Author: Charles

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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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