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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:

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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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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ETH AI Center Brainstorming: Friday May 7th 16-17h

The ETH AI Center cares deeply about PhD students and PostDocs and invites you to a brainstorming session on how the ETH AI Center can help you & others to encourage & support more interdisciplinary collaboration and bring further benefits from the ETH AI Center to you. The session is scheduled for May 7th, 2021 from…
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AVETH Diversity Award 1,000 CHF, deadline May 5th

The Annual AVETH Diversity Award honors an ETH scientific staff member who has contributed significantly to the advocation for diversity at ETH Zürich and beyond. The recipient is 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 inclusion of…
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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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