GRC Grants and Schools

The GRC Grants and the GRC Short Grants provide junior researchers with the means for funding activities which are self-initiated and organized together by PhD candidates and/or postdoctoral researchers. All PhD candidates and postdoctoral researchers are kindly invited to submit proposals (please note registration deadlines).

Upcoming projects

2018_Q1_G_017
Lecture series

Growing up in Science: a seminar series on the stories behind the CVs of professors and group leaders in the industry
Applicants: Pascal Rauher, Silvan Spiri, Greta Ebnicher, Maria Landinez Macias

Contact: Pascal Rauher, Institute of Molecular Life Sciences
Sept. 2018 - Sept. 2019

2018_Q3_G_014
Lecture series

Zurich Moral Responsibility Speaker Series
Applicants: Philipp Schwind, Jenniger Page, Stefan Riedener

Contact: Philipp Schwind, Institute of Philosophy
Website
March 2019 - May 2020

2019_Q1_G_002
miscellaneous

Pint of Science Zurich: science for everyone!
Applicants: Lauriane Nallet Khosrofian, Nicole Ackermans, Enrique Rayo Blasco

Contact: Lauriane Nallet Khosrofian, Department of Neurology
20-22 May 2019

2018_Q3_G_016
Workshop

Student workshop in permutation patterns
Applicants: Jacopo Borga, Raul Penaguiao, Benedikt Stufler

Contact: Jacopo Borga, Institute of Mathematics
Website
June 2019

2018_Q3_G_010
Conference

Modelling Ecology & Evolution Zurich
Applicants: Yagmur Erten, Pierre Laye, Stéphan Chantepie

Contact: Yagmur Erten, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies
June 2019

SG06 (März)
Workshop

Murdoch Germania?
Applicants: Felix Uwe Timmermann, Monika Wilhelm, Michael Braunschweig

Contact: Felix Uwe Timmermann, Philosophisches Seminar
6-7 June 2019

2019_Q1_SC_002
Summer school

Spatial and digital epidemiology
Applicants: Oliver Grübner, Milo Alan Puhan, Sara Irina Fabrikant, Tumasch Reichenbacher

Contact: Oliver Grübner, Epidemiologie, Biostatistik und Prävention

Website

Aug. 2019

SG04 (April)
Workshop

Political Norms: Where they come from & how they adapt
Applicants: Daniel Bischof, Valentin Lang, Nils Redeker

Contact: Daniel Bischof, Institut für Politikwissenschaft
Aug. 2019

2018_Q3_G_015
Seminar series

Das Verhältnis zwischen Recht, Politik und Macht
Applicants: Odile Ammann, Damian Cueni, Friedemann Bieber

Contact: Odile Ammann, Rechtswissenschaftliches Institut

Website

Sept. 2019

2018_Q1_G_010
Workshop

Sri Lanka: Moving Forward?
Applicants: Pia Hollenbach, Christine Schenk, Tanuja Thurairajah, Thiruni Kelegama

Contact: Pia Hollenbach, Department of Geography, Human Geography Unit
Sept. 2019

2019_Q1_SC_001
Summer school

UZH/HMS Summer School in Clinical Investigation Vol. 2: Nuts and Bolts of Prevention Trials
Applicants: Milo Alan Puhan, Malcolm Kohler, Torsten Hothorn

Contact: Milo Alan Puhan, Epidemiologie, Biostatistik und Prävention
Sept. 2019

2019_Q1_G_011
Workshop

Lab Hack Days
Applicants: Johannes Rebling, Urs Hofmann, Ivana Ivankovic

Contact: Johannes Rebling, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Website

Sept. 2019

SG03 (Feb)
Book

Der Teufel und seine poetische Macht
Applicants: Daniela Fuhrmann, Thomas Müller
Contact: Daniela Fuhrmann, Deutsches Seminar

Sept. 2019

2019_SG_002
Workshop

Political Representation in Democratic Systems
Applicants: Alice El-Wakil, Céline Colimbo, Arno Stirnmann, Chiara Valsangiacomo

Contact: Alice El-Wakil, Institute of Philosophy
Website
9/10 Sept. 2019

2019_Q1_G_004
Conference

Zürich Open Innovation in Life Sciences 2019
Applicants: Christina Ambrosi, Gabriel Schweizer, Noémie Frezel

Contact: Christina Ambrosi, Department of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease

Website

Oct. 2019

2019_Q1_G_001
Workshop

Digital Transformations of Democracy
Applicants: Clau Dermont, Theresa Gessler, Stefan Müller

