Professor Pascal Pichonnaz appointed President of the European Law Institute
Professor Pascal Pichonnaz, from the Law Faculty, was appointed President of the European Law Institute on February 12.
This is a significant appointment: The European Law Institute is an independent institution designing projects to improve regulation in Europe in all areas of law.
Dr Yann Ravussin receives Young Investigator Award for work on obesity
Dr. Yann Ravussin, who joined the Medicine Section this year, received a Basic Young Independent Investigator Grant Award from the Swiss Society of Endocrinology and Diabetology
Three Unifr scientists in the list of highly-cited researchers
Every year the Clarivate Institute publishes its list of highly-cited researchers. The Unifr researchers Patrice Nordmann, Laurent Poirel and Sven Bacher feature on this list for the University of Fribourg.…
Congratulations to Professor Katharina Fromm!
Chemistry Europe announced the 2018/19 Class of Chemistry Europe Fellows and Professor Katharina Fromm is awarded as one of the Swiss Representatives. The Fellowship is the highest award given by Chemistry…
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…