Month: October 2022

Statement of solidarity with the people of Iran

AVETH stands in support of its members affected by the current situation in Iran. There are 82 PhD students from Iran at ETH Zürich and almost a third as many postdoctoral researchers. We acknowledge that the current situation can be deeply difficult for our colleagues who are affected, either directly or indirectly. Some may be…
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Lindt Chocolate Museum Tour

Join us for a guided tour at the Lindt Home of Chocolate! You’ll have the chance to learn about the world of cocoa, from the Mayans to the Swiss pioneers, and taste pralines and preliminary products of chocolate production!After the tour, you will have the option to join for a visit to the Lindt Home…
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E-learning course on dealing with sexual harassment in everyday studies and work

We want ETH to be a safe and respectful place where all ETH members can develop themselves freely. As part of the “Stand up for respect” initiative, the Executive Board is launching an e-​learning course for an in-​depth exploration of the topic of sexual harassment in everyday studies and work. The e-learning course is aimed…
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Quantitative finance challenge 02.11.2022 17:30

Take part in an algorithmic trading game to gain insight into quantitative finance. Practice transferring your mathematical skills into areas outside of academia in a fun and informative game with prizes for every member of the winning team! Sign up:

Seminar: IP in Academia: bring your idea to the market! 04.11.2022 16:30

Are you a student or a researcher with an idea for a potential start-up? Do you want to get in touch with key contacts of the start-up ecosystem, in Switzerland? Do you have questions about intellectual property and patenting law which you would like to discuss? Then join our event at ETH Zurich! As part…
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AVETH Book Club

Do you also like to read the books that comment on our times and sometimes wonder who you can share your thoughts with? Audald and Jackie wondered the same, so they decided to host the first AVETH Book Club on November 15th at ETH Hönggerberg. They are going to kick off the book club with…
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Open Innovation in Life Sciences conference

Register now for the 5th Annual Open Innovation in Life Sciences conference (#OILS22), taking place this year on 27th – 28th October 2022. Join us for the hybrid event exploring the challenges and success stories of open science (Open Innovation Day), plus an exciting program supporting your career development (Career Development Day). You can us for the in-person…
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Humanitarian Aid Collection for Ukraine – AVETH/VSETH collection campaign

This fall semester, AVETH and VSETH have teamed up with Ukraine Hilfe Graubünden (, a registered humanitarian aid association based in Chur, to collect more humanitarian aid for Ukraine. As the winter months are drawing nearer and, due to the power shortages and infrastructure damages, there is a great need for warm, waterproof clothing and…
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General Assembly

AVETH just had its 58th General Assembly! We welcomed new members and said goodbye to old ones. We are always looking for new people! Are you interested in one of the teams or commissions? Then find out more at !