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SCNAT is committed to an efficient Swiss scientific system that serves society. It strengthens the exchange among the key players in science, raises awareness of the ethical responsibility of science and draws up guidelines for scientific work and its use.

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Dr. Stefan Nussbaum
Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT)
House of Academies
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3001 Bern
Switzerland

+41 31 306 93 04
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I did it! Experiences from leading scientists

Women who have attained leading positions may on their career path have been confronted with specific, gender related challenges. During the panel discussion, female professors and leaders will inform about

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Prize-winners Prix Schläfli 2021 (from upper left): Gregor Weiss, Fabian Mahrt, Claudia Aloisi, Gabriel Dill
Prix Schläfli 2021 award for the four best dissertations in natural sciences

The body's own defence against urinary tract infections, a new method for quantifying and determining genetic damage, evidence in so-called Diophantine geometry and the question of how soot from combustion

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The Confederation supports SwissCollNet and its digital platform of natural science collections for research

The federal government is promoting an improved access to natural science collections with a total amount of CHF 12.37 million until 2024. The digitised collections provide unique data for climate,

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Der Schweiz fehlen bald die Radiochemie-Fachleute

Für aktuelle und zukünftige Herausforderungen wie den Rückbau von Kernkraftwerken benötigt die Schweiz Fachwissen zur Erforschung und Anwendung radioaktiver Stoffe. Mittelfristig zeichnet sich jedoch ein Mangel an Expertinnen und Experten

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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

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Lieber solide Ergebnisse als viele

Das Wissenschaftssystem wächst, denn Produktivität wird belohnt. Was in der Wirtschaft sinnvoll sein kann, führt in der Wissenschaft zu Fehlanreizen. Die Qualität wissenschaftlicher Ergebnisse kann teils nicht mehr ausreichend gesichert

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Swiss Young Academy

The Swiss Young Academy offers early-career researchers the opportunity to carry out inter- and transdisciplinary projects. With their commitment and contributions, its members strive to identify societal challenges at an early stage, offer solutions to these challenges and promote dialogue between science and society. The Swiss Young Academy was launched by the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, to which the SCNAT belongs.