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Universitas 21 Three Minute Thesis Competition (U21 3MT)

1.9.2019: Doc.Mobility

  • Doc.Mobility fellowships are designed for doctoral students who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. The fellowships include a grant towards living costs, a flat-rate for travel expenses and, if justified, a contribution towards research and conference costs as well as matriculation fees. These fellowships are awarded for a minimum of 6 months up to a maximum of 18 months.


1.9.2019: Early Postdoc.Mobility

  • Early Postdoc.Mobility fellowships are designed for early-career postdocs who wish to enhance their scientific profile by working at a research institution abroad. The fellowships include a grant towards living costs, a flat-rate for travel expenses and a contribution to research, conference and matriculation costs if necessary. In principle, these fellowships are awarded for 18 months, or for no less than 12 months in justified cases.


1.9.2019: Doc.CH in the humanities and social sciences

  • Doc.CH is aimed at promising researchers who wish to write a doctoral thesis on a topic of their own choice in the humanities and social sciences in Switzerland. Besides the salary of the doctoral student, the grant may include a contribution towards costs directly related to project implementation.


2.9.2019: Agora - where research meets the public

6.9.2019: Zurich Open Innovation in Life Sciences

  • This is the 7th edition of a research conference organized by postdocs and senior PhD students for early career researchers. It take splace from 10-11 Oct 2019 and includes a Postdoc Day. Registration and abstract Submission now open until 6.9.2019 (latest).


10.9.2019: Science Photo Marathon

  • No matter if you are an amateur or a professional photographer, a scientist or non-scientist, you can participate on 27 September 2019. The winners of each category are awarded a CHF 500 prize.The registration deadline is 10 September.


11.9.2019: Marie Skłodowska Curie Individual Fellowships

30.9.2019: Antonio Gramsci Dissertationspreis

  • Mit dem Antonio Gramsci Dissertationspreis für kritische Forschung in der Migrationsgesellschaft zeichnet die Arbeiterkammer Wien Dissertationsarbeiten aus, die migrationsgesellschaftliche Verhältnisse als Herrschaftsverhältnisse untersuchen. Der mit 5000,- Euro dotierte Preis wird jährlich verliehen (Deadline: 30.9.2019).


1.10.2019: Citizen Science Winter School

  • A winter school for early career reseachers, hosted by the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich from 12.-17.1.2020. Other citizen science practitioners are also invited to apply. We offer a reduced fee and 2 ECTS credit points. Apply by 1 October:


1.10.2019: SNSF Project funding

8-9.10.2019: LESSON 2019, Department of Geography, UZH

  • Organizers: Dr. Peter Mooney (Dept of Computer Science, Maynooth University, Ireland, Ms. Kiran Zahra (Dept of Geography, University of Zurich). We invite short papers and abstracts in the domain of legal and ethical issues of crowd generated data. Language: English.


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20.8.2019: From Scientist to BioEntrepreneur - Creation of a marketable product

  • Join the 2019 BioEntrepreneurship & Innovation Program until 20 August, new course dates: 28.8 & 18.9.2019 fom 1.30-5.30pm. Successful BioEntrepreneurs will coach PhD students and Postdocs in Life Sciences.


1.9.2019: Veranstaltungsreihe zu "Recht, Politik und Macht"

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10.9.2019: Début - First steps in university teaching

12.09.2019: U21 3MT Competition at UZH

  • Save the date: The next U21 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition at UZH will take place on Thursday, 12 September 2019, RAA-G-15 (followed by an awards ceremony & apéro). The U21 3MT is an academic contest of skills and expertise in the arena of science communication. Participants will have three minutes to bring their research across to a general audience. The best presentation (selected by a jury) at the live event at the University of Zurich will go on to compete in the international Universitas 21 3MT competition as a video submission.


17.-19.9.2019: Lab Hack Days

  • For PhD students, free of charge. You will learn: soldering, CAD design & 3D printing. Make things blink & connect to folks you usually only meet in corridors! Find our workshop program overview online.


16.-18.9.2019: Structural Equation Modeling with Prof. Dr. Christian Ringle

  • Structural equation modeling (SEM) and path modeling with latent variables are used to empirically validate theoretically developed causal models in the social sciences disciplines. Prof. Ringle (Hamburg University of Technology) is the leading expert in the field. Zeppelin Universität, Friedrichshafen, ZF Campus, room 2.06, Sept. 16 – 18, 9:00h – 17:00h, course fee: EUR 60. Please register via e-mail:

29.-30.8.2019: Actor & Avatar Conference - Acting the Future

  • The Zurich University of the Arts will host an international conference (in English) on "Actor & Avatar - Acting the Future". Artists and experts from different fields will discuss challenges for future acting (ZHdK, Kunstraum, Ebene 5, Pfingstweidstr. 96, Zurich). Contact and registration:


26.9.2019 (15-17h): Workshop zum Thema «Laufbahnstufe Postdoktorat»

  • Nehmen Sie die Möglichkeit wahr, um mit dem Prorektor Forschung, Professor*innen sowie Kolleg*innen aus unterschiedlichen Fakultäten zu diskutieren, welche Massnahmen notwendig sind, um Postdocs für den nächsten Laufbahnschritt zu qualifizieren, und welche institutionellen Rahmenbedingungen es benötigt. Anmeldung bei der Geschäftsführerin des Graduate Campus, Dr. Claudine Leysinger:

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CONNECT program for women with a background in STEM

  • CONNECT is a program by all institutions of the ETH domain and the University of Zurich in collaboration with the project partners to encourage women from science, technology, engineering and mathematics (min. Master's degree) to plan and develop their career according to their own vision.


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