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Summer School «PROMOWOOD – Promotion of wood as key element for achieving net zero»

Registration opened for the Summer School «PROMOWOOD – Promotion of wood as key element for achieving net zero» is open. The Summer School will take place from August 19 to 26, 2023 in Davos (Switzerland). The application deadline is May…

Call for abstracts: Annual Meeting GfÖ 2023

The online registration is now open and the call for abstracts for oral presentations and posters has been published. The 52nd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland will be held from 12 to 16…
Language extinction triggers the loss of unique medicinal knowledge. Copyright: Cámara-Leret & Bascompte (2021) PNAS 118 (24): e2103683118.

Rodrigo Camara Leret – New member of the Swiss Society of Plant Biology

The Swiss Society of Plant Biology welcomes its new member Prof. Dr. Rodrigo Cámara Leret. Visit his personal research portfolio Biocultural conservation. Rodrigo Cámara is SNSF Starting Grant Professor at the University of Zurich, where…
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Charlotte Grossiord – New member of the Swiss Society of Plant Biology

The Swiss Society of Plant Biology welcomes its new member Prof. Dr. Charlotte Grossiord. Visit her personal research portfolio Heat and drought impact on trees and forest ecosystems. Charlotte Grossiord is assistant professor in Plant…
The microbial communities of composts can supress soil-borne diseases. Pot assay with cress plants attacked by Globisporangium ultimum. image: Pascale Flury Uni Basel

Pascale Flury – New member of the Swiss Society of Plant Biology

The Swiss Society of Plant Biology welcomes its new member Dr. Pascale Flury. Visit her personal research portfolio Plant-beneficial rhizobacteria. Pascale Flury is a research associate and chairs a research team in the Department of…
Microscopic section of an Arabidopsis thaliana seed. Image by Sylvain Loubéry Uni Geneva

An internal thermometer tells the seeds when to germinate

A research group at Geneva University has discovered the mechanisms by which seeds decide to remain in «hibernation» or to trigger germination depending on the outside temperature. Germination is a crucial stage in the life of a plant as…

Summer School Taxon-Omics 2023, Munich

Summer School Taxon-Omics 2023: 30. July 2023 — 11. August 2023 in Munich, Germany Website: https://www.taxon-omics.com/summer-school-23-muc   Preliminary programme Week 1 (30 Jul - 4 Aug) 30.7.2023 Welcome gathering at 17:00h, Menzinger…
Gemsstock Schneekanone Foto Valentin Luthiger

Keine rosige Zukunft für den Schneesport in der Schweiz

Ferien im Schnee gehören für viele in der Schweiz zum Jahresende wie Weihnachtsbäume und Feuerwerk. Die Klimaerwärmung macht weisse Pisten jedoch zunehmend zur Seltenheit. Wie gut sich eines der grössten Skigebiete der Schweiz bis zum Jahr…
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Global Science Film Festival 2023

The 5th Global Science Film Festival will take place in Zurich, Lugano and Basel from March 31 to April 2, 2023.   The festival program includes film screenings, debates with filmmakers and scientists, and the awarding of the «Walking Ibex»…
polyploidy Summer School Univ Fribourg 2023

Polyploid evolutionary genomics: challenges and opportunities – Summer School

The Summer School entitled "Polyploid evolutionary genomics: challenges and opportunities” will take place at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) from 10 to 20 July 2023.   Registration is now open for this summer school covering main…