scilog - Project of the week
Taking a Close Look at Reading and Spelling
In a joint project researchers from the Universities of Graz and Munich have investigated dyslexia as the most common learning disorder at primary school age. They have been able to identify causes of reading difficulties at both cognitive and behavioural level which can occur independently of spelling deficiencies.
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A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed with Israel’s Ministry of Science with a view to enhancing collaboration in science and research.
Mathematician and Computer Scientist Herbert Edelsbrunner and Ethnomusicologist Ursula Hemetek win the 2018 Wittgenstein Awards
Six outstanding young researchers to receive grants under the START Programme
Under a new scheme, South Tyrolean and Austrian researchers may now jointly apply for research funding.
FWF fosters top-level scientific achievements
An analysis provides excellent testimony for the international programmes of the FWF.