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Innovation/Technology - Careers/Employment
19.01.2018
Using haptic feedback joysticks to fly drones
A new joystick developed by startup MotionPilot lets users fly drones with just one hand in a fun, intuitive way.
Careers/Employment - Computer Science/Telecom
05.01.2018
Algorithm increases employment opportunities for refugees
A data-driven approach could help increase employment levels for asylum seekers in Switzerland from 15 to 26 percent.
Administration/Government - Careers/Employment
04.01.2018
Careers/Employment
15.11.2017
Enrollment now open at the EPFL Extension School
The EPFL Extension School offers online courses with no prerequisites, enabling participants to obtain a Certificate of Open Studies from EPFL.
Careers/Employment
02.11.2017
Confederation and the cantons adopt common strategy on exchanges and mobility
Bern, 02.11.2017 - The exchange and mobility strategy aims to make exchanges and mobility a natural part of education pathways, career trajectories and extracurricular activities.
Careers/Employment
10.10.2017
Careers/Employment - Academic Rankings
07.09.2017
Six EPFL startups are among the Swiss top 10
Six EPFL startups are among the Swiss top 10
L.E.S.S. and Flyability - two EPFL startups - are among the podium finishers in the latest TOP 100 Swiss Startups ranking, which was announced yesterday evening in Zurich.
Careers/Employment - Medicine/Pharmacology
24.08.2017
Recruiters: Job Hoppers Have Poor Employment Prospects
Recruiters: Job Hoppers Have Poor Employment Prospects
Young people who frequently change jobs or work in positions that are unrelated to their vocational or academic studies are hampering their job chances.
Administration/Government - Careers/Employment
06.07.2017
Ten years of the European Research Council: positive record from Swiss perspective
Bern, 06.07.2017 - An event was held in Geneva on 6 July to mark the tenth anniversary of the European Research Council (ERC).
Chemistry - Careers/Employment
03.07.2017
Meeting Nobel Laureates
Meeting Nobel Laureates
ETH Zurich's Thomas Gianetti meets up with the world's most promising Young Scientists at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.
Careers/Employment
16.06.2017
EPFL spin-offs flourish in a finely tuned ecosystem
EPFL spin-offs flourish in a finely tuned ecosystem
A recent report by EPFL's Vice Presidency for Innovation (VPI) shows just how effective the school's startup ecosystem is by looking at standard benchmarks such as the number of jobs created, funds raised, and the buyout rate for campus startups.
Careers/Employment - Environment/Sustainable Development
26.05.2017
Managing an eco-friendly house with Lego-like technology bricks
Managing an eco-friendly house with Lego-like technology bricks
Thanks to startup ThinkEE's modular system - which consists of technology bricks linking various connected devices - data from a host of sensors can be collected regardless of the sensors' protocols.
Careers/Employment
23.05.2017
Swiss Labour Force Survey in 1st quarter 2017: labour supply: 1st quarter 2017: 0.6% increase in the number of employed persons. The unemployment rate based on the ILO definition settles at 5.3%
1st quarter 2017: 0.6% increase in the number of employed persons. The unemployment rate based on the ILO definition settles at 5.3% Neuchâtel, 19.05.2017 (FSO) - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 0.6% between the 1st quarters of 2016 and 2017.
Administration/Government - Careers/Employment
17.05.2017
Stable demand for SNSF funding
Stable demand for SNSF funding
In 2016, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) supported around 3200 research projects involving more than 14,000 researchers from universities, universities of applied sciences, universities
Environment/Sustainable Development - Careers/Employment
08.05.2017
Immersive virtual-reality creation software for everyone
Immersive virtual-reality creation software for everyone
Imverse, an EPFL spinoff, has developed a software that lets users convert 360-degree images from 2D into 3D and both manipulate and create virtual-reality content in real time with the help of virtual-reality glasses.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Careers/Employment
08.05.2017
Immersive virtual-reality software for everyone
Immersive virtual-reality software for everyone
Imverse, an EPFL spinoff, has developed software that lets users convert 360-degree images from 2D into 3D and both manipulate and create virtual-reality content in real time with the help of virtual-reality glasses.
