Category Archives: Swiss News

NCCR D-Fab (ETH Zurich) and T-ADS (U of Tokyo) presenting in Mutations-Créations / Imprimer le monde exhibition, Paris

The works of National Centres of Competence in Research (NCCR) Digital Fabrication hosted at ETH Zurich and the University of Tokyo Advanced Design Studies Unit (T-ADS) are exhibited in the ongoing “Mutations – Créations / Imprimer le monde (Printing the … Continue reading

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New Master Courses and a National Center for Data Science

In a joint venture, ETH Zurich and EPFL are launching the Swiss Data Science Center (SDSC) to foster innovation in data and computer science, as well as to provide an infrastructure for multidisciplinary research and open science. Data science involves … Continue reading

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Two Swiss universities top THE’s list of the world’s most international universities 2017

ETH Zurich and EPFL ranked first and second respectively on the ranking by Times Higher Education (THE), listing the most international universities worldwide. The University of Zurich came in 15th, an impressive jump from 105th rank the year before. The … Continue reading

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New Call: Young Researchers Exchange Programme

In its function as the Swiss Leading House for Asia, ETH Zurich today announced the launch of a new call for the exchange of young researchers (PhD students, young postdocs and master students in exceptional cases) between Japan and Switzerland … Continue reading

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First-in-the-World Master in Cyber-Physical and Embedded Systems

Aligned with the start of the academic year 2017/18, the Faculty of Informatics at the Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano will offer a new four-semester Master degree program, aiming at meeting the rising demand for application designers and system developers in … Continue reading

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Minister of State for Science & Technology Policy visits Switzerland

Last week on Friday 13th, Minister of State for Science & Technology Policy Mr. Yosuke Tsuruho visited with his delegation Switzerland. The tour started in Bern with meetings at the State Secretariat of Education, Research and Innovation SERI. After an exchange … Continue reading

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Blue Planet Prize 2016 in Swiss hands: Prof. Markus Borner

This year’s esteemed Blue Planet Prize from the Asahi Glass Foundation was awarded to Prof. Markus Borner (Honorary Professor of the University of Glasgow) who has been at the forefront of the conservation and management initiatives to protect endangered wildlife … Continue reading

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Swiss art and design universities “imported” by up-and-coming Japanese designers

Six Swiss art and design universities were showcased at the successful Re-Importation exhibition by seven up-and-coming Japanese designers who studied outside of Japan, including four graduates freshly out of ECAL. Almost 500 guests, mostly prospective students, journalists covering the relevant … Continue reading

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2nd Swiss-Kyoto Symposium leads to closer collaboration

After the Kyoto Symposium has been held in Autumn of 2013 in Switzerland (during the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations) with more than 100 researchers traveling from Kyoto University to Zurich, the follow-up event took place this week in Kyoto. Less researchers … Continue reading

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Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences discover Asia

A delegation from Switzerland’s Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) visited Asia — China, Japan, Korea — to directly learn and experiences the challenges of (healthily) Aging Societies and their health care systems. The trip, organised by swissuniversities.ch in collaboration with Swissnex China, … Continue reading

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