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Colonial roots of modern development policy
Concepts of modern development aid have been inherited from Europe’s colonialist era and thus have their roots much further in the past than has been thought till now. This is the outcome of a FWF project whose report was recently published in the book Developing Africa.
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By an agreement of the Austrian Academic Library Consortium KEMÖ and the Austrian Science Fund FWF with the academic publisher Springer, researchers from Austria have now the option of publishing their research open access in more than 1,600 journals without article processing charges. That is the second deal of this kind worldwide and accelerates the transformation to Open Access in academic publishing.
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Extended FWF Rules on the Quality and Transparency of Evaluations, Studies and Research Policy-related Services
The FWF has had self-established rules on the...
Reinhold Mitterlehner and Pascale Ehrenfreund present Wittgenstein Award to Claudia Rapp. 20-year anniversary of START/Wittgenstein.
Austria's largest research prize awarded – Eight outstanding junior researchers inducted into the prestigious START Programme.
Science Europe welcomes the decision by the European Parliament’s Committees on Industry, Energy and Research (ITRE), Budget (BUDG) and Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) to protect the Horizon 2020 budget from a proposal to reallocate part of its funds for the EFSI plan.