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  • The high-tech building for chemists is almost finished, and the design plan for expanding Irchel Campus is about to be approved. François Chapuis, Vice President Real Estate and Facility Management of UZH, talks about what’s going on on campus – before and behind the scenes.

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  • This Fall Semester will be particularly challenging for all UZH members – for students just as much as for instructors and everyone else working for the university. In this interview Gabriele Siegert, Deputy President and Vice President Education and Student Affairs, answers questions related to the start of the semester.

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  • In August Christian Simm, the founder of the Swiss swissnex network in the United States, took over as the head of the International Relations Office. In this interview with UZH News he explains why he believes UZH could be doing a lot to gain greater international influence and recognition.

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  • UZH’s new integrity ordinance enters into force on 1 September 2020. It defines scientific misconduct and how to deal with it, with a particular emphasis on preventing misconduct by means of training and education.

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  • Encouraging interdisciplinary collaboration, streamlining regulations, and giving people the freedom to research: These are some of the goals Michael Schaepman hopes to achieve as new UZH President.

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  • When Michael Hengartner stepped down, Gabriele Siegert took over the presidency of UZH on an interim basis on 1 February 2020. In two weeks, Michael Schaepman will take office as the new president on 1 August. The six months in between were quite a rollercoaster ride. Seven members of UZH look back.

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  • Coronavirus: Measures Regarding the Coronavirus Pandemic Before and After the Summer Break 2020 / Financial Support for the COVID-19 Testing Center / Travel to High-Risk Areas / Relevance of Previous Insights / Regular Agenda Items: Total Revision of the Framework Ordinance for the Teaching Diploma for Upper Secondary Education at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of UZH / Amended Room Usage and Service Contracts with the Careum Training Center / Enterprise Resource Planning Decision in Favor of SAP / Development of Coordination Point for Student Information / Interim Report of 30 April 2020 / Total Revision of the Ordinance and Regulations Governing the Entrance Examination at UZH   

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  • Coronavirus: Directives on Working from Home and Transition to Normal Operations and Staff at UZH with Children Requiring Care (Both Dated 28 April 2020) Replaced by Directive on Adapted On-Site Operations / Regular Agenda Items: RVO-IO: Department Regulations of the Department of Musicology / Institutional Accreditation of UZH: Update on Self-Assessment Report / Partial Revision of Current Regulations on Fees at the Institute of Medical Microbiology and Institute of Medical Virology / Swiss Polar Institute: Request for Membership

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  • Equal Pay Analysis / Governance 2020+: 13th Steering Committee / Faculty of Medicine: Request for Approval of Program Regulation / 2019 Academic Reports: Approval by the Executive Board 

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  • Approval of Ordinances and Cooperation Agreement for Continuing Education Programs at PhF / New Enactment of Guidelines on Leadership Responsibilities of the Deans Toward Professors / Funding Requests Approved, Contract Awarded in the Tendering Procedure for Developing a New Solution for Self-Audit and Degree Audit on SAP SLCM / General Terms and Conditions of the Swiss Conference on Informatics (GTC SCI): Declaration of Commitment to Revised Version of GTC SIK 2020 / Revision of Regulations Governing Continuing Education and Relevant Implementation Provisions 

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