Faculty of Science and Medicine

At the Faculty of Science and Medicine of the University of Fribourg, we teach the next generation of scientists and doctors, with a particular focus on life sciences, biomedicine, and nanomaterials. We train them to face the future challenges of our society.

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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,…

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Des chercheurs fribourgeois ont identifié les neurones à l'origine des mouvements rapides des yeux (REM)

Mais pourquoi bouge-t-on rapidement les yeux durant le sommeil paradoxal, cette phase du sommeil où se déroule la majorité des rêves? Le mystère n'est pas encore percé, mais on s'en approche: l'équipe…

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Best thesis prize goes to AMI graduate

Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) graduate 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…

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