SCNAT and its network are committed to a sustainable science and society. They support policy-making, administration and business with expert knowledge and actively participate in public discourse. They strengthen the exchange across scientific disciplines and promote early career academics.

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For a solid science

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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Lighthouse Programmes in Sustainability Research and Innovation

Lighthouse Programmes in Sustainability Research and Innovation

This report argues that one of the most effective ways to support sustainable development through research and innovation is to establish large, integrated funding programmes, referred to here as lighthouse

Stéphanie Girardclos und Jérôme Kasparian

«Für einen wirklich demokratischen Zugang zu wissenschaftlichen Ergebnissen»

Open Access, der offene Zugang zu wissenschaftlichen Publikationen, will die Ergebnisse der Forschung allen zugänglich machen und die Abonnementskosten reduzieren. Allerdings verstärkt das aktuelle Modell der grossen Verlage deren Vormachtstellung.

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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.