Do plants get sick? Do plants have an immune system? How does a fungal infection look like on the leaves? These and many more were the questions that Pilar, a PhD student in plant pathology, answered. She shared with us her fascination for plant diseases and took us on a journey about the life of... Continue Reading →
A group of us came together for an interdisciplinary speed dating! How it worked:at each table, two people sat facing each other. Each table had a cup filled with questions. The two participants picked questions in alternating order and answered them. After 10 minutes, the partners are swapped and the circle is repeated. The event... Continue Reading →
Salvatore Daniele took us on an exploration of western science and eastern wisdom! The talk was interspersed with short meditation based on eye contact and touch, to establish a sense of connectedness, reality, here and now. Abstract: I’m a scientist, I’m curious and above all I’m an experimenter , I like to play with things... Continue Reading →
On June 4th, we held a workshop on the theme of Climate Change. Climate change is nowadays an ubiquitous word, however how many of us know the facts, and are able to sustain backed up arguments on this topic? We wanted to explore the facts and stories surrounding our climate from a different perspective. We... Continue Reading →
In February 2018 we held a vernissage of the Science in the Objective exhibit. The exhibition features the 13 selected photographs from our scientific photography contest. The photographs were exhibited at the Student Project House, ETH, for the following 2 weeks. Here are some pictures from the Vernissage!