Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

Wildhainweg 3, 3001 Bern
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)   link
Location: Bern
Affiliation: State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is the largest Swiss foundation promoting scientific research.

Health - Feb 20
In a study, researchers have shown that it is possible to predict the risk of relapsing into depression after stopping antidepressant medication. People who relapse take longer to decide how much effort to invest for a reward. Depressive disorder is a major public health problem with an unpredictable course.
Computer Science - Feb 11
Computer Science

Prosthetic hands restore only some of the function lost through amputation. But combining electrical signals from forearm muscles with other sources of information, such as eye tracking, promises better prostheses.

Environment - Dec 5, 2019

What would be the consequences of failed negotiations over an electricity agreement between Switzerland and the EU? Researchers from EPFL and the University of St. Gallen have investigated this question within the scope of the "National Research Programme Energy", shining a light on how it

Event - Nov 19, 2019

Capturing the beauty of science: the Swiss National Science Foundation is once again holding its photo and short video competition in 2020. Nadine Wietlisbach, director of the Fotomuseum Winterthur, will chair the jury.

Innovation - Jan 14

More than 300 researchers have generated innovations and knowledge within the framework of the National Research Programmes "Energy Turnaround" (NRP 70) and "Managing Energy Consumption" (NRP 71) for implementing Switzerland's Energy Strategy 2050.

Health - Dec 2, 2019

Patient safety in intensive care units could be significantly improved if false alarms could be greatly reduced and critical complications such as epileptic seizures could be predicted.

Social Sciences - Nov 6, 2019
Social Sciences

Political scientist Dominik Hangartner (ETH Zurich) analyses the effects of migration policies and proposes improvements.

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