34 Beiträge in Kategorie: What’s new

  • · by Hoda Allahbakhshi · in Research, What's new

    Barrier-free Zurich for all

    ZuriACT, a joint project of UZH and the City of Zurich for barrier-free and inclusive mobility, has systematically collected and enriched accessibility features in collaboration with the public. During the presentation at an international conference, the key ideas were captured graphically – in the sense of visual storytelling.

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    · by Autor*innenkollektiv Geography Teacher Training · in Teaching and studying, What's new

    «Geographie ist eigentlich ein mega trauriges Fach»

    Dieser Aussage einer Geographie-Lehrperson der Sekundarstufe I gehen wir vom Team «Geography Teacher Training» in der aktuellen Ausgabe der GeoAgenda nach und fragen: Wie können wir globale Herausforderungen im Fachunterricht thematisieren, ohne primär zukunftspessimistische Gedanken auszulösen?

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  • · by Jennifer Susan Adams · in Research, What's new

    “Thermal Lens”: Explaining thermal remote sensing in a podcast series

    Identifying urban heat islands or monitoring plant health from space are just two examples of applications of thermal remote sensing. In this new podcast series, experts discuss topics ranging from satellite mission design and products from both traditional and new space perspectives, and applications in agronomy and urban planning and more.

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  • · by Itta Bauer · in Campus, What's new

    «Coming Home» ans GIUZ – ein voller Erfolg

    35 Geographie-Lehrpersonen aus den Kantonen Zürich, Schwyz, Schaffhausen, St. Gallen und Thurgau verbrachten einen Nachmittag am GIUZ und erhielten Einblick in die grosse Vielfalt der Themen und Aktivitäten am Institut.

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  • · by Ifigeneia Dimitrakou · in Teaching and studying, What's new

    Integrating socially meaningful research into university teaching: A new toolkit

    ZÜRI URBAN, the teaching-research initiative of the Social Geography and Urban Studies group, published a comprehensive toolkit to support social science educators in integrating collaborative research into university curricula.

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  • · by Team Helvetiq/Sara Landolt · in What's new

    In 30 Tagen durch die Schweiz – Einblicke in ungeahnte Orte

    Noch auf der Suche nach einem Last-Minute-Weihnachtsgeschenk? Wie wäre es mit einer Entdeckungsreise durch die Schweiz? Abseits der ausgetretenen Pfade führen 30 Essays durch das kleine Stadt-Agglo-Alpenland.

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  • · by Dave Kurath · in Teaching and studying, What's new

    «Man hat absolut keine Kontrolle»

    Ich studiere Geographie im Master und habe kürzlich als Proband an der 83. ESA Parabelflugkampagne in Bordeaux teilgenommen – eine einzigartige Erfahrung! Das Experiment des UZH Space Hub untersuchte die Krümmung der Wirbelsäule während verschiedener Schwerkraftphasen.

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  • · by Markus Egli · in Teaching and studying, What's new

    Study geochronology in one of Switzerland’s most spectacular landscapes

    How can we determine when certain landscape changes took place? What are appropriate dating techniques? How should they be interpreted? And what does this mean for the reconstruction of past climates? These were some of the guiding questions of the 14th edition of the Geochronology Summer School in Morteratsch.

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  • · by Michael Zemp · in Research, What's new

    “Every tenth of a degree counts”

    The One Planet Polar Summit in Paris brought together representatives from science, business, civil society, and politics from more than 40 glacier and polar countries. The aim was to share the latest findings in cryosphere and glacier research and to close the gap between science and politics in view of the climate crisis.

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  • · by Monika Kriemler Fritsche · in History, What's new

    The Dufour map: a masterpiece of cartography and testimony to a nation in the making

    In 1848, Switzerland was given a new constitution. It laid the foundation for the modern federal state. This was graphically illustrated by the Dufour Map, the first official map series. To mark the 175th anniversary of the Federal Constitution, the Federal Office of Topography swisstopo is making the first edition of the Dufour Map digitally available. Auf Deutsch lesen 🇩🇪

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