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Social Sciences - Career - 09:00
'The EU is hitting the limits in the US system it's modeled after'
’The EU is hitting the limits in the US system it's modeled after’
Policymakers need to reconsider the European Union's heavy promotion of cross-border mobility if they want to preserve cohesion among member states, according to a new book by three researchers drawing on urban sociology studies carried out at EPFL.

Environment - History / Archeology - 07.12.2021
Water Timeline: The history of Swiss water protection
Water Timeline: The history of Swiss water protection
How can natural resources be used more sustainably than before? This question is at the centre of many debates around social change.

Health - Innovation - 06.12.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 06.12.2021

Campus - 03.12.2021

Health - Economics / Business - 03.12.2021

Environment - Social Sciences - 02.12.2021
Giving freshwater biodiversity a seat at the table
Giving freshwater biodiversity a seat at the table
"Biodiversity loss in freshwater is a global crisis that is literally hidden beneath the water surface," stated Professor Sonja Jähnig of the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) and Humboldt University in Berlin. The freshwater scientist spearheaded the agenda for prioritizing research topics and conservation measures for freshwater biodiversity - together with 95 researchers from 38 countries.

Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 02.12.2021
Innovative research into new vaccines
Innovative research into new vaccines
Projects taking part in the National Research Programme "Covid-19" (NRP 78) of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) are pursuing highly promising approaches in a drive to develop new vaccines.

Environment - Chemistry - 02.12.2021
Blue hydrogen can help protect the climate
Blue hydrogen can help protect the climate
An international group of researchers led by the Paul Scherrer Institute and the Heriot-Watt University has carried out in-depth analyses of the climate impact of blue hydrogen.

Pharmacology - Health - 29.11.2021

Environment - Campus - 29.11.2021

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.

Economics / Business - Social Sciences - 26.11.2021
The socio-economic scenarios of confronti 2021
The socio-economic scenarios of confronti 2021
Life, work, travel. At confronti 2021, which took place at the LAC Lugano on November 16, researchers, practitioners and the public discussed these topics from different viewpoints and disciplines, consistent with the recent developments of scientific research.

Agronomy / Food Science - 26.11.2021

Innovation - Campus - 25.11.2021
A new boost for the data highway
A new boost for the data highway
Increasingly large amounts of data are being sent back and forth around the world. To ensure that this exchange continues to function smoothly, new solutions are needed at the interfaces between chips and optical fibres.

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.

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 25.11.2021

Economics / Business - 24.11.2021

Computer Science - Campus - 24.11.2021

Environment - Transport - 24.11.2021
Hydrogen for ground transportation and heating is a bad idea
Ambitions to make hydrogen a key energy carrier for a climate friendly future are misguided, says Anthony Patt.

Environment - Life Sciences - 23.11.2021
'I cannot imagine our life without biodiversity'
’I cannot imagine our life without biodiversity’
Prof. Christoph Vorburger is a biologist and heads the Aquatic Ecology department at the aquatic research institute Eawag.

Physics - Chemistry - 23.11.2021
At the Dubochet Center for imaging, atoms are made visible
At the Dubochet Center for imaging, atoms are made visible
Fully operational for two weeks, the Dubochet Center for imaging was presented to the press on November 22.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.11.2021
Not one, but three forms of Alzheimer's disease
Not one, but three forms of Alzheimer’s disease
A European research team led by the UNIGE and the HUG propose a new framework for analysing Alzheimer's disease, and call for early and differentiated treatment for at-risk people.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 23.11.2021
Social Media: Users Who Aren't Tagged Feel Excluded
Social Media: Users Who Aren’t Tagged Feel Excluded
Individuals can also experience feelings of ostracism in the digital world. Researchers from the Universities of Basel and Koblenz-Landau have studied how strongly people's fundamental psychological needs are affected when they are not tagged on Instagram. Humans are highly sensitive to what are known as ostracism experiences.

Innovation - Physics - 23.11.2021
Accurate analysis of 3D-printed components
Accurate analysis of 3D-printed components
Together with scientists from the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), X-ray specialists from Empa are now providing their industrial partners with access to state-of-the-art material analysis of 3D-printed work pieces and components.

Life Sciences - Campus - 23.11.2021
Master of neuromodulation
Master of neuromodulation
Stanisa Raspopovic connects the digital world of sensors and electrical circuits with the nervous system and its cellular circuits.

Environment - Life Sciences - 22.11.2021
Elisa Calamita wins the Otto Jaag Water Protection Prize 2021
Elisa Calamita wins the Otto Jaag Water Protection Prize 2021
Elisa Calamita's doctoral thesis in the Eawag Surface Waters Department and at ETH Zurich was part of the Horizon 2020 project DAFNE.

Environment - Economics / Business - 22.11.2021

Life Sciences - Career - 19.11.2021

Environment - 19.11.2021
EPFL's new gender-neutral and eco-friendly bathrooms
EPFL's new gender-neutral and eco-friendly bathrooms
Work is underway at the Ecublens campus to install gender-neutral bathrooms designed to protect people's privacy.

Life Sciences - Environment - 19.11.2021
Lake Constance in a state of change
Lake Constance in a state of change
Lake Constance on the border between Germany, Austria and Switzerland is one of the largest lakes on the edge of the Alps and is an essential drinking water reservoir and ecosystem, important for tourism, recreation, fishing, nature conservation and thermal utilisation.
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