FWF President Completes “International Weeks”

A visit in Beijing at the National Natural Science Foundation of China was followed by a stopover in Vienna in order to welcome high-level visitors from Georgia before embarking on a trip to Moscow to the Russian Foundation for Basic Research. The President's agenda was rounded off by a visit from the President of the Hungarian National Research, Development and Innovation Office. In addition, Klement Tockner has been appointed to the 8-strong Governing Board of Science Europe.

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Open access to qualified research data is a precondition for the reproducibility, verification and falsification of data for further scientific and practical purposes. Hence, the FWF, supported by the Nationalstiftung für Forschung, Technologie und Entwicklung, has initiated the pilot programme Open Research Data (ORD) in order to create role models for the openness of research data in the digital age.

Steady Rise in Use of FWF-funded Open-Access Books

For several years now, the Stand-Alone Publications programme has been funding the production and simultaneous open-access publication of academic books.The number of archived open-access books is rising steadily, as is the number of downloads per book.