Data Science at Uni Vienna: Democratizing modelling

Torsten Möller, head of the research group on Visualization and Data Analysis, is the speaker of the research platform for data science at the University of Vienna. In his blog post he explains, why data science is an exciting area not only for computer scientists like himself, but also for researchers from a broad variety … Continued


The 2018 Eurovision Song Contest as a stage for global politics

Portugal just made history as it hosted its first-ever Eurovision Song Contest and Dean Vuletic from the Department of East European History was there. At our #univieblog he writes about his impressions. Portugal just made history as it hosted its first-ever Eurovision Song Contest, something that the Portuguese had been waiting fifty-four years for since … Continued


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

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Data Science at Uni Vienna: Democratizing modelling

Torsten Möller, head of the research group on Visualization and Data Analysis, is the speaker of the research platform for data science at the University of Vienna. In his blog post he explains, why data science is an exciting area not only for computer scientists like himself, but also for researchers from a broad variety … Continued


The 2018 Eurovision Song Contest as a stage for global politics

Portugal just made history as it hosted its first-ever Eurovision Song Contest and Dean Vuletic from the Department of East European History was there. At our #univieblog he writes about his impressions. Portugal just made history as it hosted its first-ever Eurovision Song Contest, something that the Portuguese had been waiting fifty-four years for since … Continued


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

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