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Stéfano

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After a graduation in automation engineering at Politecnico di Milano, I started a career in management consulting, a completely different field that I found to be very fascinating. During these years at Deloitte Consulting I discovered a strong interest in business challenges, which is the reason why I am starting a Master of Science in…

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Filippo

Thanks to the support of the Hubert Tuor Foundation I will have the opportunity to deepen my knowledge in spine surgery through 1-year fellowship program at the Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute in Milan, Italy. The training focus of this year will be the treatment of spinal degenerative deformity and will begin in August 2021. Parallel to…

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Belinda

Thanks to the Hubert Tuor Foundation, I received the financial support I needed to complete my medical studies at the University of Lausanne. It is not easy to find a way to finance a master’s degree through student jobs in addition to medical studies with a very sustained and demanding rhythm, scientific research work and…

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Camille

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I am a PhD candidate in Biology at the University of Geneva since 2017. In 2020 I took part of the “PhD Booster”, an initiative of the Faculty of Medicine which promotes fundamental biomedical research. Even though it is constantly paving the path of all new therapeutic strategies, fundamental research is often unknown to the…

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Charlotte

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After obtaining a Master degree in Bioengineering from the Swiss Institute of Technology in Lausanne, I wanted to direct my career towards a more entrepreneurial direction and in particular in the management of new technologies. During my Master’s project at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California, I had the chance to experience the vibrant…

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ADRIAN

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I am a student in Medicine at the University of Geneva. Following my Bachelor’s project and my Master’s thesis, I have developed a strong interest in global health, and I intend to work in this field in parallel to my clinical work. In order to develop the statistical and epidemiological skills necessary to work in…

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Guillaume

I obtained a 242 grant from the Hubert Tuor Foundation to cover expenses for publishing a scientific article open-access. After completing my master in biology, I did some civil service at a nature protection NGO. They had gathered an impressive amount of data but were lacking the time, skills and an impulse to analyse them…

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Tarek

After graduating as a Bachelor of Science, in applied chemistry from the University of Damas and biochemistry from the University of Geneva, the grant from the Hubert Tuor Foundation has provided me with the financial support I need to take a Master’s degree in biochemistry at the University of Geneva. I am aiming for a…

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Laura Roxanne

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It’s all about giving back a little. A little of your time, a little of your energy, a little of you love and a little of your abilities. The Hubert Tuor Foundation offers a unique opportunity to take part of their philanthropic mission for a 6-month internship in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This initiative represents the foundation…

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Ana Paula

After having obtained a bachelor’s degree in french and comparative literature (School of Humanities) from the UNIGE, I decided to pursue a masters degree in digital communication starting in september 2018. Not only did my academic education in literature help me gain a lot of knowledge in terms of textual analysis and Fine Arts Culture,…

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Diego

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My time at swissnex Boston was an amazing experience that I truly enjoyed. I met many wonderful people and learned a lot in many ways – despite (or maybe also because of) the coronavirus difficulties. In the end even a startup resulted from my time in Boston. Thank you so much for making all this…

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Giacomo

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I am a Swiss board certified gynecologist. I completed my medical education at the University of Lausanne and obtained my doctoral thesis at the University of Zurich. My main clinical and research interest is breast cancer treatment. I am particularly interested in the de-escalation of axillary surgery and the clinical management and epidemiology of breast…

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Catarina

Through the Hubert Tuor Foundation, I have been able to continue my medical studies at the University of Geneva. Having difficulty reconciling these intensive studies with extracurricular work, this bursary has allowed me to have not only financial but also psychological stability. Thanks to this help, I was able to appreciate my studies much better…

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BENJAMIN

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Automation, if properly used, has the potential to dramatically improve our everyday lives. It could preserve us from dangerous and strenuous tasks, or simply make impossible things until now become a reality. One of the major challenges to make our robots intelligent is to give them the ability to perceive and understand the environment around…

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Krikor

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The Hubert Tuor Foundation offered me a grant for my studies of Master of Science – Chemical Biology at the University of Geneva. I arrived to Geneva after interrupting my undergraduate studies in Chemistry at Aleppo University due to the war. In Switzerland, I learned french and passed the exams ECUS (Complementary examination of the…

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Thomas

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I contacted the Hubert Tuor Foundation when l was looking for funding to partially finance my internship at swissnex Boston, the Swiss Consulate of Science and Technologies located between Harvard and MIT. The HTF decided to support my project and to inaugurate a new sponsorship for newly graduated students that want to invest in a…

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Ido

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I was awarded the 242 scholarship from the Hubert Tuor Foundation to cover my tuition and expenses related to my enrollment in the combined Fellowship and Master of Education and Leadership in the Health Professions at Johns Hopkins University, USA. As a young medical doctor, graduate from Faculty of Medicine at the University of Geneva…

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Estelle

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I would like to thank the Hubert Tuor Foundation for its financial support for my master’s thesis at the MIT. I truly think that its support will bring me an inestimable experience not only in my academic career in Science, but also in my personal enrichment. I am really looking forward to living in Boston…

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Thomas

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From Neil Amstrong’s walk on the Moon, photos from Mars taken by Curiosity, to the latest SpaceX rocket boosters landing on Earth, space exploration continues to inspire generations. As satellites constantly orbit our planet to enable communications and monitor our climate, it is clear that space is playing an important role for humanity. It also…

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Olivier

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I am a doctor, doing my residency in Urology, in Geneva University Hospitals, and Alumni of Geneva University’s Medical School, where I did my studies. Thanks to Hubert Tuor’s Foundation, I received the missing financial support for one year of surgical formation abroad, to improve my knowledge and surgical skills. I hope to do an…

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Carlotta

In 2009, I was still very young when I realized the Swiss personality elected “Man of the Year” was not Federer but a doctor, Dr. René Prêtre. I took a closer look at this exceptional man and the career of this man who saves children’s hearts. He inspired me and was certainly at the origin…

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Tiffany

During my studies, I thought a great deal about my various options and the next steps to take in my career. What were the most flourishing scientific fields? What were the most cutting-edge research projects of the moment? Which universities and countries favoured which type of research field? Was it better to move directly on…

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