scilog - Project of the week
The Alps Between Depopulation and Gentrification
A team from the University of Innsbruck investigated the influx of “new highlanders” to the Alps. Although receiving little attention, migration from towns to mountainous areas is an observable trend worldwide, extending even to peripheral mountain villages. – In contrast to expectations, the new arrivals there are seen as creating fresh momentum.
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On 6 and 7 September 2017, the heads of research funding organisations from five Central European countries met in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
A symposium in China, an agreement with Moscow and the appointment to the Science Europe Governing Board. The FWF also received visitors from Georgia and Hungary.
Today’s investments in research represent a fundamental insurance for overcoming society's future challenges.
Words of thanks and recognition for the Vice Chancellor from the FWF President. Implementation of the research billion still remains the top priority.
Open access to qualified research data is a precondition for the reproducibility, verification and falsification of data for further scientific and practical purposes. Hence, the FWF, supported by the Nationalstiftung für Forschung, Technologie und Entwicklung, has initiated the pilot programme Open Research Data (ORD) in order to create role models for the openness of research data in the digital age.