About Uplift

Uplift gives donors, alumnae and alumni of ETH Zurich and the interested public up-to-date insights into the promotion of talents and projects at ETH Zurich – with the aim of inspiring enthusiasm for philanthropy at ETH Zurich. Uplift is published by the ETH Foundation as an insert of “Globe“, the magazine of ETH Zurich and the ETH Alumni.


Current edition: 06/2019 – Download PDF


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Her algorithm is helping children with cerebral palsy

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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Anything that helps people with disabilities helps everyone

They have been meeting to discuss projects for years: architect and Zurich Municipal Councillor Joe A. Manser and ETH Professor Robert Riener. The latest topic of conversation: the Rehab Initiative.

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Show that you care!

Ilse New not only supports new talent in her role as a donor to the ETH Foundation, the long-serving ETH lecturer in English language and literature has made encouraging talent her life’s mission.

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A slightly different school day

Can you make youngsters aware of the needs of people with disabilities while increasing their interest in STEM subjects? That’s the aim of CYBATHLON @school!

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