Events and News

News, events, and important dates

All on-site events follow the currently applicable safety protocols.
  • Save-the-date:
    Our first-ever PhD retreat will take place from 13-14 September 2021 in Laax, GR!
  • PhD Welcome Event and Social:
    Monday, September 20, 2021, from 16:30 h onwards at ASVZ.
  • Congratulations to our PhD students Gianluca De Nard and Michele Pelli. Gianluca won a FAN Fellowship to support his post-doctoral research, and Michele was successful with a FAN grant to fund his research stay abroad. Congratulations to both of them!
  • Proud to announce that SFI PhD Student Winta Beyene has won a SNSF doc.CH grant to fund her PhD research. Her research interest covers the impact of climate change on the financial system and household finance. Currently, her work mainly focuses on the impact of climate change risks on credit markets. SNSF Doc.CH scholarships fund the dissertations for the most promising young researchers in Switzerland.
  • SFI PhD Student Alexandra Matyunina has been awarded the Swiss National Science Foundation’s Doc.CH grant. The grant funds promising young researchers during their PhD dissertation. Alexandra will investigate the benefits of bank lending specialization in economic development and her main advisor is Prof. Steven Ongena. Congratulations!
  • Our PhD Candidates Gianluca de Nard, Yushi Peng and Gazi Kabas have each won a "Candoc" grant for their proposed research projects. Candoc funding goes toward promising young academics who would like to work on an excellent PhD thesis at the University of Zurich, and we are excited for our junior researchers! Congratulations!

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