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HS – Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

ID NCN Panel name Disciplines
HS1 Fundamental questions of human existence and the nature of reality philosophy, cognition, religious studies, theology
HS1_01 History of philosophy (ancient, medieval, modern and contemporary) and history of ideas
HS1_02 Ontology and metaphysics, particular ontologies
HS1_03 Epistemology (incl. sources of knowledge, criteria of truth, philosophy of language)
HS1_04 Logic, science methodology, philosophy of science
HS1_05 Philosophy of human, theories of personality, philosophy of culture, social philosophy
HS1_06 Nature of human mind (incl. mind’s evolution, bio-psychological conditions of cognition, artificial intelligence)
HS1_07 Ethics: normative and descriptive, theory of morality, bioethics, professional ethics
HS1_08 Aesthetics (incl. theory of beauty, language of art)
HS1_09 Theory of religion, history of religion, religious studies
HS1_10 Religion and its background: anthropological, cultural, social and psychological
HS1_11 Language of religion, sacrum, myth, religious symbolism
HS1_12 World religions
HS1_13 Fundamental theology
HS1_14 Dogmatic theology, biblical theology, patristics
HS1_15 Moral theology, pastoral theology, liturgics
HS1_16 Other related subjects
HS2 Culture and cultural production literary theory and comparative literature, history of literature, linguistics, library science, cultural studies, arts, architecture
HS2_01 History of literature (incl. ancient, modern, contemporary; national and world literature), literary criticism and interpretation
HS2_02 Theory of literature, history of literary studies, methodology and trends in literary and cultural studies, anthropology of literature, comparative literature, literary and cultural translatology
HS2_03 Editorial and philological studies, lexical and encyclopedic studies, documentation and bibliographical studies
HS2_04 Bibliology and theory of information
HS2_05 History of language and dialectology, modern language research and discourse analysis, textology, linguistic translatology
HS2_06 General linguistics, theory and methodology of linguistic research
HS2_07 Communication studies, theory of applied linguistics
HS2_08 History and theory of art, visual arts, visual culture
HS2_09 Conservation and restoration
HS2_10 Museums and exhibitions
HS2_11 Music and musicology, history of music
HS2_12 Performing arts
HS2_13 Film and audiovisual media
HS2_14 Cultural studies (incl. contemporary cultural studies and cultural-anthropological studies)
HS2_15 Other related subjects
HS3 The study of the human past history, archaeology, ethnology, cultural anthropology
HS3_01 Early history (ancient, medieval, early modern history), modern and contemporary history (19th - 20th c.)
HS3_02 Social history
HS3_03 Political history (incl. political systems)
HS3_04 Economic history
HS3_05 Cultural history (incl. historical memory, history of material culture, historical cultural studies, cultural diversity)
HS3_06 Historiography, theory and methods of history
HS3_07 Archival science
HS3_08 Archaeology (incl. archaeology of Greece and Rome, archaeology of Egypt and Nubia, archaeology of Near East, archeology of the New World, pre- and protohistorical archaeology, archaeology of early medieval period, medieval archeology, archeology of modern period)
HS3_09 Numismatics and epigraphy
HS3_10 Papyrology
HS3_11 Ethnography and cultural anthropology (incl. descriptions of traditional cultures, anthropology of magic, worship and religion, cultural change and global processes, anthropology of socio-cultural, ethnic and identity phenomena)
HS3_12 Cultural heritage, cultural memory (incl. inventory of monuments and monuments of culture, local history)
HS3_13 Other related subjects
HS4 Individuals, institutions, markets economics, finance, management, demography, social and economic geography, urban studies
HS4_01 Macroeconomics (incl. economic balance, economic growth, business cycles in global economy, labour economics)
HS4_02 Microeconomics, institutional economics
HS4_03 Econometrics, statistical methods
HS4_04 Population dynamics, demographic processes
HS4_05 Resources and sustainable development
HS4_06 Financial markets, international finance, public finance
HS4_07 Banking, corporate finance, accounting
HS4_08 Behavioral economics, consumption and consumer behavior, marketing
HS4_09 Organization studies, strategic management, concepts and methods of management, logistics
HS4_10 Human resource management, employment and salaries
HS4_11 Public economics, social infrastructure, public administration
HS4_12 Living conditions and standards, income distribution, poverty
HS4_13 International economics
