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idw on Instagram

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A few months ago, idw launched its account on Instagram. Here we post news from idw, which events we are participating in, which members are new to idw and which press releases are currently getting [...]


idw toots now in English on Mastodon

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We have set up a new channel where all press releases of our members on research results, research projects and scientific publications are published in English. Have a look and follow our new channel: [...]


idw-Services for you

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idw only in German? No, idw also offers many of its services in English. The most obvious, of course, are the press releases of our members. Many releases are already in English. You can use the advanced [...]


idw Award: the Winners

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The winners of the idw Award for the three best press releases from 2022 are:

First Award: ETH Zürich
Second [...]


Here’s how to change login and password

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These instructions will help you with login or password problems. If you have set up an idw account, you can log in at the top right of this page under "Login". To do so, please enter your self-selected [...]


Search / advanced search of the idw archives
Combination of search terms

You can combine search terms with and, or and/or not, e.g. Philo not logy.


You can use brackets to separate combinations from each other, e.g. (Philo not logy) or (Psycho and logy).


Coherent groups of words will be located as complete phrases if you put them into quotation marks, e.g. “Federal Republic of Germany”.

Selection criteria

You can also use the advanced search without entering search terms. It will then follow the criteria you have selected (e.g. country or subject area).

If you have not selected any criteria in a given category, the entire category will be searched (e.g. all subject areas or all countries).