ETH Board, 28 May 2020

A new Swiss science news portal

The ETH Board is launching the Sciena.ch 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.
ETH Board, 05 March 2020

The ETH Board welcomes the ERI Dispatch and underlines the importance of the European research programmes

The ETH Board supports the Dispatch on the Promotion of Education, Research and Innovation (ERI Dispatch) 2021–2024 that was approved by the Federal Council on 26 February 2020. It welcomes the fact...
ETH Board, 05 March 2020

24 new professors appointed at the two Federal Institutes of Technology

Appointments at ETH Zurich Dr Nicholas Bokulich (*1986), currently a postdoctoral researcher at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, USA, as Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Food...
ETH Board, 13 December 2019

26 new professors appointed at the two Federal Institutes of Technology

Appointments at ETH Zurich Dr Daniel Ahmed (*1983), currently Senior Scientist at ETH Zurich, as Assistant Professor of Acoustic Robotics for Life Sciences and Healthcare. Daniel...
ETH Board, 13 December 2019

Institute for environment and sustainability in the ETH Domain: further steps taken

In its capacity as the strategic organ of the ETH Domain with its institutions ETH Zurich, EPFL, PSI, WSL, Empa and Eawag, the ETH Board is responsible for ensuring that they are optimally oriented...
Federal Council, 27 November 2019

Christian Rüegg appointed new PSI Director

Until the end of 2018 the PSI was headed by Joël Mesot, who was subsequently appointed president of the ETH Zurich. Since then the PSI has been headed on an interim basis by Thierry Strässle. The...
ETH Board, 25 October 2019

ETH Board plans leading institute for environment and sustainability

The ETH Board is tasked with gearing teaching, research, and knowledge and technology transfer in the ETH Domain to the challenges facing society. Together with the presidents of the two Federal...