HS4_14 Human and social geography
HS4_15 Land management, urban studies
HS4_16 Other related subjects
HS5 Norms and governance law, political studies, regional and social policies
HS5_01 Theory and philosophy of law, history of law and legal thought
HS5_02 Constitutional law, human rights, international law and international organizations
HS5_03 Public and social law, public governance
HS5_04 Penal law
HS5_05 Civil law
HS5_06 Political theory and political thought
HS5_07 Political systems and movements; international relations
HS5_08 Regional policy
HS5_09 Social policy (incl. social security, NGOs, social aid, social gerontology, governance and institutions of social dialogue)
HS5_10 Security and defence
HS5_11 Other related subjects
HS6 Human nature and human society psychology, pedagogy/education studies, sociology
HS6_01 General psychology (cognitive processes, emotions, motivations, personality, individual differences), experimental psychology, psycholinguistics
HS6_02 Social, political, environmental and intercultural psychology
HS6_03 Clinical, health, correctional, rehabilitation psychology; clinical neuropsychology
HS6_04 Psychology of development, family, parenting, education
HS6_05 Evolutionary and comparative psychology, genetics of behaviour, psychophysiology, neuropsychology
HS6_06 Economic psychology, psychology of labour, organization, marketing and advertising
HS6_07 History of psychology, methodology, psychometrics, psychological diagnostics
HS6_08 General, comparative and cultural pedagogy
HS6_09 Social pedagogy and andragogy, social prevention and resocialization
HS6_10 Special needs education
HS6_11 Teaching and higher education
HS6_12 Theory and philosophy of parenting, history of teaching
HS6_13 Theoretical sociology, methodology and empirical studies
HS6_14 Social structure and social dynamics, environmental change and society
HS6_15 Sociology of ideas, power, norms, organizations
HS6_16 Sociology of culture and social communication (including media studies, journalism, Internet communication)
HS6_17 Economic sociology and sociology of education
HS6_18 Sociology of development: local, regional and global level
HS6_19 Social problems and pragmatics of sociology
HS6_20 Public space
HS6_21 Other related subjects

ST – Physical Sciences and Engineering

ID NCN Panel name Disciplines
ST1 Mathematics all areas of mathematics, pure and applied, as well as mathematical foundations of computer science, physics and statistics
ST1_01 Logic and foundations
ST1_02 Algebra
ST1_03 Number theory
ST1_04 Algebraic and complex geometry
ST1_05 Geometry
ST1_06 Topology
ST1_07 Lie groups, Lie algebras
ST1_08 Analysis
ST1_09 Operator algebras and functional analysis
ST1_10 Ordinary differential equations and dynamical systems
ST1_11 Partial differential equations
ST1_12 Mathematical methods of physics
ST1_13 Probability and statistics
ST1_14 Discrete mathematics and combinatorics
ST1_15 Mathematical aspects of computer science
ST1_16 Numerical analysis
ST1_17 Applied mathematics
ST1_18 Control theory and optimisation
ST1_19 Other related subjects
ST2 Fundamental constituents of matter particle, nuclear, plasma, atomic, molecular, gas and optical physics
ST2_01 Fundamental interactions and fields
ST2_02 Particle physics
ST2_03 Nuclear physics
ST2_04 Nuclear astrophysics
ST2_05 Gas and plasma physics
ST2_06 Electricity and magnetism
ST2_07 Atomic and molecular physics
ST2_08 Ultracold atoms and molecules
ST2_09 Optics, non-linear optics and nano-optics
ST2_10 Quantum optics and quantum information
ST2_11 Lasers, ultrashort pulses and laser physics
ST2_12 Relativity and gravitation
ST2_13 Thermodynamics
ST2_14 Non-linear phenomena
ST2_15 Metrology and measurement methods
ST2_16 Statistical physics (gases)
ST2_17 Complex systems
ST2_18 Acoustics
ST2_19 Foundations of physics, mathematical physics
ST2_20 Other related subjects
ST3 Condensed matter physics structure, electronic properties, fluids, nanosciences, biological physics
ST3_01 Structure of solids, material growth and characterisation
ST3_02 Mechanical and acoustical properties of condensed matter, lattice dynamics
ST3_03 Transport properties of condensed matter
ST3_04 Electronic properties of materials, surfaces, interfaces, nanostructures, etc.
ST3_05 Physical properties of semiconductors and insulators
ST3_06 Macroscopic quantum phenomena: superconductivity, superfluidity, etc.
ST3_07 Spintronics
ST3_08 Magnetism and strongly correlated systems
ST3_09 Condensed matter interactions with beams of photons, electrons, etc.
ST3_10 Nanophysics: nanoelectronics, nanophotonics, nanomagnetism, nanoelectromechanics, etc.
ST3_11 Mesoscopic physics
ST3_12 Molecular electronics
ST3_13 Structure and dynamics of disordered systems, soft matter, etc.
