This commission serves as the SNSF Research Commission within the University of Lausanne. As a body of the Swiss National Science Foundation, it enforces provisions and carries out tasks stipulated in the joint regulations of SNSF Research Commissions. Its powers include:
- the award of Doc.Mobility and Early Postdoc.Mobility grants;
- the selection of phase two applications for Doc.CH (SHS) subsidies;
- informing the community of UNIL researchers of incentives offered by the SNSF and advising interested researchers.
In addition, the Commission makes institutional recommendations to the SNSF, guaranteeing the framework conditions under which research financed by the SNSF will be conducted.