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Lithium drugs: no prescription residues in drinking water
Studies show that lithium contained in drinking water lowers suicide rates. This still holds true when taking account of drug residues of lithium prescriptions, as has been shown by a current study for Austria within the context of a project supported by the FWF.
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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.
- The Vienna Principles: A Vision for Scholarly Communication in the 21st Century - 83% of peer-reviewed publications resulting from FWF projects are Open Access - Open Library of Humanities (OLH) in Vienna on 5 July
Six new top scholars accepted into the prestigious START Programme