ST3_14 Fluid dynamics (physics)
ST3_15 Statistical physics of condensed matter, phase transitions, noise and fluctuations, etc.
ST3_16 Physics of biological systems
ST3_17 Other related subjects
ST4 Chemistry physical chemistry/chemical physics, theoretical chemistry, analytical chemistry, inorganic chemistry
ST4_01 Physical chemistry, chemical physics
ST4_02 Spectroscopic and spectrometric techniques
ST4_03 Molecular architecture and structure
ST4_04 Theoretical and computational chemistry
ST4_05 Analytical chemistry
ST4_06 Instrumental methods in chemistry
ST4_07 Electrochemistry, microfluidics in chemistry, sensors
ST4_08 Photochemistry
ST4_09 Catalysis
ST4_10 Colloid chemistry
ST4_11 Chemical reactions: mechanisms, thermodynamics, kinetics
ST4_12 Radiation and nuclear chemistry
ST4_13 Environmental chemistry
ST4_14 Inorganic chemistry
ST4_15 Physical chemistry of biological systems
ST4_16 Other related subjects
ST5 Synthetic Chemistry and Materials Science  
ST5_01 Structural properties of materials
ST5_02 Solid-state materials
ST5_03 Surface modification
ST5_04 Thin films
ST5_05 Polymer materials
ST5_06 Porous materials, ceramics, glasses
ST5_07 Composites, organic-inorganic hybrid materials, etc.
ST5_08 Biomaterials, biocompatible materials
ST5_09 New emerging materials
ST5_10 Coordination and supramolecular chemistry
ST5_11 Macromolecular chemistry
ST5_12 Polymer chemistry
ST5_13 Organic chemistry
ST5_14 Biological chemistry
ST5_15 Medicinal chemistry
ST5_16 Ionic liquids
ST5_17 Other related subjects
ST6 Computer science and informatics informatics and information systems, computer science, scientific computing, intelligent systems
ST6_01 Computer architecture, ubiquitous computing
ST6_02 Computer systems, parallel/distributed systems, sensor networks, embedded systems, cyber-physical systems
ST6_03 Software engineering, operating systems, software development methods, programming languages
ST6_04 Formal methods, foundations of computer science, including theoretical computer science, quantum information science
ST6_05 Cryptology, information security and privacy
ST6_06 Algorithms, parallel, distributed and network algorithms, algorithmic game theory
ST6_07 Artificial intelligence, intelligent systems, multi-agent systems
ST6_08 Computer graphics, image processing, computer vision, multimedia, computer games
ST6_09 Human computer interaction, speech recognition and synthesis, natural language processing
ST6_10 Web and information systems, database systems, internet technologies, including information retrieval and digital libraries
ST6_11 Machine learning, statistical data processing and applications using signal processing (e.g. speech, image, video)
ST6_12 Scientific computing, simulation and modelling tools
ST6_13 Bioinformatics, biocomputing, DNA and molecular computation
ST6_14 Other related subjects
ST7 Systems Engineering electrical, electronic, optical, communication, biomedical, robotic systems
ST7_01 Control engineering in automation and robotics, biocybernetics
ST7_02 Electrical engineering: power components and/or systems
ST7_03 Simulation engineering and modelling
ST7_04 (Micro-, nano-, bionic-) engineering, biosensing systems
ST7_05 Micro- and nanoelectronic, optoelectronic and photonic components
ST7_06 Communication technology, high-frequency technology
ST7_07 Signal processing and analysis, biomeasurements, bioimaging
ST7_08 Communication networks, telemedicine
ST7_09 Man-machine interfaces
ST7_10 Hardware implementation of algorithms
ST7_11 Electronic, optoelectronic and photonic components and systems for applications (e.g. in biomedical engineering)
ST7_12 Electrical energy production, distribution and application
ST7_13 Other related subjects
ST8 Production and processes engineering chemical-, civil-, environmental-, mechanical-, biomechanical-, energy-, transport-, biologicalprocesses and models
ST8_01 Chemical engineering, technical chemistry, environmental engineering, sanitary engineering, engineering of chemical processes
ST8_02 Maritime/hydraulic/water engineering, civil engineering, aerospace engineering
ST8_03 Computational engineering, computer-aided modelling, design and manufacturing
ST8_04 Fluid mechanics, technical thermodynamics
ST8_05 Power systems (production, distribution)
