News

The latest developments from the world of natural sciences in Switzerland as news, publications and events.


Shaping Science: how to start  (cover image)
  • 2020
  • Swiss Academy of Sciences
  • Book

Shaping Science: how to start

The We Scientists 2035 workshops were initiated by SCNAT to call upon researchers to re-imagine a better, healthier research culture.

  • Publications

Teaser towards shared research
  • 2020

Towards shared research

Intercultural, interdisciplinary, and transdisciplinary research interfaces confront researchers with considerable challenges. Towards Shared Research portrays how scholars from different disciplinary and geographical origins and at various academic career stages strive for a more inclusive and better understanding of knowledge about African environments.

The book is addressed to researchers, facilitators, and policy-makers to make a case for participatory and integrative approaches resulting in systemic and co-created analyses.
GAIA 1/2020
  • 2020

Virtual conferences in higher education

The Coronavirus outbreak has made virtual education a high necessity. Our intention here was to highlight potentials of virtual conferences to enhance transformative learning for sustainable development; new applications will provide powerful insights.
EEA Report 24/2019: Floodplains: a natural system to preserve and restore
  • 2020

Floodplains: a natural system to preserve and restore

The preservation and restoration of Europe’s largely degraded floodplains, must be better prioritised according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) report. The report says floodplains have a key role to play in improving biodiversity, water, and climate change mitigation and adaptation.
European University Association 2019 report cover
  • 2019

Reflections on University Research Assessment: key concepts, issues and actors

From briefing:"This briefing is the first step towards EUA’s commitment to raise awareness and support universities by providing an overview of the key concepts, issues and actors involved in research assessment. It provides the state of play and connects discussions among researchers, universities and other research performing organisations, research funders and policymakers."
Festival national Science on Stage Switzerland 2020
  • 2020

Recherchons nouvelles idées

Science on Stage recherche des projets pour son festival qui aura lieu en novembre 2020.
Inscrivez-vous si vous avez une idée originale que vous aimeriez partager avec vos pair·es.
Lebenswelt Alpen
  • 2020

Lebenswelt Alpen

Das Handbuch Lebenswelt Alpen ist mehr als ein Ausbildungsbuch und Nachschlagewerk: Es öffnet die Augen für grosse Zusammenhänge und kleine Details. Es regt zum genauen Beobachten und Nachdenken, aber auch zum Handeln an. Das Forum Landschaft, Alpen, Pärke hat unter anderem ein Kapitel beigetragen.

Coronavirus

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