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Pedagogy - 17.05.2022
The power of signs
The power of signs
Signs and symbols are intended to provide orientation in public spaces. Once we-ve understood their message, we take note of it and usually think no more of it.

Pedagogy - Innovation - 28.04.2022
Innovative application helps students learn to write
Innovative application helps students learn to write
EPFL startup School Rebound has developed a revolutionary application that uses artificial intelligence to help students improve their handwriting in a fun and personalized way.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 25.04.2022
Better assess the needs of people with multiple disabilities
Better assess the needs of people with multiple disabilities
A team from the University of Geneva demonstrates that eye-tracking can be used to assess the perceptual abilities of people with multiple disabilities.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 10.03.2022
Frequent External Childcare Can Affect Children's Behavior
Frequent External Childcare Can Affect Children’s Behavior
How does childcare outside of the family affect the development of children and adolescents? To answer this question, researchers at the University of Zurich surveyed around 1,300 Zurich school children, their parents and teachers. The survey suggests that the more time children spend in external daycare, the more likely they are to exhibit problematic behavior; however, this behavior generally disappears at the end of primary school.

Innovation - Pedagogy - 26.11.2021
EPFL and ETH Zurich launch their first joint doctoral programme
EPFL and ETH Zurich launch their first joint doctoral programme
Switzerland's two federal institutes of technology have teamed up to offer a new joint doctoral programme in the learning sciences.

Life Sciences - Pedagogy - 25.11.2021
Ensuring as few plankton as possible can sneak away undetected
Ensuring as few plankton as possible can sneak away undetected
How does a machine recognise plankton? In much the same way as people recognise the faces of other people.

Campus - Pedagogy - 22.09.2021

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 02.09.2021

Psychology - Pedagogy - 16.07.2021
Emotion and locomotion crucial from an early age
Emotion and locomotion crucial from an early age
Researchers at the University of Geneva have found that emotion knowledge, cooperative social behaviour and locomotor activity are three key skills for promoting numerical learning in children aged 3 to 6.

Pedagogy - 28.06.2021

Pedagogy - 10.06.2021
'Mars Mission' attracts more than 700 students from around the world
’Mars Mission’ attracts more than 700 students from around the world
The R2T2 Mars Mission is an educational project developed at EPFL for grade-school and high-school classes that use the Thymio robot.

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