Successor body of the SNSF Research Commission
26 members represent the faculties, lecturers, assistants and students
The Research Commission of the University of Bern is the successor body of the SNSF Research Commission (the mandate for the SNSF ended on 31.12.2020).
In line with the regulations, it is a permanent commission that is responsible for the tasks below on behalf of the University Board of Directors:
- Evaluation of applications for person and project funding, currently namely
UniBE Initiator Grants
UniBE ID Grants
- Advising the Vice-Rectorate Research and other University committees on matters related to research funding and the evaluation of funding schemes.
- Within the scope of its activities and competence, the Research Commission can submit proposals and applications to the University Board of Directors or the Vice-Rectorate Research.
The secretariat of the Research Commission advises potential applicants for the Doc.Mobility funding scheme.
The Research Commission has a total of 26 members:
The faculties are represented in the Commission by 20 full and/or associate professors and/or assistant professors with tenure track.
The Commission also includes two representatives each of the lecturers, assistants and students.
Thus a proportional representation of all faculties, mid-level faculty and students is ensured. The members are proposed by the individual faculties, the MVUB and the SUB, respectively, and elected by the Senate.