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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Call for Tenders for the External Evaluation of the Funding Programme "Special Research Programmes" (Spezialforschungsbereiche, SFB)
The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) invites tenders...
In light of growing geopolitical challenges as...
As of August 2018, the increase in the FWF’s budget will translate into immediate benefits for the scientific community in Austria.
69th Meeting of the FWF Board Approves Approximately EUR 31 Million for Outstanding Projects in Basic and Cutting-edge Research
Applications amount to around EUR 121 million, approval rate around 25 percent
A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed with Israel’s Ministry of Science with a view to enhancing collaboration in science and research.