Projects

RESPONSE PhD Projects

Project title

Research field

Host Org.

Secondment partner

EpiBreed: Unlocking Epigenetic Variation to Breed Sustainable Crops in a Changing Climate (ESR01)

Plant Science, transgenerational epigenetics, bioinformatics, statistics

UZH

MWSchmid GmbH, Switzerland

Wheat responses in changing climates studied by Asian varieties as underexploited genetic and genomic resources (ESR02)

Plant science, bioinformatics

UZH

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT, Mexico)

Developing a source-to-sink value chain for Swiss industrial carbon dioxide via a holistic approach (ESR03)

Energy science, social sciences or engineering/system sciences

ETH

German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ,  Germany

Bellona Europa, Belgium

Energy transition and the transport sector – assessing the impact of European and national policies on future drive technology mixes, energy use, and emission pathways (ESR04)

Energy science, cimate and energy policy, innovation studies

ETH

Swiss Energy Foundation (SES), Switzerland

Engineering the Policy-Enabled Transition to Sustainable Multi-Energy Microgrids (ESR05)

Energy systems,  energy economics and policy

ETH

Swiss Federal Office of Energy, Switzerland

Plant reproduction: chromatin-based controls in the reproductive lineage (ESR06)

Plant science, microscopy imaging and image processing, cell biology, plant development

UZH

Bitplane, Switzerland

The role of biodiversity in sustainable energy transitions for charcoal (ESR07)

Land-use decisions, sustainability, social-ecological research and ecology, energy sciences

UZH

Nitidae, France

WWF, Belgium

Towards improving forage productivity under future climates (ESR08)

Plant science, Quantitative genetics, statistics, Applied plant breeding

ETH

Barenbrug, France