Ursula Keller wins “Swiss Nobel” Marcel Benoist Prize- for pioneering work in ultrafast lasers
MUST2022 Conference- a great success!
New scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Wörner, Chergui, and Richardson
FELs of Europe prize for Jeremy Rouxel- “Development or innovative use of advanced instrumentation in the field of FELs”
Ruth Signorell wins Doron prizefor pioneering contributions to the field of fundamental aerosol science
New FAST-Fellow Uwe Thumm at ETH- lectures on Topics in Femto- and Attosecond Science
International Day of Women and Girls in Science- SSPh asked female scientists about their experiences
New scientific highlight- by MUST PIs Milne, Standfuss and Schertler
EU XFEL Young Scientist Award for Camila Bacellar,beamline scientist and group leader of the Alvra endstation at SwissFEL
Prizes for Giulia Mancini and Rebeca Gomez CastilloICO/IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Optics & Ernst Haber 2021
Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to RESOLV Member Benjamin List- for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis
NCCR MUST at Scientifica 2021- Lightning, organic solar cells, and virtual molecules



University of Geneva Boussole, Journée d'Info - open day for high school children
22.03.2018 University of Bern Taster Day (SchnupperTag) in Natural Sciences for High School children
ETH Zürich “Chemistry on Computers: the dance of molecules”, Prof. Jeremy Richardson, D-CHAB, 23.02.2018, Tag der Offenen Laboratorien
19.06.2018 ETH Zürich Blitzschnelle Spitzenforschung, Prof. Ursula Keller, D-PHYS, organised by Public Tours ETH Zürich


4-14 Sept. 2017
PSI Master School 2017
Introducing photons, neutrons, and muons for materials characterization
16.9.2017 Uni Bern Nacht der Forschung, with 9000 visitors, with Prof. Thomas Feurer
ETHZ Zukunftstag, 298 children (10-13 years)
D-Phys, MUST Ultrafast event - 20 children, with Prof. Ursula Keller
Sept. - Dec.
Uni Geneva Program Athena - high school student project for girls and boys, university semester course in physics Geneva


ETH Zurich A Journey Through Time in Powers of Ten, MUST Book, for sale ETH Zürich, Swiss bookstore Zürich
ETH Zurich Swiss Young Physicists Competition Zürich
11-17.7.2016 UniZH International Physics Olympiad, 398 participants from 84 countries Zürich
18.9 -
ETH Zürich, Hönggerberg

EPFL Open Day
MUST Exhibition of Powers of Ten Posters on Ultrafast Science - high school visits

Chergui Labs, use POT posters
Moser, Journée des Classes, Scientastic

ETHZ Swiss Physics Teachers Day Zürich
Sept. - Dec. 2016 UniGeneva Program Athena - high school student project for girls and boys, university semester course in physics Geneva


all Partners International Year of Light 2015 -
ETHZ - UniZH Hochschultag der Zürcher Mittelschulen
Lecture on attoclock science by Prof. Ursula Keller
ETHZ - UniZH Scientifica - Theme: "Let there be light" Zürich
15.10.15 PSI PSI Open Day Flyer 2015 Villigen
6.11.15 EPFL EPFL Photonics Day Lausanne
ETHZ Physics Teachers Education Day
Prof. Keller, and Feurer gave presentations, MUST Education Tools were demonstrated
The presentations are available for download
Dec. 1-2 UniBE Bachelor's open days: helping to choose a course of study and of course the perfect university Bern


UniGE UV-Supercontinuum and Compression - MUST Workshop organised by Prof. Wolf Geneva
PSI 2014 PSI Summerschool on Condensed Matter Research Zug


31.8 to 1.9.2013
ETHZ - UniZH Scientifica 2013: theme Risk, with a contribution about the risks associated with lasers more Zürich
June - Sept
Jean-Pierre Wolf,
Uni Geneva
Takes part in Exhibition related to the Planet Solar Deep Water Project 2013 more Geneva
Ursula Keller's Group, ETH Zurich Dr Alexandra Landsman gave a new lecture series in Spring 2013 entitled "Strong Field Laser Interaction" more ETH Zurich Hönggerberg
Eric Vauthey,
Uni Geneva
"La photochimie ultrarapide" lecture at assembly of
the professors of the Faculty of Sciences, University of Geneva"
University of
Feb 2013
Eric Vauthey,
Uni Geneva
A female high school student from Ticino spent a  
week in his lab performing ultrafast experiments
"La science appelle les jeunes" framework
University of


Sept 10-11
Davide Bleiner, Uni Bern   Summer School on Short-Wavelength Imaging & Spectroscopy Sources more
Proceedings more
University of Bern
July 7-8
Jean-Pierre Wolf, Uni Geneva participate in La Nuit de la Science more Geneva  
Ursula Keller's Group, ETH Zurich Dr Alexandra Landsman gave a new lecture series in Spring 2012 entitled "Laser Atom Interactions" more ETHZ Hönggerberg
Jan 3-17

Ursula Röthlisberger’s group, EPFL 

I. Tavernelli lectured at the following training event: 5th International Workshop and School on Time-Dependent Density-Functional Theory: Prospects and Applications  
Benasque, Spain 
Start Jan 1
Matthias Hengsberger, Uni Zurich  exchange fellowship Egide-Germain de Staël (SATW) for graduate students and researchers between the Université de Bourgogne, Dijon. It started on January 1 more Université de Bourgogne, Dijon 


Dec 8
Anna Garry, ETH Zurich and
Jean-Pierre Wolf, Uni Geneva
MUST Education Day 2011 more Uni Geneva 
Dec 4
Ursula Keller, ETH Zurich  ETH Science City: Laser-Mächtiges Licht ETH Science
City, Zurich
Nov 23
Markus Meuwly, Uni Basel  Invited by the “Naturforschende Gesellschaft”
Moleküle auf dem Bildschirm: Computer gestützte Chemie
ETHZ Hönggerberg 
Oct 20
Thomas Feurer, Uni Bern
(exhibitor) Nacht der Forschung - more
Researchers’ Night 2011 – the festival of knowledge
Uni Bern
Sept 1-2
Thomas Feurer, Uni Bern

(organizer + exhibitor) Photonics Days for gymnasium pupils: 180 boys and girls attended over the two days Uni Bern
Aug 13-19
Steve L. Johnson, PSI

(co-organizer) PSI Summer School 2011: Probing Phase Transitions using Photons, Myuons and Neutrons
Institut Montana, Zugerberg
June 19-24
Peter Hamm, Uni Zurich

(organizer) Timeresolved Vibrational Spectroscopy XV  Ascona 
May 30-June 3
Ursula Röthlisberger’s group, EPFL

Iwan Tavernelli lectured at the following training event:
B. F. E. Curchod, European School on the dynamics of molecular excited states
Zargoza, Spain
April 4-7
Steve L. Johnson, (Chair), ETH Zurich, Paul Beaud, PSI, G. Ingold, PSI, Urs Staub, (Co-organizers), PSI  International Workshop on Ultrafast Dynamics in Strongly Correlated Systems ETH Zurich, Campus Science City, Zurich

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