Upcoming events

See here for information about upcoming MCID seminars.

Symposium on the revision of the Swiss Epidemics Act

This information event on the revision of the Swiss Epidemics Act is open to all and is aimed at scientists, representatives from administration and politics, as well as people from civil society who are interested in the topic. The event will be held in German. See here for more information and to register for the event.

Tuesday, 16th January 2024, 14.00, University of Bern, University Main Building (Hauptgebäude)


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Past MCID events

Franxini boot camp on politics, open to MCID and OCCR Members

7th and 8th June 2023. See here for more details.

Ethics and Policy Lab workshop: Reflecting on ethical dimensions of your research and obtaining ethics approval

7th March 2023, 13.30-17.00.

See here for more details.

MCID @ the University of Bern Nacht der Forschung ("Achtung, Ansteckend")

Saturday 10th September, 16.00-00.00

This was a public in-person event. See here for more details.

MCID monkeypox event

Wednesday 29th June 2022, 18.00-19.00

This was a public event held using Twitter spaces. Click here for a full sound recording of the event as welll as more information.

MCID Opening Event

June 9th and 10th 2022

Click here for a full program and more information about the event to mark the official opening of the MCID.

MCID Omicron Event

December 8th, 2021

The MCID-Omicron event, "The SARS-CoV-2 variant Omicron: a snapshot of where we are", took place on 8th December 2021. Please see here for more details and for a full recording of the event.