Monthly Archives: March 2015

Swiss Alumni Hanami Event

Thirty-two Swiss universities’ alumni and friends joined the annual Hanami Event in Meguro organized by the Science & Technology Office Tokyo. They were delighted to see each other as well as the beauty of cherry blossoms at its very best … Continue reading

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First Japanese-Swiss Joint Workshop on Aging, Health and Technology

First Japanese-Swiss Joint Workshop on Aging, Health and Technology The Japanese-Swiss Joint Workshop on Aging, Health, and Technology was held in Tokyo from March 18 to 20, 2015. The event was hosted by University of Zurich (UZH) and the Japan … Continue reading

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UZH Alumni and Friends Japan gathering with UZH Vice President Christian Schwarzenegger

A dinner was organized by UZH Alumni chapter Japan on the occasion of UZH Vice President Prof. Dr. Christian Schwarzenegger’s visit in Tokyo on March 20, 2015. A total number of 28 participants – UZH lecturer, professors, exchange students, alumni … Continue reading

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The first-ever photograph of light as both particle and wave

Since the days of Albert Einstein, scientists had been trying to observe light as a wave and as a particle at the same time. Now, for the very first time, researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL) … Continue reading

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Prof. Kurt Wüthrich in Nobel Prize Dialogue Tokyo 2015

Swiss Nobel Laureate Kurt Wüthrich was among the seven Nobel Prize winners who was invited to speak at the Nobel Prize Dialogue Tokyo held on March 1. The Nobel Prize Dialogue was launched in 2012 in Stockholm by the Nobel … Continue reading

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ETH Zurich President at IARU Meeting in Tokyo

The newly elected president and former rector of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Lino Guzzella, visited Japan to participate in the annual International Alliance of Research Universities’ (IARU) Presidents’ meeting. On March 1, 2015 at the University of Tokyo he also … Continue reading

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