ST8_06 Mechatronics, biomechatronics, precision mechanics
ST8_07 Machine design (modelling, shaping, machining)
ST8_08 Mechanics of solids, biomechanics
ST8_09 Industrial design, design and manufacturing, product and device design, ergonomics
ST8_10 Technical aspects of architecture, urban studies and spatial planning
ST8_11 Production planning and control
ST8_12 Technical aspects of transport
ST8_13 Architectural acoustics
ST8_14 Environmental engineering, e.g. sustainable design, waste and water treatment, recycling, regeneration or recovery of compounds, carbon capture & storage, clean technologies, chemical aspects of circular economy
ST8_15 Bioengineering, artificial organs
ST8_16 Other related subjects
ST9 Astronomy and space science astrophysics, astrochemistry, astrobiology, solar system, planetary systems, stellar, galactic and extragalactic astronomy, space science, instrumentation
ST9_01 Solar and interplanetary physics
ST9_02 Planets and small bodies of the solar system
ST9_03 Interstellar medium
ST9_04 Formation of stars and planets
ST9_05 Extrasolar planetary systems
ST9_06 Astrobiology
ST9_07 Stars and stellar systems
ST9_08 The Galaxy
ST9_09 Formation and evolution of galaxies
ST9_10 Clusters of galaxies and large-scale structures of the Universe
ST9_11 High energy and particle astrophysics: X-rays, gamma rays, cosmic rays, neutrinos
ST9_12 Relativistic astrophysics
ST9_13 Dark matter, dark energy
ST9_14 Gravitational-wave astronomy
ST9_15 Cosmology
ST9_16 Earth science with satellite techniques
ST9_17 Large data bases: archiving, handling and analysis
ST9_18 Observational and satellite techniques, telescopes, detectors
ST9_19 Other related subjects
ST10 Earth sciences Earth system science, atmospheric sciences, climatology, geochemistry, geodesy, geoecology, geophysics, physical geography, geoinformatics, planetary geology, pedology, mining, chemical and physical oceanology, environmental protection
ST10_01 Chemistry and physics of the atmosphere, atmospheric pollution
ST10_02 Climatology, meteorology, climate change
ST10_03 Physics of the Earth's interior, seismology, geomagnetism, Earth’s gravity field
ST10_04 Geochemistry, biogeochemistry
ST10_05 Mineralogy, petrology, volcanology, economic geology
ST10_06 Earth evolution, sedimentology, tectonics, regional geology, marine geology, planetary geology
ST10_07 Geomorphology, cryosphere, global and regional changes of the Earth's landscape
ST10_08 Paleontology, stratigraphy, geochronology
ST10_09 Geophysics, geomechanics, geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, mining
ST10_10 Hydrogeology, hydrology, water cycle, water pollution
ST10_11 Marine physics and chemistry
ST10_12 Geodesy, cartography, geographic information systems, Earth observations from space and by remote sensing
ST10_13 Geoecosystem: atmosphere-morphosphere-lithosphere, pedosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, anthroposphere
ST10_14 Soil science, soil pollution
ST10_15 Paleoclimatology, paleoecology
ST10_16 Changes/shaping and protection of the natural environment
ST11 Materials Engineering  
ST11_01 Engineering of biomaterials, biomimetic, bioinspired and bio-enabled materials
ST11_02 Engineering of metals and alloys
ST11_03 Engineering of ceramics and glasses
ST11_04 Engineering of polymers and plastics
ST11_05 Engineering of composites and hybrid and functionally graded materials
ST11_06 Engineering of carbon materials
ST11_07 Engineering of metal oxides
ST11_08 Engineering of alternative established or emergent materials
ST11_09 Nanomaterials engineering, e.g. nanoparticles, nanoporous materials, 1D & 2D nanomaterials
ST11_10 Soft materials engineering, e.g. gels, foams, colloids
ST11_11 Porous materials engineering, e.g. covalentorganic, metal-organic, porous aromatic frameworks
ST11_12 Semi-conducting and magnetic materials engineering
ST11_13 Metamaterials engineering
ST11_14 Computational methods for materials engineering
ST11_15 Surface engineering
ST11_16 Other related subjects

NZ – Life Sciences

ID NCN Panel name Disciplines
NZ1 Molecular biology, structural biology, biotechnology molecular biology, structural biology, biotechnology
NZ1_01 Molecular biology
NZ1_02 Biochemistry
NZ1_03 Biophysics
NZ1_04 Structural biology
