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  • Facing a difficult situation at work? The team from the Employee Assistance Office (MBS) supports UZH staff in stressful situations or with psychological or legal problems. The service is confidential, neutral and accessible.

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  • The summer quiz has attracted a lot of interest. The correct solution word is: SUMMERQUIZ. Congratulations to the winners.

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  • New findings are emerging from UZH research all the time; the range of projects is breathtaking. In our summer quiz, we take you on a voyage of discovery around a few of the topics covered by UZH Communications in the last six months. Have fun trying to guess the answers.

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  • UZH is in favor of vaccination and is promoting the FOPH’s campaign. At the same time, it respects the personal decision of each of its members to get vaccinated or not. President Michael Schaepman explains the university’s position in this interview.

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  • The University of Zurich is committed to becoming carbon-neutral by 2030. The recently published Sustainability Report shows where UZH currently stands when it comes to achieving this goal.

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  • UZH’s new financial governance set-up provides the faculties with significantly more responsibility than before. Stefan Schnyder, Vice President Finances and Human Resources, explains why.

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  • How will working from home be regulated in the future? How can a better balance be achieved between the demands of work and family life? The UZH Personnel Commission discusses issues like these. We sat down with Martin Kleinmann, who heads up the commission, to learn more about how the Personnel Commission works.

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  • Like all Swiss universities, UZH is required to undergo institutional accreditation to show how the university ensures the quality of its research, teaching and services. For this purpose, a self-assessment report was developed, which examines the mechanics of the higher education institution.

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  • The UZH Senate nominated Professor Elisabeth Stark for the position of Vice President Research at its meeting on 10 December 2020. The Board of the University will finalize her appointment on 21 January 2021.

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  • At UZH, women earn practically the same as men who hold comparable roles. This is one of the findings of this year’s equal pay analysis, which was based on 11,200 data sets.

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