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


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


Contaminated books – symbols of the state and ownership marks in the books of the Library of the University of Vienna

Time and again students and users of the University Library point out that various books carry stamps containing a swastika. Markus Stumpf, head of the Contemporary History Library at the University of Vienna, provides us an insight into this complex topic. Traces of the Nazi regime such as stamps in the books of the University … Continued


Why Greece matters: it is personal

Am Donnerstag, 30. Jänner 2014, 18.30 Uhr, findet am Institut für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft der Universität Wien in der Währinger Straße 29 ein ORF-DialogForum zum Thema “Why Greece matters” statt. Ausgangspunkt dafür ist die ORF-Dokumentation “Schwarzbild – Aus für Griechenlands TV”. Der Regisseur der Sendung, Yorgos Avgeropoulos, diskutiert mit  Dimitrios Droutsas, Abgeordneter zum Europäischen Parlament, … Continued

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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


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


Contaminated books – symbols of the state and ownership marks in the books of the Library of the University of Vienna

Time and again students and users of the University Library point out that various books carry stamps containing a swastika. Markus Stumpf, head of the Contemporary History Library at the University of Vienna, provides us an insight into this complex topic. Traces of the Nazi regime such as stamps in the books of the University … Continued


Why Greece matters: it is personal

Am Donnerstag, 30. Jänner 2014, 18.30 Uhr, findet am Institut für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft der Universität Wien in der Währinger Straße 29 ein ORF-DialogForum zum Thema “Why Greece matters” statt. Ausgangspunkt dafür ist die ORF-Dokumentation “Schwarzbild – Aus für Griechenlands TV”. Der Regisseur der Sendung, Yorgos Avgeropoulos, diskutiert mit  Dimitrios Droutsas, Abgeordneter zum Europäischen Parlament, … Continued

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