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  • Non-Professorial Academic Staff

    “Address problems early on”

    The Association of the Non-Professorial Academic Staff of the University of Zurich (VAUZ) has carried out a survey about the job satisfaction and student-to-instructor ratio of doctoral candidates and postdocs at UZH. Vice President Gabriele Siegert discusses the results of the survey below. More …

  • Human Resources

    Counseling and Mediation Services for Employees Planned

    Problems and conflicts are easier to solve with the advice and support of neutral third parties. This is why UZH is setting up an office for counseling and mediation. More …

  • University Board

    "A great loss for UZH"

    Markus Graf, a member of the Board of the University since 2016, was particularly committed to real estate development at UZH. He passed away last Saturday at the age of 69. More …

  • swissuniversities

    "Speaking with one voice"

    Michael Hengartner's presidency of the umbrella organization swissuniversities runs until the end of 2018. In this interview, the UZH President talks about what has been achieved so far, the challenges ahead – and why he is planning to stand for re-election. More …

  • Gender Equality

    Equal Pay at UZH

    When it comes to salary, UZH treats men and women virtually the same. This is one of the findings of an analysis of over 9,400 sets of data carried out by the Human Resources Office. More …

  • Debate

    The Conflicts around Data Protection

    Research requires more and more data, while data protection rules exist to protect the privacy of the people involved. Vice President Christian Schwarzenegger, epidemiologist Milo Puhan, and data protection delegate Robert Weniger came together to discuss conflicts arising from these contradictory needs. More …

  • Campus

    Row, Row, Row Your Boat

    UZH student Luca Baltensperger rowed across the Atlantic as part of the “Swiss Mocean” team. No mean feat, with about a million rowing strokes over 4,700 kilometers. More …

  • Real Estate

    New Loan for Planned Chemistry Building

    The Government Council of the Canton of Zurich has applied for a new loan from the Parliament of the Canton of Zurich for the chemistry building, which is currently being built at Irchel Campus. The buildings are of crucial importance for the future development of UZH, as President Michael Hengartner explains in an interview. More …

  • Center of Implant Research

    A Better Bite

    These days Zurich dental specialists can use state-of-the-art technology to make jawbones and gums regenerate, and fit teeth implants that restore much of the patient’s original looks and feeling. Now this research is being coordinated internationally and accelerated by the Center of Implant Research. More …

  • The Art of Science Photography

    As a scientific photographer, Michelle Aimée Oesch spends her time shooting bones, worms, and embryos. More …

  • LERU Report

    High Added Value of UZH

    UZH last year generated added value of over six billion francs according to a newly published study by the League of European Research Universities (LERU). More …

  • UZH Alumni Founding Party

    A Great Party with Buster Keaton

    The UZH Alumni held a party to celebrate its founding – starring silent film great Buster Keaton and a newly planted Mirabelle de Nancy plum tree. More …

  • Gender Equality

    Honoring a Pioneer

    Nadezhda Suslova was the first woman to be awarded a doctorate by the University of Zurich, 150 years ago. An anniversary event was held at UZH this week to honor this remarkable woman. The occasion also saw the presentation of the Marie Heim-Vögtlin Prize to UZH researcher Mathilde Bouvel. More …

  • Medicine

    Where Patients and Statistics Intersect

    The new doctoral program Clinical Science at UZH helps strengthen clinical research in Switzerland. We spoke with Roxane D. Staiger, one of the program’s first candidates. More …

  • New Look: UZH Marktplatz

    Marktplatz is UZH’s online marketplace and largest advertising platform, where people can offer and find jobs, apartments, events, and services. A complete redesign has now given it a fresh new look. More …

  • Uni-Poly Rowing Regatta

    UZH Victorious in 66th Uni-Poly Rowing Regatta

    UZH won three of the four races at the 66th edition of the Uni-Poly rowing regatta – with the boats of the alumni, the professors, and women all victorious. The 16-scull race – a world premiere – was also won by the UZH rowing team. More …

  • Day of Excellence in Teaching

    54 Students Presented with Semester Awards

    At this year’s “Tag der Lehre” (Day of Excellence in Teaching) at UZH, new ideas for interactive teaching methods were discussed. The day was topped off with a closing ceremony at which students were honored for their outstanding work. More …

  • Zurich City University District

    University Embedded in the Fabric of the City

    With the planning stage for the Zurich City University District (Hochschulgebiet Zürich Zentrum) now closed, the architectural competitions are about to be launched. An update on this major long-term project was given at a media conference on Tuesday. More …

  • International Relations Office

    Visit to Hong Kong

    UZH academics spent a week in Hong Kong as part of the Zürich meets Hong Kong festival, staging their own events as well as networking with local researchers and universities. Topics included FinTech, healthy aging, and literature. More …

  • Neuroscience

    25 Years of Brain Research

    The Betty and David Koetser Foundation for Brain Research is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The foundation has been supporting neuroscience at the University of Zurich since 1993, donating a total of around three million francs. More …

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