scilog - Project of the week
Between party politics and independence
Party affiliation plays a significant role in Austria and across Europe when it comes to filling management positions in independent regulatory bodies. This is one of the key findings of a current study conducted at the University of Vienna.
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In 2015 projects with a total volume of
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people worked in projects funded by the FWF (as of Dec. 31, 2015)
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A new financial framework, a new legal basis, a new interim president: not without challenges for the FWF, 2015 had bright and darker sides.
As announced in mid-March adapted FWF funding guidelines and application guidelines take effect as of today, 1 April 2016. These guidelines can be found on the FWF website.
On behalf of the Austrian Society for Metallurgy...
The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) calls for support...
applicable to all grant proposals received by the FWF after April 1, 2016 in the programme categories listed below