UNIFR doubles its number of highly cited researchers
The 2017 "Highly Cited Researcher" list of Clarivate Analytics of the most influential researchers in the world contains Prof. P. Nordmann, Dr. L. Poirel, Prof. S. Bacher and Dr. M. Geisler from the UNIFR.
Prof. Martin Huber among the Top 15 of two "Handelsblatt" rankings of economists
In the ranking of September 2017, Martin Huber, Professor of Applied Econometrics and Policy Evaluation, scores in the categories Current research performance " and "researchers younger than 40".
The 2016 gender prize was awarded ex-aequo for an article by Dr. Pascal Gygax and Prof. Ute Gabriel, as well as for the master thesis of Martina Werder.
The gender prize is awarded every two years by the Commission and the Office for the Equality of Women and Men at the University of Fribourg.
The Jean Widmer prize 2016 : from road traffic to food waste
The 2016 Jean Widmer prize has been awarded by the University of Fribourg for the excellence of a social science paper on communication and public space, written by young researchers.
Professor Alke Fink receives the Ypsomed Innovation Fund Award
The prize was awarded for Professor Fink's NanoLockin project which introduces a novel method for fast and efficient thermal screening of nanoparticles for medical applications.
The Vigner Prize awarded by the Faculty of Law
The Vigen Prize of the Faculty of Law was awarded ex anequo to Iris Reardon-Kofmel and to Bruno Pasquier. The titles of their doctoral theses are: "The Judicial Concept of Tax Avoidance in Switzerland.…
Naomi Vouillamoz is awarded the prize for environmental research 2016 of the University of Fribourg
Naomi Vouillamoz received the prize for her thesis work «Microseismic characterisation of Fribourg area (Switzerland) by Nanoseismic Monitoring»
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Chorafas Prize awarded to Roberto Vadrucci
Roberto Vadrucci has been awarded the 2016 Chorafas Prize for the best doctoral thesis in material science at the University of Fribourg.