Gender Equality: News from the SNSF

Despite the increasing number of female PhD graduates, few are appointed to senior academic positions. To encourage women to pursue their academic career, the SNSF (Swiss National Science Foundation) introduces a new funding scheme.

PRIMA – promoting women in academia – will provide support for outstanding women researchers. The program will start in 2017. Interested researchers are encouraged to read the short online summary:

Promotion of academic careers and young researchers – the SNSF sees a need for action

Multi-Year Programme 2017–2020