Successor body of the SNSF Research Commission
26 members represent the faculties, lecturers, assistants and students
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 office 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.