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A prize-winning mathematician

Zurich University mathematician Mathilde Bouvel is to receive the 2017 Marie Heim-Vögtlin Prize in honour of her work in the field of combinatorics. Continue

  • Nobel laureate supported since 1989

    The Nobel Prize for chemistry 2017 has been awarded to Jacques Dubochet, a longstanding grantee of the Swiss National Science Foundation. All in all, the SNSF has funded ten projects for the prizewinner since 1989.


  • NCCR call 2017 launched

    The SNSF today launched the call for a 5th series of National Centres of Competence in Research (NCCRs). The submission deadline for outline proposals is 1 February 2018, with research expected to start in early 2020.


  • New approach to high insulin levels

    Hyperinsulinism is a serious yet poorly understood condition. Research funded by the SNSF has succeeded in elucidating the mechanisms involved.


  • CHIST-ERA: Call 2017 announcement

    The ERA-NET CHIST-ERA supports EU research collaborations in information and communication sciences and technologies.


  • Our muscles measure the time of day

    Researchers have discovered a biological clock at work in our muscle cells. It may assist in regulating our metabolism and play a role in diabetes.


  • Cooperative research programme between Switzerland and Croatia

    The SNSF and its Croatian counterpart are launching the Croatian-Swiss Research Programme.




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