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...
ETH Board, 05 March 2021

ETH Board adopts the new Gender Strategy

Updated Gender Strategy for the ETH Domain The aim of the ETH Domain's updated Gender Strategy for the period 2021–2024 is to increase the proportion of women in teaching and research,...
ETH Board, 05 March 2021

11 new professors appointed at ETH Zurich and EPFL

News appointments at ETH Zurich Professor Catherine De Wolf (*1989), currently Assistant Professor at Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, as Tenure Track Assistant Professor...
ETH Board, 11 December 2020

ETH Board in favour of full association with Erasmus+

ETH Board supports full association with Erasmus+  Switzerland has participated in the EU’s educational programmes since 1992. Since 2014 its access to these programmes has been...
ETH Board, 11 December 2020

18 new professors appointed at ETH Zurich and EPFL

Appointments at ETH Zurich Dr Pierrick Bousseau (*1992), currently CNRS Research Fellow at the University of Paris-Saclay, France, as Assistant Professor of Mathematical Physics in the...
ETH Board, 12 November 2020

ETH Board appoints new Vice President for Innovation at EPFL

Ursula Oesterle holds a Master’s degree in physics and chemistry from ETH Zurich, and a PhD in physics from EPFL. Her research years on quantum photonics at EPFL led to first interactions with...
ETH Board, 25 September 2020

11 new professors appointed at ETH Zurich and EPFL

Appointments at ETH Zurich Professor Nicola Aceto (*1982), currently Assistant Professor and group leader at the University of Basel, as Associate Professor of Molecular Oncology...
ETH Board, 25 September 2020

Board appoints new members of the Executive Boards of ETH Zurich and EPFL

New appointments to the Executive Boards of ETH Zurich and EPFL By increasing the Executive Board from five to seven members, which includes introducing a new management structure, ETH Zurich...
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...