For administrative and budgetary questions, for the opening of funds and for request of residence permits, contact your institute secretariat.
For support in fundraising (identification of funds, proofreading of requests): Amélie Dreiss (research consultant).
For questions about the FGSE Investment Fund (FINV) and the latest guidelines: Rémy Freymond (adjoint de faculté).
Estimate the salary costs of your projects: refer to the HR scales. For more information, please contact your institute secretariat.
Calculate the overhead and VAT of an external funding (or ask for an exemption): contact Dominique Thierrin (Financial Service).
For Public Procurement: firstname.lastname@example.org (Research office).
Do you have partnerships, a consortium, or collaborations? The agreements should be sent for review to PACTT (if private partners) or to the Legal Department (if public partners).
With the FINV, the Deanship supports projects that constitute, in research or research infrastructure, investments for the Faculty. This fund also serves to amortize previous investments by encouraging their replacement when necessary. The fund offers 7 distinct reasons for financing, which can be summarized in 4 categories :
One or two campaigns are launched each year and the Research Commission notifies the requests for the Décanat.
Example of guideline (regularly updated, only the document sent to each campaign is valid)
For Junior researchers: see also section below.
Support for scientific computing is available, on a wide range of subjects.
Presence in Geopolis of Flavio Calvo / Margot Sirdey: Tuesday 8:30-11:30, office 4631
A data stewardship service provides support and counselling on issues related to the planning, dissemination, opening and preservation of research data (DMP, storage, sharing and archiving).
For any request, please write to: email@example.com
Presence in Geopolis of Zhargalma Dandarova: Tuesday 1:30-5:00 pm, office 4631
For questions related to the DCSR (storage and computing) service of the Centre informatique, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org with "DCSR" in the email title.
Some examples of proposed support:
This point concerns the section 3.1 of SNF DMP.
The research data storing facility from the Scientific Computing and Research Support Unit of the Centre informatique (DCSR-Ci) offers a NAS to store research data. The responsible research project leaders (PI) from UNIL can request a storage space.
The DCSR-Ci also offers a high-performance computing service (HPC). UNIL members can request a computing capacity.
The SWITCHdrive is a Cloud that allows storing, synchronising and sharing files. It is a good alternative solution to Dropbox, OneDrive or Google Drive: SWITCH data are stored in Switzerland and respect the federal law on data protection (LPD) and UNIL directives.
To find a specialist or generalist data repository, the FNS suggests the use of re3data.org registry.
Commonly used repositories :
For technical question or general problem on Serval, contact email@example.com
For questions related to Serval or Open Access, contact the FGSE staff :
For a support on fund-raising for publication, general questions on OA and author right, a training request: Amélie Dreiss (research consultant).
For a question concerning literature search, contact the staff of the libraries.
Any person within the UNIL community who is the author of a scientific publication must:
To learn about Open Acces at UNIL, follow the guide!
To quickly update your publications on Serval, consult the written and video Tutorials.
In particular, you can:
The UNIL online tool Papago offers personalized advice on your funding opportunities, rights and obligations regarding OA publishing.
UNIL Researchers can request funding for book OA publication through the UNIL Publication fund.
Researcher can request SNSF funds for the publication of books or book chapters.
For journal articles, UNIL offers 360° support to cover the different OA roads: from Hybrid, to Platinum, to Gold.
SNSF grantees can obtain funding of their articles in Gold OA scientific journals (see SNSF rules).
For questions related to ethics in research (advice, training, certification) contact Amélie Dreiss (research consultant).
Contact EDI (Equality, diversity and inclusion): Natalie Emch
In case of questions or doubts related to scientific integrity, you can contact in complete confidentiality:
For questions about travel abroad or security in the field, contact Rémy Freymond.
For questions related to insurance:
If you have any questions about well-being and safety at work, you can find the contacts on the Comité d'hygiène et sécurité page. At UNIL, independent persons of trust offer free and confidential listening and advice in case of a difficult situation (conflicts, discrimination, harassment).
For the use of drones by yourself or members of your team, contact:
Information on ethics certification procedure is on the dedicated FGSE page.
This guide for researchers in human and social sciences will help you decide why to apply (or not) for ethics certification.
The bodies for scientific integrity at the FGSE, their mission, and the procedure to follow in case of a breach of integrity are on on the dedicated FGSE page.
You will find all the information on safety and field work, foreign travel on the dedicated FGSE page.
Information on well-being and safety at work is on the page of the Comité d'hygiène et sécurité (CHS). The CHS is also an internal contact point in case of difficulty, conflict, harassment, etc.
The webpage Help UNIL identifies where to find help in case of difficult situations (conflicts, discrimination, harassment), internal procedures and internal resources, as well as training offers.
A specific FGSE internal regulation reminds the legislation and the good practices.
Whether you are an occasional or regular user, follow the legislation, which is evolving.
For question or support request concerning a research project you wish to promote, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or make an appointment with Laure-Anne Pessina (communication officer).
For media training: Rémy Freymond.
For a support to Unisciences, personal or team web pages: Floriane Beetschen.
For the personal pages of the IGD members: Martin Vesely.
For a question about the Webmapping (mapping of the FGSE expertise): Rémy Freymond.
Consult our 10 recommendations for good communication.
The Research dicastère can help you develop and, if necessary, format your material for an actu, an article on the Géoblog, an interview, a press release, or a social network broadcast (e.g. tweet). It supports your communication projects towards the media and coordinates them with Unicom (Communication and audiovisual service.).
Find our press releases and our press review.
The forms below (media article & press release) help you structure the research you want to promote. By providing a text in French or English in the recommended format, you will help the GSE communication team develop a quick strategy to communicate your research.
For personalized support on career development or advice on career applications: Amélie Dreiss, research consultant.
The SNSF and the EU offer instruments at different stages of the academic career ( Eligibility to main grants).
Procedures for applying to FGSE as host institute.
See the above section Research funding for generic information.
Vice-Dean for Research
Prof. Marie-Elodie Perga
Faculty Assistant for Research
Research Funding, Open Science, Open Access, Research ethics
Doctoral Students' Secretariat
Administration du Décanat/Affaires extérieures