Outstanding talents, bright ideas

Donor portrait of Therese Adam: Working for peace

26.03.2021 – ETH alumna Therese Adam spent 28 years in the diplomatic service working for peace and development. Now she shares her knowledge as a lecturer.

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Ten years later: the paths of scholarship recipients

08.12.2020 – In 2010, 28 Excellence Scholarships were awarded. What paths have those talented scholarship recipients taken since, and what are they achieving today?

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Zurich Insurance Group supports public governance programme

04.12.2020 – From 2021, Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) will support ETH Zurich’s CAS in Public Governance and Administration (CAS PGA).

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Donor portrait of Germaine J. F. Seewer: Citizen in uniform

16.09.2020 – Germaine J. F. Seewer is the first woman to hold the rank of Major General in the Swiss Armed Forces. Her new role as Commander of the Armed Forces College has forged even closer ties to her alma mater.

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Meet the Talent@home

25.05.2020 – Laptops and distance learning instead of labs and lecture halls: the exceptional situation caused by the coronavirus crisis is presenting new challenges for ETH students in the spring semester 2020.

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Donor portrait of Guido Doppler: A born architect

17.03.2020 – The first thing Guido Doppler does each morning is head to the stables to muck out and feed the horses. Outdoor yoga is also part of his daily routine – and probably one reason he looks younger than his 86 years.

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Foundations support ETH Week 2019

13.09.2019 – From 8 to 13 September 2019, 200 bachelor’s and master’s students from ETH Zurich addressed the topic of “Rethinking Mobility” as part of ETH Week. The Avina and Dätwyler Foundations supported ETH Week 2019 as sponsors.

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Former Excellence Scholar receives ERC Starting Grant

09.09.2019 – Fifteen talented young researchers from ETH Zurich are each to receive an ERC Starting Grant, which is more than for any year previously.

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Video Portrait: Excellence scholar Paula Wulkop

12.08.2019 – Excellence Scholar Paula Wulkop studies Robotics. In the video she explains what motivates her most about her master projects and the Excellence Scholarship & Opportunity Programme (ESOP).

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Her algorithm is helping children with cerebral palsy

22.07.2019 – ETH doctoral student Rosa Visscher is working with clinicians to research better treatment for young patients with cerebral motor impairment. Her trump card: data science.

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