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The Marcel Benoist Prize – the “Swiss Nobel Prize” for science – is to get a new look ahead of its centenary.
Some of the colleagues of a professor couple facing bullying allegations at the ETH Zurich have written an open letter of support.
ADC Therapeutics, a Swiss start-up that specialises in cutting-edge cancer drugs, has raised almost CHF200 million ($200 million) in private funds.
More than half of those doing a doctorate in Switzerland come from abroad, according to the latest OECD education indicators.
Thanks to crowdfunding, Swiss university students can build an airplane and solve an energy problem. But is this the best way to finance good science?
How modern science can be put back on track for the greater good of society.
When you open politics to the public, you get direct democracy. But what happens when you open science to the public?
Switzerland has come in second in the annual competitiveness ranking published by the IMD World Competitiveness Center in Lausanne.
According to the SNSF, 40% of scientific publications produced with the support of public funding are openly accessible, which makes Switzerland “progressive” compared with other countries.
What could a Brexit mean for the United Kingdom’s higher education, research and student mobility? Switzerland offers some clues. ...
For 16th century zoologists, it was like Google's arrival. Rather than punch a keyboard, they could thumb over Conrad Gessner’s sensational work.
Computer scientist Torsten Hoefler is the winner of this year’s Latsis Prize.
Federal spending on research and development has fallen by 7% largely due to a freeze in research collaborations with the EU following the February 2014 vote to limit EU immigration.
"Our impressions here in the US will help us develop ways to continue innovating in Switzerland," said Schneider-Ammann.
The EPFL has launched an investigation into an alleged misappropriation of 218'000 CHF from its prestigious Blue Brain Project.
The ETH Zurich announced it was investigating one of its professors following accusations of publication fraud. Academic misconduct is nothing new, but the Swiss have only recently taken a coherent approach to investigating it.
Swiss researchers who work in the US are having trouble keeping their bank accounts in Switzerland due to complications from long-standing tax evasion issues between the two countries.
The European Commission says its outside experts have agreed there must be more integration, better infrastructure and an emphasis on concrete results.
Henry Markram said the executive board was working to 'isolate the scientific concerns' expressed by dissenting neuroscientists.
Women continue to face serious obstacles when pursuing a scientific career in Switzerland, with the juggle of family life and research particularly difficult.