Apply for a GRC Short Grant!
Short Grants for funding up to CHF 4'000.- are without deadline and can be applied for at any time. Find information in English and German here:
Universitas 21 Three Minute Thesis Competition (U21 3MT)
Sign up to compete in the next U21 3MT Competition at UZH on 12 September! Open to all PhD candidates at UZH.
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
Agora projects have to initiate a dialogue between researchers and the public in which they interact and listen to each other. Projects with a budget of up to CHF 200,000 (Agora projects) need to be submitted by the Agora submission deadline.
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
Mobility is key to the MSCA fellowships. Therefore, researchers can only apply for a fellowship in a country if they have lived there for less than 12 months in the 3 years prior to the call deadline. Should you plan to apply, EU GrantsAccess can provide substantial support.
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
Under the project funding scheme, qualified researchers define their research themes and objectives themselves and conduct their project under their own responsibility. The researchers can apply for funding of research costs and staff salaries, as well as of scientific cooperation, networking and communication; however, they may not apply for their own salaries.
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.
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"
Ort: Universität Zürich. Organisation: Odile Ammann, Friedemann Bieber, Damian Cueni. Die Veranstaltungsreihe beleuchtet das Verhältnis zwischen Recht, Politik und Macht. Sprachen: Deutsch und Englisch. Bewerbungsfrist Master Classes: 1.9.2019.
10.9.2019: Début - First steps in university teaching
Are you new to university teaching and planning your first lecture or seminar? This 1-day-course will prepare you for the first steps. Language: German and English Location: UZH City Campus
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: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com.
News in Research:
Coaching, Mentoring & Counseling
Graduate Campus has expanded its support for junior researchers, now offering counseling services. For more information please see our website.
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.