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idw Award for Science Communication

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Press officers can now apply for the idw Award for Science Communication. It is awarded for the three best press releases distributed via idw in 2013. Please find terms and full details here:


Log-in problems? Please update your bookmarks

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In case of problems to log-in, make sure you use the correct url:

Due to minor changes in idw-system the formerly used url:


Season’s Greetings / idw’s team’s Availability

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The board and the whole team at idw would like to thank you for your active interest in our services and wish you a merry Christmas and a peaceful and happy New Year in 2014!

Since March 2013, thanks [...]


Network failure

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Due to maintenance work in the data centre of Clausthal University of Technology idw services were not available this morning. Unfortunately, we were unable to inform you about the downtime as the information [...]


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