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Pedagogy - 03.02.2021
Tactile books adapted for blind children
Tactile books adapted for blind children
Blind children do not apprehend the world in the same way as their sighted counterparts. A research team from the University of Geneva and Université Lumière Lyon 2 have developed tactile books that are tailored specifically to their needs.

Pedagogy - 19.01.2021
Online courses reinforce inequalities
Online courses reinforce inequalities
Gifted students improve their grades when they take online courses, whereas students in difficulty do not.

Economics / Business - Pedagogy - 05.01.2021
Poorest face dilemma in Africa's cities
Poorest face dilemma in Africa’s cities
A recent study in South Africa and Ghana shows people support government steps to combat Covid-19 but lack the infrastructure and financial security required to maintain social distancing.

Psychology - Pedagogy - 14.12.2020
Using play to “school” children's emotions
Using play to “school” children’s emotions
Pretend play promotes the development of socio-emotional competences in children aged five and six. Being socially and emotionally competent from an early age is likely to help children win acceptance by their peers, build better relationships with teachers, and facilitate academic learning.

Pedagogy - 07.12.2020

Campus - Pedagogy - 02.12.2020

Pedagogy - Computer Science - 30.08.2020
Teaching AI to learn like a child
Teaching AI to learn like a child
As impressive as they may be, the latest AI systems are still no match for humans. Benjamin Grewe pushes for tomorrow's intelligent machines to learn the way young children do.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 19.06.2020

Life Sciences - Pedagogy - 01.04.2020
Evolution as a narrative in teaching biology
What is life? This question is the starting point not for a philosophy lecture, but for the newly designed Bachelor's degree programme in biology at ETH Zurich.

Pedagogy - Event - 30.03.2020

Pedagogy - 17.03.2020
"Containing the virus must come before everything else"
ETH Zurich is switching to emergency operations. In this interview, ETH President JoÃ'l Mesot explains what this means for research, teaching and work.

Pedagogy - 13.03.2020

Pedagogy - 13.03.2020

Pedagogy - Administration - 12.03.2020

Computer Science - Pedagogy - 05.02.2020

Materials Science - Pedagogy - 04.02.2020

Pedagogy - 29.08.2019

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 27.08.2019
Sex education: Why school and parents should work together
Sex education: Why school and parents should work together
There is an ongoing debate in society about sex education. Now a study is a combination of parents and school.

Pedagogy - 04.06.2019
Physical inactivity proved risky for children and pre-teens
Physical inactivity proved risky for children and pre-teens
Researchers from UNIGE have shown that children lose their motivation to participate in physical activities in PE classes at school from the age of nine.

Computer Science - Pedagogy - 10.10.2018

Pedagogy - 06.07.2018
Nouvel article de Nahema El Ghaziri et Joëlle Darwiche du FADO
Nouvel article de Nahema El Ghaziri et Joëlle Darwiche du FADO Dans un article paru dans le dernier numéro du Swiss Journal of Psychology, les deux auteurs font le point sur les liens entre estime de soi et relations familiales.

Health - Pedagogy - 03.10.2017
An Animated Cartoon against Parasitic Worm Infections
An Animated Cartoon against Parasitic Worm Infections
The educational animation film 'Koko et les lunettes magiques' aims to strengthen the awareness of school-aged children and their families in Côte d'Ivoire against parasitic worm infections by showing them simple, but effective preventive hygiene practices. The animation film is the key element in an intervention study in western Côte d'Ivoire conducted by Swiss TPH, the Centre Suisse des Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire and the Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Côte d'Ivoire.

Health - Pedagogy - 22.12.2016
Helping pays off: People who care for others live longer
Older people who help and support others live longer. These are the findings of a study published in the journal ‘Evolution and Human Behavior', conducted by researchers from the University of Basel, Edith Cowan University, the University of Western Australia, the Humboldt University of Berlin, and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin.

Health - Pedagogy - 17.05.2016
Parental education affects survival of children’s cancer patients
A new study shows a strong association of the educational level of parents and the survial of their children diagnosed with central nervous (cns) tumours.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 02.06.2014
The new paradox: Mobile but sedentary
The distance people travel for professional purposes is increasing. Scientists are taking a closer look at these 21st century nomads, uncovering the reasons behind the long kilometers and the consequences on commuters' lives.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 18.12.2009
Vergessene Verwandte
Zurich - University of Zurich Die Soziologien Nina Jakoby untersucht die Bedeutung verwandtschaftlicher Beziehungen über die Kleinfamilie hinaus: Tanten und Onkel, Neffen und Cousinen sind bisher ein vernachlässigtes Forschungsgebiet, obwohl ihre gesellschaftspolitische Bedeutung wächst.

Health - Pedagogy - 10.12.2009
«Das Problem nimmt insgesamt zu»
Zurich - University of Zurich Auch diese Weihnachten werden viele Kinder Computerspiele auf dem Gabentisch finden.