Contact: Clau Dermont, Department of Political Science

Website

Oct. 2019

2019_Q1_G_005
miscellaneous

Brainhack Zurich 2019
Applicants: Alessandro Crimi, Kara Eleanna, Sabine Dziemian, Martyna Plomecka

Contact: Alessandro Crimi, Neuropathology
Oct. 2019

2019_Q1_G_009
Conference

Conducting behavioral experiments online 2019
Applicants: Martin Götz, Amelie Aidenberger, Lisa Katharina Frisch

Contact: Martin Götz, Psychologisches Institut
Nov. 2019

2019_Q1_G_013
Workshop

Creating Spaces, Connecting Worlds: The Historical Role of the Press in West and Central Asia
Applicants: Ulrich Brandenburg, Eliza Isabaeva, Helena Rust, Gonzalo San Emeterio Cabanes

Contact: Ulrich Brandenburg, Asien-Orient-Institut
Nov. 2019

2019_Q1_G_008
Workshop

Current advances in neurolinguistics – oscillations, language & the brain
Applicants: Robert Becker, Maria Kliesch, Basil Christoph Preisig

Contact: Robert Becker, Institut für Psychologie
Nov./Dec. 2019

2019_Q1_G_014
Workshop

Interdisciplinary Winter Workshop on Humor
Applicants: Jennifer Hofmann, Jamie Lee Gloor, Fiorina Guiliani

Contact: Jennifer Hofmann, Institute of Psychology
30 and 31 January 2020

2019_Q1_G_010
miscellaneous

Symposium Research Methods in Language Attitudes
Applicants: Lena Zipp, Mirjam Schmalz, Rahel Oppliger

Contact: Lena Zipp, English Department
June 2020

Past projects

2018_Q3_G_011
Conference

Integrative Human Evolution Symposium
Applicants: Tesla Allyse Monson, Rahel Katharina Brügger, Marc Scherrer

Contact: Tesla Allyse Monson, Anthropologisches Institut und Museum
April 2019

SG01(Jan)
Conference

11. Tri-National Arabidopsis Meeting 2019
Applicants: Steinbach Yvonne, Kinga Rutowicz-Kalinowska, Sara Simonini

Contatc: Steinbach Yvonne, Plant and Microbial Department
10-12 April 2019

2018_SG_004
Conference

Small languages, big ideas. The smaller Germanic languages from a theoretical, general and comparative perspective
Applicants: Chris De Wulf, Kevin Müller, Jonas Keller

Contact: Chris De Wulf, Deutsches Seminar
Website
4/5 April 2019

2018_Q3_G_009
Workshop

Cultural Clinical Psychology - Young Researchers Network: Workshop
Applicants: Shauna Mc Gee, Clare Killikelly, Eva Stelzer

Contact: Shauna Mc Gee, Institute of Psychology
March 2019

2018_Q1_G_012
Conference

abbreviatio. Formen und Funktionen eines poetisch-rhetorischen Konzepts in Antike, Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeit
Applicants: Julia Frick, Oliver Grütter, Andrea Möckli

Contact: Julia Frick, Deutsches Seminar
20-22 Feb. 2019

2018_Q1_G_003
Conference

Idiosynkrasien zwischen Gott und Welt. Zur Emergenz von Erzählkonzepten der mittelhochdeutschen Literatur um 1200
Applicants: Coralie Rippl-Uhlenhut, Maximilian Johannes Benz, Nina Nowakowski

Contact: Coralie Rippl-Uhlenhut, Deutsches Seminar
Website
Feb. 2019

2018_Q3_G_013
Workshop

Advanced statistics: good scientific practice for neuroscientists
Applicants: Susanna Gobbi, Federica Farolfi, Lydia Hellrung, Amelie Haugg

Contact: Susanna Gobbi, Zurich Center for Neuroeconomics
Website
6-15 Feb. 2019

2018_SG_18
Workshop

Transformationen und Entwicklungen spätmittelalterlichen isländischen Erzählens
Applicants: Ranka Hafstad, Lea Baumgarten, Friederike Richter

Contact: Ranka Hafstad, Abteilung für Nordische Philologie 
Website
31 Jan. /
1 Feb. 2019

2018_Q1_G_006
Workshop

Winter Workshop on Workplace Humor
Applicants: Jamie Lee Gloor, Jennifer Hofmann, Christian Kastner

Contact: Jamie Lee Gloor, Institute of Business Administration
Website
7/8 Jan. 2019

