Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner member of the National Research Council of the SNSF

On December 7th 2016, the Foundation Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) has elected Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner as a new member of the National Research Council. She will be a member of division IV ‘Programmes’ and is taking office on the 1st of January 2017.

The National Research Council is the scientific body of the SNSF and consists of four divisions. Division IV ‘Programmes’ is responsible for the advancement of research in line with the National Research Programmes and the National Centres of Competence in Research.