ETH Board, 13 October 2021

Federal and autonomous: the ETH Domain’s model for success

In 1855, what is now known as ETH Zurich was founded together with the ETH Board as its School Board. Other institutions were added over the decades – EPFL, PSI, WSL, Empa and Eawag – to form what...
ETH Board, 23 September 2021

22 new professors appointed at ETH Zurich and EPFL

New appointments at ETH Zurich Professor Lint Barrage (*1985), currently Assistant Professor at the University of California, USA, as Associate Professor of Energy and Climate...
ETH Board, 23 September 2021

Switzerland’s rapid and full association with Horizon Europe must still be the objective

Owing to Switzerland’s current status as a non-associated third country, our researchers are no longer able to participate in prestigious individual projects such as the ERC grants scheme under...
ETH Board, 15 July 2021

19 new professors appointed at ETH Zurich and EPFL

New appointment at ETH Zurich and EPFL Professor Beate Jessel (*1962), currently President of the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation, Bonn, Germany, as Full Professor of...
ETH Board, 01 July 2021

Open Research Data: Measures implemented by the ETH Domain

Open science practices are becoming a prevalent paradigm in academic research worldwide. Open Research Data (ORD) is at the core of open science: new technological developments are facilitating the...
Federal Council, 04 June 2021

Federal Council appoints Beate Jessel as new WSL director

Professor Beate Jessel succeeds Professor Konrad Steffen, who suffered a fatal accident in Greenland in August 2020. Professor Jessel studied landscape management at the Technical University of...
ETH Board, 21 May 2021

Günther Dissertori to become new Rector of ETH Zurich

Professor Günther Dissertori to become new Rector of ETH Zurich  Upon application of the President of ETH Zurich, Professor Joël Mesot, the ETH Board has appointed Professor Günther...
ETH Board, 21 May 2021

15 new professors appointed at ETH Zurich and EPFL

New appointments at ETH Zurich Dr Pedro Beltrao (*1979), currently Group Leader at the European Bioinformatics Institute of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Hinxton, United...
11 May 2021

A joint Code of Conduct for Scientific Integrity

Possible misconduct can occur across the whole range of acquisition and dissemination of scientific knowledge: be it inadequate recognition of significant contributions to scientific publications,...
ETH Board, 15 March 2021

ETH Board appoints new Vice President for Finances at EPFL

Françoise Bommensatt comes with an impressive track record in managing finance departments in the higher education sector. Currently, she is Chief Financial Officer at the Swiss Education Group, a...