Switzerland is forging ahead with Open Access: the plenary meeting of swissuniversities has approved the national Open Access strategy.
Swiss Open Access strategy approved: Continue
During the funding period 2017-2020, the SNSF will support 23 edition projects with a total amount of CHF 23.1 million.
Historical documents made accessible: SNSF funding for 23 edition projects: Continue
Martin Vetterli, President of the National Research Council of the SNSF, has been lobbying for open science for years. "You can't simply command it to happen", he says. As a researcher at EPFL, he discloses all his own raw data. By Atlant Bieri
"I'm frustrated": Continue
It's in laboratories and out in the field that the shape of future science is being decided. Here are four portraits of researchers who campaign for open science – each after his or her own fashion. By Roland Fischer. Illustrations: Karoline Schreiber
The see-through scientists: Continue
Many researchers are positive about the new, burgeoning science culture, but they still hesitate to enter into an open exchange of knowledge. There are many reasons why – such as a lack of knowledge about data management and the fear of intellectual property theft. By Sven Titz
The long march to open science: Continue
This grassroots movement has created a plethora of new concepts. Here's an overview.
The elements of open science: Continue
The open science movement is encouraging researchers to redouble their efforts to share results and data. Its aim is to make science more effective, useful and reliable. By Daniel Saraga
Unleashing science: Continue
In the context of the second call of the OAPEN-CH pilot project, the SNSF is funding the publication of 52 new books.
OAPEN-CH pilot project: taking stock after the second call: Continue
A significantly higher number of project proposals and the trend towards a more open research culture: against this dynamic backdrop, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) funded over 3200 research proposals in 2015 with approximately 878 million Swiss francs, thereby making a substantial contribution to a strong Swiss science scene.
Profile 2015-2016: High demand for SNSF funding among researchers : Continue
The Swiss National Science Foundation is strongly committed to Open Access – free public access to research results. A current monitoring report shows that the SNSF follows a progressive policy compared to institutions in other countries. A national Open Access strategy for Switzerland is currently in preparation.
Sharing knowledge: Open Access for all is the goal: Continue