Jean Baptiste Lamarck Medal for Andreas Strasser
The prestigious Jean Baptiste Lamarck Medal was awarded this year to Andreas Strasser, Professor Emeritus at the University of Freiburg, for his contributions to the field of carbonate sedimentology. Andreas…
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…
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.…
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…
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…
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.