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  • 26.06.2019
  • Job advertisement

Research Technical Specialist for microCT

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a non-profit research and educational institution with a strong scientific and technological orientation, emphasizing international collaborations, cross-disciplinary research and postgraduate education. CyI, through its established research centers, addresses challenging issues that are important at both regional and international levels.
Simone Schürle and Jacques Dubochet
  • 25.06.2019
  • News

Simone Schürle on Shaping a Sustainable Research Culture

The results of my discussions at the «We Scientists 2035» workshop revealed that one of the problems with scientific culture widely experienced by participants, is growing pressure. The workshop this year in Lausanne, organized by the Swiss Academy of Sciences, brought together natural scientists from different career stages to discuss novel ideas about research culture and generate concrete actions for how it might be improved.
Foto: J. Pelikan, SwissTPH Basel
  • 24.06.2019
  • News

Build science in Africa

To cope with climate change and population growth, the continent urgently needs more home-grown researchers, argue ecologists Anagaw Atickem, Nils Chr. Stenseth and colleagues.
Plume Grand Duc - Prix Schläfli
  • 20.06.2019
  • News

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.
  • 11.06.2019
  • IPCC
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IPCC Job Offer: Head of Science in the Technical Support Unit (IPCC WGI)

Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is recruiting the Head of Science in the Technical Support Unit (IPCC WGI) for the IPCC Working Group I Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). The position is located at the University of Paris-Saclay (France).
  • 06.06.2019
  • Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
  • Press release

ReMaP – Schlüssel zu den Energiesystemen der Zukunft

Das Energiesystem ist im Wandel: Die ständige Verfügbarkeit von Energie am richtigen Ort und zur richtigen Zeit wird anspruchsvoller. Gleichzeitig gibt uns die Digitalisierung neue Werkzeuge an die Hand, um Energieflüsse optimaler zu steuern. Die neue Energieforschungsplattform «ReMaP» der ETH Zürich, des Paul Scherrer Instituts (PSI) und der Empa will dazu beitragen, vernetzte Energiesysteme besser zu verstehen.
Carbon Footprint Science
  • 04.06.2019
  • Swiss Academy of Sciences
  • News

“Now that you have the support, you should be able to do more”

What is the best way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions caused by scientists travelling for business, particularly by plane? This was the issue to be discussed at the morning conference «Decarb science! But how?» ahead of the SCNAT Delegate Assembly on 24 May. The colossal scale of the problem lies in the fact that it requires a change in scientific culture. Ultimately, there are no straightforward answers: a creative, nuanced approach is what is needed.
Two-Way Trade
  • 16.05.2019
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Chinese investments fuels African science

Africa has emerged as a major partner in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and that is paying dividends for science. So far, 39 African countries and the African Union Commission have signed BRI cooperation agreements, with others expected to follow.
  • 07.05.2019
  • Forum for Genetic Research
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Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in für das Forum Genforschung (70%)

Die Akademie der Naturwissenschaften Schweiz mit ihren 30'000 Expertinnen und Experten engagiert sich regional, national und international für die Zukunft von Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft. Als Teil des Verbundes der Akademien der Wissenschaften Schweiz stärkt sie das Bewusstsein für die Naturwissenschaften als zentralen Pfeiler der kulturellen und wirtschaftlichen Entwicklung.
International Day of Light – 16 May
  • 01.05.2019
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International Day of Light 2019

The UNESCO celebrates every year on 16 May the International Day of Light. The International Day of Light is a global initiative that provides an annual focal point for the continued appreciation of light and the role it plays in science, culture and art, education, and sustainable development, and in fields as diverse as medicine, communications, and energy.
  • 30.04.2019
  • News

Concerns of young protesters are justified

On 12 April 2019 Science Magazine published a letter of support for the world's youth, who have begun to persistently demonstrate for the protection of the climate and other foundations of human well-being. The authors declare: "Their concerns are justified and supported by the best available science. The current measures for protecting the climate and biosphere are deeply inadequate.“
Flavia Schlegel
  • 11.04.2019
  • ISC
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Swiss woman becomes Special Envoy for Science in Global Policy

Flavia Schlegel has been appointed by the International Science Council (ISC) as its inaugural Special Envoy for Science in Global Policy. Her tasks are to amplify the visibility and voice of the international scientific community within the UN and other global policy fora, such as the G20, by building the Council’s identity and presence at the highest political levels.
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