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Life Sciences - Computer Science - 10.12.2021
Fast information processing with slow neurons
Bernese researchers have developed a theory that shows how the brain can efficiently learn extremely fast sequences of sensory stimuli.

Health - Life Sciences - 06.12.2021
Public event on the new ’Omicron’ virus variant

Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 02.12.2021
Innovative research into new vaccines
Innovative research into new vaccines
Projects taking part in the National Research Programme "Covid-19" (NRP 78) of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) are pursuing highly promising approaches in a drive to develop new vaccines.

Campus - Event - 01.12.2021
The University of Bern cancels Dies academicus 2021

Health - Life Sciences - 23.11.2021
2021 Hans Sigrist Symposium Focuses on Single Cell Analysis
2021 Hans Sigrist Symposium Focuses on Single Cell Analysis

Health - 11.11.2021
Covid-19: Preventive measures for healthcare workers
Covid-19: Preventive measures for healthcare workers
A research team at Inselspital, the University of Bern and the University of Trieste (It) has investigated the effectiveness and economic efficiency of in-hospital preventive measures to protect healthcare workers.

Religions - Campus - 25.10.2021
New book on sexual violence in the context of the church
New book on sexual violence in the context of the church
Three theologians from the University of Bern have published an interdisciplinary work on sexual violence in churches, which for the first time takes a scholarly look at the fundamentals of the problem.

Life Sciences - Health - 15.10.2021
New system developed for rapid SARS-CoV-2 variant characterization and facilitated drug development
New system developed for rapid SARS-CoV-2 variant characterization and facilitated drug development
Researchers led by the Nobel Laureate Charles Rice of The Rockefeller University and Volker Thiel of the University of Bern and Institute of Virology and Immunology have developed a non-contagious model of SARS-CoV-2 that makes it easier, faster and safer to study the virus and new variants. In addition, the realistic model can be used to better test drugs.

Health - Life Sciences - 13.10.2021
Immune system keeps the intestinal flora in balance
Immune system keeps the intestinal flora in balance
Trillions of benign bacteria live in the intestine. They are kept in a continuous balance by the immune system, which thereby makes them harmless to humans.

Health - Life Sciences - 17.09.2021
Josef Steiner Cancer Research Award 2021 goes to immunologist
Josef Steiner Cancer Research Award 2021 goes to immunologist

Campus - Health - 14.09.2021
'Welcome back' to the University of Bern
’Welcome back’ to the University of Bern

Psychology - Health - 13.09.2021
Science prize Marcel Benoist goes to a pioneer in online psychotherapy
Science prize Marcel Benoist goes to a pioneer in online psychotherapy

Agronomy / Food Science - History / Archeology - 31.08.2021
The first farmers of Europe
The first farmers of Europe
A research team from the University of Bern has managed to precisely date pile dwellings on the banks of Lake Ohrid in the south-western Balkans for the first time: they came into being in the middle of the 5th millennium BC.

Astronomy / Space - Mathematics - 29.08.2021
New Mathematical Solutions to An Old Problem in Astronomy
The Bernese theoretical astrophysicist Kevin Heng has achieved a rare feat: On paper, he has derived novel solutions to an old mathematical problem needed to calculate light reflections from planets and moons.

Health - Campus - 13.08.2021
In-person courses will continue

Research Management - Career - 06.07.2021
For a rapid association of Switzerland to Horizon Europe

Health - Life Sciences - 30.06.2021
AI improves speech understanding of hearing aid users
AI improves speech understanding of hearing aid users
In noisy environments it is difficult for hearing aid users or people with a hearing implant to understand their conversational partner because current audio processors still have difficulty focusing precisely enough on specific sound sources.

Health - 29.06.2021
Sinergia grants for three University of Bern researchers
Sinergia grants for three University of Bern researchers
Three researchers at the University of Bern are receiving Sinergia grants from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) for their research projects.

Health - Environment - 31.05.2021
Global warming already responsible for one in three heat-related deaths
Global warming already responsible for one in three heat-related deaths
An international study coordinated by the University of Bern and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine shows for the first time the actual contribution of man-made climate change in increa

Health - Campus - 20.05.2021
Vice-Rector for Research Daniel Candinas resigns
Vice-Rector for Research Daniel Candinas resigns
After more than five years in the University Executive Board, Daniel Candinas will step down as Vice-Rector for Research of the University of Bern at the end of 2021.

Campus - Health - 17.05.2021
Annual Report 2020: Knowledge strengthens society
Annual Report 2020: Knowledge strengthens society

Research Management - 17.05.2021
Swissuniversities calls for the continuation of talks on the institutional framework agreement with the EU

Health - Campus - 10.05.2021
New endowed lectureship in wild bee health
New endowed lectureship in wild bee health

Health - Social Sciences - 07.05.2021
Annika Frahsa becomes Lindenhof Endowed Professor of Community Health

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 27.04.2021
Digital advisory services for smallholder families in Africa and Asia
Digital advisory services for smallholder families in Africa and Asia
A research and innovation project at the University of Bern aims to strengthen sustainable farming methods among smallholder families in Africa and Asia using digitally supported agricultural extension services.

