Courses for Girls

Courses for Girls

Robots are engaging and captivate the young generation’s imagination. Robots also provide a valuable educational tool and a hands-on-fun way of learning STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) by… Read more

Family and Career

Family and Career

NCCR Robotics is committed to supporting work life balance. SNSF Flexibility Grant The SNSF Flexibility Grant can give more flexibility to your scientific career. The grant is aimed at doctoral and… Read more

Support Systems

Support Systems

Our Equal Opportunities strategy aims to increase the number of women in robotics and encourage them to continue their career at all research levels. Undergraduate Students Lunch events for female students… Read more

PSI Career Return Program – applications now open

The Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) – the largest research centre for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland – opens applications for their Career Return Program for 2019. The programme promotes talented young scientists and engineers after a career break by providing fellowships for returning to science. You can apply to this programme if… You have …

Equal opportunity luncheon with Prof. Katherine Kuchenbecker, MPI Stuttgart

On Thursday, May 31 and Friday, June 1st2018, Prof. Katherine Kuchenbecker visited ETH Zurich and gave a lecture on “Telerobotic Touch” as part of the Distinguished Seminar in Robotics, Systems and Control series. Katherine is director of the Haptic Intelligence Department at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, and member of the …

NCCR Robotics Equal Opportunity (EO) Committee Kick-off Meeting

The new Equal Opportunities Committee’s Kick-off meeting took place in Bern on 28th February. We are glad to announce the composition of the committee, which is constituted of volunteers from our institutions and has a good gender balance. Prof. Laura Marchal-Crespo (UNIBE) has been elected as head of the committee. During this first meeting, the committee started …

Past Events

Date/Time Event Description
3 May 2019
11:45 am – 2:00 pm
2nd NCCR Robotics Women in Research Lunch
ETH Zurich, HG G3, Zurich
Date: Friday, 3 May 2019 Time: 11:45 – 14:00 Location: ETH Zürich, room ML E 13 Guest: Prof. Dr. Heike Valléry, TU Delft Registration: by 20 April at the...
18 Oct – 19 Oct 2018
All Day
SNSF Site Visit 2018 The 2018 SNSF Site Visit will take place in Bern, on October 18 and 19th. More information will be provided closer to the dates.
8 Mar – 9 Mar 2018
All Day
NCCR Robotics Annual Retreat
Hotel Ambassador, Bern
The 2018 NCCR Robotics Annual Retreat (Bern, 8-9th March) was very successful, not only in bringing the community together but in achieving its targets in preparation for the next phase...
5 Jun – 10 Jun 2017
All Day
Summer School on Rehabilitation Robotics
Biomedical Engineering School, Shanghai
Organised by the Riener Lab, ETH Zurich. For more information please see:          

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