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Peace researcher receives major science prize

On 15 November 2018, ETH Professor Lars-Erik Cederman was awarded the Marcel Benoist Swiss Science Prize for his work in international conflict research. Continue

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  • 51 awards for top early-career researchers

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  • International advisory board for the SNSF

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    Many scientific questions are best answered when researchers from different disciplines work together to generate synergies. The SNSF is funding 19 new Sinergia projects with a total amount of 40.9 million francs.




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