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Launch of National Research Programme "Advancing 3R"

In spring 2021, the SNSF will publish a call for proposals for the National Research Programme "Advancing 3Rs" aimed at improving animal research. Continue

  • Bacteria on the lookout

    So-called persistent bacteria survive antibiotic treatment by shutting down their metabolism.


  • ERA-NET CHANSE 2021 call

    An international call announced by ERA-NET CHANSE addresses social and cultural dynamics in the digital age.


  • New international strategy

    The broadest possible exchange of ideas can be an important driver of scientific excellence. As a promoter of excellence, the SNSF leaves no stone unturned to facilitate international cooperation.


  • What's new in research funding?

    More funds for Flexibility Grants, open-ended financing of open access book chapters, grants in case of care duties - three changes made by the SNSF.


  • Marcel Benoist Prize 2021: Start of nomination

    Every year since 1920, the Marcel Benoist Foundation has awarded the Swiss Science Prize. This year, the CHF 250,000 will be awarded in the field of humanities and social sciences. Nominations can be submitted from now until 15 April.


  • Doc.CH: SNSF supports 22 doctoral students

    The SNSF awards Doc.CH grants to 22 young researchers who wish to write a doctoral thesis in the humanities and social sciences. They receive 214,000 francs per grant on average.