21st October 2020
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".

7th October 2020
Job satisfaction decreases with digitisation

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.

1st October 2020
"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.

21st September 2020
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.

18th September 2020
Surveillance of cancer-related fatigue

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.

25th June 2020
Best published PhD Article Award 2020

Kathryn Dawson-Townsend won the SSPH+ "Best published PhD Article Award” 2020.

24th June 2020
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.

12th March 2020
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.

19th February 2020
High acceptance for smart products

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.

19th December 2019
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.

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