Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)


Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)   link
Location: Bern
Wildhainweg 3, 3012 Bern

Discipline: Research Management
Affiliation: State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation
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The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is the largest Swiss foundation promoting scientific research.

Research Management - Materials Science - Sep 3
Research Management - Materials Science
Two talented young researchers at Empa will be given the opportunity to develop their own research area over a five-year period with the help of an ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council: Marianne Liebi and Bruno Schuler are both concentrating on the investigation of nanostructures - but their research activities are going in two completely different directions.
Research Management - Physics - Sep 3
Research Management - Physics

ETH has once again been highly successful in the awarding of this year's ERC Starting Grants for young researchers, with the European Research Council (ERC) approving a total of CHF 21.4 million in funding for 12 ETH project submissions.

Innovation - Research Management - Feb 14, 2018
Innovation - Research Management

How much impact does research carried out at individual universities have on innovation globally? To find out, a team of scientists from several schools developed a ranking system based on citations in patent literature. And on that score, EPFL sits in seventh place, just behind Stanford and above the California Institute of Technology.

Research Management - Social Sciences - Mar 11, 2016

With citation indexes being routinely questioned, 'alternative metrics' could gain ground as a new indicator of research success. But can they be trusted? By Roland Fischer (From "Horizons" no. 108 March 2016) What were the most successful research publications of 2015? It's a seemingly harmless question, but until recently, no one would have asked it.

Research Management - Social Sciences - Jul 1

Swissuniversities has adopted a new transformative Open Access agreement with Springer Nature. This agreement provides Swiss researchers with access to SpringerLink with over 2'000 Hybrid journals and enables authors affiliated with the Swiss academic and research institutions to publish their accepted research papers Open Access, making this primary research immediately and freely accessible from the point of publication.

Research Management - Physics - Sep 28, 2016
Research Management - Physics

28.09.16 - Nine EPFL scientists have been included in the prestigious Thomson Reuters? list of Highly Cited Researchers.

Research Management - Mar 7, 2016

In ETH E-Citations, the institutional bibliography of ETH Zurich, a little over 12,000 publications have been entered for the publication year of 2015. Of these, 61 % are journal articles and 24 % conference reports.