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Virtuell via Zoom, 13:15-14:15 | Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences

Science after Noon: Covid-19 - Has Science communication failed?

This event was organized in collaboration with swissnex India, swissnex Boston and Science et Cité.


Science reporters and communicators all over the world face an unprecedented change with the onset of Covid-19. In many ways, the pandemic influences the production of scientific knowledge as well as its dissemination among decision-makers and the general public. Learn more on the results of the survey #CovidSciCom, which inquired into the impact of Covid-19 on science communication in Switzerland, India and the US. The survey was conducted by swissnex India (Lead), swissnex Boston, NIAS, Science et Cité and Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences.


Introduction: Claudia Appenzeller, Secretary General of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences


Presentation of the survey results: Jonas Brunschwig, swissnex Boston



  • Marcel Tanner, president of the Swiss Academes of Arts and Sciences
  •  Huma Khamis, science journalist at Radio RTS (Radio Télévision Suisse) for the radio program CQFD, vice-president of the Swiss Association of Science Journalism
  • Subhra Priyadarshini, Editor in Chief, Nature India


Moderation: Sebastien Hug, CEO swissnex India and Consul General & Dr. Philipp Burkard, Head of Science et Cité


This event will be held in English


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