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EUROPE: Call for researchers

Study By 2 enero, 2017 No Comments

The “ERA Chairs” are intended to help develop research excellence in low performing research and innovation Member States and regions*. Universities or other eligible research institutions with currently low levels of participation in the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, which have a demonstrated potential and concrete plan for research excellence, will be selected by the Commission to appoint outstanding research leaders: the “ERA Chairs holder” and his/her research team.

ETH ZURICH: Disney Research

Jobs, Study By 14 octubre, 2016 No Comments

The ETH  is one of the best engineering universities in the world. That is why the “Disney Research Zurich (DRZ)” – the only Walt Disney research lab at a European university – was opened there six years ago. The director of the  lab at ETH Zurich, Markus Gross, revealed what innovations the researchers are working on, affording a glimpse into the future of animated film. Markus Gross offers an insight into his team’s activities; behind him is the inventor Gyro Gearloose, who inspired Gross to do a degree in engineering in the first place.