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    Research and Teaching

    Students Help Shed Light on Prehistoric Marine Giants

    Paleontology students at UZH had the opportunity to contribute to their professor’s publication on extinct marine megafauna.
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    Sociology

    Teacher bias

    A study involving over 14,000 ninth graders in Germany has uncovered significant grading biases associated with students’ gender, body size, ethnicity and parental socioeconomic status.
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    Una Europa General Assembly

    “Una Europa acts as a catalyst for interdisciplinarity”

    UZH hosted the General Assembly of the Una Europa European university alliance for the first time last week. Vice President Elisabeth Stark looks back at the event and emphasizes the boost given to One Health.
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    DSI Minor Digital Skills

    An Incubator for Ideas

    At UZH, students and researchers are learning to develop joint solutions to problems through challenge-based innovation.
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    Teaching award

    Flying High with Carl

    Marc Thommen was presented with the UZH teaching award at this year’s Dies academicus. With his interactive approach to teaching, the criminal law expert succeeds in creating a conducive learning environment that gets students to ask questions, engage in discussion and challenge ideas – even in large lectures.
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    Study program “Biodiversity”

    Master’s Program in Biodiversity to Launch in the 2024 Fall Semester

    The new Bachelor’s program in biodiversity – the first of its kind in German-speaking countries – launched at UZH last fall. Following its success, with more than 140 students enrolled, the Master’s program in biodiversity will be offered for the first time starting this Fall Semester.
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    Innovative Teaching Projects

    Across Europe in Three Years

    The Una Europa joint Bachelor’s degree program in European studies enables students to study at up to three universities in Europe. UZH will take part in this unique study program starting in 2025.
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    Innovative Teaching Projects – Part 5: Research-Based

    Teaching Turned Upside Down

    In the “City without Papers” project, students collaboratively investigate undocumented migrants’ precarious living conditions. This new type of teaching format is devoted to addressing current questions in urban studies research and in the process challenges traditional roles in science and teaching.
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    Innovative Teaching Projects – Part 4: Transdisciplinary

    Ready for the World of Work?

    In the new Master’s minor program in Digital Skills, launching at UZH in fall 2024, students will not only acquire technical affinity, but will also work with researchers on pressing questions surrounding the digital transformation. This new concept prepares students – and the university itself – to meet the challenges of the future.
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    Innovative Teaching Projects – Part 3: Engaging

    From Learners to Co-Creators

    Teaching staff at UZH are developing an online tool that prompts students to come up with possible exam questions based on their teaching materials. This helps students consolidate what they have learned and also supports teaching staff in creating their exams.
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    alliance of universities

    Una Europa Boosts European Cooperation

    Una Europa is a unique alliance of 11 European research universities, including UZH. We asked Vice President Gabriele Siegert about how joining the alliance in 2022 has benefited research at UZH and its international outlook.
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    Innovative Teaching Projects – Part 2: Goal-Oriented

    A New Era in Medical Training

    The medical program at UZH is being given a fundamental overhaul: the development of clinical thinking and practical skills is to be prioritized over top-down teaching of theory.
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    Innovative Teaching

    Shaping the Future of Teaching Together

    The world is changing, and so is university teaching and learning. In a six-part series, we shine a spotlight on how instructors at UZH are working together to propel teaching to new heights.
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    Innovative Teaching – Part 1: Individualized Teaching

    Ready for E-Learning

    In digital self-study areas, students can learn at their own pace, taking into account what they already know. An online training course developed at UZH supports teaching staff in setting up their own e-learning hubs.
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    Tag der Lehre 2023

    “Learning from one another”

    The motto of this year’s Tag der Lehre was “inspire(d) minds”. Opportunities to get inspired by swapping experiences and sharing views with colleagues from the UZH teaching community were plentiful. The focus of the day was on the role of AI and interdisciplinary approaches in teaching at UZH.
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    Internationale Studierende

    Sprechen Sie Deutsch?

    A new semester has started, which means that many students and PhD candidates from abroad are currently arriving in Switzerland. The German courses at the Language Center offer them a gateway to Swiss culture.
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    New teaching tools

    Virtual Reality in Dental Medicine

    Oral and maxillofacial surgeon Bernd Stadlinger and biologist Reinhard Gruber have developed the script for a virtual reality tool and an app focused on bone formation and degradation processes.
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    UZH Teaching Fund – Part 6: International teaching

    Share Your Mountain Landscapes

    How are mountain regions dealing with migration and climate change? A collaborative seminar at UZH and Tbilisi State University explores the challenges faced by both the Alps and the Caucasus region – with the help of a custom-developed app.
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    Chatbots and teaching

    “Responsibility lies with the human being, not artificial intelligence”

    Chatbots pose a challenge to university teaching: where can they be helpful, where not? Thomas Hidber, Head of Educational Development at UZH, advocates a selective approach to their usage – to relieve students of routine work, for example. However, it’s all the more important that the use of AI systems is made transparent.
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    UZH Teaching Fund – Part 4: Individualized Teaching

    From Lab Bench to Sofa

    The MyMi.mobile 2.0 app enables medical students to use their computers or smartphones to conduct microscope examinations of pathology tissue samples. This helps them understand the connections between cell structure and organ dysfunction.