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Past News 2023

Moments of Discovery

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In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center we invited our members to share a Moment of Discovery with us and 12 research groups are presenting some of their most important discoveries in an online exhibition.

UZH News used five examples to show how research on plants affects our lives.

UZH News (7.12.2023, in German)

UZH News (11.12.2023, in English)

25th Anniversary Symposium of the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center

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Impact of plant sciences on our lives – food, environment, health and knowledge

Save the 8th of December 2023 and look forward to exiting talks given by leading scientists addressing the contribution of plant science research to key challenges of today.

Visit the conference website for program details!

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Traditional medicine in transition

PSC is project partner in a new SOR4D-project funded by SNF/ DEZA:

Link to the SNF Data Portal

The project chaired by PD Dr. Caroline Weckerle at University of Zurich will explore the role of museums as agents of change for effective, safe, culturally embedded, and sustainable knowledge transfer in Uganda. The projectpartners will combine epidemiology, ethnobotany and socio-cultural research to analyze underlying dynamics and interrelations of contemporary knowledge transmission in the field of Traditional Medicine.