Promotion of young talents

The activities for the promotion of young scientists in the Platform MAP essentially take place via its member societies. The Platform supports financially the activities of these societies and collaborates also with the SCNAT Committee for the Promotion of Young Talents. We provide here links to various activities in this area in relation with the MAP domains. For links and activities in other disciplines, please refer to the dedicated SCNAT webpages.


Plume Grand Duc - Prix Schläfli
  • 20.06.2019

Call Prix Schläfli 2020

The Prix Schläfli, one of the longest-running science prizes in Switzerland (since 1866), is awarded by the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) to young scientists for excellent articles resulting from PhDs in each of the following natural science disciplines: Biology, Chemistry, Geosciences and Astronomy.
MINT Label Grafik
  • 06.06.2019

Schweizer Gymnasien mit MINT-Label ausgezeichnet

Achtzehn Schweizer Gymnasien, die in den Bereichen Wissenschaft und Technik besonders aktiv sind, werden mit dem MINT-Label (Mathematik, Informatik, Naturwissenschaften und Technik) der Akademie der Naturwissenschaften Schweiz ausgezeichnet.
Swiss team at the 2019 European Physics Olympiad: Robin von Reding, Noah Roux, Ramón Buchenberger, Yanjun Zhou, Etienne Rösli
  • 06.06.2019

Drei Auszeichnungen für Schweizer Schüler an European Physics Olympiad

In die Schuhe eines Physikers schlüpften fünf Schweizer Gymnasiasten. Nach einer Experimental- und Theorieprüfung wurden drei von ihnen mit einer Honorable Mention ausgezeichnet.

Events & schools

banner of the 11th International Physicists' Tournament 2019, Lausanne
  • 21.04.2019

11th International Physicist's Tournament 2019

After the victory of the International Physicist's Tournament (IPT) 2018 by the Swiss Team, the 11th IPT will take place in Switzerland, at the EPFL, only 5 years since it was hosted there in 2014!
CHIPP Winter School 2019
  • 20.01.2019

2019 CHIPP winter school of particle physics

Annual winter school based on the activities of the swiss institutes involved in particle and astro-particle physics.
Scientiæ & Robotica 2018, EPFL
  • 05.09.2018


Der Kongress « SCIENTIÆ & ROBOTICA » richtet sich schweizweit an Lehrpersonen der Naturwissenschaften und der Mathematik der Sekundarstufe II sowie an Interessierte aus anderen Fachbereichen.


Matteo Fadel: Prix Schläfli 2019 Physik
  • 21.05.2019

Matteo Fadel - Paradoxical entanglements

A labyrinth of mirrors, a shiny pot, countless cables and digital displays. Visiting Matteo Fadel at his workplace at the University of Basel, he first takes us to the laboratory where he tracks strange quantum phenomena. Somewhere in the midst of all this apparatus, several hundred atoms are trapped and brought into a state that still causes physicists a lot of headaches today.
Wins the CHIPP Prize 2018: Dr. Claudia Tambasco.
  • 29.08.2018

Claudia Tambasco honoured with CHIPP Prize 2018

In order for physicists at CERN to carry out their experiments for the understanding of matter, the large particle accelerator LHC must be operated with the utmost precision. Ensuring this precision both now and in the future was the overriding goal of a doctoral thesis that Claudia Tambasco recently completed at the EPFL in Lausanne. For this work, the young researcher was today (28.08.2018) awarded the prize of the Swiss Institute of Particle Physics (CHIPP) at a ceremony in Lausanne.
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  • 05.03.2019

Prix de Quervain 2019: Ausschreibung

Der Prix de Quervain 2019 wird auf dem Gebiet der Höhenforschung ausgeschrieben, d. h. zu Themen, welche das Hochgebirge betreffen oder notwendigerweise in diesem entstanden sind.

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