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  • Board of the University

    Election of the Executive Board of the University

    The Board of the University has elected Beatrice Beck Schimmer as Director of Medicine. Michael Hengartner, Gabriele Siegert, Michael Schaepman, and Christian Schwarzenegger have been re-elected for a further term of office. More …

  • University Conference

    Universities Shaping Europe

    This week, UZH has been hosting university leaders from around Europe. The annual conference of the European University Association, held from 4 to 6 April, was devoted to the question of how universities can shape the Europe of today and of tomorrow. More …

  • B2Run Corporate Fun Run

    Move and Mingle

    This year’s Swiss corporate running event takes place on 24 May 2018. All employees of the University of Zurich are invited to take part – jogging or walking. More …

  • University Spine Center Zurich

    Treating Back Problems

    Balgrist University Hospital yesterday opened the new University Spine Center Zurich. It brings together expertise in eight different disciplines to offer patients the full range of spinal care services under one roof. More …

  • Campus

    UZH Considers Dentistry Move

    The University Children’s Hospital Zurich is set to move to a new location in the Lengg neighborhood of Zurich, freeing up its former site in Zurich-Hottingen for a new occupant. The Government Council of the Canton of Zurich recommends making the current location of UZH’s Center of Dental Medicine available as a new outpatient clinic of the UniversityHospital Zurich. In turn, the Center of Dental Medicine is to move to the current site being freed up by the Kispi’s relocation. More …

  • Gender Equality

    Of Concern to All of Us

    From informal groups to a modern diversity policy: At the reception for female professors, which took place for the 10th time this year, attendees recalled the grassroots beginnings of the gender equality movement at UZH, and discussed future steps. More …

  • Executive Board of the University

    Strengthening the Ability to Act

    The Executive Board of the University is renewing its structures and processes to remain viable for the future. The Offices of the Vice Presidents will be renamed in August 2018, while other elements of the reform will gradually enter into force by 2020. More …

  • Mercator Awards

    Award-Winning Research by Junior Scholars

    This year's Mercator Awards recognize the research achievements of immunologist Natalia Arenas-Ramirez, theologian Christoph Heilig, and economist Bruno Caprettini. The awards will be presented at the Annual Event of the Graduate Campus of UZH on 3 July. More …

  • Alumni

    Founding an Alumni Chapter

    In 2017, UZH Alumni introduced the idea of chapters, a new format designed to make it easier for University graduates to connect. An example is the new Entrepreneurs Chapter. More …

  • Survey

    UZH Researchers Embrace Open Access

    Researchers at UZH welcome the shift towards open access publishing, which makes academic work available publicly for free. Around half of researchers already publish their work with open access, according to a comprehensive survey carried out by the Main Library of the University of Zurich. Besides a number of positive results, the survey also revealed a need for more information. More …

  • 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 …

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