The Academic Association of Scientific Staff at ETH Zurich (AVETH) is the official representation of doctoral students and higher scientific staff at ETH. AVETH counts more than 2000 members and is organized in 18 sub-associations in all departments at ETH.

Wed.–Thurs. 13.-14.09.2017: Gender in Science Meeting 2017

September 4, 2017 3:37 pm

An international meeting for all scientists and those interested in Gender and Science (Physics and Chemistry) organized by NCCR MUST and Excellence Cluster RESOLV. Speakers from Switzerland and Europe make presentations on key issues and initiatives to counter gender imbalance in science. What does the research show about the opportunities for women and men to achieve a successful scientific career? Are their barriers to career development? How do men and women combine family life and scientific research? What does gender have to do with physics and chemistry?


Thu. 07.09.2017: Guided tour at Zurich Tram Museum

September 4, 2017 3:36 pm

Could you imagine Zurich city without trams? If not, AVETH invites you to turn back the time at the unique and historic Zurich Tram Museum. The Museum tells the story of Zurich, the economic and industrial changes in the city leading to urban mobility and the development of the city transport network (ZKH). The museum visitor will find exhibition areas and active displays of Trams. You will be able to see original vehicles and associated materials from 1897 to 1960, including engines, uniforms, ticket machines, a model layout of working trams, a rolling Baby Cobra and lots more. All are housed in the old Tram Depot of Burgwies. Register now! Only 25 places available!