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AVETH Diversity Seminar Series 2023: First-generation students and academics at Swiss Universities: how social origin shapes educational biographies and careers

AVETH Diversity invites you to a seminar on first-generation students and academics in Switzerland.  In Switzerland today, the social origin, the socio-economic status, and the parents’ educational background still strongly determine children’s educational pathways and qualifications. Despite these findings, many motivated and capable First-Generation students enroll and succeed in higher education, and First-Gen academics contribute to…
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ETH Diversity active lunch break “Get to know your own biases”

We all have biases. There is nothing wrong with it. But it might lead to discrimination and inequality in some cases when it is not actively managed. This is why it is important to become aware of one’s own biases. For the first time ETH Diversity is offering the active lunch break “Get to know…
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AVETH Diversity Seminar Series 2023: Diversity Space Meeting or How to Create an Unbiased* Mind

AVETH Diversity invites you to an interactive workshop about effective communication. In our ETH community we meet and work with people from different cultural, ethnic, social, and generational backgrounds. Effective communication is essential for successful teamwork, problem-solving, and decision-making, and enables collaboration, builds relationships, and reduces misunderstandings. By fostering open dialogue and active listening, we can create…
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Autumn Hiking Trip to Rochers-de-Naye!

Join LS2 and colleagues on 22 October 2023, as we embark on an autumn hiking trip to Rochers-de-Naye! This hike promises an authentic connection with nature and the splendid Swiss landscape. As we hike along the trails, soak in Lake Geneva’s beauty, surrounded by tranquil mountains and distant Swiss Alps. The trail winds through fragrant forests…
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New to Zurich tour 27.09.2023

Have you recently arrived in Zurich and are still finding your way around the city? Here’s your chance to discover the Zurich old town with the help of a local guide and meet others from ETH who are new in Zurich! After the tour, you can join us for a visit to a bar, where…
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AVETH BookClub – Factfulness

The September’s edition of the non-fiction AVETH bookclub will take place the 28th of Semptember at ETH Hönggerberg (AVETH room – HWB E01). The discussion will formally start at 18:30h but you are invited from 18:00h for a get-together with snacks and drinks. September On Thursday 28th we will explore the optimist vision of Hans,…
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Sip & Paint Night

Register Now for a Captivating Sip and Paint Experience! Calling all art enthusiasts and creative minds! Get ready to dip your brushes into a world of colors and imagination at our upcoming Sip & Paint event, organized by ScSt@MTEC and the AVETH Events team. Sip and Paint: Drinks, light snacks, and painting materials will be…
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Research career perspectives at the interface between academia and industry

Christian Tidona, the founder and managing director of the BioMed X Institute in Heidelberg, Germany, will talk about his journey as a scientist entrepreneur. In his talk, you will learn about the three success factors for innovation and new opportunities in emerging technology fields, such as spatial multi-omics, bioconvergence, and artificial intelligence. You will get…
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Join Us for an Epic Evening of Music, Drinks, Snacks, and Board Games Next Friday!

We are thrilled to invite you to a fantastic joint AMB and PSA event that promises to be an unforgettable evening of fun and camaraderie. Whether you’re a music enthusiast, a board game aficionado, or simply looking to unwind and socialize, this event is tailor-made for you. This will be a great opportunity to get…
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Orientation event for new doctoral students 12.09.2023

For your reference the slides presented at the orientation event on 12.09.2023 at CHN C14: