Person Details

Christian Heuss, Dr. sc. nat., Head of Communication/Public Relations
Email
Phone
+41 61 284 86 83
Fax
+41 61 284 81 06
Department -> Unit
Directorate -> Communication and PR

CV

Professional activities at Swiss TPH
  • Head of Communication
  • Responsible for Public and Media Relations

Higher education and qualifications
  • 2013 MAS in Applied Ethics, University of Zurich
  • 2002 Certificate in Science Communication, University of California Santa Cruz
  • 2000 PhD / Dr. sc. nat. in Neuroscience, University of Zurich
  • 1995 MSc in Biochemistry / Biology 2, University of Basel

Past professional activities
  • 2009-2013 Senior science editor (Redaktionsleiter), Swiss Radio and Television SRF
  • 2003-2009 Science Journalist, Swiss Radio DRS
  • 2000-2003 Freelance Science Journalist
  • 2000 Postdoc Brain Research Institute, Univeristy and ETH Zurich
  • 1995-2000 PhD Student in Neuroscience

Awards
  • 2010 Wissenschaftsjournalist des Jahres (2009 2. Platz, 2008 3. Platz)
  • 2008 Prix Media der Schweizerischen Akademie der Naturwissenschaften (SCNAT)
  • 2007 Prix Excellence der Schweizerischen Akademie der Medizinischen Wissenschaften (SAMW)
  • 2000 Forschungspreis der Universität Zürich für die Doktorarbeit