Author: Charles

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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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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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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‘The Journey of The Letter’ 12.10.22

This time we will visit the Swiss Post! Join us to have a look behind the scene of the letter sorting facility in Zurich-Mülligen to see how sophisticated it can be! Experience what goes on in a letter centre live! When: October 12th, 2022 Time: 17.30 – 20.30 Price for AVETH members: CHF 5.- per personMeeting point: Zürcherstrasse…
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Zurich-West walking tour

Autumn is soon here, then let’s keep the summer vibes and go for a walking tour in the Zurich-West region, a trendy part of the city. Join us for an enriching, guided two h Zurich West tour. A professional guide will show us Zurich’s re-urbanized old industrial part between Toni Areal and Josefwiese (including Prime…
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Diversity Fund

Do you have an idea for an event or initiative to support diversity-related activities at ETH? AVETH Diversity offers up to 500 CHF in funding to ETH-affiliated organizations who organize diversity-related events and initiatives for the community of scientific staff. For questions, please contact  Application:

LGBTQIA+ Get-Together at ETHZ 

This fall semester, for the first time, there will be an LGBTQIA+ get-together for all ETH members who identify as part of the community or as an ally. We want to discuss how to improve the life of the LGBTQIA+ community at ETH Zurich and how to make ETH Zurich a more inclusive room free…
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