About us

This is a curated blog on science-policy dialogue and with results of interest to the public.

The blog invites fellows and scientists at ETH Zurich, Universities of Zurich and Basel to present recent research work and contributions at the science-policy interface for example in agroecology, food security, land use change, biodiversity, ecosystem research, climate change mitigation and adaptation or plant breeding.

Do you want to propose an article on your results? Contact us and suggest a topic. Contribution are possible in German or English. Enhance the visibility of your research.


The Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center is a research network of plant scientists at three Swiss universities: University of Zurich, University of Basel and ETH Zurich.

Melanie Paschke, PhD, Director – Education, Science and Society Dialogue

Contact: paschkme@ethz.ch

Engaging in a Science and Policy Dialogue