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Dec 4, 2014 Certificate of completion for the online course "Research Integrity"

Junior researchers who have successfully completed the course by 5 January can receive a certificate of course completion for fall semester 2014.

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Writing a successful research application

Aimed especially at junior researchers, Heini Murer, Director of the UZH Graduate Campus, and Prof. Salomé Leibundgut share their expertise as reviewers on what matters most when it comes to writing research applications. UZH, Vetsuisse Faculty, Winterthurerstrasse 260, TBA 00.05, on 8 December 2014, 4-6pm. The event language is German.

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Registration for Transferable Skills courses for PhDs starts 1 December

Registration for the Transferable Skills course program for the upcoming spring semester 2015 for PhD candidates starts on Monday 1 December at 10am. Further information and registration

"Grüezi@UZH"

The welcome event "Grüezi@UZH" on 27 November 2014 gives new PhD candidates and postdocs a brief overview over interesting UZH-offerings.

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GRC Grants

Next Application deadline is October 15

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Open access

Podium discussion on the new publication funding of the Swiss National Science Foundation on 15 October 2014, starting at 6.15pm

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First "Thursday Talk" on 25.09.14

The new season of "Thursday Talks" starts on 25 September with 2 fascinating talks on water availability and irrigation and on a playful fight against diseases.

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CfA: Winterschool 2015: "TransForming Capital"

The IASH-Winterschool 2015 deals with different concepts of "capital". Application deadline is 13. 10.14.

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"Grüezi@UZH" Faculties of Arts and Theology

The welcome event "Grüezi@UZH" on 25 September 2014 gives new PhD candidates and postdocs a brief overview over interesting UZH-offerings.

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Angiogenesis, Inflammation, and the Neurovascular Link

The first Zurich Symposium "Angiogenesis, Inflamation, and the Neurovascular Link" takes place on 8 October 2014.

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CfP: PSC Symposium "Rooted: successful strategies of sessile beings"

The PSC symposium takes place on 7 November 2014 at ETH Zurich. A panel of Swiss and international researchers will present different aspects of plant strategies and adaptions to cope with being sessile.

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Modul: Qualitative Research Methods: Case Study Design

This course is adressed to doctoral students who are interested in qualitative methods, particularly in case study designs.

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Workshop "Coping with the challenges of a PhD"

First and second year PhD candidates who want to learn how to cope with major challenges of a PhD can apply for this workshop taking place 2-4 December 2014.

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SNSF Advanced Researchers' Day

On 3 September 2014 the SNSF organizes the next Advanced Researchers' Day in Berne. The event addresses researchers at postdoc level and higher.

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Workshop on Participatory Research

The workshop  on Participatory Research to forster Innovation in Agriculture takes place on 28 August 2014 at ETH.

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Data collection on the impacts of the non-association in Horizon 2020

SNF and CRUS have jointly initiated the collection of data with regards to Switzerland's non-association in Horizon 2020. Entries in the database can be made till the end of August 2014. All researchers are kindly asked to participate.

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Interactive Lecture: Making Great Decisions in Your Career and Life

Leo Hopf will give an interactive lecture on 8 July at 6:15 pm at the Faculty of Medicine on the concepts and tools of high quality professional and personal decision making.

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Film portrait of Aline Lüthi

The second GRC film portrait introduces Aline Lüthi, junior researcher and lawyer, who proposes a legal regulation in her dissertation for life shortening measures in a medical context.

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Work-Life-Balance. Input and Panel Discussion

On 2 July an event on "Work-Life-Balance" takes place at the Faculty of Medicine.

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Zurich Academics BBQ & World Cup semifinal

On 8 July  all UZH and ETH PhD students and postdocs are invited to join the Zurich Academics BBQ 2014 starting at 6 pm at Irchel Campus.

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Application deadline GRC Grants and GRC Schools

The next application deadline for GRC Grants and GRC Schools ends on 15 July.

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Registration courses transferable skills for postdocs HS 14 starts

The registration for courses in transferable skills for postdoctoral researchers in fall semester 2014 starts on 16 June at 10 a.m.

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DaF Turbo: Learn German in a year

Intensive German for PhD candidates - level B1 in a year. Register by 17 July.

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Call Summer School Registration

Registration open for PSC summer school "Green Revolution Reloaded - Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Crop Production"

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Brownbag Lecture: Discovering and Living Your Passion

On 20 May, 12:15-13:45 pm at Careum B, Nancy Garbett will offer "The Alignment Model" (TM) as a template for aligning what we do with our beliefs, values, sense of self, and reason for being.

