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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. The focus lies on three main topics: physics simulation, augmented- and virtual reality, and artificial intelligence. Join us to learn how these gaming technologies help inspire the future. On January 29, the GTC offers a robot programming workshop for families using the Thymio platform. Children between the age of 9 and 13 are invited to participate. Read more 

10.01.2017

Game Technology Inspires Creativity in Zurich

"Game Technology Inspires Creativity in Zurich". The GTC shines in Marianne Lucien's article for Diplomatic Courier magazine on the future of education and its connection to gaming. Thanks for the kind words! Read more 

03.11.2016

Stéphane Magnenat joins GTC

Stéphane joins the GTC as a senior researcher focusing on the Thymio educational robot platform. He is experienced in augmented reality, interaction design, and agent programming, and has previously worked as a post doctoral researcher at Mobysa, EPFL, and Disney Research Zurich. Read more 

28.10.2016

Fabio Zünd joins GTC

Fabio joins the GTC as managing director with the goal to implement the vision and drive forward research, education, and outreach activities. He recently finished his PhD at the ETH Computer Graphics Lab in the field of Augmented Reality Storytelling. Read more 

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22.02.2017

Old Masters for young students

ETH Zurich’s Collection of Prints and Drawings is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. To mark this occasion, it is not only opening up its extraordinary collection and displaying selected treasures, it is also focusing on attracting a younger audience and intensifying collaboration with ETH researchers. Read more 

21.02.2017

Selenium deficiency promoted by climate change

As a result of climate change, concentrations of the trace element selenium in soils are likely to decrease. Because the selenium content of crops may also be reduced, the risk of selenium deficiency could be increased in many regions of the world. This was shown by a recent study which used data-mining to model the global distribution of selenium. Read more 

21.02.2017

Innovation cannot be taught; it must be learned

ETH President Lino Guzzella welcomed Alexander van der Bellen to the University on Friday, where the Austrian President was shown how ETH is encouraging innovation. Read more 

17.02.2017

Digital reconstruction of teeth

ETH Zurich researchers and Disney Research have produced a new algorithm that allows non-invasive reconstruction of the teeth and gums from digital photos. Read more 

16.02.2017

Voyage to the base of the food chain

On the second leg of the journey around the Antarctic, the research vessel Akademik Treshnikov sets out from Tasmania to the frozen edge of Antarctica, before heading on eastwards to Chile. An oceanographer, whose knowledge of the Southern Ocean was previously limited to theory, blogs from on board. Read more 

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