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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 [...]


New Team Assistant

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Since January 1st, 2017 Mrs Jessika Koentjoro holds the newly-created position as team assistant at idw. She worked many years in the administration at different university institutions. She is trained [...]


Social media overview and new Twitter channels

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On a newly created overview page all ongoing activities concerning social media are now listed and described:
(can [...]


record demand for idw expert finder

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The idw and the press offices of its member institutions put journalists in direct contact with experts who are ready and able to answer queries. In january 2016 the expert finder mediated 75 inquiries. [...]


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