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SNSF adapts its publication funding

As of 1 July 2014, support will focus on digital and open access book publications.

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CFP Mentoring Deutschschweiz

Female Postdocs at UZH can apply by 13 June 2014 for "Mentoring Deutschschweiz".

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Next Science Trail: Popular Culture Studies

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 at 6.30 pm, Affolternstrasse 56.

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Registration open for GRC Grant workshop "Family Narratives"

As of now you can register for the international workshop "Family Narratives/Nation(alistic) Narratives", taking place 22-23 May 2014.

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EURAXESS Roadshow

The EURAXESS Roadshow takes place on 9 April at UZH and ETH. Register until 4 April.

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Seminar "Scientific publishing and peer review"

On March 24th Kevin Da Silva, Senior Editor of Nature Medicine, will give insights on how to publish with high impact.

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PhD in exact sciences: The academic career extrapolation

The next Academic Career Talk at 3 April 2014 will focus on the question which career paths are open to someone with a doctorate in exact sciences.

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Audio installation in the Schiffbau

On the occasion of the premiere of Elfriede Jelineks' play "Über Tiere" on 22 February, the GRC presents the research work on prostitution and human trafficking of the PhD candidates Kathrin Heinzl and Nevin Karabayir the in form of listening pieces.

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New PhD-Program Science & Policy for Natural Scientists

The new PhD Program Science & Policy deals with the interface of science and policy and helps PhD candidates to elaborate tools and skills for engaging with institutions active in decisionmaking and implementation.

Extended CfP for Conference on "Reading Emotions"

The CfP for the GRC-Grant-conference "Reading Emotions" is extended to 17 February 2014.

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Grüezi@UZH RWF

The next welcome event for PhD candidates and postdoctoral researchers will take place on 27 February 2014.

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CfP: LERU Summer School 2014

PhD candidates of UZH can apply by 7 March for the LERU Summer School on "Research Integrity", taking place 14-18 June 2014 in Helsinki.

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Academic Speed Dating

Would you like to meet your "scientific soulmate"? Then come to our next Academic Speed Dating on 20 February.

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Call for application: Representatives of PhD candidates and postdoctoral researchers in the Boards of the GRC

We invite PhD candidates and postdocs to apply for the offices of representatives  of junior resarchers in the Boards of the GRC.

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Workplaces for postdocs

The Gender Equality Commission awards workplaces for postdocs. Application deadline is 15. January '14.

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CfA: Summer School "Democracy and Globalization"

The deadline for applications for the first Swiss Summer School on Democracy Studies "Democracy and Globailzation" for PhD candidates ends on 1 March 2014.

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Preliminary Program of Orpheus Conference on PhD education online

The 9th Orpheus conference "Creating Career Opportunities in Life and Health Sciences" will be held in Lausanne from the 3-5 April 2014.

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Filling the Gap

New career development program in Medicine
Deadline: 1st February 2014

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Science Trail: Next Stop Oerlikon: Cinema Studies

Thursday, 05 December 2013, 6 pm

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CfA: Cotuelles de thèse 2014

Do you plan or already realize your dissertation at a Swiss university as well as at a partner university abroad?

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CfA: Winterschool "Personalized Medicine"

Registration until 25 November 2013.

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21.11.13: "Grüezi@UZH" Medicine and Science (MNW)

The welcome event "Grüezi@UZH", taking place on 21 November 2013, will give new doctoral candidates of the Faculties of Science, Medicine and Veterinary medicine an overviev of the activities and opportunities offered to junior researchers by the UZH.

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Postdoc Meet Up!

"Funding opportunities for young researchers: Insights from a Research Council member".
Wednesday, 6 November 2013

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Course offerings fall semester 2013

The course offerings at UZH for PhD candidates and postdocs of fall semester 2013 are online.

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GRC Grants & Schools: Next call for proposals!

Current deadline for GRC Grants & Schools: 15.10.2013.

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Report: LERU Summer School in Paris

A report by Alexandra Schmidt, Deni Subasic & Damiano Canapa. 

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Annual Report 2012

Just issued: the first annual report of the Graduate Campus with information about the activities in 2012.

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Conference "Contesting Fertilities, Families and Sexualities"

Date & location: September, 5-6, 2013, UZH Main building, KO2-F-152.

