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16.06.2017

Thymio workshop at the Informatiktage 2017

A lot of playful learning went on. Read more 

14.05.2017

Bob Sumner speaks at the WVRF17

The Game Technology Center was present in the 2nd  Edition of the World VR Forum. Read more 

02.05.2017

Two new members join the GTC

The GTC is happy to welcome Julia Chatain and Fábio Porfírio to the team Read more 

24.01.2017

Bob Sumner speaks at TEDx Zurich 2016

Watch Bob Sumner's TEDx talk about Augmented Creativity on youtube. Read more 

16.01.2017

Game Technology Conference at the Ludicious Game Festival

The GTC organizes a half-day innovative technology program at the Ludicious Zurich Game Festival on January 26, 2017. Read more 

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21.07.2017

“Asphalt has a major downside”

Together with scientists from Empa, ETH Professor Jan Carmeliet studied the latest heatwave last June. ETH News asked him where is the most pleasant place to be in Zurich in summer, and which structural measures should be taken to protect cities from extreme heat events. Read more 

19.07.2017

“It’s always a compromise”

Digitalisation simplifies many aspects of our everyday life, but it also creates new risks. Srdjan Capkun, Professor for Information Security, explains how to find the right balance between convenience and security. Read more 

18.07.2017

"Don't rely on your holidays to make you happy"

Travel and happiness have a complicated relationship – even the Stoics were aware of this. An interview with philosopher Michael Hampe on the opportunities and risks that come with travelling. Read more 

17.07.2017

Unbalanced wind farm planning exacerbates fluctuations

If European countries cooperated better in the field of wind energy, wind power output would fluctuate less. This is the conclusion reached by a group of energy and climate researchers at ETH Zürich and Imperial College London, who for the first time have combined a long-term analysis of predominant weather patterns with Europe-wide wind electricity generation. Read more 

14.07.2017

Mountain forests don’t need humans – but we need them

Forests in the mountain regions of our planet are fragile ecosystems, suffering from the impact of climate change. However, to survive in the long-term, these ecosystems do not need human intervention. It is rather the humans in the mountain regions who depend on healthy forests and the protection they provide. Read more 

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