38 episodes

Welcome to the podcast "From the Alps to the Rockies". The broadcasts will feature speakers from Switzerland and Canada, who will discuss various aspects of collaboration from the Swiss Alps to the Canadian Rockies. Episodes will focus on immigration stories, innovation, diplomacy and scientific collaboration. The podcast is presented by the Swiss Embassy in Ottawa and the Consulates General in Montreal and Vancouver.

From the Alps to the Rockies Swiss Representations in Canada

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Welcome to the podcast "From the Alps to the Rockies". The broadcasts will feature speakers from Switzerland and Canada, who will discuss various aspects of collaboration from the Swiss Alps to the Canadian Rockies. Episodes will focus on immigration stories, innovation, diplomacy and scientific collaboration. The podcast is presented by the Swiss Embassy in Ottawa and the Consulates General in Montreal and Vancouver.

    Dr. Elena Baranova - Electrochemical engineer

    Dr. Elena Baranova - Electrochemical engineer

    SPECIAL SERIES: BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS FOR WOMEN IN STEM On the occasion of Women's history month, we asked ourselves: how can we break down barriers for women in STEM? For the second episode of the special series, we met with Dr. Elena Baranova, Electrochemical engineer and Professor at the University of Ottawa. Discussing her time studying and working in Switzerland and Canada, Dr. Baranova shares what led her to choose the field of electrochemical engineering, great initiatives she en...

    • 19 min
    Dr. Maria Oreshenko - Astrophysicist

    Dr. Maria Oreshenko - Astrophysicist

    SPECIAL SERIES: BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS FOR WOMEN IN STEMOn the occasion of Women's history month, we asked ourselves: how can we break down barriers for women in STEM? For the first episode of the special series, we are joined by Dr. Maria Oreshenko, astrophysicist at the ETH Zurich. From mentorship programs to shifts in societal attitudes, we discuss positive strategies and the essential societal changes needed to achieve greater representation for women in STEM.

    • 20 min
    Bernadette Calonego - Correspondent & Writer

    Bernadette Calonego - Correspondent & Writer

    Join us on an adventurous journey with international correspondent and crime writer Bernadette Calonego. On duty as a correspondent, Bernadette has visited places that very few Canadians have seen, including a diamond mine or a trip to the Arctic on an icebreaker. Today, she devotes most of her time to writing thrilling murder mysteries that will send a chill down your spine! BOOK DRAW Bernadette is giving away a copy of her new novel "Missing in the Dark". In order to enter the d...

    • 21 min
    Thomas Puschmann - The Future of Fintech

    Thomas Puschmann - The Future of Fintech

    Let’s take a look into the future! The one where robo-advisors negotiate your mortgage or insurance, to get you the best possible financial product and save you a trip to the bank.Join Professor Thomas Puschmann, the founder of one of the world's first fintech innovation research labs at the University of Zurich, and the Adjunct Professor at the University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, BC, for a conversation about financial industry trends.In this podcast, he will give you the scoop on su...

    • 25 min
    Sonja Müller & Teresa Hunkeler - TourBird a walking adventure in the city

    Sonja Müller & Teresa Hunkeler - TourBird a walking adventure in the city

    Join Teresa Hunkeler and Sonja Müller, co-founders of TourBird, a company which, through their website, offers self-guided digital audio tours online or offline, accessible on cell phones, without having to download an app.In this 15 minutes podcast, they'll let you in on the secrets behind their innovative, multilingual tours. They'll also give you the scoop on upcoming tours, and show you that even in winter, getting out and about can be a source of discovery, while remaining invigorating a...

    • 14 min
    Janyce Michellod - Dance Improvisation

    Janyce Michellod - Dance Improvisation

    "The new generation of dancers wants something else. They don't want these power games anymore," says Janyce Michellod, Swiss dancer and choreographer. Janyce is a pioneer in the area of ethics in improvisational dance. She has introduced a collective approach, where everyone contributes equally to the creative process instead of following a leader. We have interviewed Janyce Michellod during her research and teaching visit in Vancouver in September 2023. Curious to see what her dance s...

    • 23 min

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