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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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We appreciate links to idw website. If you need our new logo please send us an e-mail (


Dr Josef König joins idw as team leader

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The idw board informs: On 10/01/2013 Dr Josef König joined idw as the new team leader. Josef König was one of idw's initiators and has been the press officer of Bochum's university for 23 years. He will [...]


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The idw archives contain more than 260,000 press releases and 43,000 events. The advanced search helps you to scan it in detail: You can limit your search to subject areas, types, target groups or regions, [...]


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