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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Using the immune system to put cancerous cells to sleep

Researchers at the University of Fribourg have shown that chemotherapy used in the treatment of breast cancer can activate the immune system in such a way as to put tumour cells to sleep, thus reducing…

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Malaria project awarded innovation prize

The Adolphe Merkle Institute Hemolytics malaria diagnosis project has taken third prize at the Ypsomed Innovation Fund's Innovation Award for research, development and technology transfer.

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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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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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