Challenge Accepted: High-speed AI Drone Overtakes World-Champion Drone Racers
In a milestone for artificial intelligence (AI), the AI system “Swift”, designed by UZH researchers, has beaten the world champions in drone racing – a result that seemed unattainable just a few years ago. The AI-piloted drone was trained in a simulated…
Top marks for new major projects at the University of Zurich
In the evaluation of new national research infrastructures, the University of Zurich (UZH) performs excellently: With five out of 14 prioritized major projects, UZH places itself at the unofficial top.
The Influence of Retirement on Language and Communication
Language and communication fulfill key functions such as strengthening ties between people, ensuring independence and improving people’s well-being. But what happens when we retire? The VARIAGE research project is now exploring this question.
Drought, storms, forest fires. The threats posed by climate change have become a reality and know no limits (or national borders). It is vital that we find the right course of action now to prevent future worst-case scenarios.
The newly established Postdoc Team Award allows UZH to recognize outstanding interdisciplinary research. The inaugural award has gone to two teams conducting research on topics that are highly relevant to society.
Encouraging young academics, developing talent, widening access to higher education: the UZH Foundation manages UZH’s student grant fund, creating even closer ties with the university’s grant offices to increase access to education and support young and gifted…