection and testing of blood samples for screening with the cobas Zika assay under an Investigational New Drug Application (IND) protocol.
Computer Science/Telecom - Administration/Government
17.03.2016
Research database P3: new interactive visualizations of SNSF data
Research database P3: new interactive visualizations of SNSF data
It is now easier to obtain a clear and transparent overview of the thousands of scientific research projects funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
Administration/Government - Life Sciences
15.03.2016
Nominations of EPFL professors
Nominations of EPFL professors
The Board of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology has announced the appointment of four professors at EPFL.
Administration/Government
04.03.2016
Croatia: a strong signal for research in Switzerland
Croatia: a strong signal for research in Switzerland
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) welcomes the Federal Council's decision to sign the protocol on extending the free movement of people to Croatia.
Administration/Government
02.03.2016
Pumping money into science
Saudi Arabia wants to become a leading research nation, and has recently established a multi-billion dollar university.
Administration/Government
02.03.2016
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
27.02.2016
Reining in the ’chaebol’
South Korea's mighty conglomerates dominate research and development. But at what cost to innovation? By Mark Zastrow (From "Horizons" no.
Administration/Government
26.02.2016
Administration/Government
25.02.2016
Research funding 2017-2020: the Federal Council’s Dispatch raises questions
The Dispatch on the Promotion of Education, Research and Innovation 2017-2020 is worrying higher education and research institutions.
Social Sciences - Administration/Government
25.02.2016
The shifting sands of science
Research infrastructure in Asia is catching up with the West. From here, the main challenge for the region is to manoeuvre research out of rigid policy and into higher quality.
Administration/Government
24.02.2016
Administration/Government - Interdisciplinary/All Categories
05.02.2016
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
26.01.2016
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
18.01.2016
“Trying out is research”
“Trying out is research”
ETH Zurich is preparing young researchers for an international career in science and industry. In March 2016, it will launch a career-focused funding mechanism that will allow young researchers to conduct their own research project early on and improve their competitiveness.
Administration/Government
01.01.2016
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
20.11.2015
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation finalizes settlement agreement resolving civil suit filed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation finalizes settlement agreement resolving civil suit filed by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York Novartis Pharmaceuticals Cor
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics - Administration/Government
07.11.2015
When arguing is fun
When arguing is fun
Every Wednesday evening the art of free speech is exercised in the ETH Zurich Students' Debate Club.
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