Organisation & StaffCareers

Awards and Honors are Part of Professional Development

Recognition through professional awards and honors can advance your career and open doors to leadership opportunities.

Freedom of expression – it’s not just for science

How can Eawag maintain its capacity as a trusted source of objective scientific information, and at the same time, respect the rights of its...

BiodiversityEcosystemsPollutantsSocietyCareers

Turning SETAC's Young Environmental Scientists Meeting virtual

End of February, we, the Student Advisory Council of SETAC Europe, successfully held the biannual (European) Young Environmental Scientists (YES)...

WastewaterCareers

“Goethe is dead!”

A conversation about hydrology, advanced statistics, and the age of specialists.

Organisation & Staff

Why I do not have a 10-year plan for Eawag

Long term plans often fail in the face of unanticipated challenges and opportunities.  I feel that Eawag is best guided by the principle of identifyin...

SocietyScientific Publishing

The How's of Science Communication

In this time of world, where communicating science is more important than ever, here are some tips that I learnt in my tryst with Science...

SocietyScientific Publishing

The Why’s of Science Communication

“As scientists, our job does not end with making science; it ends with making science available and accessible to the common person.”
 

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Letter from Cape Town

Cape Town made headlines in 2018 as one of the first metropolitan areas that risked running out of water. I spent a part of my sabbatical to learn how...

WastewaterWater & DevelopmentSociety

Ubiquitous data are here to improve flood management

We engineers have always been able to predict urban flooding, but we were never really sure how good our predictions were. Mostly, because observed...

Organisation & StaffWater & DevelopmentSocietyCareers

Science communication – the future of inclusivity & equity in science!

Earlier this year, we attempted to change the format of conference sessions by inviting scientists based on 4 criteria: the #ABCD_conference approach....

Janet Hering, Director of Eawag, and Océane Dayer, WWF Switzerland
Organisation & StaffSocietyCareers

Why I am co-Chair of SDSN Switzerland

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for...

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Ubiquitous data are here to improve flood management

We engineers have always been able to predict urban flooding, but we were never really sure how good our predictions were. Mostly, because observed...

Organisation & StaffWater & DevelopmentSocietyCareers

Science communication – the future of inclusivity & equity in science!

Earlier this year, we attempted to change the format of conference sessions by inviting scientists based on 4 criteria: the #ABCD_conference approach....

Janet Hering, Director of Eawag, and Océane Dayer, WWF Switzerland
Organisation & StaffSocietyCareers

Why I am co-Chair of SDSN Switzerland

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for...