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The Paul Scherrer Institute, PSI, is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland. We perform world-class research in three main subject areas: Matter and Material; Energy and the Environment; and Human Health. By conducting fundamental and applied research, we work on long-term solutions for major challenges facing society, industry and science.

Current news from PSI

18 May 2018

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A day as a young scientist


Physics isn't everyone's favourite subject. At the iLab of the Paul Scherrer Institute, students experience the material in a different way: with experiments instead of memorising formulas.

17 May 2018

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Investigation into violation of research integrity is concluded


Last summer a violation of research integrity was reported to the Paul Scherrer Insitute PSI. The results of the investigation are now available. PSI has taken several measures as a consequence.

16 May 2018

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Light for biomolecules and super-fast processes

Media Releases Research Using Synchrotron Light Materials Research Matter and Material Biology Medical Science Human Health SwissFEL Industrial co-operation

The 16th of May is the International Day of Light. The research carried out with light at PSI enables advances in biology and pharmacology and also promotes the development of new materials for data storage and new technologies for personalised medicine.
Older news can be found in the overview of the current year.