SNSF Conference: Optimising research funding

On 27 September 2021, the SNSF held a conference on best practices in research funding.

The keynote speeches were given by Cassidy Sugimoto (School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology) and Leonhard Held (Center for Reproducible Science, University of Zurich). In addition, Thomas Werder Schläpfer and Michael Hill presented a number of SNSF projects and initiatives. Afterwards, experts from funding organisations and higher education institutions as well as from the Academies of Arts and Sciences discussed research evaluation in Switzerland

The aim of the event was to encourage debate on best practices in research funding and to provide an opportunity for networking in Switzerland and beyond.