Careers/Employment
27.04.2017
Careers/Employment - Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics
26.04.2017
The multitasker
The multitasker
Developing new things together and effecting change - that's what gets Moritz Mussgnug out of bed in the morning.
Mathematics - Careers/Employment
06.04.2017
Number theory has no gender
Number theory has no gender
Özlem Imamoglu has been fascinated by the hidden properties of numbers since she was a child. The ETH professor is also committed to helping more women pursue careers in mathematics.
Careers/Employment - Physics/Materials Science
24.03.2017
Facilitating innovation in space
Facilitating innovation in space
The ESA BIC Switzerland  programme is starting its second round with seven additional start-ups. Amongst others, the jury was won over by the ETH spin-off ‘IRsweep'. Using a spectrometer that utilises infra-red laser radiation, the startup wants to make environmental analysis from space more precise.
Careers/Employment - Media
01.03.2017
Globi at ETH
ETH Zurich received a visit from one of Switzerland's most famous comic book heroes this morning. While his latest book was presented to media professionals and members of the book trade, Globi entertained a group of around 30 children who had received an exclusive invitation to the event.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
28.02.2017
Novartis shareholders approve all resolutions proposed by Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting
Shareholders approve 20 th consecutive dividend increase to CHF 2.75 (+2%) per share for 2016; representing a 3.5% yield and approximately 69% payout of free cash flow   Dr. Joer
Careers/Employment
27.02.2017
Employment barometer in the 4th quarter 2016: Employment growth remains stable
Neuchâtel, 27.02.2017 (FSO) - In the 4th quarter 2016, total employment (number of jobs) rose by 0.3% in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (+0.2% with previous quarter).
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 - 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.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
09.12.2016
Careers/Employment
29.11.2016
Employment barometer in 3rd quarter 2016: Employment growth slows
Neuchâtel, 29.11.2016 (FSO) - In the 3rd quarter 2016, total employment (number of jobs) rose by 0.3% in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (-0.1% compared with the previous quarter).
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
26.10.2016
A 10 million euro round of financing for the start up Coorpacademy
A 10 million euro round of financing for the start up Coorpacademy
Coorpacademy, a startup based in EPFL's Innovation Park, has completed a 10 million euro round of financing.
Careers/Employment - Psychology
12.10.2016
Swiss employees do not hold back on cynical behaviour
Swiss employees do not hold back on cynical behaviour
This year's Swiss Human Relations Barometer focuses on the topic “loyalty and cynicism” - specifically, the tension between how employees experience and demonstrate both loyalty and cynici
Careers/Employment - Physics/Materials Science
28.09.2016
Nine EPFL scientists in Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers
Nine EPFL scientists in Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers
28.09.16 - Nine EPFL scientists have been included in the prestigious Thomson Reuters? list of Highly Cited Researchers.
Event - Careers/Employment
29.08.2016
A leader with good instincts
A leader with good instincts
ETH's sixth annual togETHer staff party was held on Friday, 26 th August. It was also a very special occasion for Lorenz Hurni, Professor of Cartography, who was presented with the Golden Tricycle award in recognition of his skill in fostering an optimum balance between work and family life.
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
Life Sciences - Careers/Employment
16.03.2016
“In collaborative work like this, trust and respect are essential.”
“In collaborative work like this, trust and respect are essential.”
On 10 and 11 March, a delegation of board members and researchers from South Africa visited ETH Zurich.
Social Sciences - Careers/Employment
14.03.2016
"We must encourage international co-author networks"
Dominique Foray of EPFL has studied the career paths of 4,666 doctoral students from two specialised universities.
Careers/Employment
08.03.2016
A fresh view on research culture
A fresh view on research culture
How to ensure that research results are sound, reliable and reproducible? What should be improved in the current academic publication system? How does research evaluation affect the way science is do
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
23.02.2016
Novartis shareholders approve all resolutions proposed by Board of Directors
Shareholders approve 19 th consecutive dividend increase to CHF 2.70 (+4%) per share for 2015   Dr. Joerg Reinhardt confirmed by shareholders as Chairman of the Novartis Board of Direct
Literature/Linguistics - Careers/Employment
22.02.2016