Health - Life Sciences - 31.03.2021
Why SARS-CoV-2 replicates better in the upper respiratory tract
Why SARS-CoV-2 replicates better in the upper respiratory tract
A team of researchers from the Institute for Infectious Diseases (IFIK) at the University of Bern and the Federal Institute of Virology and Immunology (IVI) have assessed virus growth and activation

Health - Innovation - 19.03.2021
Center for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (CAIM) opens
Center for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (CAIM) opens

Health - Computer Science - 12.03.2021
Opening Center for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (CAIM)
Opening Center for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (CAIM)

Health - Life Sciences - 03.03.2021
How to track the variants of the pandemic faster
How to track the variants of the pandemic faster
A global group of researchers is calling for better integration of viral genetics, bioinformatics, and public health to enable better pandemic response now and better pandemic preparedness in the future.

Health - Social Sciences - 03.02.2021
Only 14% of the Bernese population have antibodies against coronavirus
Only 14% of the Bernese population have antibodies against coronavirus

Health - Pharmacology - 28.01.2021
Four Bernese researchers receive Pfizer Prize
Four Bernese researchers receive Pfizer Prize

Health - Veterinary - 20.01.2021
Newly founded: A multidisciplinary center for research into infectious diseases and immunity
Newly founded: A multidisciplinary center for research into infectious diseases and immunity

Health - Innovation - 15.01.2021
Thomas Sauter receives an endowed professorship in emergency telemedicine
Thomas Sauter receives an endowed professorship in emergency telemedicine

Life Sciences - Health - 11.01.2021
4D-Simulator breakthrough in brain surgery
4D-Simulator breakthrough in brain surgery
Aneurysm operations in the brain rank among the most delicate procedures in neurosurgery.

Astronomy / Space - Economics - 17.12.2020
One-year launch anniversary of CHEOPS
One-year launch anniversary of CHEOPS
In its first year in orbit, the CHEOPS space telescope has already revealed details of one of the most extreme exoplanets and showed its maneuverability by evading space debris.

Environment - 14.12.2020
University of Bern wants to be climate-neutral by 2025
University of Bern wants to be climate-neutral by 2025
The University of Bern has set itself the goal of becoming a climate-neutral institution by 2025 in all areas in which it has a direct influence.

Health - Innovation - 11.12.2020
AI X-ray analysis detects Covid-19 more reliably
AI X-ray analysis detects Covid-19 more reliably

Environment - Physics - 09.12.2020
EU-funded research grants for two researchers from Bern
EU-funded research grants for two researchers from Bern

Health - Environment - 18.11.2020
How Particulate Matter injures airways and promotes exacerbation of pulmonary diseases
How Particulate Matter injures airways and promotes exacerbation of pulmonary diseases
An international study led by the University of Bern has investigated the effects of ambient Particulate Matter (PM) from human and natural sources on human lung cells.

Health - Life Sciences - 05.11.2020
10 million euros for an optogenetic revolution
10 million euros for an optogenetic revolution

Health - Life Sciences - 04.11.2020
Research Award for project on Prostate cancer
Research Award for project on Prostate cancer

Environment - Health - 03.11.2020
Successful network research is extended
Successful network research is extended
Sleep, religious conflicts and the health of the environment, plants, humans and animals: these are the topics of the three Interfaculty Research Cooperations at the University of Bern.

Health - Life Sciences - 03.11.2020
Significant vulnerability in prostate cancer detected
Significant vulnerability in prostate cancer detected
Researchers at the University of Bern led an international team that has identified a novel vulnerability in advanced prostate cancer that is no longer responding to hormonal therapy. These findings could lead to the development of new treatment approaches for men suffering from the most aggressive form of prostate cancer.

Environment - 26.10.2020
Land management in forest and grasslands: how much can we intensify?
Land management in forest and grasslands: how much can we intensify?
High land-use intensity reduces the beneficial effects of biodiversity on ecosystem services. This is the main result of a study conducted by an international team with participation of the University of Bern. The study assessed, for the first time, the effects of land management on the links between biodiversity, ecosystem functions and ecosystem services.

Career - Social Sciences - 21.10.2020
How is gender diversity achieved in working life?
How is gender diversity achieved in working life?

Astronomy / Space - 14.10.2020
Venus flyby on the way to Mercury
Venus flyby on the way to Mercury
The space probe BepiColombo, which is on its way to Mercury, will fly past Venus on October 15, 2020 - one of the deceleration maneuvers to bring the probe into orbit in front of Mercury. BepiColombo has instruments on board which were designed and built at the Physics Institute of the University of Bern.

Astronomy / Space - Economics - 28.09.2020
First study with CHEOPS data describes one of the most extreme planets in the universe
First study with CHEOPS data describes one of the most extreme planets in the universe
CHEOPS keeps its promise: Observations with the space telescope reveal details of the exoplanet WASP-189b - one of the most extreme planets known. CHEOPS is a joint mission by the European Space Agency (ESA) and Switzerland, under the aegis of the University of Bern in collaboration with the University of Geneva.

Health - 22.09.2020
Most people infected with SARS-CoV-2 develop symptoms
While some people who contract SARS-CoV-2 infections never experience any symptoms, there remains disagreement about what proportion of total infections these cases comprise.

Health - Research Management - 16.09.2020
Covid-19 research receives 8.4 million francs in national funding
Covid-19 research receives 8.4 million francs in national funding

Economics - Campus - 15.09.2020
World Trade Forum 2020: «The Future of Trade Policy and External Cooperation: is Soft Power Passé?»