Month: May 2021

Socially distanced flashmob on Bellevue July 3rd

In front of the Opernhaus at 8 pm ! For every person who participates in the flashmob while respecting social distancing, we will donate 2 CHF to a charity ! https://www.humanewarriors.in/ organises food, respirators and education for families whose livelihood has been compromised by Covid-19. Attention: we will strictly observe social distancing recommendations and ask…
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Via ferrata June 19th

Via ferrata on June 19th: Join us on this climbing trail to admire the beauty of Switzerland from an entirely new perspective: https://www.myswitzerland.com/en-ch/experiences/four-peak-via-ferrata/ We will meet at Zurich HB and take the S25 at 8:43 to Linthal Braunwaldbahn. The via ferrata itself will take approximately 4h30min. We plan to take the S25 back at 4:44…
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Mobility behaviour survey

Want to win one of ten 50 CHF vouchers for Migros or Coop?  Rootlinks, a new student initiative, wants to make the mobility behaviour at the different universities in Zurich more sustainable. By participating in a 10-minute survey you can enter the giveaway. Here’s the link: https://mtecethz.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eKVdgPkq3CzOxVk

Assessment Center-Trainings

One-day training sessions to prepare for the job application and selection process. You will be offered the opportunity to participate in mock job interviews and receive feedback as to your strengths and opportunities for development from experienced researchers. Further info at https://tinyurl.com/yb6dhcne

AVETH Diversity Award Winners

AVETH Diversity Award The 1st Annual Diversity Award was organized by the Association of Scientific Staff at ETH (AVETH) and co-sponsored by the Office of Equal Opportunities. This award represents an actionable plan to give visibility to social justice leaders within our community who serve as role models and are voluntarily committing their time and…
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Driving Innovation for impact. Apply now for the Innovators Camp 2021!

Do you want to drive innovation for impact? Then you should join this year’s Innovators Camp – a joint innovation initiative for students and researchers from UZH, ZHdK and ETH. If you would like to work in an interdisciplinary team to develop ideas for a better future, then join this 5 days design sprint workshops…
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Workshop on stress management June 2nd, 2021 17:00 – 19:00

Workshop “Stress management” with Ariane Orosz, Dr. sc. ETH(Centre for Stress-Related Illnesses, Sanatorium Kilchberg; Translational Neuromodeling Unit, UZH and ETH Zurich).When: 2 June 2021, 17:00 – 19:00Registration: https://ethz.ch/students/en/doctorate/introductory-programme/Wellbeing.html

Editathon on Diversity

Thursday, June 3, 2021, 1pm – 6pm | online onlyIn cooperation with ETH Zurich’s Office for Equal Opportunities and Diversity and Wikimedia CH the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is organising an Editathon dedicated to the celebration of diversity on Wikipedia. It would be great if we could generate as many new Wikipedia entries as possible on people who have been invisible on…
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Motivation Workshop Monday May 31st, 18:30 -19:30

It has been shown that goals that are written down – and preferably handwritten – are achieved 40% more often than goals that we just think about. So, let’s take some time together and think about your goals with respect to your PhD / Postdoc! What motivates you? And how can you use it to…
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Panel Discussion: “Overcoming Bias in Academia” May 26th 4 – 5 pm.

The D-ITET Diversity Team (D+ITET) invites you to a discussion on how to overcome bias in academia. The goal is to identify existing issues in academia, raise awareness for stereotypes and discrimination at Swiss Universities and discuss how to create strategies for empathy and actionable plans to transform institutional culture. Panelists: Professor Gabriela Hug from D-ITET Christian Pierce, program manager for the Competence Center for Diversity and…
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