The main topics of ScienceComm'15 were:

  • Crisis of science
  • Open science / Citizen science

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Keynote speakers

We invited seven eminent personalities from Switzerland and abroad. 


adie Euan Adie, London: founder of Altmetric, co-author DORA-Deklaration (Open Science)
binswanger2 Prof. Dr. Mathias Binswanger, FHNW: economist and author, e.g. „Excellence by Nonsense: The Competition for Publications in Modern Science" (Crisis of Science)
Felt Prof. Dr. Ulrike Felt, University of Vienna: physicist, science and technical science researcher  (Crisis of Science)
Hahnel Dr. Mark Hahnel,  stem cell biologist and founder of the data sharing platform Figshare

Prof. Dr. Gottfried Schatz, University of Basel: biochemist and author, e.g. „Postdoc" (Crisis of Science)

We mourn Gottfried Schatz. He couldn't hold his keynote because of his illness, but made it available in writing for diffusion. R.I.P. 

Strasser Prof. Dr. Bruno Strasser, University of Geneva: biologist and winner SNF Consolidator Grants with "The Rise of Citizen Science: Rethinking Public Participation in Science" (Citizen Science)
Vetterli Prof. Dr. Martin Vetterli, EPFL: information technologist and President  of SNSF (Open Science)