News' Archive

For 20 years Equal has been committed to securing adequate conditions for men and women at ETH Zurich. The Office for Equal Opportunities at ETH Zurich is celebrating this landmark anniversary with an exhibition and a panel discussion. Interview: Franziska Schmid, 28.10.13
ETH Zurich will re-launch its web on 29 October. This also means that ETH Life will become ETH News. What will change besides the new name? Roman Klingler, Head News & Media Relations, explains. Roman Klingler, 25.10.13
Converting heat directly into power could be a major source of renewable energy. Physicists at ETH Zurich now have simulated new materials that are highly efficient in this transition – in an experiment with cold atoms trapped by lasers. From the editors, 24.10.13
An ETH study shows that the number of overweight children in Switzerland is stable. The significance of this trend is explained in an interview with the first author of the study, Stefanie Murer. Interview: Franziska Schmid, 23.10.13
This year, the European Research Council (ERC) has awarded the ERC Advanced Grant to five researchers at ETH Zurich. Each researcher will receive between CHF 3 million and CHF 4 million for their project. From the editors, 22.10.13
Hundreds of keys are lost every year at ETH. To reduce costs and increase security, the key management system has now been standardised. Thomas Langholz, 22.10.13
Living and studying abroad is an exciting experience. But blending in with the locals and understanding cultural differences may be challenging. An expert on interculturalism gives tips to foreign students at ETH on how to cope. Angela Harp, 21.10.13
Next week the Office of Equal Opportunities at ETH Zurich celebrate its 20th anniversary with an exhibition in the Main Hall. Rebecca Wyss / Florian Meyer, 21.10.13
Two ETH researchers have created an immersive space from artificial sandstone with a 3D printer. Franziska Schmid, 21.10.13
Materials in lithium ion battery electrodes expand and contract during charge and discharge. These volume changes drive particle fracture, which shortens battery lifetime. A group of ETH und PSI scientists quantify this effect for the first time by using x-ray tomography. Peter Rüegg, 17.10.13