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New on the SNSF website: overview of all offers for UASs and UTEs

If you are doing research at a university of applied sciences (UAS) or a university of teacher education (UTE), have a look at our new dedicated web page! It shows you which funding schemes might be particularly interesting for you. Continue

  • Open access: Switzerland at the top

    With 39% open access publications, Switzerland occupies the top spot for OA publishing. Globally, the share of research results published 'open access' is 30%.


  • A novel antibiotic from weeds

    Researchers working on an SNSF project have discovered novel, antibiotically active chemical substances in a previously rarely explored site: the leaf of a common field weed.


  • What is the impact of NRPs?

    The mission of National Research Programmes (NRPs) is to contribute to the solution of pressing problems of our age. An analysis of three NRPs now sheds light on the impact of the NRP funding scheme as a whole - in academia and, to a greater extent, in politics and society.


  • Advanced Researchers’ Day

    On 19 September 2018, the SNSF will welcome advanced researchers from all over Switzerland to its headquarters in Bern. Registration is open now!


  • Ice Age at the mall

    An exhibition at a shopping centre shares the latest findings about the Ice Age with the public.


  • Ten MD-PhD fellowships awarded

    The SNSF, the SAMS and the Swiss cancer research foundation will support ten young medical researchers in doing their MD-PhDs.




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    • SNSF: RT @nccr_marvel: New paper from MARVEL EPFL team on Hubbard interactions from first principles: not only is the approach more efficient, it…
    • SNSF: RT @SimonWTownsend: Our new paper comparing animal and human compositionality (and why it matters) is out now in @PLOSBiology with @cheekyb…

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