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Additional call for GRC Grants & Schools

Application deadline: 15.07.2013

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Paying to win: Neural and hormonal correlates of competitive drive

Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Sam McLure, Stanford University
When: June 19, 2013 at 3pm
Where: UZH Centre, KOL F 109

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Postdoc Meet Up!

Topic: "Leadership for Postdocs", with Dr. Olga Pardo Escher. Date & location: May, 29, at 6.30 pm, UZH main building, KOL-G-212.

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Leadership Competencies for Doctoral Candidates

There are 3 available places in the course „Leadership Competencies for Doctoral Candidates“. The course will take place on 16, 23 and 30 May.

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2013 Science & Policy Summer School: Governing the Transition to a Bio-based Economy

Application Deadline: May 31, 2013
you can apply here: https://www.registration.ethz.ch/spsw/

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PhD/Postdoc Meet Up!

The next PhD/Postdoc Meet up! takes place on Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 pm at "Kafi Schoffel". No registration. Just come by!

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Citizenship & Democracy Research: Integration

Invitation to the public discussion: „Selecting and naturalizing citizens – Who has the right to decide?“ May 30th - June 1st, 2013?“ am 30. Mai.Call for Papers for the following workshop with the same topic at May 31 and Juni 01, 2013.

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New elections for PhD and Postdoc representatives in the GRC Executive Board

Would you like to be a candidate? Then please send your application with a short CV and letter of motivation to the General Manager of the GRC (marie-christine.buluschek@grc.uzh.ch) by April 14.

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Call for Applications

Ph.D. training (4 years) within the framework of the NCCR Democracy at the University of Zurich

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LERU Doctoral Summer School 2013

"Development of leadership skills for employment in enterprise, government and academia".
Application deadline: March 31st, 2013

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Pharmacogenomics

Interdisciplinary Keynote Meeting, Engelberg July 09-13
 Application Deadline March 29

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Next PhD/Postdoc Meet up!

The next PhD/Postdoc Meet up! takes place on Tuesday, February 19 at 6:30 pm at "Kafi Schoffel". No registration. Just come by!

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Grüezi@UZH

A short report about the welcome event for PhD candidates and Postdocs at the Faculty of Law - February 28, 2013 (in german)

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Dr. oec. = CEO - the title of success?

Academic Career Talks at the WWF. March 11th, UZH main Building KOL E-18. 5.15 to 6.45 p.m. followed by an apéro. 

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Postdoc Meet Up!

Topic: Mentoring – a successful support option in your scientific career: experiences from a mentor and mentee team. On the 27.02.2013, at 6.30pm at main building UZH, KO2 F-152. Followed by an apero.

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Knowledge - Communication - Cooperation

GRC Lecture Series: "Knowledge - Communication - Cooperation. Crossing Disciplinary Barriers" starts on february 21, 2013, 6-8 p.m. at main building UZH, KOL F-117.

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Next PhD/Postdoc Meet up!

The next PhD/Postdoc Meet up! takes place on Tuesday, February 19 at 6:30 pm at "Kafi Schoffel".

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Zurich Life Science Day

The "4th Zurich Life Science Day 2013" takes place on the 12th February, 2013 at the University of Zurich. With a keynote lecture by Nobel Laureate Prof. Timothy Hunt: "How to win a nobel price". The registration is open until 7th February.  

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Dealing with the media - between boom and boomerang

The upcoming PhD/Postdoc Meetup! on the 22th January 2013 is adressing a tricky topic: how to deal with the media. We are looking forward to welcoming the philosoph and writer Marco Meier. (Marco Meiers lecture will be in german)

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SNSF is funding grants for summer courses for PhD candidates of Humanities and Social Sciences

The SNSF is funding grants for summer courses or for the participation at the Swiss Summer School 2013 for PhD candiates of humanities and social sciences.

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ERC starting grants. Scientific excellence and a big hunk of luck

Read more about the second Postdoc Meet up! of the Graduate Campus: A round table discussion with Prof. Dr. Ian Frew (ERC starting grant 2010) and Prof. emer. Dr. Heini Murer (ERC grant reviewer) about the prerequisites for and implications of ERC grants. (report in german)

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Branco Weiss Fellowship for postdocs

The application deadline for "Society in Sciene - The Branco Weiss Fellowship" for postdocs of all disciplines ends at February 1 2013.

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GRC Grant lecture: Prof. Dr. Julian Savulescu: Ethics of human enhancement and designer babies

On December 13 Prof. Dr. Julian Savulescu speaks about "Ethics of human enhancement and designer babies" as part of the GRC Grant lecture series "Bridging Life Sciences and Social Sciences".

