Research @unifr

The University of Fribourg is committed to excellence in research and teaching, and takes pride in a truly interdisciplinary spirit. There are a total of five faculties, with activities spanning the entire research spectrum, as well as numerous cross-faculty and interdisciplinary projects.

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A large European grant attributed to UniFr glaciologist

Horst Machguth, a senior lecturer at UniFr's Department of Geociences, has obtained a highly competitive research grant from the European Research Council (ERC): a "Consolidator Grant" worth 2 million…

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Fribourg researchers suppress long-term memory

Brain cell proteins are important for long-term memory. A research group at the University of Fribourg has demonstrated the mode of action of a certain protein in drosophila. These achievements could one…

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How organisms evolve towards a longer life

How does evolution determine how long organisms can live? A team led by Prof. Thomas Flatt of the University of Fribourg has just published the results of a major study on the evolution of longevity, based…

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Support and information on national and international research funding possibilities

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Welcome to UNIFR

Information for incoming researchers                                                                                       

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