A small victory in the battle against antibiotic-resistant bacteria
A team of researchers has succeeded in completely eradicating antibiotic-resistant bacteria in one patient by using bacteriophage viruses. This is a first in the fight against the scourge of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Seventeen Unifr researchers awarded grants in new SNSF program
Seventeen researchers at Unifr have obtained grants from the new Spark funding scheme of the Swiss National Science Foundation. Spark provides up to one year of funding to explore new scientific ideas,…
Three PRIMA grants for female researchers from the National Fund
Three researchers obtained PRIMA funding from the Swiss National Science Foundation this year at Unifr, all three at the Faculty of Arts. PRIMA supports women in the transition to the position of research…
In Greenland, global warming is intensifying the runoff of meltwater towards the ocean
An international team of researchers, including Horst Machguth of the University of Fribourg, has shown that global warming promotes the formation and expansion of of ice slabs embedded within the arctic…