Professor Didier Queloz, Chairman of the Marcel Benoist Foundation, is awarded the National Order of the Legion of Honour for his contribution to scientific research and for facilitating the acadamic and scientific cooperation with France.
To the press release of the Ambassy of France
At its meeting on 29 March, the Federal Council elected Lars-Erik Cederman, Professor of International Conflict Research at ETH Zurich, to the Marcel Benoist Foundation Board of Trustees. He had been awarded the Marcel Benoist Prize in 2018.
At its meeting on 25 January, the Federal Council elected Martina Caroni, Vice-Rector for Teaching and International Relations at the University of Lucerne, to the Marcel Benoist Foundation Board of Trustees.
At its meeting on 7 September 2022, the Federal Council elected Nobel Laureate for Physics Didier Queloz as Chairman of the Marcel Benoist Foundation with effect from 1 January 2023. The researcher and co-founder of Actelion and Idorsia, Martine Clozel, will also sit on the Board of Trustees from the beginning of 2023.