In the canton of Lucerne, 15% of the adult population were infected with the coronavirus and developed antibodies against SARS-Cov-2. These are the preliminary results of the national «Corona Immunitas» study, which is coordinated by the «Swiss School of Public Health» and carried out in the canton of Lucerne by the University of Lucerne in cooperation with the Lucerne Cantonal Hospital (LUKS).
How many people have already been infected with the Corona virus in the Canton of Lucerne? Researchers from the Department of Health Sciences and Medicine together with the Lucerne Cantonal Hospital want to find out as part of a national study.
The Institute for Social Ethics (ISE) receives funding of CHF 288,000 for a research project from the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI). ISE director Prof. Dr. Peter G. Kirchschläger was also elected to two committees.
In order to contain the Corona pandemic, the Federal Council and the Canton of Lucerne have decided on more stringent measures. Among other things, this means that only loans are possible at the ZHB location Uni/PH and that the library and building will close earlier.
Dr. Mira Burri has become the first researcher at the University of Lucerne to receive a grant from the European Research Council (ERC). With this grant in the amount of 1.6 million euros, she will investigate the effects of the data-driven economy on international trade law.
Sara Ilić combines economics and ethics in her doctoral thesis. She is supported by the Hanns Seidel
Foundation with a doctoral scholarship.
Der "Schweizer Human-Relations-Barometer" misst regelmässig die Einstellungen, Wahrnehmungen, Stimmungen und Absichten von Beschäftigten in der Schweiz. Für den Zeitraum 2021 bis 2024 wurde erneut ein Förderbeitrag des Schweizerischen Nationalfonds (SNF) gesprochen.
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".
On October 6, 2020, the Swiss writer Adolf Muschg was a guest at the University of Lucerne. As part of the lecture series "Identity (s)", the professor emeritus for German language and literature spoke about homeland and identity.
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.
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