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New insights concerning miracle material graphene
The interactions between graphene and its environment have a significant influence on the use of this promising material by the semiconductor industry. Thanks to the comprehensive findings of an international research project, these interactions are now better understood and can be controlled as a result.
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One of the greatest challenges of academic...
In its meeting on 17 May, 2016, the Supervisory Board of the Austrian Science Fund FWF elected the Director of the German Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries for a four-year term.
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...