We Scientists Shape Science

Science has become a lot bigger and faster. Join our effort to make it better.

we scientists shape science
we scientists shape science
we scientists shape science

We want science to be creative, solid, open, helpful for society and a good career opportunity for the talented youth. Let’s start to change what it means to be a scientist and the way and the framework in which science is conducted. It is us scientists who need to change science.

Congress «We Scientists Shape Science»

Over 200 scientists debated on how to improve science at the congress «We Scientists Shape Science» in January 2017. Read their conclusions, track the implementation and learn more on these pressing issues:


Time for Research

How can we shift science from producing ever more and more to creating in-depth and meaningful research?
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Space for Creativity

How can we increase the prospects to achieve real new insights?
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Scientific Career

How can we grant scientists with early independence? How can we foster diversity in science?
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Scientific Practice

How can we maintain and improve good scientific practice?
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Open Science

How can we ensure that science builds on the entire body of research?
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Science in Society

How and on which foundation do we as scientists act in society?

Nachfolgende Inhalte sind kein Angebot des Portals Naturwissenschaften Schweiz.

About the portal

So that science remains the best method to gain knowledge, we need to improve it. The web portal provides information on pressing issues and on the science congress «We Scientists Shape Science».

Wordle Let's live science culture
  • 19.05.2017

Let’s live science culture

At the congress «We Scientists Shape Science» on January 2017, more than 200 scientists stated how science should evolve. How do we carry these ideas into the labs? How will we improve science culture in our daily scientific work? And how can we merge initiatives by institutions and the commitment of us scientists?
European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity
  • 2017

European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity

Ein neuer europäischer Verhaltenskodex setzt Leitplanken für wissenschaftliche Integrität. Die prägnante Zusammenstellung verfasst haben ausgewählte Expertinnen und Experten des Verbunds von 59 Akademien aus 40 Ländern des Europarats – den All European Academies (ALLEA). Als Referenzdokument der Europäischen Kommission wird es bindend sein für alle Forschenden mit Projektgeldern aus dem Europäischen Forschungsrahmenprogramm. Die Akademien der Wissenschaften Schweiz haben die Erarbeitung der Neuauflage des Dokuments substanziell unterstützt.

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