Awards

Robert-Bing-Prize for Jessberger

The Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences has awarded Sebastian Jessberger of the Brain Research Institute the Robert-Bing-Prize for his outstanding achievements in neuroscience [...]

June 7, 2016

Rajendran receives SCOR Prize

Professor Lawrence Rajendran receives the SCOR Young Researcher European Grand Prize for his innovative research on Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Rajendran of the Systems and [...]

June 7, 2016

UZH honorary doctorate for Friston

Prof. Karl Friston, University College London, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the medical faculty of the University of Zurich in recognition for his pioneering [...]

June 7, 2016

PhD Thesis completed!

Congratulations! The following students have completed their PhD thesis in the last six months:  Michael Arzt, Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich (Supervisor: [...]

December 9, 2015

Kesselring receives Margrit Egnér Award

Prof. Dr. med. Jürg Kesselring has received the Margrit Egnér Award for his lifetime achievements in anthropological and humanistic psychology at the award ceremony on [...]

December 9, 2015

Cloëtta Prize 2015 goes to Helmchen

On November 13, Fritjof Helmchen of the Brain Research Institute was awarded the 2015 Cloëtta Prize, together with Dominique Soldati-Favre of the University of Geneva. The [...]

December 9, 2015

2015 ZNZ PhD grants

On December 3, the ZNZ Steering Committee has awarded two PhD grants. The grants, each covering a doctoral student’s salary for one year, go to ZNZ group leaders Shiva [...]

December 9, 2015

PhD Award for Uli Herrmann

Dr. Uli Herrmann received this year’s ZNZ Best PhD Award for his work on a new substance that blocks propagation of prion proteins and increases survival in prion-infected [...]

October 6, 2015

Koetser Award for Christopher Kennard

The Koetser Award 2015 went to Prof. Christopher Kennard of the University of Oxford for his work on saccadic eye movements. Following a eulogy by Prof. Klara Landau, Prof. [...]

October 6, 2015

PhD Thesis completed!

Congratulations! The following students have completed their PhD thesis in the last six months:  Christian Brändli, Institute of Neuroinformatics, UZH/ETH (Supervisor: Dr. [...]

July 2, 2015

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