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From Anxiety to Action
A group of Salzburg-based researchers led by the psychologist Eva Jonas investigates the neuro-psychological mechanisms behind existential threats. What exactly happens in the process between threat and defensive reaction is at the centre of an ongoing study funded by the FWF.
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The FWF discontinues the opportunity for certification of publishers with effect from 1 January 2018. Existing certifications remain valid for the duration of the agreed term (five years from certification).
With the "Young Independent Researcher Groups", the Austrian Science Fund FWF is for the first time supporting excellent young researchers in Austria in cooperation with the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW). Six million euros are available for interdisciplinary postdoc teams in the pilot phase.
Austrian Alliance of Science Organisations submits a list of stipulations to coalition negotiators.
The network Knowledge Exchange has published one...
The provincial governors of Tyrol, South Tyrol and Trentino approved the Euregio Science Fund third call for proposals. The call is primarily aimed at several-year collaborative research projects involving all three research locations in the European region. Experts from the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) will provide information about the call for proposals directly in Bolzano and Trento on 2 and 3 November 2017.