The OCCR has been conducting research into the health effects of climate change for some time and is now stepping up its research activities in this important area. Together with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Bern, the OCCR is establishing a professorship for Climate Impacts on Public Health. The new position is to be filled as quickly as possible. The closing date for applications is 8 March 2024.
Read the job advertisement.
The third drilling season of Beyond EPICA in the Antarctic has come to an end. After two months of hard fieldwork, the team, which also included researchers from the Oeschger Centre, has reached a depth of 1836 metres in the ice sheet.
OCCR President Thomas Stocker and Jakob Schwander, a former OCCR member, have been honoured with one of the most important and highly endowed science prizes in Europe.
Hans Oeschger Medal
Climate facts 2023
Paper of the month
An international study co-authored by OCCR researcher Ana Vicedo warns that ozone-related deaths will rise significantly in many parts of the world over the next two decades unless current climate and air quality regulations are strengthened. The findings of the study published in the journal One Earth are based on an examination of short-term exposure to ground-level ozone and daily mortality in 406 cities in 20 countries and regions.
05. June 2024
until 08. June 2024
University of Bern, UniS, Room 003, Switzerland
Researchers from history, archaeology, environmental and climate sciences of the Universities of Bern and Yale organize the conference ‘Climate of the past and societal responses to environmental changes.’ It takes place 5 – 8 June 2024 in Bern.
20. June 2024
University of Bern, Exakte Wissenschaften Room 099, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
01. September 2024
until 06. September 2024
3rd floor WEST
+41 31 684 31 45