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UZH Journal 2/19



UZH Journal 2/19: Battling Exam Anxiety

UZH Journal 2/19 (Cover)

Many students find themselves tormented by exam nerves. Here’s how to cope.

Focus: Exam Anxiety

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UZH Journal sat down with Cornelia Beck, head of the UZH/ETH Psychological Counseling Center, to talk about strategies for coping with exam anxiety and how the Center can help those suffering from exam phobia. We also asked several students and members of the teaching staff to share their personal experiences of exam stress.

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Quality Development Process at UZH

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The University of Zurich strengthens its quality assurance tools and links them with each other.

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Institutional Accreditation UZH


A new core team at UZH is dedicated to the institutional accreditation of the university.

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Debate: Doctorate in Transition

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The Graduate Campus (GRC) has compiled guidelines for doctoral degree programs. In the following interview, Claudine Leysinger, General Manager of the GRC, and Michael Schaepman, Vice President Research at UZH, discuss the new recommendations, underlining UZH’s responsibility for its junior researchers and – the most important principle of all – a supervisory culture that serves the needs of doctoral students and supervisors alike.

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Portrait: Chatchavan Wacharamanotham, winner of the Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching 2019

Chatchavan Wacharamanotham

Chatchavan Wacharamanotham, Professor of Interaction Design, is a highly motivated teacher with an innovative, interactive approach to sharing his subject matter with students. It’s earned him this year’s Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching.

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Disability Office UZH

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The design of websites often ignores the needs of people with impairments. The Disability Office wants to change this, and is working to promote accessible websites.

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Portrait: Marianne Fassbind

Marianne Fassbind

Celebrated alumni look back at their time at UZH. This time, we meet Marianne Fassbind, who following a long career in TV now works as a freelance consultant.

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Faces of Research

Photo Nicolas Bueno

Nicolas Bueno examines society and the future of work.

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Uniding Nr. 71


Ideal Backdrop for Projections: The relief sculpture of Switzerland at the entrance of the Departement of Geography

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