Science-Policy Fellowships at Zurich-Basel PLANT Science Center

Currently 32 research fellowships are ongoing at the science an policy interface. 28 in the European funded H2020-MSCA-COFUND-2018 – «RESPONSE – to society and policy needs through plant, food and energy sciences» program, together with World Food System Center (WFSC) and Energy Science Center (ESC) and 4 in the Joint Research Center – PSC Collaborative Grants.

All publications from RESPONSE science and policy fellowships here

Ongoing fellowshisps

Marie Curie RESPONSE

Energy Science

Quality-enhanced power semiconductor devices for reliable energy conversion, Marie Curie RESPONSE

Manuel Belanche Guadas, ETH Zurich

Innovation strategies and policy approaches to support the transition to a clean energy system, Marie Curie RESPONSE

Arnau Aliana Guardia, ETH Zurich

Engineering the Policy-Enabled Transition to Sustainable Multi-Energy Sytems, Marie Curie RESPONSE

Linda Brodnicke, ETH Zurich

Sustainable storage hydropower for a resilient future energy system Marie Curie RESPONSE

Sudesh Dahal, ETH Zurich

Energy transition and the transport sector (…), Marie Curie RESPONSE

Bessie Noll, ETH Zurich

FINCCS – Effective policy mixes to mobilize finance along the CCS/CCU supply chain, Marie Curie RESPONSE

Susanne Rhein, ETH Zurich

Policy Designs for addressing societal acceptance challenges in CCU/CCS demonstration and deployment, Marie Curie RESPONSE

Susanne Rhein, ETH Zurich

ROSE: Role of Bioenergy in Sustainable Energy Systems, Marie Curie RESPONSE

Fei Wu, ETH Zurich

Food System and Plant Sciences

Exploitation of genomic resources to advance forage breeding programs, Marie Curie RESPONSE

Yutang Chen, ETH Zurich

Plant reproduction: chromatin-based controls (…), Marie Curie RESPONSE

Danli Fei, University of Zurich

Unlocking Epigenetic Variation to Breed Sustainable Crops (…), Marie Curie RESPONSE

Dusan Denic, University of Zurich

Laurent Giguère, ETH Zurich, Marie Curie RESPONSE

Laurent Giguère, ETH Zurich

Towards improving forage productivity under future climates (…), Marie Curie RESPONSE

Reah Gonzales, ETH Zurich

Roles of chemical communication in forming plant-insect networks (…), Marie Curie RESPONSE

Roberto Rebollo Hernández, ETH Zurich

Unlocking genetic resources of buckwheat (…), Marie Curie RESPONSE

Fabian Hess, ETH Zurich

Wheat responses in changing climates studied by Asian varieties (…), Marie Curie RESPONSE

Katharina Jung, University of Zurich

Evidence-based evaluation of the roles and application of plant peptides for the sustainable improvement of crop resistance (…), Marie Curie RESPONSE

Xeniya Kim, University of Zurich

Fermentation with functional co-cultures: A metabolite driven approach to improve cocoa bean quality, safety and sustainability, Marie Curie RESPONSE

Julie Lestang, ETH Zurich

Towards improved crop resilience – discovering essential factors that control chloroplast development, Marie Curie RESPONSE

Yuanyuan Liang, ETH Zurich

Towards improved crop resilience – discovering essential factors that control chloroplast development, Marie Curie RESPONSE

Alberto Linares, University of Zurich

Genomic selection 2.0: Developing targeted vs universal machine learning approaches for improving the rate of genetic gain in crop Species, Marie Curie RESPONSE

Carles Traver Quesada

Land Use Changes

Legacy effects of land-use on tropical soils as constraints on the restoration success and service provision of tropical forests (…), Marie Curie RESPONSE

Matthew Cooper, ETH Zurich

Monika Golarczyk, ETH Zurich

FARS – For resilient and sustainable farms and value chains (…), Marie Curie RESPONSE

Paul Donadieu de Lavi, ETH Zurich

The role of biodiversity in sustainable energy transitions for charcoal, Marie Curie RESPONSE

Dabwiso Sakala, University of Zurich

Land-use effects on the functioning of anthropogenically-dominated landscapes, Marie Curie RESPONSE

Simon Landauer, University of Zurich

Inferring legacy of human activities on tropical forest plant diversity with spatial genetics and remote sensing, Marie Curie RESPONSE

Nathalia Perez Cardenas, University of Zurich

Joint Research Center – PSC Collaborative Grants

Modelling biodiversity impacts in LCA, Joint Research Center

Clara Antonia Klöcker, ETH Zurich

Soil Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning Assessment across Europe, Joint Research Center

Maëva Labouyrie, University of Zurich

Modelling Phosphorus cycle in EU agricultural soils and assessing land impact and land mitigation options, Joint Research Center

Anna Muntwyler, ETH Zurich

Constraining historical and future estimates of land cover and land management effects on climate, Joint Research Center

Caspar Roebroek, ETH Zurich

Finished fellowships

Papaya: History of its agricultural use and improvements to adapt to a changing climate (Mercator Foundation)

by Tiago Meier, University of Zurich

Die ökologischen und ökonomischen Konsequenzen des Klimawandels in den Alpen (Mercator Foundation)

by Maria Vorkauf, University of Basel

The Value of Species Diversity in Grasslands (Mercator Foundation)

by Sergei Schaub, ETH Zurich

Maintaining Plant Biodiversity in Cities (Mercator Foundation)

by Kevin Vega, ETH Zurich

Fixing carbon in subtropical forest to mitigate climate change (Marie Curie IDP BRIDGES)

by Yuanyuan Huang, University of Zurich

The influences of N₂-fixing green alder (…) (Mercator Foundation)

by Tobias Bühlmann, University of Basel

Engaging in a Science and Policy Dialogue