Upcoming events

MCID Annual Event 2024: 4th July

Details to follow

See here for information about upcoming MCID seminars.

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Past MCID events

Symposium on the revision of the Swiss Epidemics Act

16th January 2024

This information event on the revision of the Swiss Epidemics Act was open to all and aimed at scientists, representatives from administration and politics, as well as people from civil society interested in the topic. See here for more information and copies of presentations: in English, auf Deutsch (event held in German).

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.