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Discussion about communicating research

At this point, it is day 10 of the GPP trip and we have finished visiting all of the Swiss Universities that we were planned to visit.  We have experienced different kinds of presentation styles, different presenter personalities, and various learning environments.  During group discussions following our visits, the topic of communication has surfaced frequently.  … Continue reading Discussion about communicating research

UZH and ETH impressions

my initial impressions of the University of Zurich and of ETH were that they were extremely old, well-funded institutions. They seemed to embody every ideal about the classical academy from the architecture, to the imposing nature of end of term examinations, to the student-advisor relationships. However, when digging a little deeper they still have similar … Continue reading UZH and ETH impressions