AMI alum recognized with grant
Adolphe Merkle Institute alum Baptiste Monney has received the University of Fribourg's 2022 Thürler-Heeb Grant. This grant is awarded by the Faculty of Science and Medicine to junior researchers to assist…
International award for AMI director
The Adolphe Merkle Institute chair of Polymer Chemistry and Materials, Prof. Christoph Weder, has been honored with the Anselme Payen Award of the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Cellulose and Renewable…
AMI professor to join global academy
The Adolphe Merkle Institute's Assistant Professor Jovana Milic has been selected as one of 39 new members of the Global Young Academy, whose goal is to give a voice to young researchers around the world.
Faculty prize for AMI PhD
Adolphe Merkle Institute alum Hana Barosova has been awarded the 2020 Faculty Prize for best doctoral thesis in life sciences at the University of Fribourg.
AMI alum awarded best thesis prize
Adolphe Merkle Institute alum Omar Rifaie Graham (Macromolecular Chemistry) has been awarded the University of Fribourg's prize for best experimental thesis.
Award goes to AMI team to promote professional role confidence
Adolphe Merkle Institute Professors Alke Fink and Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser, along with Dr. Sofia Martin Caba, are one of two recipients of the inaugural 2019 Materials Today Agents of Change Award.
Best thesis prize goes to AMI graduate
Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) graduate Dr. Céline Calvino has been awarded the 2019 Chorafas Prize for the best doctoral thesis in natural sciences at the University of Fribourg, which focused on the…
The annual report is back
Our latest annual report is now available online. Read about our 10th anniversary outreach activities, as well as about AMI's contributions to the NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials, and our research.
European funding to help find order amid chaos
The Adolphe Merkle Institute's chair of Soft Matter Physics at the University of Fribourg, Professor Ullrich Steiner, has been awarded a prestigious ERC Advanced Grant by the European Research Council.…