Research of the Computational Social Science (COSS) group aims at three-fold integration: 1. bringing modelling and computer simulation together with related empirical, experimental, and data-driven work, 2. combining perspectives of different scientific disciplines, and 3. bridging between fundamental and applied work.
A competence center of the University of Zurich that supports scientists in their research and teaching on digital change. It aims to reflect on the digitisation of society, democracy, science, communication and business.
The sustainable use of land and natural resources relies on an informed understanding of the dynamics of terrestrial ecosystems and how they respond to external forcings and management interventions. The Institute of Terrestrial Ecosystems addresses these dynamics.
Jacobs Center for Productive Youth Development, UZH
The Jacobs Center for Productive Youth Development is a scientific center at the University of Zurich focused on youth development. The Center is a joint venture between the University of Zurich and the Jacobs Foundation.
Language&Medicine is a competence centre bringing together interdisciplinary researchers and clinicians of the University of Zurich and the University Hospitals who share an interest in language in medical contexts.
The Office for Gender Equality and Diversity is the central office at the University of Zurich (UZH) for all matters related to gender equality and diversity in research, teaching and learning, as well as in the university’s administration. UZH works in a decisive and creative way to guarantee that all genders have the same rights and the same opportunities to develop.
Open Science UZH promotes an Open Science culture at the University of Zurich. Research should be available to all. Their goal is to make Open Science the default practice in research. Access to knowledge and the scientific process enables knowledge to be disseminated and developed more efficiently, and enhances the transparency and credibility of academic research.
People and Computing Lab, Department of Informatics, UZH
It is part of the Human-Computer Interaction group at the University of Zurich. The group takes an approach to research that goes beyond interface design and usability, and focuses on gaining a deep, contextualized understanding of the relationship between people and computing technologies.
The School for Transdiciplinary Studies fosters inter- and transdisciplinary education and teaching. It serves as a hub for courses addressing students of all faculties and supports providers in the development and implementation of these courses. Thereby, it increases the visibility of inter- and transdisciplinarity at UZH:
"Bridging the Gap Between Technology and Aesthetics", part of the project "Film Colors" funded by the European Research Council (ERC), examines the relationship between the technical processes and the aesthetics of films.
It offers regular activities to its 3000 members aged 60+, such as research lectures and specialized events. Co-creative Citizen Science is pursued with over 35 members within the frame of a "Participative UZH3 Working Group" with projects in the area of research or offer development.
A program of the Faculty of Science with the aim of fostering the interest of teenagers and young adults in natural sciences. It provides a modern and future oriented impression of natural sciences and promotes interdisciplinary skills through interactive and cross-disciplinary workshops.
The TdLab is a place where students, teachers, researchers, and other societal actors collaboratively define and tackle the complexities of sustainable development to respect environmental limits and uphold social justice for present and future generations.
At UZH, Graduate Campus (GRC) offers cross-faculty activities for the promotion of early career researchers, with a focus on postdocs. These include the awarding of grants, a wide range of courses, and individual counseling and networking opportunities.
The UZH Innovation Hub is a platform for innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Zurich. It acts as a catalyst to accelerate the development of new inventions and ideas and strengthens the transfer of innovative research and teaching to the economy and society.
It's strategic task is to support and help shape the collaboration of professional and volunteer researchers. Within the framework of various Citizen Science projects, volunteers contribute their knowledge to research and make it available to the public.
The network is coordinated by the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna, and includes partner institutions in Austria and beyond. It aims at promoting quality Citizen Science and strengthen the dialogue between science and society.
A working group that aims to further develop Citizen Science in and to intensify cooperation among German-speaking counrtries, to use and foster commonalities, to exchange best practice and to establish effective ways of exchange.
The European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) is a membership organisation set up in 2014. Their main goals are to increase the democratisation of science, encourage the growth of citizen science in Europe, and support the participation of the general public in research processes ⎯ across the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and the arts.
Science et Cité is an independant foundation committed to the «Dialogue between Science and Society». It coordinates the Citizen Science Network Switzerland and operates "Schweiz forscht" - the platform for Citizen Science projects in Switzerland.
Agroscope is the Swiss centre of excellence for agricultural research, and is affiliated with the Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG). Agroscope makes an important contribution to a sustainable agriculture and food sector as well as to an intact environment, thereby contributing to an improved quality of life.
Located at the Charité in Berlin the Center engages with participatory health research. Together, we exchange and discuss new ways to implement participatory approaches in medicine and health sciences.
Bündner Kupfer is a blog which publishes archaeological and scientific data collected by archaeologists and citizens interested in archaeology, geology, ores, mining activities and local history in Grisons, Switzerland.
CRI is co-constructing and sharing new ways of learning, teaching, conducting research and mobilizing collective intelligence in the fields of life, learning and digital sciences, in order to address the UN's SDGs.
A research lab within the Child Mind Institute that builds and applies technologies such as wearable devices, mobile apps, and analytics tools to help diagnose, assess, monitor, and improve mental health.
The non-profit cooperative operates a data platform, acts as a trustee for data collection, and guarantees the sovereignty of citizens over the use of their data. Owners of a data account may actively contribute to medical research and clinical studies by granting selective access to their personal data.
The "Museum für Naturkunde – Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science" is an integrated research museum within the Leibniz Association. It is one of the most important research institutions worldwide in the areas of biological and geological evolution and biodiversity.
A scholar's society to promote the natural sciences. It is particularly committed to the dialogue between individual disciplines and the interested public. NGZH reports about new scientific results, gives background knowledge and shows how science works.
It promotes the exchange between science and the public. Its focus lies on the communication and understanding of scientific thinking and knowledge, as well as collaboration and co-creation within the field of education and research.
How do long and committed journeys through life far beyond 64/65 come about? – This question is being investigated by the research project and its two dozens researchers. The core of the research work consists of structured interviews with an initial 50 people, which are recorded and evaluated.
Reatch is the independent think tank for critical scientists and science enthusiasts in Switzerland. The non-profit association is committed to a science-friendly culture in which science and society collaborate together.
The Institute documents the German language in Switzerland from the late Middle Ages to the 21st century.It is also home to other projects, such as the Language Atlas of German-speaking Switzerland (SDS) with its Citizen Science project "SDS-Steno-Labor".
A platform that serves a community of more than 50K senior citizens and offers cross-media content aimed at active and interested users, covering issue related in particular to health and preventive care, and providing help and advice on topics of digital technology.
The StadtWildTiere project started in the fall of 2013 and has since been able to research, experience, and promote the occurrence of wildlife in urban areas by means of observation reports from citizens.
The lab is interested in theoretical computer science and algorithmic aspects of communication networks. It leads the platform "Competing Crowds" where the UNIGE E-Smog Project is part of. The latter aims at collecting anonymous non-ionizing radiation ("e-smog") by citizens using a simple to use smartphone app.
General education for adults in the university sector, foreign languages, design, movement, communication; in the centre of Zurich. A broad spectrum of lecture series, courses and seminars on almost all fields of knowledge. No access barriers, registration obligatory.
An international organization advocating for and carrying out research on women’s brain and mental health. It advocates also for a scientific discussion on sex and gender aspects of ongoing research and its results. WBP addresses these issues through scientific research, debate, public engagement and advocacy.
The lab brings together experts from the fields of biomedicine, health, technology and business, who together create innovations for digitisation in healthcare. Ii aims at making healthcare more accurate, personalized, and preventive, by focusing on the individual.
From the neighbourhoods' different interests arise different ideas for participatory research projects. Together we connect people, offer an open programme and envision mutual learning and shared research as an important form of social participation and co-determination in Zurich.