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Administration - 04.03.2016
Croatia: a strong signal for research in Switzerland
Croatia: a strong signal for research in Switzerland
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) welcomes the Federal Council's decision to sign the protocol on extending the free movement of people to Croatia.

Career - Administration - 02.03.2016
Pumping money into science
Saudi Arabia wants to become a leading research nation, and has recently established a multi-billion dollar university.

Life Sciences - Administration - 29.02.2016
Beijing’s research gambit
China aims to reverse its brain drain by offering researchers ample salaries, lab animals and infrastructure.

Administration - 25.02.2016
Research funding 2017-2020: the Federal Council’s Dispatch raises questions
The Dispatch on the Promotion of Education, Research and Innovation 2017-2020 is worrying higher education and research institutions.

Career - Administration - 25.02.2016
The shifting sands of science
Research infrastructure in Asia is catching up with the West. From here, the main challenge for the region is to manoeuvre research out of rigid policy and into higher quality.

Administration - Computer Science - 24.02.2016
ETH researchers honoured
Last week, the European Research Council (ERC) announced the winners of the Consolidator Grants for talented young researchers.

Administration - 03.02.2016
Gabriele Gendotti reelected as President of the Foundation Council
Gabriele Gendotti reelected as President of the Foundation Council
On 29 January, the Foundation Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation reelected Gabrielle Gendotti as president for a four-year term. At its constitutive meeting for the 2016-2019 period, it also reelected Professor Felicitas Pauss as its Vice President. In addition, it elected the fifteen-member Executive Committee of the Foundation Council and co-opted seven new members to the Council.

Career - Administration - 13.01.2016
Promoting ERC calls in the humanities and social sciences
The SNSF introduces measures to encourage researchers in the humanities and social sciences to participate in ERC calls.

Administration - 01.01.2016

Politics - Administration - 10.11.2015
'Diplomatic engineering' with ex-Federal Councillor Calmy-Rey
‘Diplomatic engineering’ with ex-Federal Councillor Calmy-Rey
Micheline Calmy-Rey gave a public lecture at ETH Zurich last Monday in which she spoke about Swiss foreign policy and called for an active role in international nuclear disarmament negotiations.

Administration - 07.11.2015
When arguing is fun
When arguing is fun
Every Wednesday evening the art of free speech is exercised in the ETH Zurich Students' Debate Club.

Life Sciences - Administration - 21.10.2015
Researchers create Methuselah fly by selecting best cells
Researchers create Methuselah fly by selecting best cells
A team of researchers at the University of Bern has managed to considerably prolong the lifespan of flies by activating a gene which destroys unhealthy cells. The results could also open new possibilities in human anti ageing research. Immortality has long been a dream for humans. For example, in many ancient mythologies, immortality is one of the traits that distinguishes humans from the gods.

Environment - Administration - 21.10.2015
Climate scientist at the University of Bern is awarded his second cutting edge research grant by the European Research Council
Climate scientist at the University of Bern is awarded his second cutting edge research grant by the European Research Council
The Bernese climate physicist Hubertus Fischer is awarded a grant of 2.26 Million Euro by the European Research Council for research on polar ice cores.

Administration - Career - 05.10.2015
There is no alternative to full association
There is no alternative to full association
l. to r..: Patrick Aebischer (EPFL), Roberto Balzaretti (EU Swiss ambassador), Carlos Moedas (EU, Head of Research and Innovation), Lino Guzzella (ETH Zürich).

Research Management - Administration - 17.01.2014

Administration - Campus - 16.11.2013

Administration - Politics - 17.12.2012
Barbara Haering Co-Chair of the European Research and Innovation Area Board
The European Union and the countries that are party to its Research Framework Programme, among them Switzerland, strive to concentrate their research and innovation policy measures in a joint structure where expedient.

Administration - Environment - 13.03.2012
Federal Councillor Berset in Singapore to inaugurate first research centre of a Swiss university in Asia
Bern, 13.03.2012 - The head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs, Federal Councillor Alain Berset, will be in Singapore from March 16th to 19th.

Innovation - Administration - 22.02.2012
CHF 26 billion for the promotion of educa-tion, research and innovation
Bern, 22.02.2012 - The Federal Council Dispatch on the Promotion of Education, Research and Innova-tion (ERI) for 2013-2016 has been submitted to the Swiss Parliament.

Innovation - Administration - 03.02.2012
A toolbox for creating your start-up!
Are you a student, doctoral, post-doctoral, with a diploma from EPFL, from the University of Lausanne, or from any other Swiss university? If you dream of launching your own company, or if you want to get your project off the ground, we give you a hand-up over six months or in only 54 hours.

Administration - 23.11.2011
ETH Board with three new members
Berne, 23.11.2011 - The Federal Council has confirmed and appointed the members of the ETH Board for five years.

Administration - Life Sciences - 05.09.2011
The FMI receives another generous grant from the EU
The FMI receives another generous grant from the EU Marc Bühler, Group Leader at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), has received one of the highly sought-after ERC Starting Grants from the European Research Council (ERC).

Administration - 22.12.2010
The Federal Council confirms Ralph Eichler as President of the ETH Zurich
Bern, 22.12.2010 - The Federal Council has confirmed Prof. Dr. Ralph A. Eichler (*1947) as President of the ETH Zurich on application of the ETH Board.

Administration - 10.12.2009
NCCR sesam: A Positive Review for the SNSF from the Swiss Federal Supervisory Board for Foundations
10.12.2009 / Bern - SNF The Swiss Federal Supervisory Board for Foundations gave the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) a clean report on its handling of the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) "sesam", which was discontinued at the end of September 2009.

Administration - 31.07.2009
When the Rigi was in Jerusalem
31.07.2009 / Bern - SNF As part of the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) "Mediality", Martina Stercken from the University of Zurich has reinterpreted the first map of the Swiss Confederation, which dates from 1480.

Administration - Innovation - 16.06.2009
Swiss-Korean meeting on the implementation of the government programme to encourage bilateral research cooperation
16.06.2009 / Bern - SBF Bern, 06/16/2009"SER)" State Secretary Mauro Dell"Ambrogio and the South Korean Vice Minister for Education, Science and Technology Sang Mok Lee today signed a j

Administration - Career - 18.05.2009
Research: Young academics take first priority
18.05.2009 / Bern - SNF In 2008, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) allocated over 660 million Swiss francs in funding to research projects.