Project of the month
Phosphate Increases The Concentration of Sodium (!) in The Blood
A previously undiscovered role played by the hormone FGF23 has now been discovered in a project funded by the FWF. The new results now also show an effect on the absorption of sodium. The hormone actually increases the frequency of a transport protein which serves to re-absorb sodium from the urine in the kidneys.
percent of the funding went to applicants working in the Natural and Technical Sciences category
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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
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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.
The international evaluation conference " New Horizons / New Challenges: evaluation of STI policies, instruments and organisations " provides an open forum for evaluators, scientists, research managers, authorities and STI policy makers to debate challenging developments in STI policy and their effects on evaluation theory and practice.
Open Access to academic publications is on the tear, but the transition period seems to be long and expensive.
Nine outstanding early-stage researchers accepted into FWF's prestigious START programme