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Postdoc Meet up! on ERC Starting Grants

The next Postdoc Meet up! takes place on December 12 on ERC starting grants. Join in!

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Reports on Falling Wall Labs 2012

The two participants from UZH at this year's "Falling Walls Lab" in Berlin, Chun Chen and Simon Alder, who were financed by the GRC, have written inspiring experience reports.

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Video on LERU Summer School 2012

Have a look at the video of this year's LERU Summer School at Barcelona!

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New think tank by PhD candidates of UZH

PhD candiates of UZH have founded a new think tank "NeoHumanitas".

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GRC Grants: Next call for proposals!

The Graduate Campus announces the next call for proposals for PhD candidates and postdocs. Apply now! Current deadline: 1.12.2012

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"Vision 2020" lecture: Dr. Quintana-Murci: Evolutionary and population genetics

Dr. Lluis Quintana-Murci speaks on November, 27 at 5 pm about Evolutionary and population genetics.

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Cancelled: Lecture by Kari Stefansson

The lecture of Dr. Kari Stefansson on November 22nd is cancelled because of the flue.

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GRC-Grant-Lecture: Prof. Dr. Markus Wild:  About the ethical relevance of behavioural biology research (in German)

Prof. Dr. Markus Wild speaks on November, 21 about the ethical relevance of behavioural biology research (in German) as part of the GRC-Grant-lecture series "Würde der Kreatur".

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Grüezi@UZH

Welcome Event for PhDs and postdocs from the Faculties of Science, Medicine and the Vetsuisse Faculty. Date and location: 16.11.2012, 5 pm, University of Zurich Irchel Campus, Y24-G-45

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Public Lecture: "Wieviel Partizipation braucht die Demokratie?"

As public opening lecture of the GRC-Grant-project "Democracy and Citizienship in Europe" Prof. Hanspeter Kriesi gives on Friday October 26th a lecture on "Wieviel Partizipation braucht die Demokratie?".

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Upcoming GRC grant lectures

Tomorrow, October 24, Prof. Dr. Bernd Ladwig speaks about the foundations of animal rights. On October 25 the evolutionary biologist Prof. Rik Korswagen explains for non-scientists, what "Wnts on the move" means.

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Next PhD/Postdoc Meet up!

The next PhD/Postdoc Meet up! takes place on Tuesday, 23.10. at 6:30 pm at the "Kafi Schoffel".

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First Postdoc Meet up!

Especially for postdocs the first Postdoc Meet up! will take place on October 16 on questions of funding. Join in!

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Bridging Life and Social Sciences

On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 the lecture series "Bridging Life Sciences and Social Sciences" starts with a lecture on "The Future of Health" by William M. Burns.

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PSC PhD symposium "Plants replacing fossil fuels"

Register now for the interdisciplinary and international symposium on November 8.

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CfP Zurich Life Science School

You are PhD candidate or postdoc in life sciences or medicine and are wondering how to seize best your dream job outside academia?

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Book release party

On September 27 the book release of "Transatlantische Verwerfungen - transatlantische Verdichtungen" will take place at the book store "Sphères".

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CfP Falling Walls Lab

Apply now for participation in the Falling Walls Lab on November 8th 2012 in Berlin. If you are chosen, the GRC will cover your travel expenses.

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Next PhD/Postdoc Meet up! in September

The next PhD/Postdoc Meet up! will take place on September 18th.

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Postdoc representatives in office

As of now our boards are complete. Our postdoc representatives in in the Executive Board and the Extended Board are in office.

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PhD/Postdoc Meet up! in August

The next PhD/Postdoc Meet up! will take place on August 21th.

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New! Peer Mentoring at GRC

Starting 2013 Peer Mentoring will be transferred from the Office for Gender Equality to the Graduate Campus and integrated into the existing line of funding, GRC Grants. The current deadline is 01.09.2012.

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SNSF Day for advanced researchers

On 19 September 2012 the SNSF informes advanced researchers - postdoc level or higher - about its funding opportunities.

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New SNSF grants for HSS doctoral candidates and modified mobility fellowships

As of 2013 the SNSF offers the new funding scheme "Doc.CH" and the modified fellowships "Doc.Mobility", "Early Postdoc.Mobility" und "Advanced Postdoc.Mobility". 

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Research Day

On Wednesday, June 13th, the SNSF visits the UZH.

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Mobility grants for doctoral candidates in SNSF projects

As of June 2012 doctoral candidates are able to apply for a research stay abroad for "mobility grants in projects" if they are employed in an SNSF project.

