University of Zurich

University of Zurich
Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich
University of Zurich  
Location: Zurich
Affiliation: swissuniversities
Environment - Feb 13
Does a drier and hotter climate present a threat to the meerkats in the Kalahari Desert? Researchers from UZH and Cambridge show that climate change is likely to impact meerkats, and seasonal rainfall and temperature will be the key factors. The effects of climate change are especially obvious in arid environments where resources are scarce and subject to seasonal availability.
Computer Science - Feb 12
Computer Science

The subjects covered in this semester's public lectures include Gottfried Keller, education in old age, migration, and artificial intelligence.

Life Sciences - Feb 6

Our actions are guided by moral values. However, monetary incentives can get in the way of our good intentions. Neuroeconomists at the University of Zurich have now investigated in which area of the brain conflicts between moral and material motives are resolved.

Health - Jan 31

Using the new Imaging Mass Cytometry method, Zurich researchers have investigated the pancreas of healthy organ donors and those with type 1 diabetes.

Life Sciences - Feb 11
Life Sciences

Adriano Aguzzi of the University of Zurich has won a NOMIS Distinguished Scientist Award for his outstanding scientific work.

Business - Feb 4

Across developing economies, most workers and agricultural producers are paid are paid on a daily basis. This has a negative impact on their ability to generate savings for large expenses. Researchers from UZH show dairy farmers and agricultural workers prefer to be paid once at the end of the month, rather then daily, because monthly payments schemes are an efficient tool to increase saving.

Life Sciences - Jan 29
Life Sciences

Plant researchers at the University of Zurich have developed transgenic corn and barley lines with improved resistance against several fungal diseases thanks to the wheat resistance gene Lr34.

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PhD position
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