NZ1_05 Genetic engineering
NZ1_06 Synthetic biology
NZ1_07 Cell engineering
NZ1_08 Tissue engineering
NZ1_09 Biotechnology
NZ1_10 Microbiology
NZ1_11 Other related subjects
NZ2 Genetics, genomics molecular genetics, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, systems biology, genetic epidemiology
NZ2_01 Molecular genetics
NZ2_02 Genomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics
NZ2_03 Proteomics
NZ2_04 Metabolomics
NZ2_05 Cell genetics
NZ2_06 Immunogenetics
NZ2_07 Bioinformatics
NZ2_08 Computational biology
NZ2_09 Systems biology
NZ2_10 Biological systems analysis, modelling and simulation
NZ2_11 Genetic epidemiology
NZ2_12 Other related subjects
NZ3 Cellular and developmental biology cell biology, developmental biology, ageing biology, neurobiology
NZ3_01 Cell biology
NZ3_02 Cell physiology
NZ3_03 Apoptosis
NZ3_04 Ageing
NZ3_05 Molecular neurobiology
NZ3_06 Cell neurobiology
NZ3_07 Signal transduction
NZ3_08 Stem cell biology
NZ3_09 Organogenesis
NZ3_10 Developmental genetics in plants
NZ3_11 Developmental biology in plants
NZ3_12 Developmental genetics in animals
NZ3_13 Developmental biology in animals
NZ3_14 Other related subjects
NZ4 Biology of tissues, organs and organisms morphology and functions of animal's and human's systems, organs and organisms, experimental medicine, basics of neurology
NZ4_01 Anatomy
NZ4_02 Physiology
NZ4_03 Comparative physiology
NZ4_04 Pathophysiology
NZ4_05 Anatomical pathology
NZ4_06 Endocrinology
NZ4_07 Neurophysiology
NZ4_08 Neuroendocrinology
NZ4_09 Systems neurobiology
NZ4_10 Neuroimaging and computational neuroscience
NZ4_11 Metabolism
NZ4_12 Other related subjects
NZ5 Human and animal noninfectious diseases etiology, mechanisms, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, poisonings and injuries (without neurological diseases)
NZ5_01 Etiology of human diseases
NZ5_02 Etiology of animal diseases
NZ5_03 Pathogenesis of human diseases
NZ5_04 Pathogenesis of animal diseases
NZ5_05 Diagnostics in human diseases
NZ5_06 Diagnostics in animal diseases
NZ5_07 Human disease treatment
NZ5_08 Animal disease treatment
NZ5_09 Other related subjects
NZ6 Human and animal immunology and infection immunity, immune disorders, immunotherapy, infectious and invasive diseases, microbiology, transplantology, allergology
NZ6_01 Adaptive and innate immunity
NZ6_02 Clinical immunology
NZ6_03 Animal immunology
NZ6_04 Bacteriology
NZ6_05 Virology
NZ6_06 Parasitology
NZ6_07 Mycology
NZ6_08 Other related subjects
NZ7 Diagnostic tools, therapies and public health public health, epidemiology, environmental health risks and occupational medicine, medical ethics, drug discovery and therapies, pharmacology
NZ7_01 Epidemiology
NZ7_02 Environment and health risks
NZ7_03 Health promotion and sports science
NZ7_04 Prevention in population health
NZ7_05 Health services, health care research
NZ7_06 Occupational medicine
NZ7_07 Rehabilitation
NZ7_08 Pharmacoeconomics
NZ7_09 Medical ethics
NZ7_10 Veterinary ethics
NZ7_11 Veterinary healthcare
NZ7_12 Prevention of human diseases
NZ7_13 Prevention of animal diseases
NZ7_14 Pharmacy, pharmacotherapy, pharmacology
NZ7_15 Toxicology
NZ7_16 Other related subjects
NZ8 Evolutionary and environmental biology evolution, ecology, population biology, biodiversity, biogeography
NZ8_01 Evolutionary biology
NZ8_02 Ecology
NZ8_03 Animal behaviour
NZ8_04 Biodiversity
NZ8_05 Biogeography
NZ8_06 Marine biology
NZ8_07 Hydrobiology
NZ8_08 Ecotoxicology
NZ8_09 Population genetics
NZ8_10 Taxonomy and phylogenetic
NZ8_11 Botany
NZ8_12 Zoology
NZ8_13 Human biology and ecology
NZ8_14 Other related subjects
NZ9 Fundamentals of applied life sciences and biotechnology agricultural, forestry, horticulture, animal production and fishery, food and nutrition sciences, industrial biosciences, environmental biotechnology and remediation
NZ9_01 Agronomy
NZ9_02 Animal production
NZ9_03 Forestry
NZ9_04 Horticulture
NZ9_05 Aquaculture, fisheries
NZ9_06 Environment protection
NZ9_07 Nutrition and food sciences
NZ9_08 Environmental microbiology
NZ9_09 Environmental biotechnology
NZ9_10 Bioremediation
NZ9_11 Biohazards, biological containment, biosafety, biosecurity
NZ9_12 Conservation of genetic resources
NZ9_13 Other related subjects

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