First Winner of SSPH+ ScienceFlashTalk 2019

Totally 15 PhD students were trained in speed-talking and produced a video which was evaluated by a jury consisting of journalists and PR experts. Four students of the best eight videos competed in Bern during our SSPH+ Faculty Meeting on 12 June 2019. Lianne Gonsalves convinced the audience that voted for her.
Find more information here.

Support of SAGW for fee waivers

Thanks to the support of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences SAGW, three fee waivers will be available for external PhD students to cover their fees of the course:

30 September, 7 + 14 October 2019 Social_status, social interactions and capital: social science applications in public health
»Register online by 30 August 2019
Dr. Kristen Jafflin, University of Basel
Dr. Stéphane Cullati, University of Geneva

For inquiries, please contact Ann Walser (


SSPH+ PhD Abstract Award

Magali Leyvraz and Giulia Pestoni, students of the SSPH+ PhD Program in Public Health from IUMSP Lausanne and EBPI Zürich, are amongst the the winners of the this year’s SSPH+ PhD Abstract Award.

In total, 28 abstracts were submitted to the Swiss Public Health Conference 2018 by PhD students supervised by an SSPH+ Faculty member.

Congratulations to the winners!