Global warming is causing new rivers to form on the surface of the Greenland ice sheet.
By using more than 25,000 satellite images, Andrew Tedstone and Horst Machguth, two researchers from the University of Fribourg, were able to observe that the runoff of water from the melting of the Greenland…
Professor LeBoeuf awarded HFSP Grant: Exchange as key to Research Excellence
Adria LeBoeuf is Assistant Professor at the University of Fribourg's Department of Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, where she is a recipient of a SNSF PRIMA grant since 2019 and has just been awarded a…
The UniFR Grant Tool: help for your DMP
The new Grant Tool, which can be found under your myunifr research tab, is home to a multitude of new functionalities and services to help you in applying for and managing third-party funding. One invaluable…
Responsibility and justice in dealing with climate and other environmental risks
A lecture by Ivo Wallimann-Helmer - now online!
Portrait: Prof. Claude Monney
At the beginning of 2022, Claude Monney became a full professor at the Faculty of Science and Medicine. He tells us what brought him here, about his research and about his teaching philosophy. Portrait…
The genetic origins of the world's first farmers clarified
The genetic origins of the first agriculturalists in the Neolithic period long seemed to lie in the Near East. A new study published in the journal Cell shows that the first farmers actually represented…
New director for the Adolphe Merkle Institute
In agreement with the University of Fribourg, the board of the Adolphe Merkle Foundation has appointed Prof. Ullrich Steiner as the new director of the Adolphe Merkle Institute. He replaces Prof. Christoph…
Save the Date: UniFR Research Funding Week 16-20 May
Save the date in your diaries for our 2022 Research Funding Week, which will take place in person from Monday 16th to Friday 20th May. Courtesy of your very own SPR, the Research Funding Week will mainly…
The New UniFR Grant Tool is finally here!
A new tool has been developed by the DIT in collaboration with the SPR in order to help UniFR researchers find and apply for funding. The new grant tool is very easy of access and handily regroups in one…