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ASCINA Awards go to Three Austrian Researchers

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Austrian Education Minister Iris Rauskala recognized the work of three Austrian researchers who are based in the USA with the ASCINA Awards. At the end of the “Austrian Research and Innovation Talk” (ARIT) in New York, the computer scientists Manuel Egele and Johannes Reiter as well as the chemist Hannes Mikula received these awards for excellent research publications.

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“Central European Science Partnership” on Track – New Funding Opportunities for Researchers in Central Europe

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The FWF is stepping up its cooperation with its partner organisations in Poland (NCN), Slovenia (ARRS) and the Czech Republic (GA ČR). During the START/Wittgenstein Awards ceremony, the presidents of the four funding agencies took the next step and signed an agreement on expanding the project funding opportunities for researchers from the four countries.

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Open Access – Final Version of Plan S Published

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The "Plan S" initiative will enter into force in 2021 and provide free access to scholarly publications. Following an intensive consultation process, the revised principles and guidelines have now been published. Together with a number of internationally renowned funding organisations, the FWF supports the initiative and is well-prepared for its implementation.

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Final Statement of the 2019 Global Research Council Meeting: Does a Focus on Impact Circumscribe Diversity and Creativity in Research?

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How significant is impact in basic research? Should researchers do more in future to highlight the impact of their work on society and the economy? What are the differences between roles and strategies of research funding organisations with respect to the impact of the projects supported by them?

Learn more: Final Statement of the 2019 Global Research Council Meeting: Does a Focus on Impact Circumscribe Diversity and Creativity in Research?

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