Open Research Data

On behalf of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, the ORD Unit implements the Swiss National Action Plan for Open Research Data (ORD) and serves as a representative for Open Science topics.

Sounding Board Researchers

The SB R is composed of 16 ORD experts from different disciplines and career levels. Their mandate includes the advice of the Strategy Council (StraCo) and the Coordination Group (CoG).


Dr. Iolanda Pensa

Social Anthropology, SUPSI


ORCID: 0000-0001-5122-7385


Foto di Adam Novak / Wikimedia Foundation, CC BY-SA.

Prof. Dr. med. Michael Baudis

Bioinformatics, University of Zurich


ORCID: 0000-0002-9903-4248

Board Members


Evie Vergauwe (Psychology, University of Geneva) ORCID: 0000-0002-7339-2370


Jean-Paul Calbimonte (Informatics, HES-SO Valais-Wallis) ORCID: 0000-0002-0364-6945


Peter Klaver (Psychology, University of Teacher Education in Special Needs) ORCID: 0000-0002-6541-9975


Silke Fürst (Communication and Media Sciences, University of Zurich) ORCID: 0000-0002-1978-4277


Dominik Brühwiler (Chemistry, ZHAW) ORCID: 0000-0002-9284-5144


Elena Chestnova (Art History, USI) ORCID: 0000-0002-0654-1313


Adriana Marcucci (Engineering, ETH Zurich) ORCID: 0000-0002-0427-9120


Michael Baudis (Bioinformatics, University of Zurich) ORCID: 0000-0002-9903-4248


Andrea Martani (Medicine, University of Basel) ORCID: 0000-0001-8387-7825


Noah Bubenhofer (Linguistics, University of Zurich) ORCID: 0000-0002-2134-2013


Clemens Lange (Physics, Paul Scherrer Institute) ORCID: 0000-0002-3632-3157


Iolanda Pensa (Social Anthropology, SUPSI) ORCID: 0000-0001-5122-7385


Katerina Mitrokotsa (Informatics, University of St.Gallen) 


Valerie Pittet (Engineering, University of Lausanne) ORCID: 0000-0003-2208-966X


Tobias Hodel (History, University of Bern) ORCID: 0000-0002-2071-6407


Dominique Roche (Biology, University of Neuchâtel) ORCID: 0000-0002-3326-864X

Members of the Sounding Board during the Inaugural Meeting in November 2022