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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. [...]


Want to change your idw subscription?

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You get too much, not enough press releases or a poor variety of topics? You can always change your idw subscription. Please log in and go to “My idw” -> “Edit subscription data”. Here you can select [...]


vacation for your idw-subscription

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You don´t want an overflowing mailbox after your holidays?

Go to “My idw” and from there to “Edit Subscription”. Here you can use the "Holiday [...]


20 years idw: results online

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In 2015, idw saw its 20th anniversary – quite a feat in the fast-changing internet. Members, board and team celebrated together and thought about how to further develop the service.

Please find [...]


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Want more, less, or other contents? You can edit your subscription any time. Please log in to idw, using your User Name and Password. You will then be able to access "my idw > edit subscription data". [...]


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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).