News and information on science and global development

  • Events
  • News

KFPE-News, February 2019
  • 12.02.2019
  • KFPE
  • News

KFPE Newsletter published

Have a look at the February Newsletter
Foto: J. Pelikan, SwissTPH Basel
  • 04.02.2019
  • News

African Scientists are Sidelined by Parachute Research Teams

There’s growing condemnation of “parachute research” among the global scientific community.
TWAS
  • 29.01.2019
  • News

TWAS Research Grants for Individuals and Groups

The call opened 28 January 2019, with funds available to promising scientists and projects.
MRD Vol 38, No 4
  • 28.01.2019
  • News

Food Security and Sustainable Development in Mountains

Mountain Research and Development Vol 38, No 4: This issue presents options towards more sustainable food systems, like the nutrition-sensitive agriculture approach tested in several countries, and resilient multilocal livelihoods replacing subsistence agriculture in Pakistan.
Spirit - Swiss Programme for International Research
  • 23.01.2019
  • News

SPIRIT – Swiss Programme for International Research by Scientific Investigation Teams

The Swiss Programme for International Research by Scientific Investigation Teams promotes team-oriented cross-border research.
UKRI-Research Hubs
  • 22.01.2019
  • News

Global Research Hubs tackle world's toughest challenges

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is pioneering an ambitious new approach to tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges through a £200M investment across 12 global research Hubs.
Mobility Grants with South Asia & Iran
  • 15.01.2019
  • News

Call for Mobility Grants with South Asia and Iran 2019

The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has commissioned ZHAW as Leading House for the bilateral research collaboration with partner institutions in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Chiedozie Egesi, the director of the Next-Generation Cassava Breeding project, surveys a field of plants in Nigeria.
  • 14.01.2019
  • News

How African scientists are improving cassava to help feed the world

Researchers in Nigeria are combining genomics and conventional breeding to improve the starchy staple crop.
MENA Region
  • 09.01.2019
  • News

Call for “Innovation starting grants” with the Middle East and North Africa

the Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa (LHMENA) launched a call for “Innovation starting grants”. It aims to foster collaborations between researchers in Switzerland and their counterparts in countries of the MENA region.

KFPE Newsletter

register via kfpe@scnat.ch