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"Original publication" and "Contact for scientific information" now in dedicated form fields

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idw has introduced two new form fields for research-related press releases: "Original publication" und "Contact for scientific information". Both details are now more likely to catch your eye - just as [...]


General Data Protection Regulation

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We have updated our data confidentiality statement in order to improve your privacy rights.

What we have done so far:

  • HTTPS encryption
  • data protection guideline according to [...]


Prize Winners idw-Award 2017

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On 16 March 2018 idw has awarded the press offices of the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, the Institute for the World Economy and the University of Innsbruck with the idw-Award [...]


Expert list World Climate Conference

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The 23rd World Climate Conference (COP 23) will take place from 6 to 17 November in Bonn.

In order to assist journalists, idw has set up an expert list:
expertlists [...]


Expert list antibiotic resistance

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Antibiotics are an important tool in the fight against infectious diseases. However, as resistance progresses, the available drugs are increasingly losing their effect.

idw is compiling a continuously [...]


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