Project of the month
Big Impact on Big Screen:
Study on The Negative Impacts of Disaster Aid Filmed
The disaster aid provided in the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami was well intentioned – however, its achievements were not entirely positive. This has been demonstrated by a project funded by the FWF, which examined the post-disaster rehabilitation process on the Nicobar Islands in the Indian Ocean. The research documented the dramatic impacts of the aid on the traditional way of life of the indigenous population.
percent of the funding went to applicants working in the Natural and Technical Sciences category
percent of the funding went to applicants working in the Humanities and Social Sciences category
percent of the funding went to applicants working in the Life Sciences category
In 2013 projects with a total volume of
million Euro were approved
projects were approved
people worked in projects funded by the FWF (as of Dec. 31, 2013)
In 2013 the FWF received
reviews from international peers
In 2013 the FWF received reviews from
In 2013 the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) has commissioned a survey among the Austrian scientific community.Questions concerning Open Access were also part of the survey.
Open Access Policy:...
This year the FWF E-Book Library and the OAPEN Library will grow to a level of around 300 books.
The FWF Open Access Policy will continue to require the use of Creative Commons licenses
Reinhold Mitterlehner and Pascale Ehrenfreund present Josef Penninger as Wittgenstein Award winner 2014
Eight outstanding young researchers accepted into the prestigious START Programme – New action plan unveiled for Austrian research.