Exchange Days – Market Competition in the Digital Age

Virtual Brown Bag Lunch Join us during your lunch and discuss with Prof. Dr. Andreas Hefti about Market Competition in the Digital Age. Thursday, April 8 202112:00 – 13:00  Zoom-Link Digital markets produce an abundance of information, which makes attention a competitive resource. We study the implications of competitive attention based on two essential premises: i) People have limited information processing capacities and ii) consideration sets are formed according to the… Read More »Exchange Days – Market Competition in the Digital Age

DSI and DIZH-Speed Dating

On Tuesday, 23 March 2021, starting at 16:00, the first joint digital speed dating event of the DSI and the DIZH Research Cluster will take place. We will be «dating» digitally: completely in line with COVID-19 and in the manner of social distancing.During this event, researchers from the DIZH Research Cluster who are working on digital transformation issues can present their projects and then network digitally with other scientists. We are… Read More »DSI and DIZH-Speed Dating

Immersive Arts and Practices

Public lecture series on concepts of immersion March 16th, March 30th, April 13th, April 27th and May 11th 2021 17:15 – 18:30, online event Concepts of immersion are explored from the different perspectives of fine arts, design, film, music and sound design, with concrete examples and references to historical developments. 16.03. Marcus Maeder (Institute for Computer Music and Sound Technology)  30.03. Hannah Walter (Department of Cultural Analysis, Transdisciplinary Studies) 13.04.… Read More »Immersive Arts and Practices

ZHAW digital presents 14 new DIZH Fellows

ZHAW digital serves as the interface between the ZHAW and DIZH. We will engage with DIZH by dispatching so-called “DIZH-Fellows”. They are highly qualified researchers who will contribute their expertise to the common research cluster and thereby actively shape digital transformation. 

We congratulate the new DIZH Fellows Alireza DarvishyAnnina ZyssetCarmen KochChristian RappChristiane HohensteinChristoph BauerElsa Liste LamasFatemeh Mohammadi AminMarcello RighiMaryam RezayatiRegina BetzRicardo ChavarriagaVictor Garcia and Wolfgang Tress.

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Invitation to DIZH Research Cluster on 4 February 2021

The event series of the DIZH Research Cluster addresses researchers of the UZH, the ZHAW, the ZHdK and the PHZH as well as further interested people. It offers them the opportunity to network and to discuss projects pertaining to digitalisation. During the Kick-off event on 23 November 2020, which has attracted more than 90 people, the organisers decided to set up future meetings in the format form follows function. This format allows us to respond to the varying needs of interested parties; a chosen format will thus suit its intended purpose. The following events offer the researchers an opportunity to get to know one another and discuss possible collaborations.

Next event: 

Thursday, 4 February 2021

11-12 am (Check-In: 10:45)

DIZH Research Cluster bei Wonder

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DIZH Picking Up Steam

An article by Roger Nickl on DIZH has been published in the UZH News. You can find the whole article here.

In the next 10 years, the joint digitalization initiative by Zurich’s higher education institutions aims to explore the effects and opportunities of digitalization and develop innovative technologies. The initiative is now gradually taking shape, and the first round of calls for research and innovation projects has been launched.

Last January, the Parliament of the Canton of Zurich unanimously approved funding for the DIZH of CHF 108 million over the next 10 years – which is about one-third of the CHF 300 million budgeted for the initiative.

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