As the Covid-19 pandemic makes it more difficult to do research, the SNSF is supporting scientists i
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Newsletter, 02.04.2020
A host of ideas for coronavirus research
A host of ideas for coronavirus research
Within 20 days, researchers have submitted 270 applications for the special call. The majority are biomedical, but there are also 75 projects from the humanities and social sciences.
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Corona update: extending projects
Corona update: extending projects
Is your SNSF-funded project delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic? Will you not be able to finish it on time? We have defined deadlines and conditions for the extension of projects.
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"Remove paywalls on scientific publications!"
"Remove paywalls on scientific publications!"
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, swissuniversities, the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries appeal to all publishing houses to make their publications freely accessible.
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Scientists to advise the government
Scientists to advise the government
The Swiss government has appointed a scientific advisory body to assist the authorities in overcoming the coronavirus crisis. The task force is headed by Matthias Egger, epidemiologist and president of the National Research Council of the SNSF.
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2.4 million francs for the first SPIRIT projects
2.4 million francs for the first SPIRIT projects
Research cooperation with the Global South: the SNSF funds five projects under the SPIRIT programme. The collaborating teams are from Kenya, Colombia, Malaysia, Nepal, Uganda, Iran and Switzerland.
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235 open-access books already funded
235 open-access books already funded
Since April 2018, the SNSF has covered the costs of the immediate open-access publication of books. This makes researchers more visible and their research results easily reusable.
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New interim management as of April 2020
New interim management as of April 2020
The SNSF is making changes at the helm of its Administrative Offices in Bern: the directors Angelika Kalt and Rosemarie Pécaut will form an interim Executive Management together with Thomas Werder Schläpfer and Pierre Willa.
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Calls for proposals
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From "horizons"
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