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DFG Infobriefs

Research Funding - Facts and Figures

This online publication provides a brief look at the findings of statistical analyses on individual funding programmes or selected aspects of DFG funding.

The DFG Research-Oriented Standards on Gender Equality – Selected Findings from a Study on Implementation and Impact (Richard Heidler und Eva Reichwein – DFG Infobrief 1/2018)

DFG-Infobrief 1/2018

This Infobrief provides selected results of the study on the implementation and effects of the Research-Oriented Standards on Gender Equality, adopted by the DFG in 2008. The focus of the analysis is on a dataset that consists of approximately 3,000 implemented and planned equal opportunity measures.

Recognition as an Incentive – The Career Success of Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prizewinners (Richard Heidler, Katharina Magerkurth and Annette Lessenich – DFG Infobrief 1/2017)

The Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize recognises the outstanding achievements of early career researchers. In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the award, this infobrief examines statistical findings on the career success of all 147 prizewinners from the years 1997 to 2017.

Career Paths in the Emmy Noether Programme and the Heisenberg Fellowship (Richard Heidler – DFG Infobrief 2/2016)

How do the Emmy Noether Programme and the Heisenberg Fellowship affect future careers? This infobrief examines the CVs of over 500 applicants to these programmes from the years 2007 and 2008. The study looks at the chosen career paths and research career stages achieved as of 2015 in relation to the former funding decisions.

Bridges between research and application – a statistical overview of knowledge transfer projects (Susan Böhmer and Anke Reinhardt – DFG Infobrief 1/2016)

Building on previously funded DFG-projects, the DFG offers additional funding for projects fostering the cooperation between science and society. The Infobrief 1/2016 “Bridges between research and application – a statistical overview of knowledge transfer projects” analyses the demand for this kind of funding with regard to the scientific discipline and structure of the projects.

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