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PolyHACK 2020 on “Smart Cities” – Register now!

Join PolyHACK to participate in a fun and exciting hackathon in November! Match with a team and hack 24 hours through the challenges for pursuing a better “Smart City”! Win great cash-prices by finding a solution to the challenge provided by our great sponsors ASUS Robotics & AI Center, Accenture, SBB, and ELCA. Registration and…
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AVETH General Assembly 08.10.2020

Our next AVETH general assembly will take place on Thursday, October 8, from 7 pm in HG D1.1. Due to the current COVID situation, it will also be possible to join remotely over zoom. All members of the scientific staff are welcome to participate. We are looking forward to meeting you! Date: Thursday, 8th October…
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Zurich for a Homeless person: a Social walking tour

In 2020 a lot of people all over the world are facing uncertainty. This makes us think about the life and challenges of the less socially protected groups especially the homeless. Surprise NGO was founded almost 30 years to support people that lost their homes and jobs. To raise the pulic awareness about the problem,…
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Wine Seminar and Wine Tasting at D-Vino

Did you know that the average annual wine consumption in Switzerland has reached 40 bottles per person in 2019? Wine is an integral part of our social life yet it can be very confusing. What are the differences in production between red, white and rose wines? How to make the perfect food & wine pairing? How to store…
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Diversity and Inclusion in Science

Register now for this virtual seminar series, where world renowned scientists and community leaders will explore unique themes at the intersection of social justice and science.  Schedule 15th Oct. 1-2 PM Dr. Catherine Shea Sanger – Diversity in Science 22nd Oct. 5 -6 PM Dr. Shaila Kotadia – Transforming Institutional Culture 29th Oct. 5- 6 PM Dr. Bala Chaudhary – Building…
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ALEA Award 2020 – Call for nominations

Every year, the Art of Leadership Award honors exemplary leadership at ETH Zurich. It celebrates group leaders who implement innovative working conditions to better support the reconciliation of work, family, and personal development. Is your supervisor fair? inclusive? supportive? or more generally a great leader? Nominate them! More info: www.ethz.ch/aleaNomination open until: October 16Contact: alea@aveth.ethz.ch…
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Robert Gnehm Grants

This autumn young researchers and administrative and technical staff can apply for financial support, if they want to attend a conference, complete a short research stay abroad or go on a specific business trip/further education and if this results in extra costs for childcare. In the current situation grants can also be delivered for online…
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Votation Information

Kündigungs-Initiative Allez voter! Geht wählen! Andate a votare! Go vote! Am 27.09 wird mit der BEGRENZUNGS / KÜNDIGUNGS Initiative über das Ende aller bilateralen Verträge zwischen der Schweiz und der EU abgestimmt. Die Annahme hätte verheerende Konsequenzen für die Wissenschaft in der Schweiz. Bitte, informiert euch, denkt darüber nach, vor allem geht wählen, und motiviert eure…
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Workshop: Blender for Science

Take your scientific figures, schemes and illustrations to the next level by using free software Blender. The workshop is designed for beginners: you will learn how to import chemical structures into Blender, how to construct basic 3D shapes and how to give the material textures such as metals, dielectrics and glass to created objects. You…
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Wine & Cheese networking event

Dear PostDocs and Higher Scientific Staff, You are cordially invited to the Online Wine & Cheese networking event on Thursday, July 16th at 7 pm organized by the PostDoc+ Initiative within Academic Association of Scientific Staff at ETH (AVETH).Have a glass of wine, connect and meet other higher scientific staff at ETH for a fun evening…
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