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idw Award for 2017's best Press Releases

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We kindly invite our member organizations' press offices to submit their best 2017 press release to the idw Award. Please find full details here.

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 [...]


idw Award for the best press releases

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The idw-Award for Science Communication 2016 has been awarded to the press offices of Helmholtz Zentrum München – German Research Center for Environmental Health, of Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam – German [...]


New idw-picture database activated

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As of now the new idw-picture portal in cooperation with picturemaxx is released on our website. This is a new service offer by idw.

Further information can [...]


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