Corona: Prof. Dr. Stefan Boes elected to expert group
The "Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force" advises the authorities in connection with the corona pandemic. Now Prof. Dr. Stefan Boes, Professor of Health Economics, has been appointed as a member of the expert group "Economics".
This year’s Swiss HR Barometer combines two major trends: digitisation, and an aging society. Almost 40 percent of those surveyed can imagine working beyond retirement age. Job satisfaction decreases as digitisation of an employee’s tasks increases.
"Pathway of the University": journey through 400 years
On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, the University of Lucerne realized a guided tour through the city of Lucerne. In an informative and entertaining way, this tour presents important milestones in the rocky road that led to the founding of the University on October 1, 2000.
Global ethical discourse at the University of Lucerne
The next "Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context LSUE" will take place in summer 2021. Now the first lecturers are known – including the President of the ICRC, Peter Maurer, and Leoluca Orlando, Mayor of Palermo. Registration is possible from now on.
An international team under the co-lead of members of the University of Lucerne have developed recommendations for the surveillance of cancer-related fatigue. These recommendations will contribute to improving health and quality of life of survivors of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancers.
Flexworker - motives, opportunities and challenges
There are many reasons why people choose flexible forms of work. The high level of flexibility offers many possibilities, but also requires personal responsibility. This is shown in a study by Dr. Lea Rutishauser and Dr. Anja Feierabend on motives, opportunities and challenges of flexworkers.
Coronavirus: the University of Lucerne goes digital
Given the recent developments regarding the spread of COVID-19 the University of Lucerne will go digital as of March 16. The continuous functioning of the University is guaranteed. This includes research, teaching, executive education and administrative services.
72 per cent of all Swiss nationals now own smart products. The majority of the population views smart products very positively. A key role is played by the trust in the appliances, as the first representative study in Switzerland on the topic has shown.
Start of the call for the third "Lucerne Summer University" in Ethics under the patronage of UNESCO
The third edition of the international summer academy "Ethics in a Global Context" will start at the beginning of June 2020. Lecturers from various countries and disciplines have confirmed their participation, including the president of the ICRC Peter Maurer.