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  • Corona infections are on the rise again. Time for UZH epidemiologists Milo Puhan and Viktor von Wyl to take stock and also plan for the future. With video.

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  • If we want to avoid destroying our planet, we need to transform our eating habits – and this starts in our kitchens. We have to find a balance of healthy and sustainable food, with less meat and more veg.

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  • The Swiss National Science Foundation is supporting two University of Zurich projects with CHF 2.5 million each. Sebastian Jessberger is investigating the aging process in the brain, while Nicola Serra is on the trail of a sensational development in particle physics.

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  • Researchers at UZH are exploring sustainable agriculture and the future of food, from transforming our eating habits and growing our own greens to breeding crops with new techniques, distributing seeds more fairly and farming with biodiversity in mind. The latest UZH Magazin explores how we can eat and produce food in a way that benefits both our own health and the health of our planet.

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  • This week marks 60 years since the founding of the UZH Brain Research Institute. The institute has contributed to great leaps in our understanding of neuroscience, but the brain still holds many secrets.

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  • As part of the national Open Research Data Action Plan, swissuniversities is providing CHF 32 million for projects in the area of open research data. UZH vice presidents Elisabeth Stark and Christian Schwarzenegger see this as a great opportunity to integrate UZH's Open Science Policy into research practices.

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  • With its new funding instrument, TRANSFORM, UZH is laying the groundwork for innovation across the whole university. The Institute of One Health Research and the Center for Legal Data Science are set to receive seed funding of around CHF 2.7 million in total over the next four years.

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  • The new Center of Competence Language & Medicine Zurich connects disciplines and combines basic research with clinical application. We take a look at two of the new center’s projects fostering innovative collaboration between linguistics and medicine at UZH.

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  • Some bacteria in the gut reduce the effectiveness of cancer treatments, while others increase it. The Comprehensive Cancer Center Zurich is exploring these remarkable abilities in a new flagship project.

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  • The University of Zurich and ETH Zurich have established the Wyss Zurich Foundation. With this step, the two Zurich universities aim to put the Wyss Zurich Translational Center, a joint accelerator for translational research specializing in regenerative medicine and robotics, on a stable long-term footing.

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