Chorafas Prize 2019 awarded to Dr. Céline Calvino
Dr. Céline Calvino has been awarded the 2019 Chorafas Prize for the best doctoral thesis in natural sciences at the University of Fribourg, which focused on the development of mechanoresponsive polymers.
Dr. Serjoscha Evers was awarded the Romer Prize by the Society of Vetrebrate Paleontology.
The annual Alfred Sherwood Romer Prize by the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) for the best student lecture was awarded to Serjoscha Evers for his talk, entitled: "New insights into the evolution…
Prof. Emmanuel Alloa receives the Science Award 2019 of the Aby Warburg Foundation
The Science Award of the Aby Warburg Foundation (Hamburg) is an annual award presented since 1995 to scientists who have distinguished themselves through special contributions to the arts, cultural sciences…
"Master Thesis Award for Excellence" for Jérôme Chariatte
His thesis entitled "The impact of International News and Stereotypes on the Country Image" has been awarded at this year's EUPRERA conference in Zagreb.
Bastien Nançoz winner of the Prix Jean-Baptiste Duroselle
Bastien Nançoz, a graduate of the University of Fribourg, is the 2019 winner of the Prix Jean-Baptiste Duroselle. This prestigious award is given to him for his Master's thesis in European Studies entitled…
Nobel Laureate Randy Schekman gives the 2019 Weizmann Lecture
Each year, the Chemistry Department at UniFr selects a top-level scholar for its prestigious Chaim Weizmann Lecture. On 13 May, Professor Katharina Fromm welcomed Randy Schekman, Nobel Prize laureate in…
Professor of Philosophy Martine Nida-Rümelin receives the Jean Nicod Prize 2019
Martine Nida-Rümelin, professor of the philosophy of language, mind and the human
sciences at the University of Fribourg since 1999, is this year's recipient of the prestigious Jean Nicod Prize.
Five Unifr scientists in the 2018 list of highly-cited researchers
Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) lists in their catalog for 2018 five Highly Cited Researchers from the UNIFR.
Professor Victor Stoichita has been elected as a Foreign Member of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Professor Victor Stoichita, Department of Art History and Archeology at the University of Fribourg, has been elected as a Foreign Member of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences. This honorable nomination…