2018_SG_14
Conference

Vetsuisse Public Health Conference 2018
Applicants: Simon Rüegg, Claudia Guldimann, Jule Horlbog, Giulia Paternoster

Contact: Simon Rüegg, Abteilung für Epidemiologie, Vetsuisse-Fakultät
Website
29 Nov. 2018

Workshop

The Cyborg Day
Website

26-28 Nov. 2018

2018_Q1_G_016
Conference

Conference on Bone Healing
Applicants: Anna Kaczmarek, Katrin Planzer, Katharina Siwy

Contact: Anna Kaczmarek, Vetsuisse-Fakultät
Website
16/17 Nov. 2018

2018_Q1_G_011
Workshop

Informal Housing and Property Rights in the Countries of the Former Soviet Bloc
Applicants: Eliza Isabaeva, Jovana Dikovic, Benjamin Kaelin

Contact: Eliza Isabaeva, ISEK-Ethnologie
Nov. 2018

2018_Q1_G_002
Workshop

Perspectives on Word Order Evolution: Reconstruction, Typology, and Processing
Applicants: Ring Hiram, Sauppe Sebastian, Lee Wei, Jing Yingqi

Contact: Ring Hiram, Institut für Vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft
Nov. 2018

2018_Q1_G_014
Conference

No Country for Anthropologists? Ethnographic Research in the Contemporary Middle East
Applicants: Emanuel Schaeublin, Mustafa Akçinar, Dominik Müller

Contact: Emanuel Schaeublin, ISEK
Website
1-3 Nov. 2018

2018_Q1_G_008
Panel discussion series

Why Feminism? Theories, Practices and Experiences
Applicants: Pauline Bachmann, María Ordóñez Cruz, Elena Rosauro

Contact: Pauline Bachmann, Romanisches Seminar
Website
25 Oct. - 27 Nov. 2018

2018_Q1_G_007
Workshop

Krankheits- und Gesundheitsnarrative in der Forschung - ein interdisziplinärer Workshop
Applicants: Anke Maatz, Yvonne Ilg, Martina Hodel

Contact: Anke Maatz, Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik - Zentrum für Soziale Psychiatrie
Website
11/12 Oct. 2018

2018_Q1_G_001
Hackathon

BrainHack Zurich
Applicants: Crimi Alessandro, Liem Franziskus, Oschwald Jessica, Haugg Amelie

Contact: Crimi Alessandro, Institut für Neuropathologie
Website
25/26 Oct. 2018

2018_Q1_G_009
Conference

Indo-Swiss collaboration primer in Evolution and Ecology
Applicants: Shraddha Karve, Xiangyi Li, Felix Moerman

Contact: Shraddha Karve, Institute of evolutionary biology and environmental studies
Website
18-20 Sept. 2018

2018_SG_13
Conference

Life Sciences PostDoc Day 2018
Antragstellende: G. Rodrigo Villaseñor Molina, Laura De Vargas Roditi, Tobias Weiss

Kontakt: G. Rodrigo Villaseñor Molina, Department of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease
Website
14 Sept. 2018

2018_Q1_G_015
Workshop

Why Does Inequality Matter? A workshop on the political philosophy of Thomas Scanlon
Applicants: Micha Gläser, Sara Amighetti, Juri Viehoff

Contact: Micha Gläser, Philosophisches Seminar, Arbeits- und Forschungsstelle für Ethik
Website
10/11 Sept. 2018

Seminar series

Young Scientist-sponsored Life Science Seminar Series @ Irchel (LSSS)
(Contact: Bithi Chatterjee, Institute for Experimental Immunology)

May 2017 - Dec. 2018

Conference

Online experiments – Quick? Cheap? Valid? A Conference on Online Experimental Research
Website

6-7 Nov. 2018

Conference

Institutionen-Geschichten
Website

17-19 Oct. 2018

2018_SG_08
Workshop

Marx' Gespenster in Film und Kunst der (ost)europäischen Gegenwart
Applicants: Patricia Pfeifer, Matthias Meindl, Seraina Renz

Contact: Patricia Pfeifer, Seminar für Filmwissenschaft
Website
28/29 Sept. 2018

Summer school

Gender and Space 
Website

10-14 Sept. 2018

2018_SG_13
Conference

Life Sciences PostDoc Day 2018

Applicants: G. Rodrigo Villaseñor Molina, Laura De Vargas Roditi, Tobias Weiss
Contact: G. Rodrigo Villaseñor Molina, Department of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease
Website
14./15. Okt. 2018

