Ceremony for master, doctorate and habilitation graduates 2020

The graduation ceremony for the Master, Doctorate and Habilitation graduates in Science and Medicine of the year 2020 unfortunately had to be cancelled due to COVID. Find some messages from your faculty and departments here.

As soon as the situation permits, the graduates of the year 2020 will be invited to another event to celebrate their success with their colleagues. 

Prof. Gregor Rainer

Dean of the Faculty of Science and Medicine

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 The graduates

 Prizes

Prize for the best Master's thesis in Experimental Sciences
Yan Berset

Master of Science in chemistry with the master thesis "New 3‐Mercaptopyruvate Sulfurtransferase Inhibitors".

This prize is offered by the Faculty of Science and Medicine.

Prize for the best Master's thesis in Theoretical Sciences
Kevin Shibli

Master of Science in computer science with the master thesis "Coiled Staircase LRC - Robust Locally Repairable Codes for Distributed Archival Storage".

This prize is offered by the Faculty of Science and Medicine.

BASF Colors & Effects Switzerland SA prize
Gaetano Geraci

Master of Science in Chemistry with a grade average of 5.45 out of 6.

This prize is awarded by BASF Colors & Effects Switzerland SA to the graduate with the highest average grade in the Master of Science in Chemistry.

Prize for the best PhD in Life Sciences
Dr Hana Barosova

PhD in biology of the Adolphe Merkle Institute with the thesis "3D human co-cultures for predicting nanomaterial possible adverse effects on human health with a focus on multi-walled carbon nanotubes".

This prize is offered by the Faculty of Science and Medicine.

Prize for the best Master's thesis in Life Sciences
Laura Dziomber

Master of Science in earth science with the master thesis "A study of the ecomorphology of the shell of extant turtles using geometric morphometrics and its application to fossil turtles".

This prize is offered by the Faculty of Science and Medicine.

Syngenta Crop Protection Monthey SA prize
Charlotte Joller

Master of Science in Biology, option plant-microbe interactions, with a grade average of 5.68 out of 6.

This prize is awarded by Syngenta Crop Protection Monthey SA to the graduate with a Master of Science degree in Biology, option biochemistry or plant-microbe interactions, with the best average grade.

Thürler-Reeb Scholarship
Quentin Vonlanthen

Master of Science in geography with the master thesis "Géotopes fribourgeois d’importance cantonale : approche méthodologique et inventaire" completed in 2019.

This scholarship rewards excellent scientific work (Master, Doctorate or publication) in the fields of mathematics, physics or natural sciences whose author is a native of the canton of Fribourg, or has a strong link to the canton of Fribourg.

Prize for the best PhD in Experimental Sciences
Dr Peng Liu

PhD in chemistry with the thesis "Telechelic Polymers via Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerisation (ROMP)".

This prize is offered by the Faculty of Science and Medicine.

Congratulations!