ETH Board, 27 August 2020

The Limitation Initiative is harmful to education, research and innovation

The ETH Board, swissuniversities, the Swiss National Science Foundation, Innosuisse – the Swiss Innovation Agency, and the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences reject the Limitation Initiative. They...
ETH Board, 10 August 2020

WSL Director Konrad Steffen fatally injured in Greenland accident

Konrad Steffen, who had been conducting research into climate change – notably in the Arctic and Antarctic – for over 40 years, died at the weekend following an accident in Greenland. As Director of...
ETH Board, 21 July 2020

New interim member of the EPFL Executive Board

The current Director of Research Affairs at EPFL, Matthias Gäumann, is to take over as Vice President of Human Resources and Operations at EPFL. He will succeed Etienne Marclay on an interim basis....
10 July 2020

13 new professors appointed at ETH Zurich and EPFL

Appointments at ETH Zurich Professor Beatrice Acciaio (*1978), currently Associate Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom, as Full Professor...
03 July 2020

Open Research Data: Position of 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, and new technological developments facilitate the...
Federal Council, 24 June 2020

Federal Council appoints Vice President and new member of ETH Board

The Federal Council appointed Barbara Haering (*1953) as the new Vice President. She has been a member of the ETH Board since 2008 and has chaired the Audit Committee since May 2019. Barbara Haering...
ETH Board, 28 May 2020

A new Swiss science news portal

The ETH Board is launching the information platform, the aim of which is to strengthen dialogue between science and society. The portal provides information on the major research projects...
ETH Board, 15 May 2020

ETH Board requests further proposals for the strategic field of environment and sustainability

In recent months an internal consultation was held to consider the ETH Board’s plans to create a federal research institute for the environment and sustainability by amalgamating WSL and Eawag. The...
ETH Board, 14 May 2020

11 new professors appointed at the two Federal Institutes of Technology

Appointments at ETH Zurich Professor Verena C. Griess (*1977), currently Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, Canada, as Full Professor of Forest Resources...
ETH Board, 31 March 2020

Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force

The Swiss scientific community, one of the strongest worldwide, has a huge potential to positively influence the outcome of this crisis, be it through research, education or innovation.