Month: April 2021

AVETH Diversity Award 1,000 CHF, deadline May 5th

The Annual AVETH Diversity Award will honor an ETH scientific staff member who has contributed significantly to the advocation for diversity at ETH Zürich and beyond. The recipient will be chosen from nominations submitted by the ETH Zürich community. Nominees for this award are expected to have made noteworthy impact in increasing diversity and the…
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Women in Science and Space: “Fascination with the Sun.” April 27th, 17:00-18:30

This is the second of a series of three lectures on the topic of space offered by Professor Dr. Sarah M. Springman & Professor Dr. Louise Harra. These lectures allow us to dream, to push back boundaries, to glimpse fascinating images from space and to learn about science from beyond our earthly existence. The second…
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Catastrophic risks research program stipend 1500 CHF, intro event May 4th, 2021

The Swiss Existential Risk Initiative (CHERI) focuses on the mitigation of global catastrophic risks – events that could curtail the future of humanity. Examples of these risks come from nuclear weapons, transformative artificial intelligence, extreme climate change, or (engineered) pathogens.  In summer 2021, CHERI is offering a research program for students eager to build a…
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Impostor Syndrome in Academia: Whom it affects and what you can do about it April 29th, 6pm

This will be the second event in the MeWell Community’s series on the impostor syndrome. On the 29th of April at 6PM, Coach Sibyl Schädeli will help us learn what impostor syndrome is and what we can do to get through our professional world with more self-confidence.

Sketching Competition: Key values of ETH

ETH president Joël Mesot: “Responsibility, openness, diversity, team spirit, excellence: these are the key values defined in the Strategy and Development Plan 2021–2024, which we want to open up for broad discussion this year, as we build a stronger cultural basis for our successful and inspirational collaborations.One starting point for discussion, for example, could be…
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2040 Essay Contest: A day in [y]our life Deadline 2 May 2021

Illustration: Niels Blaesi Have you ever asked yourself what kind of a world we might find ourselves thriving in 20 years from now? Share your vision and participate in the open call. Deadline: 2 May 2021 Link EN: https://ethz.ch/services/en/organisation/staff-units/office-of-the-president/foresight/2040-essay-contest.html Link DE: https://ethz.ch/services/de/organisation/stabsstellen/stab-praesident/foresight/2040-essay-contest.html

Panel Discussion – How Do You Picture a Scientist? Inclusion, Diversity and Equity at ETH Zürich April 23rd, 17-18:30 pm

Inspired by the movie Picture a Scientist, SAM (Scientific Staff Association at the Department of Materials) is organizing a webinar about equity, diversity and women in STEM. Join us for a discussion with panelists from across the ETH hosted by Raphaela Hettlage from Equal! – the second part of the webinar will be open for…
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Removing Obstacles in Daily Life for People with Disabilities April 22nd, 12:00-13:15

ETH Zurich and the Global Shapers Zurich Hub invite you to an online dialogue on Thursday, 22 April 2021 from 12h00-13h15 CET, on the topic: FOR A WORLD WITHOUT BARRIERS – Removing Obstacles in Daily Life for People with Disabilities Take a moment to look around and consider what life would be like if activities…
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Open letter to Swiss Bundesrat: Science and education benefit from a reliable relationship with the EU

International collaboration is important and Switzerland’s participation in European research programs like Horizon Europe is dependent on the decisions we will make soon regarding our relationship with the EU. Therefore, the AVETH has co-signed an open letter to the Federal Council that they should watch out for these interests of researchers when making decisions about our relationship…
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2040 Essay Contest: A day in [y]our life Deadline 2 May 2021

Illustration: Niels Blaesi Have you ever asked yourself what kind of a world we might find ourselves thriving in 20 years from now? Share your vision and participate in the open call. Deadline: 2 May 2021 Link EN: https://ethz.ch/services/en/organisation/staff-units/office-of-the-president/foresight/2040-essay-contest.html Link DE: https://ethz.ch/services/de/organisation/stabsstellen/stab-praesident/foresight/2040-essay-contest.html