Conference

Third Annual Conference of the Japan Economy Network (JEN)
(Website)

4/5 Sept. 2018

Summer school

Molecules and Materials for Artificial Photosynthesis
(Website)

19-23 Aug. 2018

Summer school

Zurich Summer School for Women in Political Methodology
(Contact: Malu Aberceb Carvalho Gatto, Department of Political Science,)

1 Aug. 2018

Summer school

UZH Harvard Summer School in Clinical Investigation
(Contact: Milo Puhan, Direktor PhD Programm Epidemiology & Biostatistics)

Summer 2018

2018_Q1_G_018
Workshop

Schreibretreat in der Villa Garbald
Applicants: Ruth Friederike Kunath, Florian Oepping, Hélène Coste

Contact: Ruth Friederike Kunath, Theologisches Seminar
30 June-4 July 2018

2018_Q1_S01
Summer school

Models and Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (Website)
Applicants: Debra Zuppinger-Dingley, Melanie Paschke

Contact: Debra Zuppinger-Dingley, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies
June 2018

2018_Q1_S03
Summer school

Methoden der Interdisziplinarität
Applicants: Rita Catrina Imboden, Trachsler Richard, Valeria Iaconis, Andrea Jud

Contac: Rita Catrina Imboden, Romanisches Seminar
June 2018

Conference

Internationale Assistierendentagung im Arbeits- und Sozialversicherungsrecht
(Contact: Andreas Holenstein, Rechtswissenschaftliches Institut)

26-28 July 2018

Summer school

Networking Zurich-EASP PhD students
(Website)

2-10 July 2018

Conference

'Claims-Making'in South Asia (Website)

15-18 June 2018

2018_Q1_G_005
Conference

Playing with Affinities: Film and the Arts in the Early 20th Century
Applicants: Selina Hengartner, Jelena Rakin, Marius Kuhn

Contact: Selina Hengartner, Seminar für Filmwissenschaft
Webseite
7-9 June 2018

Workshop

Semantiken und Taxonomien der Abhängigkeit. Das "Mädchen für alles" in diachron und transkulturell vergleichender Perspektive (Website)

25 May 2018

Colloquium

4th Indo-European Research Colloquium
(Website)

5/6 April 2018

Workshop

Workshop on Gender Equality and Early Career Development
(Website)

22/23 March 2018

Workshop

Between Issue Evolution and Populism: Causes and Consequences of Challenger Party Success in European Democracies
(Contact: Mariken van der Velden, Politikwissenschaft)

15 March 2018

Workshop

Perception: Particularity, Content, and Relation
(Website)

22/23 Feb. 2018

Workshop

Plant Development & Evolution – from molecules to ecosystems
(Website)

20-22 Feb. 2018

Workshop

International workshop: Water and Planet Formation
(Website)

12-16 Feb. 2018

Conference

Klassik - Kunst der Könige
(Website)

18-20 Jan. 2018

Workshop

Öffentlichkeit als Interaktion
(Website)

18-20 Jan. 2018

Workshop

What is a "word"?
(Website)

14/15 Dez. 2017

Conference

Num'rous Uses, Motions, Charms, and Arts'. Fans as Images, Accessories, and
Instruments of Gesture in the 17th and 18th Centuries
(Program)

29 Nov. - 1 Dec. 2017

Conference

Learning: Beyond Deep Neural Networks
(Website)

23/24 Nov. 2017

Workshop

Values in Psychiatry - An Interdisciplinary Workshop
(Website)

16/17 Nov. 2017

Workshop

Statistical standards of scientific discovery in linguistics: a practical introduction
(Webseite)

18-20 Oct. 2017

Workshop

Traveling Images: Circulating Photographs, Objects, Knowledge
(Website)

12-14 Oct. 2017

Workshop

Editionswissenschaft und Textkritik im digitalen Zeitalter
(Website)

6 Oct. 2017

Symposium

Angiogenesis, Inflammation and the Neurovascular Link
(Contact: Thomas Wälchli, USZ)

Fall 2017

Seminar series

Seminarreihe Sustainability: Challenges and Solutions
(Contact: Jonathan Krakow, Banking and Finance )

FS17 / HS17

Seminar series

Advances in Neuroimmunology Schlieren - ANIS (Website)

FS17 / HS17

Summer school

Integrated methods to detect polygenic adaptation from genomic data (Website)

28-30 August 2017

Summer school

Women in Political Methodology and Data Science
(Website)

2-9 August 2017

Workshop

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL): Developing Teaching through Research (Website)

