Prof. Claire Jacob receives the IRP Schellenberg Research Prize
Next Autumn the International Foundation for Research in Paraplegia (IRP) will award the IRP Schellenberg Research Prize to two famous scientists. The distinction with an amount of CHF 100'000 will be…
AMI student wins nanotech award
Polymer Chemistry & Materials student Céline Calvino takes home one of the five Swiss Nanotechnology PhD Awards handed out at the Swiss NanoConvention 2018 in Zurich.
Inger Salling Prize for Psychiatry awarded to Dr. Ilana Berlowitz
An Inger Salling Prize for her accomplishments in psychiatry research was awarded to Dr. Ilana Berlowitz for her research project "Traditional Amazonian Medicine Adapted to Treat Substance Use Disorder".
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.…