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Planned cuts to education and research funding in Switzerland spark concerns – SWI swissinfo.ch

Planned cuts to education and research funding in Switzerland spark concerns – SWI swissinfo.ch

A researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) in Dübendorf, near Zurich. Keystone/Gaetan Bally Switzerland is often ranked as one of the world’s most innovative and competitive countries, with a reputation for excellence in science and education. But financial pressures have squeezed the upcoming federal education, research and innovation budget....

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Record-breaking Switzerland: from the world’s steepest railway to the largest igloo – SWI swissinfo.ch

Record-breaking Switzerland: from the world’s steepest railway to the largest igloo – SWI swissinfo.ch

The steepest point on the Stoos funicular railway is 110%, about 47 degrees Keystone/ Urs Flueeler A Swiss train last week set a world record by travelling almost 3,000 kilometres without refuelling. But Switzerland is home to many other technological records. Here are some of the most impressive – and surprising – ones. This content...

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Publisher Frontiers cuts 70 jobs in Switzerland and 600 worldwide

Publisher Frontiers cuts 70 jobs in Switzerland and 600 worldwide

(Symbol image) The reason for the job cuts is the shrinking market for scientific publications and a significant increase in fraudulent articles. Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved The scientific publisher Frontiers, founded in 2007 at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), has to cut 600 jobs in 23 countries. Around...