Publications

Here you find a selection of publications from the Academy and its members.

  • Publications

IBS 2018/129
  • 2018

Informationsdienst Biodiversität Schweiz IBS Nr. 129

Der Klimawandel treibt Schneehasen in die Höhe
Jahresbericht des Präsidenten 2017
  • 2018

Naturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft Thun - Jahresbericht des Präsidenten 2017

Zusammenfassung der Aktivitäten im Jahr 2017 inkl. Bericht des Naturschutzbeauftragten.
Horizons 116 (In German)
  • 2018

The other side of video gaming

They entertain, create digital pioneers and move science forward: Video games have to be taken seriously. Read more in the current issue of the science magazine "Horizons".
Factsheet «New approaches for protecting potatoes against late blight»
  • 2018

New approaches for protecting potatoes against late blight

Late blight continues to result in major losses and a considerable use of pesticides in potato farming. Research is under pressure to improve existing control strategies and develop new solutions. A combination of these approach- es could enable potato farming in Switzerland to generate greater yields and become more ecological.
IBS 2018/128
  • 2018

Informationsdienst Biodiversität Schweiz IBS Nr. 128

Wie gut funktionieren Amphibientunnel und -leitsysteme?
Large Astronomical Facilities: Their Fundamental Importance for Swiss Astronomers
  • 2017

Large Astronomical Facilities: Their Fundamental Importance for Swiss Astronomers

Astrophysics and cosmology have experienced a golden age over the last two decades, due to fundamental observational and theoretical progresses in all areas investigated. Swiss astronomers have made substantial contributions to those fields thanks to the many modern facilities they can use throughout the world. Without a regular access to them, and international collaborations, present day research in astronomy is unthinkable. This booklet is meant to highlight the impact and their importance for Swiss researchers.
Ausserschulische MINT-Angebote in der Schweiz
  • 2017

Ausserschulische MINT-Angebote in der Schweiz

Der Bericht der Akademien der Wissenschaften Schweiz bietet einen Überblick und eine Analyse über ausserschulische Angebote und gibt Handlungsempfehlungen.
Berner Bundeshausbotanik
  • 2017

Berner Bundeshausbotanik

Im Nationalratssaal blüht, rankt und wuchert es: Hinten in die Ständeratssitze ist eine eigentliche Bundeshaus-Botanik geschnitzt. Die Naturforschende Gesellschaft Zürich, ein Mitglied der Akademie der Naturwissenschaften (SCNAT), hat die Werke des Künstlers Ferdinand Huttenlocher unter die Lupe genommen und die überraschenden Befunde anschaulich im Buch «Berner Bundeshausbotanik» beschrieben.
Swiss academies factsheets

Swiss Academies Factsheets

Scientific experts contribute to the publication series “Factsheets” of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences. Factsheets are short and concise presentations of a topic based on state-of-the-art research. They are designated for politics, administration, practice, education, media and further interested groups.
horizonte

Research magazine Horizons

The research magazine Horizons offers an overview of research activities in Switzerland. Horizons is published jointly by the SNSF and the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences. Four times a year it reports on the latest developments in all scientific disciplines: from biology, medicine and social and cultural sciences through to mathematics and the natural sciences.