Initiatives in Organizational Units

Working groups and initiatives within organizational units are important to implement sustainability at UZH. You can get engaged in an existing group in your unit or get in contact with similar initiatives in other organizational units.  

Is your working group missing? Please send us an email info@sustainability.uzh.ch.

Organizational unit Topics  Contact/ Further information
MNF Sustainability Committee
  • Empowering/funding student sustainability projects
  • Sustainability in day-to-day faculty life
  • Sustainability in teaching, research, and campus operations

Sara Petchey

sustainable[at]mnf.uzh.ch

MNF Sustainability Committee

Science Lab UZH
  • Sustainability in teaching
  • Outreach science and sustainability
  • Sustainability in day-to-day faculty life (together with MNF Sustainability Committee)

Morana Mihaljević

morana.mihaljevic[at]

sciencelab.uzh.ch

Science Lab UZH

Working Group on Green Labs
  • Reducing energy and waste in laboratories (approx. five organiza-tional units are involved)

Somara Gantenbein

gantenbein[at]

sustainability.uzh.ch

Center of Dental Medicine
  • Sustainability in day-to-day department life

Gwen Leyssens

gwen.leyssens[at]zzm.uzh.ch

Department of Geography
  • Sustainability in day-to-day department life
  • Air travel
  • Outreach 

sustainability[at]geo.uzh.ch

Sustainability Task Force

Department of Informatics
  • Sustainability in day-to-day department life

Office material: Marina Josipovic

josipovic[at]ifi.uzh.ch

IT/Technology: Mikail Douis

douis[at]ifi.uzh.ch

Department of Physics
  • Sustainability in day-to-day department life

Johan Chang

sustainability[at]physik.uzh.ch

Sustainability working group

Department of Political Science
  • Sustainability in day-to-day department life (IT, shared space)
  • Air travel

Oliver Strijbis

strijbis[at]ipz.uzh.ch

Department of Psychology
  • Air travel

Charlotte Kukowski

c.kukowski[at]

psychologie.uzh.ch

Department of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany and Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

  • Sustainability in day-to-day department life / in the Botanical Garden
  • Air travel
  • Dialogue/Communication/ Sensitization
  • Sustainability in research, teaching and operations

Léa Frachon

lea.frachon[at]systbot.uzh.ch

Sustainability

English Department
  • Sustainability in day-to-day department life

Angelika Kapfer 

angelika.kapfer[at]es.uzh.ch

Institute of Sociology
  • Sustainability in day-to-day department life

John Flury 

flury[at]soziologie.uzh.ch

Chair of Organization and Management
  • Air travel

Theresa Langenmayr

theresa.langenmayr[at] business.uzh.ch