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Teaser towards shared research
  • 2020
  • Swiss Academic Society for Environmental Research and Ecology
  • Book

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.
  • 06.04.2020
  • Commission for Phenology and Seasonality
  • News

Frederik Baumgartner wins the 2019 phenology competition

How much cold temperatures do trees need to come out of their winter dormancy?
Matthias Egger, der Leiter der Corona-Task-Force, erklärt an der Medienkonferenz Aufgaben und Zusammensetzung des neuen Gremiums.
  • 03.04.2020
  • Swiss Academy of Sciences
  • News

Die Wissenschaft unterstützt den Bund in der Corona-Krise

Der Bund setzt eine wissenschaftliche Task-Force ein, um die Corona-Krise in der Schweiz zu bewältigen.
Corona_bleiben Sie zu Hause
  • 27.03.2020
  • NGB
  • News

Änderungen NGB-Jahresprogramm 2020 und Verschiebung Jahresversammlung 2020

Leider müssen wir angesichts der ausserordentlichen Lage durch das Coronavirus (COVID-19) alle Veranstaltungen der NGB bis und mit Juni 2020 absagen.
Physicist Dr. Marina Battaglia is a senior researcher at the FHNW Institute for Data Science and works on the STIX project.
  • 19.03.2020
  • News
  • Press release

University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland researches astroparticles of the Sun

Scientists at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) have spent around ten years building the Spectrometer / Telescope for Imaging X-rays (STIX). Since 10 February, the research instrument is travelling to the Sun. It will provide accurate measurements of the solar atmosphere and the solar wind and will also cover the polar regions of the Sun that cannot be observed from Earth.
Schneefliegen Männchen
  • 17.03.2020
  • Swiss Entomological Society
  • News

Schneefliegen (Chionea) im Auengebiet Selhofenzopfen

Im Rahmen einer Masterarbeit über die Spinnendiversität der verschiedenen Vegetationsstufen eines Auengebietes wurden im Selhofenzopfen (Kehrsatz, Bern) 45 Barberfallen aufgebaut und ein Jahr lang beprobt. Nebst Spinnen und anderen Arthropoden fand sich dabei auch die Schneefliege Chionea belgica (Becker, 1912) (Diptera, Limoniidae).
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