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Next PhD/Postdoc Meet up!

The next PhD/Postdoc Meet up! will take place on June 19th.

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Research Day

On Wednesday, June 13th, the SNSF visits the UZH.

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Still places in Transferable Skills Courses available

Still free places in courses "Project managment for research" and "Spass an der Lehre"

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Call for particiation: Workshop "The governance of infection"

Doctoral candidates and postdocs with an interest in the history and culture of infectious diseases are invited to participate in the Workshop "The governance of infection", supported by the Graduate Campus,  on June 15-16 2012 at the University of Zurich.

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GRC now on Facebook

The Graduate Campus is now on Facebook and on Twitter:
www.facebook.com/uzh.grc
https://twitter.com/GraduateCampus

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The Swiss-German Mentoring Programme

Are you about to embark on an academic career? Are you writing a doctoral dissertation? Are you a doctoral graduate or a postdoctoral fellow? Are you writing a habilitation and planning the next steps on your career path?

PhD career workshop - Register now!

"What I always wanted to know about scientific and other career building strategies", April 23-24

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SNSF visits UZH at Research Day

On 13 June 2012 as a part of the Research Day, the SNSF will be visiting the University of Zurich to present the SNSF's funding schemes with information stands and lectures. Partipants will have the opportunitiy to ask questions and to participate in workshops where individual funding schemes will be discussed in more detail. 

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SNSF encourages the mobility and early initiative of young researchers

As of 2013, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) will present its fellowships in a slightly different guise. Furthermore, it is set to introduce a new funding scheme for doctoral students in the humanities and social sciences as well as target measures to promote doctoral mobility in project funding.

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Mar 15, 2012 LERU Doctoral Summer School

PhD Candidates of UZH are now invited to apply for this year's summer school of LERU. Application deadline: March 31.

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Euresearch Event for Social Sciences and Humanities Researchers

The event aims to raise awareness about ERC grants and their role in research careers amongst SSH researchers in Switzerland as well as to transmit first-hand knowledge about the submission process.

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Graduate Campus Calls for Proposals

The Graduate Campus now published its first calls for proposals to promote junior researchers. Applications can be submitted by March 1st, 2012.

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Zurich Life Science Day 2012

The 3rd Zurich Life Science Day will take place on the 16th of February, 2012 at the Lichthof of the University of Zurich Irchel Campus. Registration deadline: 12th of February.

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Branco Weiss Postdoc Fellowship

The Branco Weiss Fellowship of the Society in Science supports postdoctoral researchers in the areas of science, engineering and social science. The program aims to award up to ten fellowships, with a maximum duration of five years, each year. Application deadline: February 1, 2012.

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Funding for research projects for dissertations and habilitations

The endowment fund "Fonds zur Förderung des Akademischen Nachwuchses (FAN)" of Zürcher Universitätsverein (ZUNIV) is inviting applications for one-off grants of up to CHF 75'000.- each for research projects by outstanding junior researchers aspiring a doctorate or a habilitation.

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FameLab 2012

FameLab is an exciting “science slam” competition for young researchers. It aims to find the new voices of science and engineering across the world. Switzerland has now joined the FameLab community: the first Swiss regional competition will take place in Zurich on Saturday, January 14!

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What more can we do to support young researchers? - Tell us what you think!

The Swiss National Science Foundation SNSF invites young researchers to formulate what it is they need from the SNSF, from the institutions of higher education and from the political authorities and to put their demands before decision-makers from these realms at a special event to be held on 11 January 2012.

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Moving towards Independence: Between Postdoc and Professorship

Information about funding opportunities for postdocs. Date: December 1st, 4.15 p.m.

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Talk: Gendered Innovations and Subtle Gender Biases in Science Institutions

Speaker: Prof. Londa Schieber, Stanford University & Head of the Genered Innovations in Science, Medicine, and Engineering.

Forum for doctoral candidates

All PhD candidates of the University of Zurich are invited to an informal discussion with the representative of the doctoral candidates in the Executive Board of the Graduate Campus. Date: November 1st, 5 p.m.

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Mercator Award 2011

The ceremony of the Mercator Award 2011 will take place on October 11th 2011 at 6.15 p.m.

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The next step: doing a PhD!

Information and discussions for students who are about to start or at the beginning of their dissertation. (German only). Date: October 3rd, 5 p.m.

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Position filled

The call for applications for the position as project manager at the Graduate Campus is closed. The position has already been filled!

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