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Austrian Psychology during the National Socialist Era
The history of academic psychology after the "Anschluss", the annexation of Austria by Germany in 1938, and its role as a discipline used in National Socialist policies is being examined systematically for the first time in a research project supported by the FWF.
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The report confirms that the Austrian Science Fund FWF has embarked on a good course with its activities. The recommendations in the report are useful pointers for future developments.
Based on a qualitative and quantitative study, the...
Creating innovative leeway, opening up the world of science, new forms of co-operation and efficient processes are the declared aims of FWF President Klement Tockner
While the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) has so far primarily focused on Open Access to publications, the principle of openness will now be extended to research data as part of a long-term Open Science strategy.
The newly filled position of Executive Vice President constitutes the final point in the appointment of the new FWF Executive Board. The Vice President will take up her office in the beginning of September.