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Biology in outer space

Biochemist and astrobiologist Tetyana Milojevic brings space returned microorganisms to the University of Vienna. As researcher of the Faculty of Chemistry she and her team investigate the microbial survivability in the Universe and extraterrestrial materials-microbial interactions. Tetyana blogs on the occasion of the event “Biology in outer space” offered by subject-related initiatives of the Alumni Association. Life in the Universe … Continued


Robot-supported health

Glenda Hannibal is a junior assistant at the department of sociology where she is exploring and addressing some of the hidden assumptions and enabling conditions driving the development of social robotics. For our campaign “semester question” (Semesterfrage) Glenda gives some examples of how robots are currently developed and used to improve the health of people and … Continued


New era for pharmaceutical R&D?

Jana Gurinova is a Master student of Pharmacy at the University of Vienna, a NaturTalent of the High Potential Program NaturTalente of the University of Vienna and a researcher in the Pharmacoinformatics Research Group at the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry. The project TransQST she is currently involved in revolves around the transferability of lab data to … Continued


The student ID number turns eight-digit

On 12 May 2017, the University of Vienna extends the student ID numbers of all students to eight digits. From that moment onwards, only eight-digit student ID numbers will be valid. We explain why the numbers are changed, what that means and what changes this conversion entails. Why are the student ID numbers changing? Until … Continued


“So many memories created in such a short space of time” – impressions of the univie: winter school

Kye Halford studies Creative Writing at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia and attended the univie: winter school for Cultural Historical Studies 2017, which revolved around the Discovery of Modernity in Vienna around 1900. In his blog post he is sharing his experiences and also his tips for visiting students. Title Photo: Lucija Furač,Croatia; … Continued


All things Trashy! A Postgraduate Conference

Elisabeth Lechner is an Uni:Docs Fellow at the Department of English and American Studies at the University of Vienna, for the upcoming conference “Trash” she writes about the themes and theories behind this seemingly unorthodox title: All things Trashy! Trash. Postgraduate Conference Trash is everywhere: the superfluous, the unwanted, that which is too much, that … Continued


When an interface becomes the face

Glenda Hannibal works in the department of sociology as a junior assistant (Universitätsassistentin). Her research centers around the sense-making processes of human-robot encounter and the  way in which ‘everyday life’ is constructed within the practice of social robotics. Contributing to the  Semesterfrage “How are we living in tomorrow’s digital world?” Glenda reflects upon how humans … Continued

5 steps for admission at the University of Vienna

Please take note: We strongly encourage you to READ the blog post in its entirety and to follow the suggested links. We cannot offer any individual assistance via the comment thread or other social media outlets. ALL the information you need for a successful application can be found in the blogpost and the relevant pages … Continued

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