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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.

Research as a Joint Endeavour: The TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits Programme (Richard Heidler, Veronika Hornberger and Beate Wilhelm – DFG Infobrief 2/2019)

DFG-Infobrief 2/2019

Since 2010, the TWAS-DFG Cooperation Visits Programme has been funding research stays of up to three months in Germany by postdoctoral researchers from sub-Saharan Africa. This infobrief presents selected results on the profiles of programme participants and analyses their publication output and collaborative work.

Handling of Research Data in DFG Individual Grants – An Analysis of Proposals in the Social and Behavioural Sciences (Richard Heidler and Annabell Zentarra – DFG Infobrief 1/2019)

DFG-Infobrief 1/2019

The DFG invites applicants to describe in their proposals how they intend to handle the research data generated in a project. This infobrief provides a quantitative analysis of different forms of managing research data, which are announced in applications in the Social and Behavioural Sciences.

The DFG Research-Oriented Standards on Gender Equality – Selected Findings from a Study on Implementation and Impact (Richard Heidler and 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.

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