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Archivio informatico della dedica italiana

I margini del libro ("The Margins of the Book") is an international project to explore and catalogue dedication texts in the Italian tradition (2002-2006 supported by the SNSF and in collaboration with the University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslautern, Germany). The Electronic Archive of the Italian Dedication (AIDI), accessible online since July 2004, provides all interested parties with a…

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Biodiversität im Wandel

Patterns and interactions of plant diversity in disturbed and undisturbed ecosystems are analysed across scales from local field research to global information systems. On a continental to global scale, the main focus is on mapping diversity patterns and, above all, on analysing the relationship between geodiversity and plant biodiversity. Another central issue is the identification of hotspots…

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Biotische Struktur von Stauseen

The biotic structure of a water body, together with its physicochemical and hydrological properties, forms the most important basis for the assessment of its mass balance and the recording of environmental changes. The project focuses on the causal analysis of dominant processes and the long-term development of material flows and biological structures in reservoir ecosystems.

Reservoirs are…

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Data and Service Center for the Humanities

The DaSCH is a data and service centre for research data in the humanities, which the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences has been operating since 2017 as a national institution in cooperation with the University of Basel. The central coordination office is located at the Digital Humanities Lab of the University of Basel under the direction of Prof. Dr. Lukas Rosenthaler. For the first…

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Erforschung von jungen Sternen und Quasaren

In the preliminary phase of the project, an earth-bound telescope was constructed, the technological superiority of which was proven in optical and mechanical terms in engineering tests. After the "optimization phase" in Bochum, the hexapod telescope will be installed in the Atacama Desert (Chile, 350 clear nights) in 2003 and used for astronomical research.

Within the academy program, the…

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Frühwarnsysteme für globale Umweltveränderungen

Within the framework of the marine and polar research programmes funded by the Federal Government, many gaps in basic knowledge about the sea as an ecosystem and the links between the oceans and climate development have been closed, especially in recent years. Cooperation with partners from the former Eastern Bloc has considerably expanded the research opportunities, which has had an…

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Gletscherforschung

The project focuses on alpine glaciers and their role in the continental hydrologic cycle, as climate indicators and their interaction with the solid earth. In addition to many years of intensive research work on the Vernagtferner, the "house glacier" in the Ötztal Alps, investigations are being carried out in various glacier regions, e.g. Iceland, Norway, the Pamir, and the Karakorum. Along with…

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Großräumige Klimaänderungen und ihre Bedeutung für die Umwelt

The aim of the research project, which is scheduled to run until 2018, is to record and understand the mechanisms of the Earth's climate system, its responses to external drives (increasing greenhouse gases, solar variability, volcanic eruptions, etc.) and their effects on the anthroposphere. The basis of the research tasks, which include diagnostics and a possible forecast of climate change, is…

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histHub. Vernetzte und normierte Daten für die historischen Wissenschaften

 The aim of histHub is to establish and operate a research platform for the historical sciences. The platform manages authority files on Swiss history on the one hand and, on the other, it develops digital tools for the networking of databases. With these two priorities, histHub pursues the overriding aim of improving the interoperability of research data in the field of historical sciences.

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infoclio.ch. Professional Portal for the Historical Sciences in Switzerland

Infoclio.ch was born from an initiative of the Swiss Historical Society (SSH) and of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences (ASSH).
Its objectives are to develop a digital infrastructure for the historical sciences in Switzerland, to coordinate the principal players and institutions, to increase the visibility of Swiss historical research in the digital context, and to facilitate…

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Mathematische Logik

The research project "Mathematische Logik" pursues the goal of documenting, structuring and representing the current state of knowledge in the field of mathematical logic and related areas in its full breadth and depth, as well as making the existing knowledge accessible according to specific requirements. For this field of science, the constantly growing publication activity and the increasing…

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Munich Center for Internet Research

In December 2015, the Munich Center for Internet Research became the new research center of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences. It will scientifically investigate the social changes associated with the Internet and digitisation and provide orientation for its successful design. For example, it will investigate how digital working environments change when cloud solutions are used or who is…

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Naturhaushalt und Gebietscharakter

The research unit is dedicated to the long-term investigation of landscape changes. This includes the development and testing of recording and evaluation methods to determine and predict the condition, functionality and resilience of the landscape at different aggregation levels. The aim is to analyse and evaluate the impact of anthropogenic influences on the structure and function of the…

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ortsnamen.ch. Das Portal der schweizerischen Ortsnamenforschung

ortsnamen.ch makes the results of the Swiss toponymy research available to the public and informs about the state of the art of onomastics in Switzerland.
ortsnamen.ch provides and guarantees:

  • the continuous backup of the research data of current and (especially) completed projects
  • the electronic publication of this data (or parts thereof) via the website
  • the georeferencing presentation of…

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Rationalität im Lichte experimenteller Wirtschaftsforschung

In 2006, the research project "Rationality in the Light of Experimental Economic Research" was incorporated into the research programme of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences as a new long-term project. It is the first economic science project within the framework of the long-term humanities research programme of the Union of German Academies of Sciences and Humanities.

The research…

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Repertorium „Geschichtsquellen des deutschen Mittelalters“

The repertory "Historical Sources of the German Middle Ages" lists the narrative sources which originated from the time of Charlemagne to Emperor Maximilian I (i.e. approx. 750 to 1519) in the territory of the medieval Frankish and German Empires or which concern German medieval history. To date, the catalogue contains more than 5,300 works in Latin and German, including the "Carmina Burana" and…

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Zeitstrukturen endokriner Systeme

The aim of the project, which was established at the beginning of 2000 and is planned to run for 15 years, is the characterization of endocrine processes under chronobiological aspects, whereby the influence of pineal melatonin on secretion rhythm and signal transduction processes of the Langerhans Isle is at the centre of the investigations. Prerequisite for the project approval were in vitro…

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ZEPPELIN Longitudinalstudie - Förderung ab Geburt

ZEPPELIN is a longitudinal intervention study with randomized control trial (RCT) research design: parents of infants from 132 families in difficult circumstances were visited at home every two to three weeks during three years within the framework of the program "PAT - Learning with Parents" (PAT). They were compared with infants from 116 socially burdened families without a support programme. It…

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