Forthcoming Events

30.08.2020 - 04.09.2020, Online (Europe)


New scientific highlights- from MUST researchers at PSI
Promotion to full professorcongratulations to Steve Johnson!
The Laser at 60: Ursula KellerOPN interviewed OSA Fellows
Former EPFL PhD student Edoardo Baldini wins the 2020 ACS PHYS Division Young Investigator Awards
New scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Banerji, Chergui and Wolf
Prix de l'innovation AGROVINA 2020- for Agrolase: detecting spores of pathogens in real time
Ruth Signorell receives the Humboldt Prize- awarded in recognition of outstanding achievements in research and teaching
New scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Keller, Chergui, Richardson / Vanicek, Wörner, Castiglioni / Osterwalder / Hengsberger / van Bokhoven
Ursula Keller wins the SPIE 2020 Gold Medal- awarded in recognition of outstanding engineering or scientific accomplishments
Nobel Prize winner Gerard Mourou - Physics Colloquium 11.12.19: Passion Extreme Light

Talks and Videos

Iris Bohnet, Swiss Economics professor Harvard University, gives a TV interview (13.04.2014, in German) on Swiss Television (Frauen und ihr Weg nach Oben, Women and their route to the top). She discusses role models, discrimination, stereotypes, children and careers.


Freitag, 15. November 2013, 22:25 Uhr

Der Bundesrat führt in den Chefetagen seiner Betriebe wie etwa die SBB, die Post und die Swisscom eine Frauenquote ein: Künftig soll jede dritte Stelle mit einer Frau besetzt werden. Braucht es solche Quoten? Ursula Keller diskutiert mit.

Sonja A. Buholzer, Unternehmensberaterin und Autorin
Yvonne Feri, Nationalrätin SP/AG
Karin Keller-Sutter, Ständerätin FDP Liberale/SG
Björn Johansson, Headhunter

Zusammenfassung: letzter Abschnitt

Londa Schiebinger, John Hinds Professor of History of Science and Director of EU/US Gendered Innovations in Science, Medicine, Engineering and the Environment Project, Stanford University gives a talk on "Gendered Innovations." (May 2012)


Women in Physics Conference, Ontario, Canada (July 2011)

Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook gives the talk "Why we have too few women leaders." (December 2010)

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