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  • UZH 3R 2023 Award Videos 2/2

    UZH is developing alternative methods to animal experiments in line with the 3Rs principle. To highlight outstanding achievements of its members in the field of 3Rs, the university has introduced the UZH 3R Award. Giuseppe Esposito is one of the 3R award winners 2023. In the video he explains how he could replace the use of animals in his microsurgical course.

  • TRANSFORM: Eastern Europe and Bioimaging

    UZH is pooling its research expertise in a variety of fields, including Eastern European studies and bioimage analysis. A new interdisciplinary institute for Eastern European studies and the recently established BioVisionCenter were made possible thanks to seed funding from the university’s TRANSFORM program.

  • UZH 3R 2023 Award Videos 1/2

    UZH is developing alternative methods to animal experiments in line with the 3Rs principle. To highlight outstanding achievements of its members in the field of 3Rs, the university has introduced the UZH 3R Award. Melanie Generali is one of the 3R award winners. In the video she explains how stem cell research can reduce animal experiments.

  • Elisabeth Stark, UZH Vice President Research (left), together with the LERU Research Policy Group delegates.

    Navigating Research Assessment: Insights from the LERU Research Policy Group Meeting

    The League of European Research Universities (LERU) is an alliance of Europe's leading research universities. Its Research Policy Group focuses on research and innovation policy matters. In its recent meeting hosted by UZH, the group addressed the implications of participating in the “Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment” (CoARA), an initiative that was formed in 2022 to reform research evaluation.

  • Event: Sparkling Research

    Tuesday, February 6, 2024, 4.30-6.00pm, UZH City Campus

  • Call: AXA Research Fund - Building Resilience against Systemic Cyber Risk

    The AXA Research Fund calls for proposals on 'Building Resilience against Systemic Cyber Risk'.

  • Call: UZH Candoc/Postdoc Grants 2024

    UZH has opened the call for the UZH Candoc/Postdoc Grants 2024.

  • UZH Postdoc Team Award 2023

    The UZH Postdoc Team Award recognises interdisciplinary postdoctoral teams for an outstanding and independent scientific achievement. This year the award goes to Dr. Dr. med. Carlo Cervia-Hasler and Dr. André N. Meyer-Baron. Congratulations!

  • SNSF Sinergia 2023: 5 projects at UZH

    The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is funding 5 interdisciplinary, collaborative projects at the University of Zurich in 2023, totaling over 10 million Swiss francs.

  • SNSF Starting Grants 2023: 10 projects at UZH

    The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is funding ten projects at the University of Zurich with a Starting Grant 2023. The total amount of the grants awarded is over 15 million Swiss francs.

  • Call: Early-Career Fellowships at Collegium Helveticum

    The program is designed to encourage research of ECR's that cuts across and transgresses disciplinary boundaries in unconventional ways. 

  • Call: SNSF Starting Grant 2024

    The Swiss National Science Foundation has launched the SNSF Starting Grant call 2024.

  • Call: SNSF Advanced Grants 2023

    The Swiss National Science Foundation has launched the SNSF Advanced Grants call for 2023.

  • Call: GSPI Impact Collaboration Programme 2024

    The GSPI call for projects 2024, the Impact Collaboration Programme, is now open for submissions

  • Call: DIZH 2nd Structure Call

    The 2nd structure call of the DIZH innovation program is open

  • Event: Una Europa Infosession «Funding for Postdocs in Germany, Finland and Switzerland»

    Thursday, 30th November 2023, 1:00-2.00 pm GMT / 2.00-3.00 pm CET / 3.00- 4.00 pm EET, online

  • Wings for Science: The Swiss Parabolic Program

    Parabolic flights are one of the most important pillars for research, development, and applications in space. Oliver Ullrich, UZH Space Hub director and president of the Swiss Skylab Foundation, developed the world’s first non-governmental parabolic flight program using Novespace’s Airbus A310 ZERO-G.

  • The microsurgery courses of Giuseppe Esposito use placenta models instead of animals (Picture: G. Esposito)

    The winners of the UZH 3R Award 2023 have been announced. Congratulations to Giuseppe Esposito and Melanie Generali!

    The UZH 3R Award is intended to highlight the efforts and successes of UZH staff in the field of 3Rs, both within and outside UZH, and thus promote the 3R principles at UZH. This year, the prize is awarded for the first time, and goes to two projects.

  • Event: Innosuisse Funding – Learn from colleagues

    Wednesday, 8th November 2023, 16:00 Uhr - 17:30, Zentrum Campus, Digital Society Initiative

  • Event: Data Technologies for the Humanities

    Thursday, 28th September 2023, 16:00 Uhr - 19:30,  Zentrum Campus, Room SOC-E-010 (DSI)

  • The Zurich University Academic Collections - Heading for New Shores

    In 2014, the University of Zurich launched an initiative to reorganize its material academic legacy. Hitherto dispersed museums and collections were integrated into a structure of communication and mutual support and are now heading towards a modern, broadly accessible research infrastructure.

  • Ko Aswál – The Next Day

    What connects descendants of former sea nomads in southern Chile with our city? Exhibition and Encounter the Ethnographic Museum 18–30 July 2023 and 29 August–3 September 2023.

  • Research Animals days 2023 at UZH

    Time and again, the media report on the successes of biomedical research at the University of Zurich. Many of these successes are based on animal experiments, which is why it is important to UZH to communicate transparently about the topic of animal experiments and to engage in discourse with the public. Thus, UZH is one of the founding members and currently the lead institution of STAAR (Swiss Transparency Agreement on Animal Research).

  • Roadmap

    UZH’s Research Infrastructures Score Highly

    The University of Zurich achieved excellent results in the Swiss government’s 2023 Swiss Roadmap for Research Infrastructures, acting as the sponsoring institution for 5 out of 14 large-scale priority projects. The results confirm UZH’s standing as a driver of innovation.

  • Roadmap

    Roadmap for Research Infrastructures

  • Tiere wie die von Asien in die Schweiz eingewanderte Tigermücke (im Bild) können Krankheitserreger übertragen. Der One-Health-Ansatz nimmt die komplexen Wechselbeziehungen zwischen Mensch, Tier und Umwelt in den Blick. (Quelle: GordZam/iStock)

    UZH the First European University to Establish One Health Institute

    Researchers from veterinary medicine, human medicine and the natural sciences have joined forces to establish Europe’s first university-based One Health Institute at UZH. Together, they want to explore the links between human, animal and environmental health.

  • Panel Discussion: Follow-Up Study on the Leaky Pipeline Phenomenon

    Thursday, 15th June, 18:30 – 20:00, UZH City Campus, Room KOH-B-10

  • Workshop on Copyright & Second Publication Right

    Monday, 12th June 2023, 13:30 - 16:30, UZH City Campus, Room KOL-H-317

  • Leaky Pipeline Study

    There is much discussion about the equality of career opportunities for women and men. A recent study provides surprising results on the phenomenon of leaky pipelines in science.

  • LERU: Online launch event

    On 28 February 2023, the League of European Research Universities (LERU) will present its new advice paper, entitled “LERU’s view on holistic doctoral supervision”.