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Working in Turbo Mode
Not only is work life accelerating, it is also getting more intensive. A team of occupational psychologists headed by Christian Korunka has analysed this heightened pace in a project supported by the FWF and has described the new challenges resulting from this trend. The results have recently been published in Job Demands in a Changing World of Work.
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Words of thanks and recognition for the Vice Chancellor from the FWF President. Implementation of the research billion still remains the top priority.
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.
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.
FWF Welcomes the Support Given to Research in the Federal Government’s New Work Programme as an Important Step at the Right Time
The Austrian Science Fund stands ready to help Austria embark on the path to becoming an innovation leader opened up by the research billion.
Meteorologist from the Institute of Atmospheric and Cryospheric Sciences at the University of Innsbruck explores the mechanisms of foehn wind penetration in valleys.