scilog - Project of the week
History Skills Need more Fostering
Learn history by heart or challenge accepted truths? Funded by the FWF, a project on history education shows that history lessons in grades 6 to 8 still aim at teaching content rather than skills. What is more, the full potential of history textbooks often remains untapped.
percent of the funding went to applicants working in the Natural and Technical Sciences category
percent of the funding went to applicants working in the Humanities and Social Sciences category
percent of the funding went to applicants working in the Biology and Medicine category
In 2018 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, 2018)
In 2018 the FWF received
reviews from international peers
In 2018 the FWF received reviews from
The recently published ERA-Learn Country Report highlights the great efforts made by the FWF to connect Austrian researchers with their colleagues from all over Europe. In the last five years, 55 projects with the involvement of Austrian researchers could be realised as part of ERA-NET programmes.
The new FAQ are aimed in particular at the principal investigators of FWF-funded projects in the project stage and are intended to contribute to a successful project development.
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The Austrian Science Fund FWF is participating as a strategic partner in the Research On Research Institute (RoRI)
In the final scientific reports, the FWF asks the...
Survey among Researchers from the Life and Biomedical Sciences: "How Do You Run And Share Your Research?"
Do you publish open access, post preprints, make...