Swiss Academy of Sciences
The Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) is a Swiss national association founded in 1815. In German, French and Italian (the official languages of Switzerland) the name is Akademie der Naturwissenschaften Schweiz, Académie suisse des sciences naturelles, and Accademia svizzera di scienze naturali respectively.
The Swiss Academy of Sciences is part of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, and awards the annual Prix Schläfli. In 2015 the SCNAT network included over 35,000 experts in over 130 societies in all cantons.
The 2021 president is Philipp Moreillon.
Notes and references
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- Mission, https://scnat.ch/en/scnat (page visited on 4 June 2013).
- Kissling-Naf, Ingrid (1 January 2009). "From a learned society to a 21st-century science broker: the Swiss Academy of Sciences as a partner in the dialogue with society". International Journal of Technology Management. 46 (1–2): 120–131. doi:10.1504/IJTM.2009.02268. ISSN 0267-5730.
- "Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT)". scnat.ch. Retrieved 3 November 2021.
- "Prix Schläfli - Rewarding the best Swiss PhDs in the natural sciences | Swiss Academy of Sciences". naturalsciences.ch. Retrieved 13 September 2017.
- "Executive Board of SCNAT". scnat.ch. Retrieved 31 October 2021.