Exploring the aging process – Daniel Stähli wins award for the best master’s thesis

Daniel Stähli has won the award for the best nanoscience master’s thesis in 2019. He wrote his excellent thesis about aging processes in the blood-brain barrier at Stanford University (Palo Alto, California, USA) in the laboratory run by Professor Tony Wyss-Coray, one of the leading researchers on the subject of aging. In his nine months […]

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Swiss Nanotechnology – PhD Award Five awards for young scientists

Katharina Kaiser (IBM), Claire Meyer (University of Basel), Shantanu Mishra (Empa), Kazuhiro Morimoto (EPFL) and Daniel Najer (University of Basel) are the winners of this year`s Swiss Nanotechnology PhD Award. The five young scientists impressed the interdisciplinary award committee with their outstanding publications. Each year, the Swiss Micro & Nanotechnology Network (Swiss MNT Network) presents […]

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SNC Image – Award Fascinating images

The postponement of the SNC did not stop us from announcing the results of the latest SNC Image Award. The following fascinating images of the nano world are this year’s winners: «Many thanks for participation and congratulations to the winners!» Further information about the SNC Image Award

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Hydronics – An interdisciplinary investigation of charge and heat transport

The Swiss National Science Foundation recently pledged 2.7 million Swiss francs in funding for the interdisciplinary Sinergia project “Hydronics”. The project is led by Professor Ilaria Zardo of the Department of Physics, and brings together an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Basel, EPFL, Empa and IBM to study charge and heat transport, […]

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Congratulations to the winners of the Nano Image Award

  Many thanks to all participants!

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Patrick Maletinsky receives ERC Consolidator Grant

Three researchers from the University of Basel receive one of the coveted ERC Consolidator Grants from the European Research Council (ERC). Patrick Maletinsky from the Department of Physics, Marek Basler from the Biozentrum, and Dennis Gillingham from the Department of Chemistry will receive a total of 6.7 million Euros over five years. The Consolidator Grants […]

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Congratulations!

The SNI management team has selected the winners of this year’s Nano Image Award. It was not easy as we had so many beautiful pictures to choose from. Many thanks for participating!   The winners are:

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Alex and Felix also have won the European Contest for Young Scientists

The two high school graduates Alex Korocencev and Felix Sewing, who were supported by the SNI and the Department of Physics, have won the European Contest for Young Scientists with their magnetically levitated (maglev) train. The two young researchers had participated in the “Jugend forscht” contest in 2019 and had been awarded the federal prize […]

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Best Poster and Best Talk Award

Congratulations to Thomas Mortelmans for receiving the Best Poster Award and to Luc Driencourt for the Best Talk Award during this year’s Annual Event. At the SNI Annual Event, doctoral students of the SNI PhD School present their scientific results either with a poster or a talk. They crucially contribute to the interdisciplinary exchange among […]

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Honorary membership for Joakim Rüegger

During the Annual Event 2019, Joakim Rüegger was awarded the Honorary Membership of the Swiss Nanoscience Institute (SNI). In his role as Head of Higher Education in the Departement of Education in the Canton of Basel-Stadt, he was extremely committed to the SNI and thus helped to aunch this successful cooperation between the Canton of […]

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