With its draft multi-annual programme and continued improvement of existing career programmes, FWF hopes to further advance the establishment of researchers, especially of women, in the scientific community – the consultation process will continue until the end of this year.
The FWF has begun its discussions on the draft for further developing its career programmes and has extended the deadline for completing the consultation processes by the end of this year.
Total requested funding came to some EUR 180.7 million, approval rate at 26.3 percent
The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) earmarks some EUR 11 million to enable young researchers to engage in research excellence. The goal of doc.funds: attracting, training and retaining talent.
In 2018 a total of 51 outstanding female scientists were selected for the FWF’s high-quality career development programmes. All in all, EUR 13.4 million in new grants was earmarked.
Starting in March 2019, final project reports in some FWF programmes will be submitted online via the Researchfish platform
The FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) on the application guidelines, which are now available online, will help applicants with questions they may have. In addition, it should be noted that the transition period for the submission of applications under the rules of the old application guidelines ends on 28 February 2019.
Interdisciplinarity, innovative research approaches and networking are the focus of this funding programme operated jointly by the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF).
The FWF and the Province of South Tyrol (Alto Adige) now offer researchers from Austria and South Tyrol the opportunity to apply for joint research projects. The basis for this new cooperation opportunity is an agreement signed by the Governor of South Tyrol, Arno Kompatscher, and FWF President Klement Tockner in May 2018.
The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and 15 Austrian research institutions have entered into a fully transparent Gold Open Access agreement with the publisher MDPI.
Chemist Nuno Maulide best example for the compatibility of scientific excellence and lucid science communication.
The newly designed application guidelines for all funding programmes without deadlines are now available on the FWF website and are valid from 1 January 2019. The revised application forms will be installed in the electronic submission portal at the beginning of January 2019.
FWF President Tockner sees clearly marked path ahead: More competition, innovative research collaboration and attracting creative talent are key to promoting top-level research