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Innovation - Career - 12.06.2020
EPFL's startups cautiously moving forward
EPFL's startups cautiously moving forward
The lockdown has been a real headache for most EPFL startups. All but a few were forced to halt their development.

Environment - Career - 12.06.2020

Health - Career - 26.05.2020
Migraine support in the workspace can significantly decrease the impact of the disease on affected employees
The patients that completed the Migraine Care pilot program reported over 50% reduction in migraine disability and a significant improvement in their patient activation measure after six months   Par

Career - Innovation - 08.05.2020

Career - Health - 06.04.2020
The SNF rewards ten research projects submitted by USI
At the first of two annual rounds of Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) grants, ten proposals submitted by USI researchers have received a positive response, with projects involving the many disciplines present at the University.

Physics - Career - 01.04.2020
Christian Rüegg new Director of the Paul Scherrer Institute
Christian Rüegg new Director of the Paul Scherrer Institute
The Swiss Federal Council already elected him as PSI's new Director last November. Today (1 April), Christian Rüegg took over the helm at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI in difficult times. The coronavirus pandemic is also a challenge for large organisations and employers like PSI. However, PSI's unique research facilities also offer opportunities for researching the virus and thus finding ways to combat it.

Career - Economics / Business - 27.03.2020
Boundaries take on new meanings
Boundaries take on new meanings
With many of us thrown into an unusual work situation, now's a good moment to think about boundaries, says Gudela Grote.

Research Management - Career - 04.03.2020

Career - 17.12.2019
ETHZ: administrative investigation concluded
The administrative investigation into allegations in the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering has shown that no laws were broken, although pressure was exerted on some doctoral students through employment contracts and there were errors in how some employment contracts were drawn up.

Career - 17.12.2019
Evaluating the risks posed by deepfakes
EPFL's International Risk Governance Center (IRGC) has published one of the first comprehensive overviews of both the risks posed by deepfakes and the potential responses to them. The study aims to serve as a primer for countering the threat posed by deepfakes. A few weeks ago, French charity Solidarité Sida caused a sensation when it published a fake yet highly realistic video of Donald Trump proclaiming "AIDS is over" as part of an awareness-raising campaign.

Career - 13.12.2019

Life Sciences - Career - 10.12.2019

Career - 18.10.2019
Promoting open science
Promoting open science
As part of its 50th anniversary celebration, EPFL is highlighting his commitment for open and reproducible research through an exceptional Open Science Day, today.

Career - Materials Science - 07.10.2019

Computer Science - Career - 03.10.2019
New Microsoft research laboratory collaborates with ETH Zurich
New Microsoft research laboratory collaborates with ETH Zurich
These days, Microsoft officially opens a lab in Zurich dedicated to researching mixed reality technologies and artificial intelligence.

Administration - Career - 13.09.2019
Gabriele Bavota earns an ERC Starting Grant to develop an artificial assistant for software developers
Gabriele Bavota, Assistant Professor at the USI Software Institute (SI), is among the recipients of the latest ERC Starting Grants, the research funds awarded by the European Research Council on a highly competitive basis to the most promising young researchers active in Europe.

Administration - Career - 04.09.2019

Career - Administration - 03.09.2019

Environment - Career - 03.09.2019
ERC Starting Grants 2019 for ETHZ
Fifteen talented young researchers from ETH Zurich are each to receive an ERC Starting Grant, which is more than for any year previously.

Administration - Career - 06.08.2019
Doctorate - what's next?
Doctorate - what’s next?
The supervision of doctoral students has long been the subject of intense debate both within and beyond the walls of our university.

Career - Health - 24.06.2019
Telephone-based coaching as an impetus for more exercise
Telephone-based coaching as an impetus for more exercise
Sports scientists from the University of Basel found that providing telephone-based coaching over the phone is an effective method for getting people in Switzerland to adopt a physically active lifestyle. Physical activity is a good way to minimize various health risks - regardless of gender, age and fitness level.

Career - 13.06.2019
Survey shows high levels of employee satisfaction at the University of Bern
On the whole, employees at the University of Bern are very satisfied or mostly satisfied with their work and, in general, have a high level of commitment. This is according to the results of the 2019 staff survey. One aspect which staff particularly enjoy is the diverse nature of their work. An up-to-date analysis of wage equality also yielded positive results: at the University of Bern, men and woman earn the same amount for work which is of equal value.

Career - Innovation - 13.06.2019
Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a company founded by a team of USI researchers
Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a company founded by a team of USI researchers
The Fabula team at Twitter UK office. Left to right: Michael Bronstein, Fabrizio Frasca, Emanuele Rossi, Davide Eynard, Federico Monti, Damon Mannion (image: Stacey Conti).

Life Sciences - Career - 08.04.2019
Interview with new group leader Guillaume Diss
April 8, 2019 Guillaume Diss joined the FMI as a new Quantitative Biology group leader on March 1. His research focuses on understanding the mechanisms whereby genetic variation translates into phenotypic variation - for example, in diseases.

Career - Economics / Business - 15.03.2019
Is Hierarchy Really Dead?
Is Hierarchy Really Dead?
Talent retention, careers, monetary incentives, employee autonomy... can modern day organisations still be managed through hierarchy?
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