15/16 June 2017

Conference

Exploring the Transnational in Film Studies
(Contact: Wolfgang Fuhrmann, Seminar für Filmwissenschaften)

7/9 June 2017

Workshop

3rd Sphingolipid Lovers’ Retreat (Webseite)

11-13 Mai 2017

Workshop

Business Interest and the Development of the Modern Welfare State (Website)

5/6 Mai 2017

Seminar series

Translational Medicine Event Series: „How to get from Bench to Bedside?“ (Contact)

HS16 / FS17

Workshop

Transport problems in Zurich (Website)

24-26 April 2017

Workshop

Lange Schreib-Nacht (Website)

2 March 2017

Workshop

Ecosystem Services - Methods, Problems and Gaps (Website)

8-10 Nov. 2016

Conference

PostDocDay 2.0 (Website)

20 Oct. 2016

Workshop

Media Economics (Website)

7/8 Oct. 2016

Event series

Democracy: Bridging Facts and Norms (Website)

Oct. 2015 - Sept. 2016

Seminar series

Young Scientist-sponsored Life Science Seminar Series @ Irchel Campus
(Contact)

FS16/HS16

Winter school

Kulturwissenschaften - Historische Anthropologie 

21/22 Jan. 2016

Workshop

Extensions of Work. Neue Perspektiven auf die Geschichte der Arbeit

22/23 Jan. 2016

Winter school

PSC Winter school "Agriculture and Society" (Contact)

Jan. - May 2016

Seminar series

nanoTalks (Webseite)

Sept. 2014 - Dec. 2015

Workshop

Was ist Medizin? Perspektiven aus den Medical Humanities (Webseite)

5 Nov. 2015

Workshop

Snapshots of Change: Assessing Social Transformations in Qualitative Research (Webseite)

23/24 Oct. 2015

Workshop

Concepts in Transition: Modes and Effects of Change (Webseite)

9-11 Oct. 2015

Seminar series

Next Generation Sequencing Discussion Group (Website)

Sept. 2014 - Aug. 2015

Workshop

Aktuelle Forschungen zu Myanmar - ein Workshop zur interdisziplinären Vernetzung (Website)

23-25 July 2015

Meeting

Interdisziplinäre Studientagung zu Jean-Luc Nancy: Die "Dekonstruktion des Christentums" als Herausforderung für Theologie, Philosophie und Gesellschaft (Website)

10/11 July

Conference

Civil Society in Taiwan and Hong Kong: Looking back and Reaching Out (Website)

7/8 June 2015

Conference

Snapshot of Postdoctoral Research in Life Sciences at UZH:
Post-Doc-Day 2015 (Website)

21 May 2015

Workshop

Conceptualising & Applying Topology (Website)

9/23/30 March 2015

Summer school

Green Revolution Reloaded: Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Crop Production (Website)

September - October 2014

Workshop

Flexible state-space and hierarchical models fit by the Laplace approximation and Automatic Differentiation (Website)

31 Aug. - 5 Sept. 2014

Public lecture followed by a 2-day workshop

Family Narratives/ Nation(alistic) Narratives (Website)

22-23 May 2014

Workshop

PSYCHIATRIE - WISSEN - GESELLSCHAFT: Ein transdisziplinärer Workshop (Website)

16-18 October 2014

Summer School

Jeremiah's Scriptures: Production, Reception, Interaction, and Transformation (Website)

22-26 June 2014
Book project

NeoHumanitas: Writing the Future together (Website)

May 2013 – Feb. 2014

Event series

Hot Topics in Linguistics - Presentations and discussions on controversial topics of linguistics (Website)

Feb.–Dec. 2013

Event series

10 Institutions 2013 - visit major actors in the field of health care (Website)

Feb.–Dec. 2013

Conference

From Hand to Mouth: A dialogue between spoken and signed language research (Website)

5-7 Sept. 2013

Summer School

Advanced Scientific Programming in Python (Website)

1-6 Sept. 2013

Workshop

Pharmacogenomics - from Molecules to Medicine (Website)

9-13 July 2013

Workshop

The Chinese Communist Party and the Politicization of Traditions (Website)

6-8 June 2013

Topical lecture series

Knowledge, Communication and Cooperation - Crossing Disciplinary Barriers (Website)

Feb.–May 2013

Workshop

Asian Postmodernities and their Legacies (Website)

30-31 March 2012

Event Series

Researching, Networking, Thinking Ahead: Democracy & Citizenship in Europe
(Website)

2012/2013