Preparing for the era of quantum technologies
Quantum breakthroughs are opening up enormous horizons. In this race between science and diplomacy, Geneva holds a key role.
What’s so super about superconductivity?
John Letzing, a journalist at the World Economic Forum, recently sat down with Prof. Carmine Senatore to discuss the fascinating realm of superconducting technologies. While the scientific community initially buzzed with excitement over claims of achieving room-temperature superconductivity,...
Carmine Senatore maps superconductivity technologies for the World Economic Forum
Professor at the Faculty of Science, Carmine Senatore is the first UNIGE expert to collaborate with the World Economic Forum on a "transformation map". His mission: to raise the profile of superconducting technologies in economic and political circles.
|Hop> an innovative quantum physics game
João Ferreira, PhD researcher at the DQMP, UNIGE and the recipient of the Cogito grant, has completed the development of his innovative quantum physics board game, |Hop>.
Physics resonates, concert-conference
What is a resonance ? How does sound propagate through the air ? With Professor Dirk van der Marel, a renowned physicist from the University of Geneva, the Geneva Brass will explore the intricacies of physics in music during a concert-conference. Budding scientists or amateurs, students,...
João Ferreira received the Cogito Grant with |Hop>
João Ferreira received the Cogito grant for his project "Teaching quantum with |Hop>".
Innovative cutting tools for high-tech alloys
The Department of Quantum Matter Physics (DQMP) has just been awarded a major INNOSUISSE grant for an initiative launched with the Geneva-based company Eskenazi SA, a leader in the manufacture of cutting tools for microtechnology. Founded in 1916 by Marcel Eskenazi, this company is distinguished...
Adrien Waelchli presents his thesis in 180 seconds
My Thesis in 180 seconds is back ! The University of Geneva is organizing for the 5th time the regional final of this competition.
RTS1 CQFD Les cartes postales de l’invisible: la physique – interview of Prof. Christoph Renner
Objects, beings, phenomena that reveal the intimacy of the world around us. So many invisible territories that science is regularly confronted with. Huma Khamis takes you on a journey of discovery of invisible science.
Irene Cucchi presents her thesis … in comics
Irene Cucchi successfully defended her thesis at the DQMP, UNIGE. For several years, she has been conducting research in a new field of materials physics, at the crossroads of two major advances in condensed matter physics: the discovery of two-dimensional crystals and the discovery of topological ...
RTS1 CQFD Le noir plus noir que noir, interview of Prof. Alberto Morpurgo
There was the black colour. There is now an even more black coulour. An ultra-black that is of particular interest to artists who can now rely on scientists to get ever closer to the black.
The word of the academicians – Thierry Giamarchi explains the word
On the occasion of its 350th birthday, the French Academy of Sciences produced short films entitled "The word of the academicians".
LTA : a new technology platform to reinforce enterprises’ innovation
The Laboratory of Advanced Technology (LTA) is a joint platform of the University of Geneva and the HES-SO Genève designed to reinforce the interactions between academic institutions and industries, essential for the emergence of innovative technologies. The LTA provides small, medium and large...
L’Oreille des Kids
Experience physics directly, slip into the skin of researchers and become the actor of exciting experiences, this is the aim of the broadcast l'Oreille des Kids which transposes the approach of the PhysiScope to television. This fruitful collaboration with the Swiss TV channel RTS encourages 7-10...
SUPRA100 at the Galerie Eurêka
SUPRA100 is a travelling art & science exhibition dedicated to superconductivity. It presents in an original way this phenomenon of great technological promise for the future. Furthermore, SUPRA100 is a very unique vector to reach the public. It brings people normally not interested in science in...
Discussion about nanotechnologies with specialists – April 30
In the context of the touring exhibition about nano- technologies organised by the Fédération Romande des Consommateurs (FRC) in collaboration with UNIL, Prof. Christoph Renner (UNIGE) will participate in the café scientifique of April prepared by the association "Bancs publics".
Arts et sciences au diapason de la supraconductivité
L’Université de Genève (UNIGE) et le Pôle de recherche national MaNEP ouvrent demain pour le grand public le deuxième volet des festivités liées au centenaire de la découverte de la supraconductivité par une série d’événements unissant la physique, les arts plastiques et les arts ...