Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
Web: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
Affiliation : State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation
The SNF is the largest Swiss foundation promoting scientific research.
Policy interventions to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions have a variety of effects on the economy and on households.
The National Latsis Prize 2016 has been awarded to Alexander Keese for his research into ethnicity, forced labour and political transitions in west and central Africa.
The SNSF is launching the National Research Programme ‘Big Data', which aims to develop novel methods of information analysis, to create specific applications and to suggest solutions to the ethical and legal challenges posed by big data.