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Faith-Based Humanitarian Aid
The sociologist Zeynep Sezgin investigated the strategies used by faith-based humanitarian NGOs to gain and maintain legitimacy. With the support of the FWF, she studied how Muslim and Christian aid organisations respond to the expectations of their stakeholders.
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In 2016 projects with a total volume of
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It is with deep sadness that the Austrian Science Fund FWF commemorates Klaus Zinöcker, who died on 3 March 2018 after a brief, serious illness accompanied by loving care.
The Austrian Science Fund has been setting international quality standards in basic research in Austria for half a century.
The award-winning project at the MUI’s Department of Physiology and Medical Physics is designed to open new vistas for the treatment of neuropathic pain.
The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and Cooperation E-Media Austria (KEMÖ) have signed a three-year contract with John Wiley and Sons that combines the use of content and the publication of open-access articles.
As of January 1st 2018, Stand-Alone Projects can only be submitted electronically, via elane. The obligatory electronic submission also applies for International Programmes as well as KLIF, Erwin Schrödinger Fellowships and the Lise-Meitner Programme.