A group of Salzburg-based researchers led by the psychologist Eva Jonas investigates the neuro-psychological mechanisms behind existential threats. What exactly happens in the process between threat and defensive reaction is at the centre of an ongoing study funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF. Continue reading “From anxiety to action”
In an FWF-funded project, a team of researchers from the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) investigated the effect of climate-protection measures on companies. The influence on competitiveness turned out to be negligible, while the positive environmental impact was confirmed. Continue reading “Climate-friendly measures don’t impair companies’ competitiveness”
In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, Doris Wilflingseder investigates the initial stages of infection – the time span when the immune system might still stop HIV.