UZH Journal 4/19: Trailblazer of Science
What significance does the notable Prussian scholar still hold for research today?
Focus: 250th anniversary of the birth of Alexander von Humboldt
We’ve asked five UZH researchers from different disciplines to discuss their connection to Humboldt.
This summer, UZH carried out its first-ever university-wide employee survey. Deputy President Gabriele Siegert and Stefan Schnyder, Director of Finances and Human Resources, give their opinion on the results in the following interview.
Offering Support, Advice and Leadership
Holding a professorship involves much more than research and teaching. At this year’s Onboarding Day, the Executive Board of the University provided newly appointed professors with additional details about their roles, responsibilities and UZH’s organizational culture.
In the Spotlight
Political scientist Fabrizio Gilardi and his colleagues established the Digital Democracy Lab.
Debate: Science Opens Up
Open science is gaining momentum. According to Mark Robinson and Marc Thommen, the open science delegates newly appointed by UZH to support the transformation to greater cooperation, the movement will bring about major changes in the academic system.
Portrait: Renate Lemmer
Accomplished alumni look back on their studies at UZH. This issue features professional flautist and music educator Renate Lemmer.
Faces of Research
Over the past 18 years, Barbara König, behavioral biologist, has spent hundreds of hours observing house mice in the wild.
Four Questions for the President
President Michael Hengartner on the employee survey.