Equal Opportunities at Partner Institutions

NCCR Robotics is highly committed to fostering and promoting equal opportunities. It is an integral part of our different partner institution’s development policies, offering different family support measures such as family work-life, equality and careers, equal opportunities in terms of access to studies and events amongst others. We recommend visiting these websites on a regular basis for updates .

We would also like to draw your attention to GENDER CAMPUS, a platform for Gender Studies, Equality and Diversity at Swiss Universities.

Other events coming up in these institutions include: 


Erna Hamburger Prize and Conference

On Monday, October 8th, the WISH foundation will hold the prestigious Erna Hamburger Prize and Conference, an event that brings into the limelight an influential, leading female scientist who is transforming her field and executing change.

This year, the WISH foundation will welcome Professor Jennifer Widom.

The Equal Opportunities Office is therefore very excited to let you know that Prof. Widom has also accepted to give a presentation of her research and career, during an informal lunch with EPFL PhD students and postdocs on Monday October 8th at 12h15 in room MED 2 1522.

The event will consist of a presentation in English followed by informal discussions where you will be able to ask her any kind of questions. Sandwiches, coffee and cakes will be offered. The event will last until around 14:00.

Please register by filling in the attached registration form before October 2nd, 2018.


REGARD workshop  Self-empowerment: discover how to build your power to act. As of now, you can register to the course taking place at EPFL on 11-12 October and 5 December.


Academic mobility and dual career planning” taking place at EPFL on 12 October register now.



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